Congratulations to all the student-athletes for making their college choices official!  SSZ has interviews and pictures from Signing Day ceremonies throughout Monmouth and Ocean counties

We will be posting interviews and pictures throughout the day.  Please email if you have a picture you would like to share with us!

Shore Conference Football Signings

Division I FBS Signings

Jamaal Beaty, Saint John Vianney OL – Rutgers (already enrolled in college)

Micah Clark, Saint John Vianney OL – Rutgers (already enrolled in college)

LJ Holder, Manalapan WR – Temple

SPORTS Eddie Lewis signs

Eddie Lewis signs his national letter of intent with Rutgers

Eddie Lewis, Mater Dei Prep WR – Rutgers

Kenny Pickett, Ocean Township QB – Pittsburgh (already enrolled in college)

Mike Ruane, Rumson-Fair Haven LB – UMass (already enrolled in college)

Ja’Sir Taylor, Brick Township ATH – Wake Forest


Toms River North’s Bryce Watts chose Virginia Tech over Rutgers on National Signing Day

Bryce Watts, Toms River North WR/DB – Virginia Tech

School by School Breakdown of FCS and other football signings

Brick Township

John Prato – Kutztown University

Central Regional

Mike Bickford, East Stroudsburg University

Jared Giaimo – West Virginia Wesleyan

Colts Neck

Steven Barsky – Tufts University

Bryce Campbell – LIU Post

Carmen Catena – Salisbury University

Donovan Catholic

Donald Rappoccio – Sacred Heart University

Mike Lekperic – Wagner College

Freehold Boro

Nick Eccleston – Wagner College

Nick Eccleston Wagner

Freehold Boro’s Nick Eccleston joins a strong Shore contingent as part of Wagner’s 2017 Signing Day class

Freehold Township

Anthony Lotti – University of Pennsylvania


Chase Stephensen – Kutztown


nick pierro

Manasquan OL Nick Pierro is part of the East Stroudsburg Signing Day class

Nick Pierro – East Stroudsburg University


Mike McHugh – Central Connecticut State

Middletown North

Donald Glenn – Wagner College

Dwight Wilkerson – East Stroudsburg University

Middletown South

SPORTS Middletown South Signing Day

Five Eagles football players signed on Wednesday morning

Will Gulick – Monmouth University

Kevin Higgins – Wagner College


Maxx Imsho – Marist College

James McCarthy – University of Pennsylvania

Michael Wilson – University of New Haven

Ocean Township

Joey Aldarelli – Monmouth University


Ryan Dickens – Lafayette College

Red Bank Catholic

Nasir Darnell – Harvard University

Max Hazard – Stetson University

Connor Moore – Millersville University

Alex Sargiss – Colgate University

Red Bank Regional

Chris Brannagan – Rhodes College

Connor McCarthy – Ithaca University

Chris Outterbridge – Sacred Heart University

Rumson-Fair Haven

Thomas Chapin  – University of Sioux Falls

Tim Leonard  – Bentley University

Mike Murdock  – Lafayette College

Michael O’Connor  – Bryant University

Tyler Pierson  – Hobart + Williams-Smith College

Matt Vecchiarelli  – Holy Cross

Shore Regional

Matt Pennell – Bentley University

Toms River North

Darion Carrington – Yale University

Mike Husni – Marist College


wall signing day

Three Wall football players and one soccer athlete are part of National Signing Day

Mike Andrejco – Bryant University

Sean Larkin – Assumption

Gene Scott – Monmouth University

Other Signings

Congratulations to the long list of athletes from all other sports who also signed on Wednesday.  We caught up with a pair of Division I soccer signees during our tour of schools on Signing Day: