Here is a summary of last week's varsity cross country, football, soccer, water polo and volleyball events.
Thomas Booker '18 continues to be honored for his high school football career even though he has moved on to the collegiate level. He was one of the 69 members of the inaugural National Football Foundation's High School Scholar-Athlete Class, honoring the top 2017-18 scholar-athletes from around the country.
Former Gilman football teammates Cyrus Jones '12 and Henry Poggi '13 reconnected as teammates with the New England Patriots for a few days before Cyrus was re-signed by the Baltimore Ravens. Here's a Baltimore Sun article, No, Cyrus Jones isn't a Patriots 'spy.' Cyrus had a solid debut for the Ravens returning punts and winning bragging rights in the Gilman face-off with the Titans' WR Darius Jennings '11.
Keep up with varsity sports with this weekly roundup. Go hounds!
Max Verheyen ‘19, a varsity swimmer since his freshman year, has qualified for the Scholastic All American Team at USA Swimming. While competing at the Futures competition, Max achieved both Winter and Summer JR National cuts in the 400 IM, and Winter JR National cuts in the 200 IM, 100 Breast, and 200 Breast events. Requirements included academic performance as well as swimming achievement. Congratulations Max!
Recently the Gilman campus hosted a football camp, led by Brandon Copeland ’09, that was unlike any other. The Jets linebacker, joined by other NFL players and volunteers, held a one-day event for more than 400 kids ages 11-17. Learn more about the third annual Beyond the Basics Football Camp here.
Gilman Athletic Director Russell Wrenn ‘96 is shown with Trilogy Lacrosse CEO Ryan Boyle ‘00 and campers at Boyle’s lacrosse camp at Goucher College. Wrenn spoke to two different sessions of campers about the college recruiting process. Boyle founded Trilogy in 2005 with his Gilman and Princeton teammate, Rob Lindsey ‘00.
Congratulations to Coach Foreman, The Baltimore Sun 2018 All-Metro boys outdoor track Coach of the Year! This article summarizes the accomplishments of the team and Mr. Foreman explains the importance of Gilman's teacher-coach model to their success.