Caroline O'Sullivan to UPenn and Hoernlein to Pitt, Recent Commitments

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Caroline O'Sullivan to UPenn

Multi-event State Champion Caroline O'Sullivan of Northern Valley - Old Tappan announced Friday that she'll be continuing her running career and studies at the University of Pennsylvania next fall. Long time North Jersey sports writer Paul Schwartz broke the news Friday on twitter.

O'Sullivan is one of the best mid-distance stars the state has to offer, in the fall when she isn't competing on the track she's playing soccer. She has two indoor Group 3 state titles in the 800 meter and one in the 1600 meter run. She also has two top six 800 meter finishes at the Meet of Champions so far in her career. 

The star senior's personal bests include: 2:11.43 for the 800m, 4:53.96 for the 1600m, and 58.00 for the 400m dash.  For her career stats you can view them here.

Devon Hoernlein to the University of Pittsburgh

Allentown star senior Devon Hoernlein announced Monday on twitter that she has committed to the University of Pittsburgh. The distance specialist has multiple Mercer County and Sectional titles on her resume and had two top six finishers at the Meet of Champions in the 3200 meter last year between indoor and outdoor

She owns personal bests of 10:54.57 in the 3200m, 5:01.06 in the 1600m, and has a Holmdel best of 19:08 set this season. For her career stats check out her MileSplit profile here.

Caroline McGann and Tara Lyons from the Academy of Holy Angels to Bucknell

Academy of the Holy Angels teammates Caroline McGann and Tara Lyons have both committed to Bucknell University, announced last week by Paul Schwartz.

Caroline is a two time Non-Public A State Champion in the pole vault, she is also coming off three straight top ten finishes at the Meet of Champions in the event between the indoor and outdoor seasons. She has an indoor pr of 11-0 and an outdoor height of 11-9 and is ranked fourth among all outdoor returners in the state.  

Tara Lyons has performed well in mid-distance events at the county and sectional level and finished fifth at the 2017 Non-Public A State Championships in the 800 meter run. Her personal best at that distance is 2:15.43 outdoors and 2:23.60 indoors. 

Bridget Byrne of Red Bank Catholic to Wake Forest University

Red Bank Catholic senior Bridget Byrne has announced she'll be going to Wake Forest University. She has had multiple top ten Sectional and Group NPA finishes between the 800m and 1600m. During the 2017 indoor season she ran an indoor 1600m PR of 5:17.10 to place 15th at the Meet of Champions. Her overall PRs are 2:20.92 for the 800m and 5:11.39 for the 1600m, for her career stats see here.

New Jersey Signings So Far