Two Shady Side Academy seniors signed letters of intent committing to NCAA college football programs on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023, the first day of the NCAA football signing period. The ceremony was held in Mellon Gymnasium, where the signees were joined by SSA Head Football Coach Chuck DiNardo '00, College Counseling and Athletic Department staff, and their families and friends. The signees are:
- Nate Ewell - Football, Pennsylvania Western University, Edinboro - NCAA Division II
- Noah Yeh - Football, University of San Diego – NCAA Division I FCS
Ewell was a four-year starter at offensive tackle and defensive end for the Bulldogs and a team co-captain as a senior in 2022. On the offensive side of the ball, he earned first-team all-conference and Most Valuable Offensive Lineman honors as an OT in the Allegheny Six Conference last fall. Defensively, he earned second-team all-conference honors as a DE after tallying 14.5 sacks and 28 tackles for loss. The Edinboro Fighting Scots compete in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) of NCAA Division II.
Yeh was a three-year starter at offensive tackle for the Bulldogs and a team co-captain as a senior in 2022. He earned second-team all-conference honors as an OT in the Allegheny Six Conference last fall. The University of San Diego Toreros compete in the Pioneer Football League of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).
Congratulations, Nate and Noah!