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Bishop Shanahan High School students are both athletes and scholars. Many of our student aspire to compete in collegiate sports, and often receive scholarships from colleges and universities. Our Athletic and College Counseling departments assist students and their families in navigating this process.

Ethan Mineweaser
Sam O'Donnell with Family
Evan Bush
Sam O'Donnell
Justin DiFederico at College Signing
Justin DiFederico at College Signing
Connor Hill at College Signing
Landon Wright at college signing
Ryan Weber with Coach at college signing
Ryan Weber at college signing
Shane Hughes at College Signing
Joe Devine at college signing in spring 2024
 Landon Wright with Coach
Students at college signing in spring 2024
Samantha Blumenthal with Coach
Students at college signing
Students at college signing in spring 2024

Spring 2023 - 2024:

  • Samantha Blumenthal | The Catholic University of America | Women's Basketball

  • Evan Bush | Eastern University | Baseball
  • Joe Devine | The Catholic University of America | Men's Lacrosse
  • Justin DiFederico | Mount St. Mary's University | Men's Rugby
  • Keira Dunn | Seton Hill | Volleyball
  • Connor Hill | Misericordia University | Baseball
  • Shane Hughes | King's College | Men's Soccer
  • Ethan Mineweaser | Pfeiffer University (NC) | Baseball
  • Sam O'Donnell | Lynn University | Men's Lacrosse
  • Ryan Weber | Stockton University | Men's Lacrosse
  • Landon Wright | Salisbury University | Football 
College Signing Day
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Senior athlete college signing
Senior athlete college signing
senior athletes

Fall 2023 - 2024:

  • Sage Baillergeon | St. Joseph's University | Girls' Soccer

  • Brooke Choi | Longwood University | Girls' lacrosse

  • Justin DiFederico | Mount St. Mary's | Boys' Rugby

  • Ava Mullen | Mount Olive College | Girls' Lacrosse
  • Isabelle Sawicki | University of Alabama Huntsville | Girls' Lacrosse

Spring 2022 - 2023:

  • Peter DeMaio - Dominican University - Baseball

  • Ben Mace - Sacred Heart University - Lacrosse

  • Katie Thomas - Stonehill College - Field Hockey
  • Matthew Dietl - Catholic University of America - Golf
  • Luke Lorenz - Dickinson College - Football
  • Ben Saggers - Temple University - Golf
  • Jakob Chapman - Cabrini University - Golf
  • Ben Rodner-Tims - King's College - Basketball
  • Alexa Callahan - Thomas Jefferson University - Soccer

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Steve Sweeney

Steve Sweeney '18

Steve Sweeney '18 established a new level of elite Millersville University student-athlete Tuesday when he became the first Marauder ever to be named College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-America® for a second time. Click here to read more.

Emily Ettien

Emily Ettien '20

Bishop Shannahan Alumni Emily Ettien of the Class of 2020, reached 1,000 Career Assists for the Immaculata University Women’s Volleyball program in the team’s win over Penn State-Abington. Ettien the team’s setter and team captain is only the fifth player in Immaculata program history to reach this honor. She achieved the honor during the second set of the match, when she set a kill by her former Bishop Shanahan teammate Ava Thorley. Click here to read the full article.

Cooper Jordan playing football

Cooper Jordan '19

Congratulations to Cooper Jordan '19 who was named PSAC East Athlete of the Week! Check out the full article at

Jordan was instrumental in West Chester's come-from-behind victory on the road at Bentley in Saturday's season opener. He orchestrated a pair of scoring drives that erased a nine-point deficit entering the fourth quarter and pushed the Golden Rams to victory.

Jessica Gorr

Jessica Gorr '19

Congratulations to Jessica Gorr '19 who was named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Division II national goalkeeper of the year! Gorr is the first West Chester University student-athlete named in the IWLCA's postseason individual honors since the organization began the awards program in 2009. 

Simmi Whitehill

Simmi Whitehill '22

Congratulations to Simmi Whitehill '22 for winning the Big 10 Regular Season Baseball Championship with the University of Maryland. Go Terps!

Mac Barry

Mac Barry '18

Congratulations to Mac Barry '18 who was selected to the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Hampshire Honor Society! The 2023 NFF Hampshire Honor Society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of the NCAA, NAIA, and sprint football who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers and who were starters or significant contributors throughout the 2022 season. Way to go, Mac!

Brandon Choi

Brandon Choi '22

Congratulations to Brandon Choi '22 on being named to Pennsylvania Western University Dean's List for the 2022 fall semester. Brandon currently studies at Penn West's California Campus and plays on their football team!

Over 3,500 Pennsylvania Western University students earned placement on the Dean's List. Degree-seeking undergraduate students who achieve high academic standards are identified in accordance with the following criteria: the students must earn a minimum semester GPA of 3.40, and the student must earn a minimum of 12 graded credits.

Paris Masaracchia

Paris Masaracchia '22

Congratulations to Paris Masaracchia, Class of 2022, who played in the Under Armour Senior All American Girls' Lacrosse game on ESPNU this past Saturday! Paris was selected as 1 of the 44 best players in the country. Check out the her highlights from the game at: