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Six Falcon athletes sign letters of intent

Posted 3/5/13

Hunter Bracale, who won two state championships as a starter for the Lower Dauphin field hockey team, has signed a letter of intent to play for Duke.

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Six Falcon athletes sign letters of intent

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LDsignees3 6 13 webSubmitted photo Six Lower Dauphin student-athletes sign letters of intent with colleges at their school cafeteria as their parents, coaches and teachers watch.She was among six Lower Dauphin student-athletes who announced their college choices on National Letter of Intent Day Feb. 6 in their school’s cafeteria. The six signed letters to colleges as their parents, coaches and teachers looked on.

Bracale, the daughter of Roxanne and Steve Bracale, was a four-year starter as a left back and left midfielder, and holds the distinction as the only two-time starter on state champion teams in 2009 and 2012.

She also earned four varsity letters in girls’ basketball and three in girls’ soccer.

Other students who signed letters of intent:

• Lindsay Cassel, daughter of Tami Cassel and Mike Cassel, goalkeeper of Lower Dauphin’s field hockey team. She signed with Bloomsburg, where she plans to major in business education. Cassel recorded 16 shutouts for Lower Dauphin, including two playoff shutouts in the 2012 state championship season.

• Analyse Gaspich, daughter of Jan and Paul Gaspich, a left back for Lower Dauphin’s field hockey team. She signed with Kutztown, where she plans to major in special education.

• Jimmy Marks, son of Teresa and John Marks, an offensive and defensive lineman for Lower Dauphin’s football team. He signed with St. Francis, where he plans to major in business finance.

• Jackson Miller, son and Janice Miller and Joe Miller, a tight end and defensive end for Lower Dauphin’s football team. He signed with California (Pa.) University, where he plans to major in special education. He was a Class AAAA All-State Honorable Mention at tight end and was selected to play in the PSFCA East/West All-Star Game in May. He is also a two-year letter winner in boys’ basketball and a four-year letter winner on the boys’ track and field team.

• Rhiannon Miller, daughter of Michelle and Jason Kerstetter, a wing and forward for Lower Dauphin’s girls’ soccer team. She signed with Lock Haven, where she plans to major in psychology/criminal justice.

She was an integral member of the 2012 team that won the most games in program history – 20.

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