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The Hinsdale Central Athletic Department hosted a College Signing and Recognition Day Nov. 10.

The following athletes were recognized:

Luke Adams, baseball, Michigan State University

Mujtiba Ali-Khan, tennis, Purdue University

Katie Dollens, tennis, University of Delaware

Blake Edmonds, baseball, Jacksonville University

Harry Fandre, baseball, Quincy University

Noah Hernandez, tennis, Brown University

Dean Kamenev, tennis, Emory University

Lucas Montesantos, baseball, University of Illinois Springfield

Colby Revord, cross country/track, University of Missouri

Aiden Rowe, baseball, Oberlin University

Michael Spitzer, golf, Illinois Wesleyan University

At Benet Academy, senior Tyler Dean of Hinsdale committed to play baseball at Limestone University.


Sisters Reilly and McKenna Revord of Hinsdale helped the University of Missouri women’s cross country team place eighth at the NCAA Midwest Regional Nov. 12 in Iowa City, Iowa. Junior Reilly posted a 21:40.22 in the 6K race, second on the team and 50th overall. It was her best finish since the 2018 SEC Championships. Freshman McKenna came in at 21:47.18, third for the Tigers and 61st overall.


First-year quarterback Michael Brescia of Hinsdale was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week Nov. 1 after leading Colgate University to a 33-10 victory over Bucknell in his first collegiate start Oct. 30. The point total was the team’s highest in nearly 30 years. Brescia’s 13-of-15 passing included s a 27-yard strike to fellow Hinsdalean and senior Garrett Oakey to set up the Raiders’ second touchdown. Brescia also ran for 75 yards on 13 attempts with two touchdowns, to give him a team-high five touchdowns on the season.


Hinsdale’s Matt Kusak was among the top runners for Washington University in St. Louis’ men’s cross country team in its runner-up performance at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship Nov. 13 in Rock Island.

Kusak, a junior, finished fourth for the Bears and 22nd overall with his time of 24.56.8. Kusak and the team qualified to compete at the NCAA Division III National Championship Nov. 20 in Louisville, Ky.


The New York Red Bulls have earned a Major League Soccer playoff berth thanks to an improbable late season run, with starting defender and Hinsdale native Andrew Gutman playing an instrumental role. On Oct. 2 Gutman scored the only goal in the Red Bulls 1-0 win at FC Cincinnati. In the following match against visiting Inter Miami, Gutman provided the assist in New York’s 1-0 victory. The contributions earned Gutman MLS Team of the Week honors and were pivotal in helping New York post seven wins, three ties and only one loss in the franchise’s last 11 regular season games to capture the seventh and final Eastern Conference playoff spot.

The Red Bulls will play at Philadelphia in their first-round match at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, which will be nationally televised on Univision.