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Beury (U. Dublin), Wolfington (Haverford School) and Higgins (Owen J. Roberts) top men’s recruits for F&M

Friday, 2nd October 2009

Categories Boy's/Men's, Recruiting, Posted 10/2/09
From Press Release

Upper Dublin defenseman Scott Beury, Haverford School defenseman Austin Wolfington and Owen J. Roberts midfielder Billy Higgins head the list of 13 recruits for coach Todd Cavallaro at Franklin & Marshall.

Cavallaro announced his class of 2013 on Thursday. The well-decorated class features a combination of size and speed and should make an immediate impact for F&M.

“We are very excited about these young men” said Cavallaro, a former Penn assistant. “They will add depth at every position and already have a tremendous commitment to their academics as well as our program.”

The recruits:

Scott Beury – 5’10”, 180 – Defense – A four-time member of the varsity lacrosse team at Upper Dublin High School, Beury helped his team to three Suburban One league championships. Beury made second team all-league as a sophomore and was first team all-league as both a junior and a senior. He was also league MVP and an Honorable Mention pick as a senior.

Austin Wolfington – 5’10”, 165 – Defense – A two-time member of the Haverford School varsity lacrosse team, Wolfington helped his team to a Pennsylvania State Final Four appearance his junior year and an Inter-Ac League co-championship his senior year. Wolfington won the lacrosse school award his senior year and was a member of the track team and the National Honor Society.

Billy Higgins – 5’10”, 165 – Midfield – Higgins was a four-year member of the varsity at Owen J. Roberts. As a senior he was captain of a team that went undefeated in winning the Pioneer Athletic Conference, won one District 1 playoff game and went 19-2 overall.

Jordan Barr – 6’1″, 175 – Attack – Jordan played football, basketball and lacrosse at the Saint James School in Maryland. A four-year varsity member and senior year captain, Jordan accounted for 128 goals and 59 assists in his four-year career. He made all-area three years and was the area player of the year as a senior.

Anthony Conroy – 5’10”, 170 – Midfield – A two-time member of national powerhouse, St. Anthony’s High School, Anthony helped lead his team to a division championship in 2009.

Reid Doucette – 5’9″, 160 – Midfield/Attack – A three-year varsity player for Calhoun High School, Reid helped his team reach the Nassau County Playoffs all three years. In his three years, Reid had 59 goals and 78 assists, leading Calhoun in points junior and senior years. Reid also played soccer for three years and was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Science League.

Tim Gaines – 6’1″, 195 – Midfield – A three-year varsity member at St. Paul’s High School in Baltimore Maryland Tim helped his team reach the MIAA playoffs in all three years he was on the team. His senior year Tim was the recipient of the Lois D. Clark Loyalty Award given to the dedicated athlete who raises the level of his teammates play. He also received the Stephen W. Fertig Cup, presented to the athlete who best exemplifies strong and recognizable character traits.

Sean Kenny – 6’4″, 200 – Midfield – A four-year starter in lacrosse and football at the Bernard School in New Jersey, Sean was senior year captain and two-time MVP of the lacrosse team. Sean accumulated 158 goals and over 100 assists in his 4 years on the squad. As a senior Sean was first team all-group and division in both football and lacrosse. In football he was captain and earned MVP honors after throwing and rushing for over 1,000 yards each his senior year.

Jimmy King – 6’0″, 190 – Defense – A four-year starter four the Governor’s Academy, Jimmy helped his team win four-straight Independent School League (ISL) championships. He was a two-time All-ISL selection and made All-New England his senior year. Jimmy also started all four years for the varsity football team, earning all ISL junior and senior years. As a senior Jimmy was captain of both the football and lacrosse teams. He also was awarded the Academy Prize his senior year. This prestigious award is given to one student every year and is based on overall academic, athletic and community achievements.

Jordan McLean – 6’3″, 185 – Midfield – Three-year varsity starter at The Lovett School in Georgia. Jordan helped his team to back-to-back state championships in ’08 and ’09. Jordan was selected All-State in ’09, finishing the year with 18 goals, 12 assists and 60 groundballs. Jordan was also a member of the Atlanta Select lacrosse, football and basketball teams. He finished his career at The Lovett School on the honor roll all four years.

Tristan Miller – 6’0″, 265 – Attack – Tristan was a three-year member of the Manhasset varsity lacrosse team, and was a member of the Deerfield lacrosse team during his postgraduate year. As a junior and senior at Manhasset, Tristan made all-county honorable mention while posting 65 goals and 7 assists. During his postgraduate year at Deerfield, Tristan scored 35 goals and 4 assists for the Co-New England Champions. He was a New England Prep Attackman of the Year nominee.

Jason Polansky – 6’0″ 185 – Midfield – Jason was a four-year member of the Rutgers Prep varsity lacrosse team. He was a two-time captain and helped his team to a state championship his senior year. In his career Jason scored 150 goals and dished out 109 assists. Jason was MVP for his state championship squad during his senior year. Jason also competed for the soccer and swimming teams.

A.J. Reichert – 5’11”, 165 – Midfield – A.J. was a four-year member of the West Windsor Plainsboro High School North varsity lacrosse team. In his sophomore year he was the offensive MVP and in his junior and senior years he was team MVP. Over the course of his career A.J. accumulated 116 goals and 94 assists. He was a 2009 All-State and All-County selection. A.J. Helped his team to a 2009 Mercer County Championship and was a member of the honor roll.

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