12 seniors commit to play college sports


Twelve members of the Class of 2019 have committed to play NCAA Division III college athletics next year. They join the six student-athletes from the Class of 2019 who have already committed to play Division I. More than 160 Bear alumni have played college sports over the past decade, including 64 in the last three years.

On April 4, seven lacrosse players (pictured above), two baseball players, a wrestler, a swimmer, and tennis player participated in a recognition ceremony to formalize their commitments to compete for institutions that include Gettysburg College, Swarthmore College, Tufts University, and University of Chicago.

The 12 seniors who formally announced their college athletics plans at the ceremony are listed below.


Jake Davidson, Kenyon College
Dane Camphausen, Wooster College


Mitch Laughlin, Gettysburg College
Billy Banfield, Gettysburg College
Farley Price, Oberlin College
Miles Tonkel, Colby College
Garrett Kurtz, Tufts University
Guy King, Ohio Wesleyan
Max Becker, Colorado College


Michael Yan, Swarthmore College


Sachin Das, University of Chicago


Johnny Gherman, Ursinus College