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.

KJ Kogawa '19: Williams College Indoor Track

Kogawa posted a college-best 51.47 in the 400-meter dash at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational. Other college-best times include a 23.96 in the 200 (4th) and a 7.51 in the 60 dash (9th) at the Little Three Indoor Track and Field Championship. As a member of the 4x400m relay, Kogawa and his teammates placed fifth, clinching the Nazareth Conference Cup team title from a field of 11 schools.

Natalie Irwin '16: Navy Women's Lacrosse

The Midshipman midfielder registered four goals in a 14-13 season-opening loss to Virginia. Irwin has seven goals in four games for the 2-2 Midshipman. Starting 42 of her 56 career games played, Irwin has tallied 43 goals and dished out six assists for 49 points.

Trey Ike '19 and Noah Houskeeper '18: Denison University Men's Swimming

At the 2020 North Coast Athletic Conference Championship, Ike had a second-place showing in the 50-yard freestyle (20.41) and touched third in the 100 backstroke (48.67). Ike split a 43.58 on the winning 400 free relay that broke Denison's pool record (2:56.49). Providing more relay power, Ike anchored the first place 200 free relay (1:18.78) with a quick 19.10. For his rookie effort, Ike was named the NCAC Newcomer of the Year. Houskeeper earned fifth in the 100 breaststroke (56.26) and notched eighth in the 100 butterfly final with a 49.62. He was the lone entry in the 100 individual medley, setting a new varsity record time of 50.52 which resulted in a second-place finish. Denison captured the runner-up spot behind team champion Kenyon.

Roman Horoszeski '16: Princeton University Men's Swimming

At the Harvard-Yale-Princeton meet known for its electric atmosphere, Horoszeski finished second in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:24.96 and collected a fifth-place finish in the 1,650 clocked in 15:29.35. Princeton picked up a 182-171 win over Yale University and came up just short against Harvard University 192-161 inside DeNunzio Pool.

Nate Hickman '14: Westchester Knicks Men's Basketball

The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, acquired Hickman via the available player pool. Prior to joining the Knicks, Hickman, 6’4, played for the Delaware Blue Coats and also attended G League training camp with the Long Island Nets. As a senior for the Columbia Lions, he averaged 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 27.2 minutes per game. Hickman earned starts in all 27 games in each of his junior and senior seasons.

Sophie Furigay '18: Coast Guard Academy Women's Swimming

Furigay placed third in the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 2:08.06 in the final day of the 2020 New England Women's Athletics Conference Championships. The Bears finished sixth out of 10 teams. She holds the Academy's record in the 200 back (2:07.39) set at last year's NEWMAC.

Terrell Prince '18: Holy Cross Football

Prince played in 12 games for the Crusaders this season, both in the secondary and as one of the leaders of the special teams unit where he earned an All-Patriot League second team selection. Overall this season, Prince recorded 61 total tackles to rank 20th in the conference. He made a career-high nine tackles during the victory over Georegtown to clinch the league title. The Crusaders (7-6) lost to Monmouth University in the first round of the NCAA football championship subdivision playoffs.  

Angela Glazer '16: Georgetown University Crew

At the Inaugural Navy Day Regatta in October, Glazer in the Hoyas’ A boat found success on the Schuylkill River with a second-place finish. She was named a National Scholar-Athlete by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). To be eligible for the honor, a rower must be in her second, third of fourth year of eligibility, have rowed in her institution's NCAA or IRA eligible boat(s) for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or racing in a regional conference event and have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA for her career.

Jaydan Blue '17: Temple University Football

Blue is now the single season receptions and receiving yards leader with 87 catches and 975 yards after 12 games.  Broke out in his first career start at wide receiver against Bucknell, where he set single-game career-highs in receptions (10) and yards (117) and caught his first career touchdown. 

Katie Rodriguez '19: Cabrini University Women's Basketball

As a rookie, Rodriguez garnered Women's Basketball Defensive Player of the Week for the Atlantic East Conference as she paired 13 points and 11 rebounds for her first career double double in the Cavaliers season opening victory over Eastern University. In Cabrini's 3-0 first week, she recorded 25 points, 12 blocks and 28 rebounds.

Francesco D'Iorio '17: Union College Men's Soccer

Junior defender D'Iorio started 25 of 27 games for the Dutchmen the past two seasons. He recorded his first career point with an assist in a 3-2 loss against Ithaca on Oct. 18, 2019.

Abby Lloyd '16: Williams College Field Hockey

As a senior goalkeeper, Lloyd picked up 12 wins this fall season and posted three shutouts, lifting Williams to a 13-4 mark. In the semifinals of the NESCAC tournament, the Ephs lost a tough 1-0 battle against Tufts. Lloyd started 14 of 17 games, posting a 0.85 goals against average and a save percentage of .725. She notched 21 career wins in goal.

Keeling Hunter '16: Villanova University Football

Hunter has been a main force at linebacker, helping the Wildcats (9-3) earn a spot in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FSC). They play SE Louisiana in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday. Over his career, Hunter has recorded 145 tackles and six interceptions while distinguishing himself in the classroom each season with selection to the Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

Sarah DiLuzio '19: Rhodes College Women's Soccer

An honorable mention selection in the Southern Athletic Association, DiLuzio tied for eighth in scoring in the SAA with 10 goals and two assists. DiLuzio is the only conference player to score on Centre College all season and during a 10-game stretch at the end of the season, she scored a goal in seven contests. She led the Lynx in shot percentage (.357) and shot on goal percentage (.750). Rhodes finished the 2019 season 13-6.

Kelly Coyle '16: MIddlebury College Field Hockey

Former Falcon field hockey standout Kelly Coyle '16 celebrated a three-peat as her Middlebury College Panthers captured their third straight DIII National Championship with 1-0 over Franklin & Marshall. The senior midfielder started 37 of 76 games played, scoring 11 goals and adding eight assists. During her career the Panthers compiled a four-year record of 77-9.

Dom Borelli '15: Tufts University Football

Borelli finished his collegiate career with 1,534 yards total offense including 892 yards rushing (8 touchdowns) and 642 yards receiving (2 touchdowns).