Here are New Jersey's recent college commitments as of October 12th. Most up to date and full commitment listings here. If you are announcing your commitment you can reach us on twitter @NJMileSplit or through email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Details such as your name, team, and events focus appreciated.
October 12th Update - NJ Commitments
Will Hare of Princeton HS to UPenn
Will Hare of Princeton HS has committed to the University of Pennsylvania, announced by their team twitter page on Wednesday night. Hare played a large role in the team's state championship last fall placing 10th at the Meet of Champions with a time of 16:12, his Holmdel PR is 16:08 from the 2016 Shore Coaches Invitational.
This past indoor season Hare finished third in the Meet of Champions 3200m running a career best 9:13.66. He also holds PRs of 4:17.66 in the 1600m and 2:00.48 in the 800m. He is undefeated head to head so far this cross country season, most recently winning the Varsity C race at Shore Coaches with a 16:11. He also won the Varsity 2 race at Bowdoin with a 16:25 run.
Monica Hebner of Northern Highlands to UPenn
Monica Hebner of Northern Highlands has announced her commitment to continue her academic and athletic career at the University of Pennsylvania as well. The news came on her personal twitter account Thursday morning as seen below. Hebner is a sectional champion for the outdoor 3200m, her best time coming at last season's Group Championships when she finished fourth in Group 3 at 10:45.69. She backed that up the following weekend with a second place finish at the Meet of Champions.
So far this cross country season she is undefeated with wins at the Garret Invitational, Shore Coaches Invite, and the Big North Division Championships. She had the fastest time of the day at Shore Coaches with a major Holmdel PR of 18:32.
Shannon Goria of River Dell to Quinnipiac University
Shannon Goria who is a multi-event Sectional and Group Champion has committed to Quinnipiac University. Her original decision was made Tuesday October, 9th. The River Dell senior has a Group 2 title in the outdoor 3200m as well as both indoor and outdoor 1600m. She also has a third and sixth place 3200m finish at the Meet of Champions from her sophomore season as well as a ninth place finish at the cross country Meet of Champions.
She holds PRs of 4:56.18 in the 1600m, 10:32.51 in the 3200m, and an 18:40 at Holmdel Park.
Commitments Through September and October as of October 12th
|Goria, Shannon||River Dell HS||Quinnipiac UniversityXC / Distance||10/12/17||>|
|Hare, William||Princeton HS||University of PennsylvaniaXC / Distance||10/12/17||>|
|Hebner, Monica||Northern Highlands Reg. HS||University of PennsylvaniaXC / Distance||10/12/17||>|
|Brand, Madison||Middletown South HS||University of MichiganXC / Distance||10/10/17||>|
|Quinn, Jimmy||Nutley HS||University of RichmondXC / Distance||10/10/17||>|
|Lepine, Matt||Middletown South HS||Providence CollegeXC / Distance||10/04/17||>|
|Aldridge, Alyssa||Mainland Reg.HS||Georgetown UniversityXC / Distance||09/28/17|
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