St. Francis High School athletes sign on to play college sports

Submitted by Krystal LaMantia
Posted5/11/2020 2:21 PM

St. Francis High School in Wheaton is proud to announce that 17 senior student-athletes from the 2020 class will move on to play college level sports next year. The Class of 2020 includes four Division I athletes and thirteen Division III athletes representing football, boys' and girls' lacrosse, girls' soccer, softball, boys' and girls' volleyball, track & field, and boys' basketball.

During the last four years this group had 9 regional championships, 4 sectional championships, 2 super sectional championships, 1 state runner-up, 1 IHSA state championship and a football semifinalist.


The St. Francis High School student athletes are as follows:


Ryan French -- University of Dayton

Ben Radel -- Augustana College

Enzo Rendina -- Washington University in St. Louis

Dominic Spiotta -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Jacob Tangorra -- University of St. Thomas

Boys' Lacrosse

Cale Baumgartner -- University of Dubuque

Girls Lacrosse

Becca Wichman -- Benedictine College

Girls Soccer

Ava Hensley -- Eastern Illinois University

Emily Thill -- University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Isabella De Feo -- North Central College


Kristina Sherwin -- Illinois Wesleyan University

Bridget Rath -- Carroll University

Boys Volleyball

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Bryce Walker -- Purdue University Fort Wayne

Girls Volleyball

Anna Calcagno -- Marshall University

Darlene Zediker -- St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Track & Field

Leonardo de Leon -- North Central College

Boys' Basketball

Robert Nocek -- Hope College

ABOUT ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL: St. Francis High School is a Catholic, college preparatory learning community that promotes spiritual, academic, physical, and social development in the daily presence of Jesus Christ. Visit

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