PHS Seniors Moving to Collegiate Athletics
Posted on 07/03/2018
PHS Seniors who will be playing sports in college Plainville High School hosted an “Athletic Celebration” on June 19th for six seniors who will be going on to play collegiate athletics. The event was organized by Plainville Community Schools’ Athletic Director Chris Farrell.
Hannah Lennon will be attending Stone Hill College in Easton, Massachusetts, where she looks to compete on the Division 2 Equestrian Team. Hannah has been riding for her entire life and has been on the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Team for two years. She was also a member of the Plainville girls tennis program.
Jailen Lindsey will be attending Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire. He will become a member of the Division III football program. Jailen was a member of the varsity football program at Plainville High School for the last two years. He was also a member of the varsity basketball team and varsity track and field program.
Nathan Michalek will be attending Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts, where he will be part of the pitching staff for the Division II baseball program. Nathan has been playing baseball for 13 years and is a four year program player for the varsity baseball program at Plainville High School, serving as captain his senior year.
Dylan Morrell will attend Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, Connecticut. He will be competing in the Division III baseball program. Dylan is a four year program player for the Plainville High School baseball program, and served as captain in his senior year.
Amiyah Peters will be attending Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. She will be become a member of the Division III Women’s Basketball Team. Amiyah has been playing basketball for six years, was a point / shooting guard for the last four years on the varsity basketball team at PHS. She was also a member of the outdoor track and field program at the high school.
EJ Wynkoop will be attending Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Connecticut, where he will be a preferred walk on to the Division I track and field program. EJ has played football for seven years and was a running back on the varsity football program the last two years. He has also participated in track for seven years.
“I couldn’t be more proud of these six student athletes. They worked extremely hard to balance academics and athletics. They have represented Plainville High School so well and I am very confident they will continue to do so. Their work ethic and dedication they have shown over the last four years will surely be the reason for their continued success. I strongly believe they will become a huge asset for their new programs in college not only athletically but academically,” said Farrell.
“On behalf of our entire faculty and staff I extend our sincere congratulations to these student-athletes on continuing their academic and athletic careers at the college level. Their respective schools and programs are getting strong students, hard-working athletes, but more importantly, high-quality people. We look forward to following their careers and cheering them on,” noted Plainville High School Principal, Roberto Medic.