Next fall, Liberty High School senior Simi Moananu will attend Mercyhurst College. On Friday, February 28, 2020, Moananu signed a letter of intent to play football for the Lakers. Moananu, who started playing football at age six, finished his high school career as a defensive tackle and center for the Leopards. Currently, Moananu ranks 19th in his class and maintains a 3.7 GPA. His academic success at Liberty helped him to earn an academic scholarship at Mercyhurst. While at the college, Moananu plans to study anthropology and archaeology.