Two South High student athletes signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday, Feb. 1.
Peter Becht signed to play soccer at the University of Illinois-Chicago and Charlie LaCivita, signed to play football at St. Cloud State University. The two signed their letters and were recognized by their coaches and families at a ceremony at the school.
Peter Becht was a three-year varsity starter for the Mustangs at the midfield position. Over his career, he was selected as a two-time WSC All-Conference player, two-time Great Midwest Classic All-Tournament team member, two-time team MVP, 2015 IHSSCA All-Sectional, and 2016 IHSSCA All-State. In addition, he was selected as a member of the 2016 USA Today Pre-Season All-American watch list team. He finished his Mustang career 12th All-time in career goals and 17th All-time in career points. He will continue his soccer career at the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Senior football player Charlie LaCivita from Downers Grove South will attend St. Cloud State University in the fall of 2017. Charlie was a standout two-year varsity starter at South. Charlie started at Tight-End / H Back for the Mustangs. Charlie also contributed in a big way to the special team units as the team’s long snapper. Charlie was a good example for his teammates in the way he worked physically on and off the field. Charlie’s teammates would marvel at his competitiveness he displayed on a daily basis.