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Five Royals athletes going D-I

Field hockey teammates Elizabeth Mendrzycki and Lauren Kane were among five Holy Redeemer athletes who signed National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Letters of Intent Wednesday, the first National Signing Day for scholarship athletes.

Mendrzycki signed with Sacred Heart while Kane is also headed to Connecticut to play at Quinnipiac.

Holy Redeemer also had Nate Dudeck sign with Fairleigh Dickinson for baseball, Akira Kopec with Binghamton for softball and Julia Bucknavage with Campbell for swimming.

Quinnipiac went 3-12, including 1-6 in the Big East, in the recently completed field hockey season while Sacred Heart went 2-16.

Fairleigh Dickinson was 9-28 in baseball in 2021 while Binghamton was 11-14 in softball.

Campbell went 4-3 in women’s swimming this fall and will continue into a winter season.


Four Wyoming Area athletes sign for scholarships:

Crestwood runner Molly DeMarzo commits to Temple:

Earlier commitment coverage of Dunmore’s Moriah Murray, who officially signed with Drexel:

Three Lake-Lehman athletes commit:

Earlier coverage of Lake-Lehman’s Claire Dougherty’s verbal commitment:

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