Alumni Athletes

Palmer Trinity School is proud of its history of developing student-athletes who go on to play at the collegiate level. Falcon alumni have competed in NCAA Divisions I, II, and III and the NAIA. If there is any athlete omitted who has participated in a sport at the collegiate or professional level, please contact the Director of Athletics, Dave Lanham

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  • Class of 2024

    Brayden BeneschSailingTufts University 
    Maria Camposano
     Track & Field
    Brown University 
    Michael KourakosRowingNortheastern University
    Jade LeonBasketballColorado School of Mines
    Mackenzie MetkaSoccerSuffolk University
    Daniella Perez-CartayaCross Country Track & FieldAmherst College
    Noelani SadlerTrack & FieldBucknell University
    Henry StarkCross Country 
    Track & Field
    Appalachian State University
    Stone StroudFootballUniversity of Miami
    Gregory TindleTrack & FieldDuquesne University
    Ethan VanzantFootballSt. Thomas University
    Andres WilliamsFootballUniversity of Miami
  • Class of 2023

    Aden DavenportFootballEastern University
    Eduardo del Rosal
    Cross Country Track & Field
    Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
    Valentina ErigoyenLacrosseBabson College
    Austin FosterTrack & FieldDuquesne University
    Kyle KelseyFootball
    Track & Field
    University of Rochester
    Emily MontesBasketballColumbia University
    Lucas Ortega-MoralesSoccerBentley University 
  • Class of 2022

    Brandon PottingerTrack & FieldUniversity of Tennessee
    Ernest Robertson, IIITrack & FieldHoly Family University
    Sebastian RojasSoccerPiedmont University
    Francesca SalvatoTennisCollege of Charleston 
    George StarkCross Country
    Track & Field
    Arizona State University
  • Class of 2021

    Georgia MaluegSoccerCalifornia Institute of Technology
    Kyndal RoyalFootballDelaware State University
    Andrew WaldmanBasketballOccidental College
    Caleb YoungFootballDelaware State University 
  • Class of 2020

    Gabriel RodriguezBaseballEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Cameron PiedraGolfDuke University
    Alejandro CortinasFootballMacalester College
  • Class of 2019

    Nicholas CasaresFootballThe Catholic University of America
    Grant ForemanBaseballThe College of Wooster
    Kristian FortisGolfLa Salle University
    Alberto Enrique FranceschiSoccerWheaton College
    Zachary FriedlandBasketballSt. Lawrence University
    Jacob GassenheimerFootballWorcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
    Michael GomezSoccerPine Manor College
    Brooke KleberLacrosseMount Holyoke College
    John MalloyFootballMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Santiago MessmacherFootballUniversity of Richmond
    Sergio SanniaSoccerLynn University
    Pedro TorresBaseballUrsinus University
  • Class of 2018

    Raul SegredoFootballOberlin College
    Nicholas SondonBaseballChestnut Hill College
  • Class of 2017

    Cole Hebble BaseballSwarthmore College
    Dylan DiBelloFootballUniversity of Rochester
    Sofia IglesiasTrack and Field Loyola University of New Orleans
    Ashley QueroVolleyballSt. Leo University 
  • Class of 2015

    Danny du FeuSoccerSt. Michael's College
  • Class of 2014

    Sarah MedinaSoccerWake Forest University
  • Class of 2012

    Margaret FranklinLacrosseMarquette University
    Paulina PrietoVolleyballPenn State University & University of Texas
  • Class of 2011

    Savannah DominguezVolleyballBentley University
    Nina MasSoccerFlorida Atlantic University
  • Class of 2010

    Christian MeleanSoccerFlorida International University
    Paul SiegelFootballFort Lewis College
    Kristen TitleyVolleyballBucknell University 
  • Class of 2009

    Aleck DaGrosaFootballHoly Cross University
    Laura PosadaVolleyballChapman University
  • Class of 2008

    Angel DiazLacrosseAdelphi University
    Cam DiFedeFootballDickinson College
    Cristina GilBasketballSuffolk University
    Joseph-Robert FormanBaseballDenison University 
    Joe MastermanCrewHarvard University
    Ricky MorganFootballWagner College
    Nick RamirezSoccerVillanova University
    Gregg SteinmanBaseballMoravian University
    Mike WollFootball & LacrosseLake Forest College
  • Class of 2007

