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Six Swimmers Named to "Reach for the Wall's" All DMV Team

Six Georgetown Prep swimmers were named to the "Reach for the Wall's" All DMV team for their performances and results this season.

First Team All-DMV Individual Events

Dylan Danaie '21 (100 breast)

Brett Feyerick '21 (100 free, 100 back and 200 IM)

First Team All-DMV Relays

200 Medley Relay: Automatic All American (Ryan Mathis '20, Dylan Danaie '21, Brett Feyerick '21, and David Fitch '21)

200 Free Relay: All American Consideration (Luke Addington '20, Nick Spicer '20, Ryan Mathis '20, and David Fitch '21)

400 Free Relay: All American Consideration (Nick Spicer '20, Dylan Danaie '21, David Fitch '21, and Brett Feyerick '21)

Second Team All-DMV Individual Events

David Fitch '21 (100 breast, 200 IM)

Read more on "Reach for the Wall's" website.

Varsity Lacrosse

Prep's varsity lacrosse hosted Severn High School on Saturday afternoon.

The Hoyas scored early in the first quarter when Seve Cordero '21 found classmate Zach Whittier '21 for a Prep goal. Cordero scored moments later to put the Hoyas up 2-0. James Flannery '19 increased the Prep lead to three before Severn got on the scoreboard. Defenseman Clay Lanham '19 scored a transition goal to give the Hoyas a 4-1 lead at the end of the first quarter.

Lanham found the back of the net again at the beginning of the second quarter and moments later, classmate Finn Muldoon '19 scored on an alley dodge to give Prep a 6-1 lead. Muldoon would score again moments later before three straight Severn goals narrowed Prep's lead to three (7-4) at the half.

In the third quarter, Muldoon would score his third goal of the game. Minutes later, Whittier found Kevin Christmas '20 to increase the Prep lead to five goals. Flannery scored his second goal of the game before Severn cut the lead to five again. Defenseman Jake Giulieri '19 scored a transition goal before Whittier found the net at the end of the third quarter to give Prep a 12-5 lead. In the fourth quarter, Carter Kane '19 scored on an assist from Christmas. Prep would go on to win, 13-6, to improve to 2-0 on the year.

Prep will travel to nationally ranked Gilman tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12, for a 4:30 p.m. game. On Friday, March 15, Prep will take on nationally ranked Gonzaga at Georgetown University for a 7:00 p.m. game.

The Hoyas are 2-0 on the year.

Varsity Baseball

The 2019 varsity baseball team open their season today with a game at DeMatha Catholic at 4:30 p.m. The Hoyas are away on Wednesday, March 13 at 5:00 p.m. Prep hosts Severna Park on Friday, March 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Prep hosts Archbishop Curley at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.

Rugby A

The Prep rugby A team opened their season last Tuesday at home against Malvern Prep from the Philadelphia area. Prep controlled the match from the start and went on to win big, 34-14.

This past weekend, Prep traveled to Baltimore to take on Loyola Blakefield. Prep dominated the match en route to a 17-0 victory.

Prep hosts Benedictine High School from Richmond, Virginia this Friday, March 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Prep is 2-0 on the year.

Varsity Golf

The 2019 varsity golf team will open their season next Monday, March 18 with a match against Gonzaga at Norbeck Country Club at 3:30 p.m.

Prep is coming off an undefeated 2018 campaign and Coach Barry's first undefeated season in his 35-year coaching career. The Hoyas won the Metro Championships and the I.A.C. title.

Varsity Tennis

The varsity tennis team will open their season tomorrow, Tuesday, March 12 at home against Sidwell Friends at 4:00 p.m. Prep is coming off an 8-3 2018 season.

Track and Field

Prep's 2019 track and field season will begin this Wednesday, March 13 as the team hosts the annual Prep Invitational beginning at 4:00 p.m.

Odera Nweke '19 represented Prep at the New Balance Nationals meet in New York. Nweke placed 14th overall for jumping over 23" in the long jump competition.

Full Spring Sports Schedule

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Golf

Varsity Lacrosse

Rugby A

Varsity Tennis

Track and Field

Go Prep!

