Two Canfield High School athletes will participate in a “letter-of-intent” signing ceremony in the athletic foyer on February 1, 2017, at noon. Anita Mancini will be formally announcing her selection of the University of Toledo, while Jake Cummings will commit to Youngstown State University.
Mancini is four year girls’ soccer letter-winner. This past season, she led Canfield to their first undefeated regular season with 35 goals and 9 assists, finishing her career with 90 goals and 29 assists. She was named District “Player of the Year” and earned first team All Ohio Division I honors. She was a three time first team All-District selection, three time All-AAC first team, 2 time AAC “Player of the Year” (2015-16) and Vindicator female “Player of the Year” (2016). Mancini will attend the University of Toledo to major in nursing while continuing her soccer career as a Rocket. A 3.97 GPA student, she is the daughter of Frank and Lori Mancini.
Cummings is a multi-sport athlete at Canfield, earning two varsity letters in basketball and three in football. Cummings was named to the All-AAC first team, gaining All-Northeast Ohio “Special Mention.” In addition, he was selected for the Northeast Ohio “Big 22” team, rushing for over 1000 yards and scoring 21 touchdowns during his senior year. A 3.25 GPA student, Jake plans on majoring in Chemical Engineering at Youngstown State. He is the son of Michael and Barbara Cummings.