    Keyla CasipleSoccerMiddle Tennessee State University
    Will MorrisonLacrosseChapman University
  • Class of 2006

    Samantha EvansVolleyballFranklin & Marshall College
    Arasay GuerraVolleyballFlorida International University 
  • Class of 2001

    Evan ZederTennisUniversity of Illinois
  • Class of 1998

    Kristin ArbuckleVolleyballUniversity of Delaware
    Preston DickersonLacrosseThe Ohio State University
    Brendan WinklerLacrosseButler University
    Nathan ZederTennisUniversity of Illinois

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  • Twelve Seniors Honored During Signing Ceremony

    Palmer Trinity hosted its College Signing Ceremony for the Class of 2024 where 12 Falcons signed to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. The 12 signees ties Palmer Trinity's record, set in 2019. We wish the Class of 2024 the best of luck in their future endeavors and can't wait to see what they accomplish next! 

    Brayden Benesch - Tufts University, Sailing
    Instrumental in starting the Sailing program at Palmer Trinity
    - Competed locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally representing the USA, ILCA Sailing, C420 Sailing, and Optimist Sailing
    Maria Camposano - Brown University, Track & Field
    - Four year runner on the Varsity Track & Field team and two years on the Varsity Cross Country team
    - School record holder in the 100m Hurdles (14.84), 100m Dash (12.45), and 200m Dash (25.81)
    - Represented Guatemala in international competition, holds national record for U18, U20, and Adult 100m Hurdles and was Central American Champion in 2023
    - All-Dade Track & Field Honorable Mention 2021, 2022, 2023
    Michael Kourakos - Northeastern University, Rowing
    - Broke Novice 2k record for his club team
    - Holds 4 State Championship Titles 
    - Competing for a spot on the national team to compete on a global landscape
    Jade Leon - Colorado School of Mines, Basketball
    - Five year starter on the Varsity Girls Basketball team
    - School record holder for points in a career (1,552)
    - All-Dade Basketball First Team in 2024, Second Team in 2022 and 2023, and Third Team in 2020 and 2021
    Mackenzie Metka - Suffolk University, Soccer 
    - Four year member of the Varsity Girls Soccer team
    - Competed at the club level for Pinecrest and Prime

    Daniella Perez-Cartaya - Amherst College, Cross Country/Track & Field
    - Four year varsity runner on both Cross Country and Track & Field teams 
    - School record holder in the 1600m (5:12.25), 3200m (11:16.45), 5k (19:08.20) and a part of school record 4x800m relay team
    - All-Dade Cross Country First Team 2023, Honorable Mention 2021 and 2022
    - All-Dade Track & Field Honorable Mention 2021 and 2023
    Noelani Sadler - Bucknell University, Track & Field
    - Four year varsity runner on Track & Field team
    - School record holder in the 400m Hurdles (1:05.93)
    - All-Dade Track & Field Honorable Mention 2021, 2022, 2023
    Henry Stark - Appalachian State University, Cross Country/Track & Field 
    - Four year varsity runner on Cross Country and Track & Field team. 
    - 2023 FHSAA XC Class 1A State Champion
    - 2023 Miami Herald Runner of the Year
    - School record holder in the 1600m (4:18.02), 3200m (9:15.22), and 5k (15:05.95) and a part of the school record 4x800m relay team
    - All-Dade Cross Country First Team 2022 and 2023, Third Team in 2021
    - All-Dade Track & Field Honorable Mention in 2022 and 2023
    Stone Stroud - University of Miami, Football
    - Three year player on the Varsity Football team
    - Led team in Interceptions in 2023 despite missing second half of season due to surgery
    Gregory Tindle - Duquesne University, Track & Field 
    - Four year member of the Varsity Track & Field team
    - School record holder for Javelin (48.84m)
    - All-Dade Track & Field Honorable Mention 2023
    Ethan Vanzant - St. Thomas University, Football
    - Three year member of the Varsity Football team 
    - All-Dade Football Third Team in 2023
    Andres Williams - University of Miami, Football
    - Four year member of the Varsity Football team
    - School record holder for touchdowns in a career (30) and tied for touchdowns in a season (15)
    - All-Dade Football Second Team in 2023, and Honorable Mention in 2022
    - All-Dade Honorable Mention for Baseball in 2021 and 2022
    - Florida Independent Football Conference Player of the Year 2023
  • Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees 2023

  • Erigoyen, Foster, & Ortega-Morales Sign to NCAA

    Congratulations to Valentina Erigoyen, Austin Foster, and Lucas Ortega-Morales who have each signed on to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Erigoyen will join the Babson Lacrosse team, Foster will run Track & Field at Duquesne, and Ortega-Morales will play Soccer at Bentley. 

