Cross-Country, Football, Soccer, Volleyball and Water Polo are having try-outs and practices in August.
Max Verheyen ‘19, a varsity swimmer since his freshman year, has qualified for the Scholastic All American Team at USA Swimming: Winter JR Nationals in the 200 and 400 IM; the 100 and 200 Breast events at the Future competition; and the Summer JR Nationals. 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.
Head Athletic Trainer Nick Pitruzzella has received the Maryland Athletic Trainers' Association Award in recognition of his dedication to Gilman, the MATA, and the athletic training profession. He was nominated by his peers.
Amir Whitehead '21 has been selected to the 2017-18 USA Fencing All-American Second Team. Amir will be competing in the Cadet competition at the Summer Nationals Fencing Competition in St Louis, MO.
The Sun cited senior tennis champ Derrick Thompson's 36-0 Gilman record in naming him Boy Athlete of the Week for May 22. Congrats, Derrick!
JV tennis are MIAA team champs! They prevailed against Loyola, 4-1. Congrats!
Fullback Henry Poggi '13 signed as a rookie free agent with the Oakland Raiders. Henry played four years at Michigan. Congrats, Henry!
Draft dreams do come true - the Los Angeles Rams selected Micah Kiser '13 in Round 5, Pick 10 of the 2018 NFL draft. Read the report on NFL.com.
“Indoor track is such a short season that everyone must be very disciplined and focused to peak at the right time, and my coaching staff and athletes definitely embodied those traits from the first practice to the championship meet.” - Coach Matt Tully '02
Parker Pearce '19 and Aiden Tydings '21 play on the #No. 1-ranked Maryland team of the U.S. Polo Association Interscholastic League. During spring break, the team successfully defended their national title so they are now two-time national champions.
Titans WR Darius Jennings ‘11 came out to cheer when varsity lacrosse played St. Anne's Belfield in Charlottesville, winning 9-7. Current players were big Darius fans all the way back in Lower School. Read the story here.
The New York Jets have signed LB Brandon Copeland '09. Learn more here.
Major League Lacrosse (MLL) has selected Alexander P. "Sandy" Brown '81 has been selected as the second commissioner in the 18-year history of the league. Sandy's previous positions include president/CEO of One World Sports, president of Univision Sports, and managing director of both ESPN Asia and ESPN Star Sports.
Marcus Holman '09 will participate in the US Lacrosse Team USA for this summer's World Championships. He also played in the 2014 World Games. Learn more in this US Lacrosse announcement. Holman's feat comes on the heels of his significant contributions to bringing his MLL team, Ohio Machine, their first championship last August.
Getting ready for Saturday's Gilman-McDonogh game: William Cabel Bruce, Jr. Award winners Cyrus Jones '12, Sherm Bristow '67, and Darius Jennings '11. Sherm, longtime athletics director and head football coach, was an assistant coach of Cyrus and Darius during their Gilman football-playing days.
Congrats to Chase Campbell '14, who will receive UVA's prestigious T. Rodney Crowley Jr. scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic year!
What does it mean to be a black Ivy League student-athlete? In this blog post Miles Norris '13 shares his experience playing football at Cornell.
A tip of the hat to Jairus Gaines '18 for his outstanding performance at Woodholme Country Club at the second round of the 2017 MIAA Individual Golf Tournament. Jairus entered the second and final round of the tournament tied for thirteenth place, but carded an impressive five under par 68 to finish the event in fourth. Jairus was the low score medalist for the second round, and completed his outing with a birdie on 17 and an eagle on 18 to earn the lowest score of the day. Congratulations Jairus!
Coach Brooks Matthews '87 was recently interviewed by Press Box about Gilman's lacrosse tradition, the importance of a championship attitude, and the team's depth heading into 2017.
UVA inside linebacker Micah Kiser '13 has been named to the preseason Butkus Award Watch List, an annual award given to the nation's best linebacker. Read more on the University of Virginia Athletics website.
Enough said. Jake Matthai '12. Read more on the USILA web site.
Detroit Lions linebacker Brandon Copeland '09 will host a free youth football camp in Patterson Park for kids in grades seven through 11. In addition to the focus on football, he plans to encourage students to expand their future options by improving their grades and taking the SATs...
Chisom Opara '99 has been promoted to director of player personnel by the Cleveland Browns. Opara, a wide receiver at Princeton, signed with the Ravens in 2003...
Tom O'Neill '12 helped the Yale Bulldogs reach their first Ivy League Championship Series since 1995. Yale fell 2-1 to Princeton on Sunday, May 15 at Clarke Field in a decisive Game 3 of the series. In a pre-series article in the New Haven Register, Yale coach John Stupor calls Tom "the best defensive shortstop I've ever had."
Draft dreams do come true - the New England Patriots selected Cyrus Jones '12 in the second round of the 2016 NFL draft. Cyrus was the No. 60 pick overall. Read the report on NFL.com.
Cyrus credits his dad, Cyrus Sr., for his success in a touching Baltimore Sun article.
Cyrus is included in a Pressbox about players who were drafted or are undrafted rookie free agents.
Gavin Sheets '14 does not regret his decision to play baseball at Wake Forest rather than pursue a professional career. The Atlanta Braves selected Gavin in the 37th round of the 2014 draft. Gavin's dad is Larry Sheets, Gilman baseball head coach and faculty member.
Congratulations to WBAL News Radio's Sportsline host Brett Hollander '03, who was named Maryland Sportscaster of the Year this week by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. The North Carolina group honored a writer and broadcaster in each state in addition to national honors and hall of fame inductees. Read more on WBAL NewsRadio 1090.