Falcon Feats

Dozens of Falcons leave the nest each year to compete at the next level. Following are the latest season highlights from our Peddie alumni athletes competing in college.

Ryann Buchner ’23: Ursinus College Women’s Lacrosse

Buchner scored her first-career college goal in a road game against Rowan University on Feb. 24, 2024.

Fabianna Codella ’23: Colgate University Swimming and Diving

Codella earned a first-place finish in the 1-meter dive with a 218.95, as one of Colgate women's swimming and diving team’s 12 event victories in a 184-57 win over Le Moyne on Oct. 20, 2023.

Nyle Coleman ’23: Swarthmore College Men’s Basketball

Coleman appeared in 21 games, and averaged 5.8 points and 21.1 minutes in his first season with Swarthmore College men’s basketball. He scored a career-high 15 points in 34 minutes in a 75-65 road win over McDaniel College on Jan. 9, 2024.

Raja Coleman ’23: Brandeis University Men's Basketball

In his first season, Coleman appeared in 10 games for Brandeis University.

Malcolm Lewis ’23: American University Men’s Track and Field

Lewis was part of the American University Men’s Track and Field 4x400-meter relay quartet who achieved another record-breaking performance. The team rewrote the history books after breaking a 22-year old record, set in 2002, after they ran a 3:22.81 during the Patriot League Championships on Feb. 25, 2024. Individually, Lewis broke a school record in the 400-meter dash (49.48).

Alexey Stout ’23: Gettysburg College Baseball

Stout started in all seven games thus far as of March 8, 2023, during his first season for Gettysburg College Baseball.

Aiden Tam ’23: Middlebury College Men’s Track and Field

Tam was named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) Mideast All-Region team in March 2024. Tam earned all-region honors in the 60-meter hurdles, after a 8.31-second performance at the Tufts National Qualifying Meet on March 2, 2024, to place fourth in the Mideast. An athlete must finish the season in the top-five spots in their event to be awarded the honor.

Antoine Arnett ’22: California University of PA Men’s Basketball

Arnett played in every one of his team’s 29 games during the 2023-24 season and averaged 5.4 points and 3.2 rebounds in 15.9 minutes.

Jimmy Casey ’22: Florida State University Football

The tight end appeared in three games (all wins) during the 2023 season.

Alessia Codella ’22: Johns Hopkins Women’s Soccer

Codella appeared in three games during the 2023 season.

Cecilia Dial ’22: Bucknell University Rowing

In 2022-23, Dial began the spring season in the 2V4 and moved up to the 1V4 late in the year. She guided the 1V4 to a fourth-place finish at the Patriot League Championships and also helped the 1V4 to dual wins over Villanova, Delaware and Lehigh.

Kemit Fisher ’22: Amherst College Football

The defensive lineman appeared in all nine of the team’s games in 2023 and made 21 total tackles (11 solo).

Reed Grant ’22: Ursinus College Men’s Soccer

Grant was named to the Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2023.

Aaron Jones ’22: Bryn Athyn College Men’s Basketball

Jones appeared in 17 games during the 2023-24 season.

Kunlun Liu ’22: Hamilton College Men’s Rowing

Liu was a part of a nationally-ranked rowing program in 2023. He rowed in the 2V8+.

Jackson Nguyen ’22: Navy Men’s Cross Country

Nguyen placed fourth of 114 at the Harry Long Invitational (6K) in 19:07.9 on Sept. 2, 2023 and a week later finished fourth of 89 at the Navy Invitational (7.9K) in 25:04.0 a week later.

Seamus O’Neill ’22: Union College Men’s Lacrosse

O’Neill appeared in four games as a first-year in 2023, and had two assists and one ground ball. He earned his first collegiate point and grabbed a ground ball in a win over Emerson on March 11, 2023, and added another assist in the Liberty League championship game at RIT on May 7, 2023.

Bryce Robsich ’22: Navy Men’s Soccer

The defender started in 12 of 15 games he appeared in during the 2023 season.