    Erigoyen, the starting goalie for the Varsity Girls Lacrosse team will depart Palmer Trinity holding the record for saves in a game (19), season (141), and career (456) while also being named to the 2022 All-Dade Second Team. 

    Foster was an All-Dade Honorable Mention for Track & Field in 2021 and 2022 and for Cross Country in 2019. He holds the school record in the 400m Dash, 110m Hurdles, 300m Hurdles, 400m Hurdles, and Discus throw while winning the District Championship for Discus ('21, '22, '23), 400m Dash ('21), 110m Hurdles ('23) and 400m Hurdles ('23). Foster was also the FHSAA Regional Champion in the Discuss in 2022. 

    Ortega-Morales was selected as an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2022 and excelled both as a member of the Varsity Boys Soccer team and through his club. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Palmer Trinity Hosts Signing Day for Davenport, del Rosal, & Kelsey

    Earlier today, we honored Aden Davenport (Football), Eduardo del Rosal (Cross Country/Track & Field), and Kyle Kelsey (Football/Track & Field) on NCAA Signing Day as they continue on their respective athletic careers at Eastern University, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, and the University of Rochester. 

    Aden Davenport was honored as Second Team All-Dade in 2022 and an Honorable Mention in 2021. He finishes as the school record holder for passing yards in a game (471), passing yards in a season (2,144), and passing yards in a career (4,339). Eduardo del Rosal was a Third Team All-Dade selection for Cross Country in 2022 and was an Honorable Mention in 2019 and 2021 for Cross Country and 2022 for Track & Field. Kyle Kelsey was named to the All-Dade Second Team in 2021 for his efforts on the 4x100m relay team. Eduardo and Kyle will look to add to their list of accolades as they gear up for the 2023 FHSAA Track & Field State Series. 

    We wish these Falcons the best of luck in their future endeavors and can't wait to see what is in store. 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Rojas & Stark Sign to Continue Athletic Career

    Congratulations to Sebastian Rojas and George Stark who will be continuing their athletic careers at the NCAA level. 

    Sebastian Rojas, in addition to his time spend on the Varsity Boys Soccer team, is a back-to-back Miramar Cup champion as a member of Miami FC and Strikers FC and has won the GFL Cup in Germany. Sebastian has signed to play Soccer at Piedmont University. 

    George Stark will continue his Cross Country/Track & Field career at Arizona State University. Stark has been selected to an All-Dade team seven times, including First Team All-Dade in 2019 for Cross Country. Stark has also medaled at the State level multiple times and is the school record holder as a member of the 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams. 

    Go Falcons!
  • Pottinger & Salvato Sign on to Division I Programs

    Earlier today, Brandon Pottinger and Francesca Salvato signed to continue their careers at the NCAA level while surrounded by family, friends, teachers, and coaches. 

    Pottinger will continue his Track & Field career at North Carolina A&T. Pottinger was the 2021 FHSAA Class 1A State Champion in the High Jump, the first Falcon to win a Track & Field State Championship since 1993. He was named First Team All-Dade in the High Jump and Second Team All-Dade in the 4x100m in 2021. Pottinger also holds the school record for the 100m, 200m, High Jump, Long Jump, and as a member of the 4x100m, 4x200m, and 4x400m teams. 

    Salvato signed to the College of Charleston Tennis program. In her career at PTS, Salvato was named First Team All-Dade in 2019 and was the FHSAA Class 1A State Runner-Up that year. Salvato has kept her position as #1 Singles Player at PTS since her freshman year and is also a Level 5 USTA Tournament Champion. 