Dan Paro'79

Athletic Director

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16 Hoyas Earn Winter All I.A.C. Honors

Congratulations to the members of Georgetown Prep's basketball, hockey, swimming and diving, and wrestling teams who earned All I.A.C. honors for their outstanding play this winter.

Prep's swimming and diving team won the Washington Metropolitan Championships on February 9 and won their nineteenth consecutive I.A.C. title.

The varsity hockey team won the I.A.C. tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over Landon on February 14. The Hoyas won a share of the I.A.C. regular season championship. Senior captain James Flannery '19 was named the I.A.C. Player of the Year.

The varsity basketball team finished their season with a 13-10 record while the varsity wrestling team placed third in the I.A.C. tournament.

Sixteen Georgetown Prep student-athletes earned all-league recognition:

Basketball

  • DeJean Desire '19
  • Miles Somerville '19

Hockey

  • James Flannery '19
  • Clay Lanham '19
  • Alex Chaconas '20
  • Elon Granston '20
  • Peter Roche '20

Swimming and Diving

  • Jacob Morales '19
  • Ryan Mathis '20
  • Nick Spicer '20
  • Brett Feyerick '21
  • David Fitch '21
  • Josh Wolfson '22

200 Free Relay Team: Luke Addington '20, Fitch, Mathis, and Spicer.

200 Medley Relay Team: Addington, Mathis, Feyerick, and Wolfson.

400 Free Relay Team: Michael Amberman '19, Spicer, Fitch, and Feyerick.

Wrestling

  • Kobe Borda '19
  • Kyonte Hamilton '21
  • Tim Kirlin '21

Howard Blue Named Varsity Basketball Coach

On Friday, Headmaster John Glennon Jr. announced that Ryan Eskow has decided to step down from his position as Head Varsity Basketball Coach at Georgetown Prep. He shared that as he has been given more and more responsibility in the classroom and in the greater Prep community, his desire to continue his own education has grown and he has plans to return to school to pursue a graduate degree while continuing to teach and deepen his leadership and engagement with other initiatives at Georgetown Prep. The School appreciate Ryan's commitment to our basketball program over the past four years. Under his tenure, Prep amassed an impressive 69-30 record including two regular season I.A.C. titles and an I.A.C. Tournament Championship.

Howard Blue, who was named the Director of Academic Support, has agreed to become the next Head Varsity Basketball Coach at Georgetown Prep. He spent this past season as an assistant coach of Prep's varsity basketball team and also spent two years working and learning under Coach Steve Turner at Gonzaga College High School. He has experience navigating the college recruitment process for student-athletes and their families and understands how to train and develop high school athletes physically, mentally, and emotionally. Coach Blue was a four-year starter for Colgate University's men's basketball team (graduated in 2004 with his B.A. in Educational Studies) and earned All-Rookie, All-League, and All-Patriot League Academic Honors.

Varsity Lacrosse

Prep's varsity lacrosse hosted St. Mary's Annapolis on Saturday afternoon.

Prep entered the game ranked number sixteen in the country according to the Preseason Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse High School Top 25 Power Rankings. St. Mary's entered the contest ranked number 25.

The Hoyas scored their first goal of the season just 12 seconds into the game when defenseman Clay Lanham '19 led a fast break and found classmate Rory Bracken '19 for an early 1-0 lead. Prep scored minutes later on an extra man opportunity to lead 2-0. St. Mary's scored three consecutive goals to end the quarter to lead 3-2. After another St. Mary's goal, Hugh Mullane '21 scored on an unassisted goal. St. Mary's would increase their lead to two goals before Finn Muldoon '19 scored back-to-back goals to tie the game at five at the half.

In the second half, St. Mary's struck first before another extra man goal tied the at six. Bracken's second goal of the game gave the Hoyas a 7-6 lead before St. Mary's tied the game at the end of the third quarter. With the game tied at seven entering the fourth quarter, both teams were held scoreless with story defensive play until 2:08 left in the game when James Flannery '19 found the back of the net for the Hoyas. Zach Whittier '21 and Kevin Christmas '20 scored late goals to ensure a 10-7 Prep victory.

