Saturday, November 28, 2015

Penn State receives 2015 commitment from Washington DB

Defensive back Ayron Monroe of St. John's College High School in Washington reportedly has given an oral commitment to join Penn State's freshman class of 2015.

Penn State receives 2015 commitment from Washington DB

(AP Photo/ John Beale)
(AP Photo/ John Beale)

Penn State received its third verbal commitment this week to its freshman Class of 2015 when defensive back Ayron Monroe of Washington agreed to a scholarship offer from the Nittany Lions, several recruiting web sites reported Saturday.

The 6-foot-1, 190-pound Monroe, who plays for St. John’s College High School, is rated as a three-star recruit by both and He can play cornerback and safety.

Monroe, the 16th member of Penn State’s 2015 recruiting class, also received offers from Auburn, Nebraska, Iowa, Maryland, Georgia Tech, Virginia and Boston College.

--Joe Juliano

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Joe Juliano has been a staff writer for The Inquirer for 30 years, covering covering Penn State football, Villanova basketball and other college sports, along with golf and the Penn Relays. This is his seventh season on The Inquirer’s Penn State beat. He previously covered the Nittany Lions for United Press International from 1976-84.

Joining Joe this season is Erin McCarthy, an intern for The Inquirer and a junior at Penn State majoring in print and digital journalism. This is Erin's first season on the Penn State football beat. She previously spent two summers as an Inquirer summer intern on the Pennsylvania and South Jersey desks. She is also an editor for the Daily Collegian, the university's student newspaper. A Delaware County native, Erin graduated from Episcopal Academy.

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