Andrew Rubayo ’22: Quinnipiac University Baseball

The pitcher recorded his first collegiate win against Marist on April 2, 2023. He struck out 27 in 38.1 innings pitched.

Sheick Samoura ’22: Slippery Rock University Men’s Basketball

Samoura appeared in 25 games and started in five during the 2023-24 season. He averaged 8.1 points and 2.4 rebounds in 18 minutes. He also tallied 31 blocks and 17 steals defensively.

Nyjah Smarr ’22: Delaware State University Women’s Lacrosse

Smarr appeared in two games during the 2023 season.

Alex Stillwell ’22: Stevens University Baseball

Stillwell appeared in five games during the 2023 season.

Chris Dorey ’21: Franklin & Marshall Men’s Golf

Dorey was a 2023 NCAA Qualifier. He was named to the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division III All-American Scholars list in August 2023.

Jayson Williams-Johnson ’21: Muhlenberg Men’s Basketball

Williams-Johnson started in all 26 games in the 2023-24 season. He was second on the team with 14.2 points per game and averaged 29.5 minutes per game.

Cam Bariteau ’20: Colorado State University Football

The defensive lineman played in 11 of the team’s 12 games in 2023. Bariteau entered the starting lineup for the first time in his career against Michigan as a junior in 2022. He would then go on to start every game of the season, except the contest against Middle Tennessee.

Bernie Blunt ’20: Edinboro University Men’s Basketball

In his first season with Edinboro University Men’s Basketball, the junior averaged a team-high 20 points and started all 28 games.

Patrick Cettina ’20: Franklin & Marshall Baseball

Cettina was named to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team in 2023, after appearing in 32 games with 26 starts. He is also a two-time Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll honoree (2022 and 2023).

Julia Gorajek ’20: Army Women’s Lacrosse

Gorajek helped lead Army women's lacrosse to its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 2023, where she led the team with three goals and four points in the First Round game against No. 7 James Madison. She was named an All-Patriot League Second Team selection and was third on the Black Knights with 49 points. Gorajek tallied 37 goals to go along with 12 assists and 22 ground balls. She played in all 19 games, while starting in 17 for the Black Knights in 2023. In 2022, Gorajek was named to the All-Patriot League First Team following the season.

Jo Jo Hawkins ’20: Princeton University Football

Hawkins played in seven of the team’s 10 games in 2023.

Lennox Lamar ’20: Wagner College Football

The linebacker played in every game for Wagner College each of the last three seasons. He tallied a career-high 41 total tackles during the 2023 season.

Chris Mayo ’20: Eastern Michigan University Football

The offensive lineman played in 10 of the team’s 13 games in 2023 and had a 17-yard carry.

Owen O’Neill ’20: Denison Men’s Lacrosse

O’Neill was named First-Team All-NCAC in both 2022 and 2023. In 2023 he was also named USILA Honorable Mention All-American and IMLCA Honorable Mention All-Region. The year prior he was named IMLCA Second-Team All-Region and to the NCAC All-Tournament team. In 2022 he was second on the team in ground balls with 62.

Richie Pinomi ’20: Georgetown University Football

The lineman played in eight of the team’s 11 games in 2023.

Matthew Sluka ’20 PG: Holy Cross Football

The quarterback is a two-time Walter Payton Award finalist (2022 and 2023) and was named 2023 Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year. In 2023, Sluka set a Division I single-game record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 330 yards on the ground — more rushing yards ever recorded than any FBS or FCS quarterback, while running for three touchdowns and throwing for one against Lafayette on Oct. 21, 2023. He is a two-time All-Patriot League First Team (2022 and 2023) honoree and was named Team MVP in 2022.

Audrey Weber ’20: Oberlin College Women’s Swimming

The senior is a captain for the Oberlin College women’s swimming team. She leads by example, setting the tone for productive practices and supporting her team. Weber makes it a point to swim in the middle lane and be one of, if not the first, people in the water every day to set the mood for a productive practice.

Latrell Reid ’19: Saint Peter’s Men’s Basketball

Reid won 2023-24 MAAC Defensive Player of the Year and led the team with 114 assists.