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. Learn more by contacting the Athletics Director, Ron Reidinger, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class of 2019 - Fall Collegiate Commitments
Congratulations to the following BSHS students who have committed to playing their respective sport in D1 and D2 athletics throughout college: Tyler Kingsbury (High Point), Alysa Wright (Bryant), Julia Thomar (Iona), Kyle Gucwa (Manhattan), Conner Whalen (Maryland), Bryan Rafferty (St. Bonaventure), Devon Miller (Fordham), Jessica Gorr (West Chester), Michaela Devlin (Sacred Heart), Amber Bryan (St. Francis), Julianne Gallagher (American), Mary Byerley (Temple).
Class of 2018 - Spring Collegiate Commitments
Class of 2018 - Winter Collegiate Commitments
Class of 2018 - Fall Collegiate Commitments
Alumni Athlete Corner
Ryan McNulty, 2016
Boys Basketball Team, 1985
At the Chester County Sports Hall of Fame 2018 Annual Banquet, the Bishop Shanahan High School 1985 Boys Basketball State Championship Team was inducted! BSHS commemorated this great honor and celebrated the 1985 team at a boys basketball game halftime ceremony. Many alumni turned out for this special event and during the ceremony, the team received a standing ovation.
The celebration and recognition meant a lot to all of the players, but especially to 1000 point scorer Michael O’Malley whose son is a current student and basketball team member at BSHS! Congratulations to the 1985 Boys Basketball Team on all of their accomplishments! The school is proud and honored to have them as alumni of Bishop Shanahan High School!
Dylan Alderman, 2014
During the 2017-18 lacrosse season, Dylan Alderman ’14 of Hofstra University was one of 50 lacrosse players placed on the 2018 Tewaaraton Award “Watch List” in anticipation of the award which is given to the best college lacrosse player in the country. In addition, Dylan was named as one of 20 national candidates for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award in men's lacrosse, given to a senior who has notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.
Finally, Dylan was named to the USILA Scholar All-America Team after graduating cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Lisa Alderman, Dylan’s mother, said, “He had a wonderful four years at Hofstra both academically and athletically as a direct result of the quality education that he received at Bishop Shanahan.”
Josh Hoey, 2018
The 2017 - 2018 sports season at BSHS saw runner Josh Hoey ’18 receive many deserved awards! Not only was Josh named as the All-Area Cross Country Runner of the Year by the Daily Local News, but he was also named to the 2017 Cross Country All-State Team and awarded the Gatorade Player of the Year. Josh will continue to run track and cross country as a professional athlete sponsored by Adidas and training with group headed by Terrence Mahon in San Diego, California.