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Fall Signing Day 2020: Where are New Jersey’s best softball players going to college?

Bella Truelove

Steinert’s Carli Backlund celebrates teammate Bella Truelove’s 1st inning 3-run homer against St. John Vianney in Wednesday evening’s Tournament of Champions high school softball semifinals in South Orange. Steinert held on to win 3-2 to advance. 06/06/2018 Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance MediaSteve Hockstein | For NJ Advance

The spring season was stripped by the pandemic but the Class of 2021 will finally have something to celebrate with the early signing period beginning Wednesday.

Listed below are New Jersey softball players who have made commitments to play in college. Check to see where the Class of 2021 will be playing at the next level.

Did we miss someone? Send an e-mail to [email protected] and [email protected] so she can be added to the list.

  • Bryele Anthony, Shawnee, Immaculata
  • Laila Aponte, DePaul, Post
  • Emily Arnold, Parsippany Hills. Rowan
  • Bella Arrigo, Pequannock, DeSales
  • Brooke Bachonski, Old Bridge,
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Where are New Jersey’s best softball players going to college?

The spring season was stripped by the pandemic but the Class of 2021 will finally have something to celebrate with the early signing period beginning Wednesday.



a baseball player pitching a ball on a field: Steinert's Carli Backlund celebrates teammate Bella Truelove's 1st inning 3-run homer against St. John Vianney in Wednesday evening's Tournament of Champions high school softball semifinals in South Orange. Steinert held on to win 3-2 to advance


© Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance Media/Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance/nj.com/TNS
Steinert’s Carli Backlund celebrates teammate Bella Truelove’s 1st inning 3-run homer against St. John Vianney in Wednesday evening’s Tournament of Champions high school softball semifinals in South Orange. Steinert held on to win 3-2 to advance

Listed below are New Jersey softball players who have made commitments to play in college. Check to see where the Class of 2021 will be playing at the next level.

Did we miss someone? Send an e-mail to [email protected] and [email protected] so she can be added to the list.

Bella Arrigo, Pequannock, DeSales

Samantha Bagosy, Washington Twp, Penn State-Brandywine

Michaela Carroll, Hackensack, Gettysburg

Alexa Caulder, Paul VI, Shippensburg

Maggie Chinnadurai, Morris Knolls, Messiah

Charli Czaczkowski,

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Murphy to nominate Angelica Allen-McMillan as New Jersey’s next education commissioner


Angelica Allen-McMillan.

Angelica Allen-McMillan. | Courtesy of source

Angelica Allen-McMillan, a longtime educator and currently the interim Morris County schools superintendent, is Gov. Phil Murphy’s pick to be New Jersey’s next state education commissioner, POLITICO has learned.

If confirmed by the full state Senate, Allen-McMillan will be tasked with leading the state’s nearly 600 school districts through what may be a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Allen-McMillan’s nomination will be officially announced Tuesday morning, according to a spokesperson for the governor’s office. She will serve as acting commissioner until her confirmation.

If confirmed, she would replace former Commissioner Lamont Repollet, who stepped down in July to become president of Kean University.

“From day one, I pledged to select a Commissioner of Education with experience in public education. We fulfilled that promise through the nomination of Dr. Repollet, and maintain that promise today,” Murphy said in a statement. “A product of

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