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Alumni Update - Danielle DiCello (Saint Francis)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

MOON TOWNSHIP Pa.The Saint Francis women's track and field team fell to Robert Morris andDiCello SFU Duquesne at the Bennie Benson Memorial Classic Dual Meet. Robert Morris totaled 138 points to Saint Francis's 51. Duquesne combined for 95 points, while Saint Francis managed 53.


Danielle DiCello, a Canon-McMillan graduate, finished fifth in the women's 1500 meter run. DiCello clocked in at 4:59.42.

 

(photo courtesy of Saint Francis University)

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Tennis: South Feature Athlete — Canon-McMillan’s Chris Gladden

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Name: Chris Gladden
School: Canon-McMillan
Grade: 10
Sport: Tennis

Background: Gladden won the Class AAA Section 5 singles championship last week and placed fourth at the WPIAL tournament this week, defeating 2013 WPIAL runner-up Peter Hazlett of Mt. Lebanon in the quarterfinals. Gladden was unable to participate in the section and WPIAL tournaments last season after suffering a concussion in soccer.

Canon-McMillan coach Jim Kochanski: “He has a lot of strengths. No. 1 is his competitiveness; No. 2 is his mental focus; and No. 3 is he is so consistent with his shots. On every point it looks like he could 50 shots in a row.”

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Boys Tennis: Canon-McMillan sophomore bounces back

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Ryan Riordan profiles Canon-McMillan boys tennis player Chris Gladden.

"An injury caused Chris Gladden to miss all of the area's top high school tennis tournaments last season, but Gladden, a Canon-McMillan sophomore, is back and better than ever.

Gladden captured the Class AA Section 5 singles tournament last week, not losing even a game in three matches.

"It's been really good being back out there," Gladden said. "I was really anxious for sections because I was hoping to go to WPIALs."

Gladden played well at districts this week, beating 2013 WPIAL runner-up Peter Hazlett of Mt. Lebanon in the quarterfinals before losing to defending WPIAL champ Adam Blasinsky of Central Catholic in the semifinals."

 

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Alumni Update - Steve Veydt (Point Park)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

PITTSBURGH -- Point Park University senior Steve Veydt, from Cecil, Pa., has been named the KIAC Men's Golfer of the Week March 31-April 6, the conference announced on Monday.

Veydt, a graduate of Canon-McMillan High School, was the medalist at the Berea (Ky.) College Spring Tee-off this past weekend at Battlefield Golf Club in Richmond, Ky. Veydt led Point Park to the team championship with rounds of 76 and 68 for a four-shot victory over teammate James Daley.

The 76 in the first round came on a tough scoring day that included 35-mph winds and rain. His final-round 68 was a career-best score over 18 holes, and it gave Veydt the win in a field of 42 players.

 

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Tennis: Canon-Mac’s Gladden wins title

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Chris Gladden didn’t compete in the section tournament as a freshman in 2013 due to an injury.

As a sophomore this season, he cruised through to a section title.

Gladden won the Class AAA Section 5 tournament with ease, defeating Chartiers Valley’s Kyle Hicken, 6-0, 6-0, in the championship match.

Gladden is one of the best sophomores in the state, ranked No. 2 in the Class of 2016 by tennisrecruiting.net.