Wyomissing has a long standing history of talented football players. This year is no exception with the Spartans currently 12-0.

But many graduates of the Spartans' Varsity football team have continued to shine in their athletic careers at the college level including five 2003 graduates - Sean Hill, Ben Dato, Andrew Althouse, Marc Hunsberger, and Andrew Taylor.

These athletes were members of the high school team when the squad had an impressive winning record of 11-1 and competed in the District III Class AA championship game.

"Wyomissing has had a lot of special teams in the past and my class is making things happen and making an impact on their college teams," said Hill.

Now juniors in college, all have advanced their education and athletic careers.

Hill is the starting wide receiver for Moravian College (Middle Atlantic Conference).

A former quarterback for Wyomissing, Hill made the difficult decision to tryout for an alternate position instead of waiting around for his chance to play at the quarterback spot.

"At camp I was putting a lot of pressure on myself. I sat down with my coach and we both decided to give the wide receiver position a shot," said Hill.

Hill is now the starting wide receiver for the Grey Hounds.

"I didn't start the first game and then their were injuries at my position. I was sort of lucky in a sense. I stepped up and played the position," said Hill.

Dato is having success at Fordam University (Patriot League Division I-AA) as the starting kicker and punter for the Rams. "He has started since his freshman year," said Hill.

Althouse is currently the starting offensive tackle for Carnegie Mellon University (University Athletic Association, Division III).

Hunsberger transferred from Mansfield to Albright (Middle Atlantic Conferences, Division III) where he is a starting line backer while Taylor is starting at defensive back for West Chester University (The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, Division II).

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