Colonial celebrates six PWHS athletes on February Signing Day
The Colonial School District recognized six Plymouth Whitemarsh High School student-athletes who will continuing their athletic careers in college next year.
Daniel Ajuz, Track and Field, Bloomsburg University
Daniel Ajuz is looking forward to being part of the Division II Track and Field team for the Bloomsburg University Huskies. A sprinter and jumper for the Colonials, Daniel has earned the title Most Valuable Player and holds school records in the 60 and 55 meter dashes and Indoor 4x200 meter relay so far. He is a five-time All-League nominee and holds the second fastest time for the 100-meter dash and 4x100 meter relay, as well as the third longest long jump, in school history. His highlights include qualifying for Districts in the 4x400 meter relay.
Daniel joined the PW Track and Field team in 10th grade and also participates in track and field outside of school with the Ambler Olympic Club. He has twice been named to Plymouth Whitemarsh High School’s annual Distinguished Honor Roll and plans to study Finance at Bloomsburg.
Chase Fisher, Baseball, Clarkson University
Chase Fisher will be heading to Potsdam, New York, in the fall and will be playing baseball with the Division III Clarkson University Golden Knights. As pitcher for the Colonials, Chase has a 1.08 earned run average and 19 strikeouts so far. He counts his no-hitter playoff wins against Abington and Souderton as highlights of his high school career.
Off the mound, Chase is also a member of the Science Olympiad and National Honor Society. At Clarkson, he plans to study Chemical Engineering.
Haylie Lindley, Softball, DeSales University
Haylie Lindley will be playing Division III softball at DeSales University next year. Haylie was on the Colonials varsity softball team her freshman and sophomore years. Her highlights include getting a home run in ninth grade and batting fourth in 10th grade. Haylie started her softball career with the Rock Gold Waye Softball Travel Program when she was eight years old. She is also a School Winner in the Heisman High School Scholarship competition.
Frankie Lynch, Lacrosse, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Frankie Lynch will be playing lacrosse for the Division III Pennsylvania College of Technology Wildcats next year. Frankie plays defense for the Colonials and is a four-year varsity starter and Team Captain. His highlights include being named 2023 Suburban One League Honorable Mention, 2023 Montgomery Media Lacrosse All-Area Honorable Mention, and a 2023 Baltimore Kick Off Tournament All Star.
Frankie began his lacrosse career at age 10 with the Conshy Bulldogs. He played travel lacrosse for the Bandits Team 11 and most recently with the Black Bear Lacrosse Club team, which was pivotal in his goal to play in college. He is looking forward to bringing his skill and abilities to the next level of competition with the Wildcats. At the Pennsylvania College of Technology, Frankie plans to study welding and fabrication/construction management.
Liz Mayer, Volleyball, Lycoming College
Liz Mayer will be playing Division III volleyball for the Lycoming College Warriors. As a Colonial, Liz played both right-side hitter and middle blocker, where her 42 career blocks are the most on the team. She started playing volleyball in seventh grade at Colonial Middle School and joined the club team Synergy in eighth grade. Her favorite thing about the sport is feeling like there is always something new to learn or do.
In addition to playing volleyball, Liz is very involved in the arts and loves attending art club and painting in the art room. She has been named to the annual PW honor roll multiple times. At Lycoming, Liz plans to study Art and Psychology.
Samantha Skivo, Softball, Babson College
Samantha Skivo will be heading to Babson College in Wellesley Massachusetts to play Division III softball for the Beavers. She has played outfield and first base for the Colonials, where she was named Second Team All League her sophomore and junior years and Honorable Mention All Area her sophomore year. Her highlights include four key defensive putouts in the outfield in the team’s first playoff win in ten years against Souderton, scoring the game-winning run on a suicide squeeze bunt verses Springfield, and a shoestring catch in the outfield that led to the team’s first win in several years against archrival Hatboro-Horsham. A two-sport athlete, Samantha was also captain of the PW field hockey team and played varsity there for three years.
Outside of sports, Samantha is also involved in the International Baccalaureate Programme, is the Student Coordinator of the Class of 2024 Steering Committee, and is a member of the ski club and National Honor Society. At Babson College, Samantha plans to study business.
Congratulations and good luck to these student-athletes as they continue their athletic careers in college.