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Six Student-Athletes Participate in National Signing Day
Posted 02/02/2017 08:00AM

From left to right: Xavier Hernandez (Football- Stetson University), Jarrett Wesner (Football-Williams College), Keith Taylor (Football- University of Washington), Mike LaCilento (Football- University of San Diego), Tim Burke (Soccer- Loyola Marymount University), Devin Parker (Soccer- Eastern Oregon University).

Xavier Hernandez (Stetson University)- Hernandez is a two-year Varsity starter for the Friars Football team playing running back his junior year before making the switch to defense to play safety his senior season. A member of this year's Curia alongside fellow signees Wesner and Taylor, Hernandez also held offers from Linfield College and Manchester University.

Jarrett Wesner (Williams College)- A three-year letterman for the Friars, Wesner led Trinity League in tackles his senior season tallying 98 tackles over 10 games while adding 11 more in their first round playoff game vs. Mission Viejo. He had six games with double digit tackles and had 53 solo tackles while averaging 9.9 tackles per game. He also was recognized as a 1st Team All-Trinity League selection. Wesner will join fellow Friar Austin Thomas '15 at Williams College in the fall.

Michael LaCilento (University of San Diego)- LaCilento has been a staple on the Friars offensive line also assisting the team as a long snapper. He also held offers from Columbia University and Colorado College of the Mines before deciding on USD. He will join fellow Friar Michael Bandy '16 in San Diego this fall.

Keith Taylor (University of Washington)- A two-year Varsity starter for Servite Football, Taylor is a longtime Washington commit making his decision back in December of 2015. This season for the Friars Taylor tallied 28 tackles, one force fumble and one interception. He was named 1st Team All-Trinity League and 3rd Team All-Orange County while being selected to play in the Polynesian Bowl in Hawaii in January. AJ Carty '15 also plays for the Washington Huskies.

Tim Burke (Loyola Marymount University)- Burke saw his first Varsity action for the Friars his sophomore season after being pulled up for the playoffs by Coach Spencer during their CIF Championship run. He played in three games for the Friars scoring a goal against South in Regional play. After opting to play academy his junior year, Burke rejoined Servite's team for his senior season and has already had an impact scoring four goals and tallying 10 assists. LMU is becoming a popular destination for Servite players with Keith Murphy '15 and Garrett Amador '16 already playing for the Lions and Corbin Mercado '18 also committing to play with the squad.

Devin Parker (Eastern Oregon University)- Parker is a two-year Varsity starter for Servite Soccer anchoring the Friars back line with Corbin Mercado and was a member of the 2016 Trinity League Championship team. To date, Parker has played in 42 games over two seasons tallying six goals and adding an assist.





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