Crusaders Named Scholar Athletes
Crusaders Named Scholar Athletes
By Ginger Geoffery


Two Canisius High School student athletes have been named Section VI Scholar Athletes for the 2017-2018 spring sports season. The winners are Andrew Mangan '18 for crew, and Dan Puerner '18 for baseball.

To be eligible for consideration for Scholar Athlete honors, students must be high school seniors, carry an overall grade point average of 90 or above for seven semesters, and be a starter or important reserve for his team.

Additionally, the following Canisius High School student-athletes earned Scholar Athlete Honorable Mentions:

  • Russell Brandon, baseball
  • Noah Braun, golf
  • Zachary Buchman, tennis
  • Samuel Capizzi, lacrosse
  • Benjamin Ciocca, baseball
  • Jack Collins, baseball
  • Jack Coyne, golf
  • Nicholas DeLuca, baseball
  • George DiFilippo, crew
  • Thomas Foster, track & field
  • Logan Gare lacrosse
  • Christian Jackson, tennis
  • Cameron Kiefer, lacrosse
  • John Killion, golf
  • Brady Nicosia, track & field
  • Andrew Nigrelli, track & field
  • Kevin Quinn, crew
  • Connor Retell, baseball
  • Joseph Ricottone, track & field
  • Luca Sinatra, crew
  • Nicholas Sinatra, crew
  • Steven Skomra, baseball
  • Vincent Ventura, baseball
  • Ryan Walter, crew
  • William Weimer, tennis