UMBC nets a keeper from PA Classics

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Billy Heavner, who has started all five matches for the PA Classics' under-17/18 Development Academy team this season, verbally commited to UMBC on Wednesday, he confirmed to ESPNHS.

Heavner was the starting keeper as Hempfield (Landisville, Pa.) won a high school state title in 2010. This past fall season, he earned all-league first-team honors.

The Class of 2012 goalkeeper prospect made one appearance with the Academy team last season.

Heavner joins a recruiting class that includes Michael Burgos, Mamadou Kansaye and Patrick Pilawe Pato from Maryland and Matt Schwarz from Texas.