T-D HS Soccer

Five Windber athletes sign with colleges

WINDBER — Five Windber High School student-athletes announced their intentions to continue their careers in college on Wednesday.
They are:
Ashlee McMullen, Pitt-Johnstown, track and field: McMullen participated in track and field four years and played basketball for three seasons.  She lettered three times.
McMullen was a 2012 District 5 champion in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles. She won the same two events at the WestPAC championship a year ago and was an all-conference selection.
A member of the National Honor Society who studies in the advanced curriculum, she is the daughter of Kimberly McGrew and Doug Meagher, and Paul and Amy McMullen.
Danielle Walsh, Mount Aloysius College, women’s tennis: Walsh played varsity tennis for four years and played basketball for two seasons. She earned four letters. Walsh was part of District 5 team runner-up Ramblers squads in 2009, 2010 and 2011, and was on the District 5 championship squad in 2012.
She is the daughter of Theresa Saloney and William Walsh.
Garrett Walerysiak, Randolph College, soccer: Walerysiak played soccer three years, basketball one season and participated in track and field one year. He earned four letters.
Walerysiak earned the 2012-13 Basketball Academic Award at Windber.
He took the Windber Tradition Award in 2010 and was an All-Somerset County pick in soccer in 2011, when he also was Windber’s Defensive Player of the Year.
In 2012, he was All-Somerset County goalkeeper of the year. He had a Windber single-season record for shutouts in 2012-13.
He is the son of Christopher and Deborah Walerysiak.
Jacob Hanley, Robert Morris University, soccer: Hanley played soccer four years, football one season and was on the tennis team for four years. He earned seven varsity letters.
Enrolled in the honors curriculum, he is a member of the National Honor Society and Senior Class Council.
He was a four-time All-Somerset County selection in soccer, including Offensive Player of the Year in 2012. Hanley was third-team all-area in football.
Hanley holds Windber’s all-time records for career goals scored and career assists in soccer.
He is the son of John and Melissa Hanley.
Jenna Bracken, Seton Hill University, women’s track and field: Bracken participated in track and field for three years, was on the girls soccer team for two years and ran cross country one season. She earned six letters.
President of the National Honor Society, Bracken was a WestPAC All-Conference selection in track the previous two seasons and is currently competing this year.
She won the WestPAC 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump championships in 2012 and was the 100-meter hurdles champion at the prestigious West Central Coaches Invitational last spring.
She holds Windber’s record for the triple jump and was part of the Ramblers’ record-setting 1600-meter relay team.
She is the daughter of Tim and Susan Layton, and Tim and Tammie Bracken.