On Thursday, May 24, 2018, Pennridge senior Alijah Schwager-Santangelo was recognized for committing to continue his water polo career at Penn State Behrend. Check back for photos of the event.
Alijah Schwager-Santangelo – Penn State Behrend (Water Polo)
Final list of colleges: Penn State Behrend, Washington & Jefferson, Colorado State University
Reasons for choosing Penn State Behrend: “Great reputation, in-state and good water polo team.”
High school athletic accomplishments: All-SOL third team, Seventh place at states
Coach Dave Apple says: “Alijah was an incredible asset to our team over the years. It takes a special player to willingly hop in the cage and Alijah knew early on that was where he wanted to focus his efforts and became one of the most reliable keepers we’ve ever had.
“A dedicated and driven athlete, he was crucial in keeping all of the players in and out of the water on the same page. When he sets his mind to a task he works hard to ensure it gets done.”