Athletics News

National Swimmer

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!

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Gilman Trio for Trilogy Lacrosse

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.

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Major League Lacrosse Commissioner

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.

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World Championship Lacrosse for Holman

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.

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Gaines Gains in Golf

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!

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Draft Dreams

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.

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Sportscaster of the Year

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.

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