    Best of luck to both of these tremendous Falcons and we can't wait to see what the future has in store for you!
  • Alumni Mentoring: Lynley (Walker) Ciorobea '96 Speaks at Gold Standard Breakfast Club

  • Remi Bacardi Miami Herald Photo by MATIAS J. OCNER MOCNER@MIAMIHERALD.COM

    Miami Herald Excerpt: Palmer Trinity’s Remi Bacardi '25 is one of Miami-Dade’s Golfers of the Year

    Originally posted in the Miami Herald
  • Royal Signs to Delaware State University

    Congratulations to Kyndal Royal who has signed to continue on his football career at the collegiate level and committed to Delaware State University. 
    Royal was honored four times by the Miami Herald as he was selected to the All-Dade Third Team in 2017 and 2018 and named an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2016 and 2019. Royal was also selected to the South Florida Independent Football All-Conference First Team in 2020 and Second Team in 2019. 
    Royal was a leader in the Falcons secondary for the past five years and also handled kick returns. He finished his high school career with 128 tackles, nine interceptions, and six fumbles recovered. Best of luck to Kyndal and we can't wait to see what the future has in store! 
    Go Falcons! 
  • Malueg, Waldman, & Young Sign to NCAA

    Congratulations to Georgia Malueg (California Institute of Technology - Soccer), Andrew Waldman (Occidental College - Basketball), and Caleb Young (Delaware State University - Football) for signing to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. Malueg, Waldman, and Young were surrounded by family, friends, coaches, and administrators to commemorate the moment. 

    Malueg was a star on the Varsity Girls Soccer team for the past five years. She was selected by the Miami Herald to the All-Dade First team in 2019 and 2020, the All-Dade Third Team in 2017, and as an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2021. 

    Waldman was a three-year letterman for the Varsity Boys Basketball team. In addition to being named to the All-Dade Second Team (2021), All-Dade Third Team (2019), and an All-Dade Honorable Mention (2020), Waldman entered the 1,000 point club this year and leaves Palmer Trinity as the record holder for rebounds in a game with 22, Field Goal Percentage in a season (134/267, 50% in 2019), and Career Field Goal Percentage (318/678, 47%). 

    Young was a force on the Offensive and Defensive Lines for the Varsity Football team the past three years. He was named to the All-Dade Second Team in the Fall of 2019 and as an All-Dade Honorable Mention in 2018. Young was also named First Team All-Conference the past two seasons. He finished second on the team in both tackles and sacks as a Senior. 

    We can't wait to see what is in store next for these three Falcons and we are so proud of all they accomplished here at Palmer Trinity! 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Alejandro Cortinas Signs with Macalester College

    Congratulations to Alejandro Cortinas on his commitment and signing to Macalester College to continue his football career. Cortinas has been a key piece of the Offensive and Defensive lines for the Falcons over the past four years. He was named to the All-Dade Third Team in 2018 and to the Florida Independent Football Conference Second and Third Team in 2019 and 2018, respectively. In addition to his four years on the football team, Cortinas lettered three years as a member of the Baseball team and participated in one year of cheerleading and wrestling. While we will miss you and the energy and enthusiasm you brought to Palmer Trinity Athletics, we can't wait to see what the future has in store for you! 

    Go Falcons! 
  • Gabriel Rodriguez Signs with Embry-Riddle

    Congratulations to Gabriel Rodriguez who officially signed with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University to play Baseball while surrounded by family, friends, teachers, and coaches. Rodriguez, who plays the catcher position on the Palmer Trinity Varsity Baseball team, was selected to the South Florida Baseball Conference First Team in 2018 and 2019 and was honored as an All-Dade Honorable Mention both years as well. On top of all of Rodriguez's athletic achievements, he earned stellar marks in the classroom. We can't wait to see you step on the field here at Palmer Trinity for your senior year and all that awaits you in your future! 

    Go Falcons!
  • Cameron Piedra Signs to Duke University

    Today, surrounded by family, friends, and teachers, Cameron Piedra signed his National Letter of Intent to Duke University, committing to be a member of the Golf team starting in the Fall of 2020. Piedra has racked up accomplishment after accomplishment since his first season as a member of the Palmer Trinity Varsity Golf team in the Fall of 2015, his 8th grade year. He has been named to the All-Dade First Team every year from 2015-2018 and has qualified for three straight state championship appearances, culminating in a T-8th place finish this year. Additionally, he won the District Championship in 2015 and was District Runner-Up twice and the Regional Runner-Up once and is tied for the best nine-hole round in Palmer Trinity history with a -4 score of 31. Congratulations, Cam, we can’t wait to see what is in store next for you!

    Go Falcons! 
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