Goaltenders Chris Burns '19 and Justin Clark '19 both played outstanding games for the Hoyas defense.

Prep hosted Severn High School this Friday, March 8 at 4:30 p.m. on Fegan-Galvin Field.

Prep is 1-0 on the year.

Varsity Baseball

The 2019 varsity baseball team look to repeat as I.A.C. champions this season. The Hoyas were 8-2 in I.A.C. league play, but were upset in the I.A.C. title series by St. Albans. Prep finished the year with a 15-10 record.

Prep will continue its preseason scrimmage schedule this week before opening their season next Monday, March 11 against DeMatha Catholic.

Rugby A

The Prep rugby A team had its season opener rescheduled due to inclement weather. The Hoyas host Malvern Prep tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. The Hoyas will travel to Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday, March 9 to take on Loyola Blakefield at 4:00 p.m.

Prep is coming off a 7-4 2018 season.

Spring Sports

Prep's varsity golf, tennis, and track and field teams will open their seasons later this month.

Full Spring Sports Schedule

Varsity Baseball

Varsity Golf

Varsity Lacrosse

Rugby A

Varsity Tennis

Track and Field

Go Prep!

Dan Paro'79
Athletic Director

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Prep Hockey's Flannery '19 named MAPHL Player of the Year, Danver named Coach of the Year

Georgetown Prep's James Flannery '19 was named the Mid-Atlantic Prep Hockey League's (MAPHL) Player of the Year on February 23. Varsity Head Coach Brian Danver was received the league's Coach of the Year honors.

The varsity hockey team won the I.A.C. tournament championship with a 2-1 victory over Landon on February 14. The Hoyas won a share of the I.A.C. regular season championship.

The Hoyas lost in the first round of the MAPHL tournament to Archbishop Spalding, 4-3. Prep finished their season with a 14-4-1 overall record.

Varsity Wrestling

The Georgetown Prep varsity wrestling team competed in the Nationals Meet at Lehigh University this past weekend.

The Hoyas placed 29th of the 65 teams competing in the national tournament.

Kyonte Hamilton '21 placed fourth in his weight class.

The Prep wrestling season is complete.


Spring Sports Schedule

The Georgetown Prep varsity spring sports season officially begins this Friday, March 1.

Prep's varsity lacrosse team hosts St. Mary's Annapolis at 4:30 p.m. Prep is ranked number sixteen in the country according to the Preseason Under Armour/Inside Lacrosse High School Top 25 Power Rankings. St. Mary's is ranked number 25.

On Saturday, March 2, Prep's Rugby A-side hosts Malvern Prep at 1:00 p.m.

Prep's baseball, golf, tennis, and track and field teams will start their season in mid-March.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Varsity Hockey Wins 2019 I.A.C. Tournament Title

The Georgetown Prep varsity hockey team and Coach Brian Danver won the 2019 Interstate Athletic Conference (I.A.C.) tournament championship on February 14 with a 2-1 victory over Landon.

The Hoyas, who won a share of the I.A.C. regular season championship with St. Albans and Landon, defeated St. Albans on Monday, 7-5, to advance to the I.A.C. championship game.

In the championship game, Prep took a 1-0 lead in the first period on a Patrick Fitzgerald '21 goal. After a scoreless second period, James Flannery '19 put the Hoyas up 2-0. Landon scored on a power play goal with two minutes left in the third period. Prep's defense and the outstanding play of goaltender Elon Granston '20kept Landon out the net over the final two minutes and Prep would go on to win the tournament championship 2-1. Granston recorded 22 saves.

Prep will play Archbishop Spalding today at 4:15 p.m. in the first round of the MAPHL playoffs beginning at 4:15 p.m. Rockville Ice Arena.

The Hoyas improve to a 14-3-1 overall record and are ranked number two in the Washington, D.C., area by The Washington Post.

Swimming and Diving

The Georgetown Prep swimming and diving team competed in the Eastern Invitational meet this past weekend at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

The Hoyas placed ninth in the meet with a total team score of 300.50.

Brett Feyerick '21 placed second in the 100-yard backstroke and was third in the 200-yard individual medley. Dylan Danaie '21 placed third in the 100-yard breaststroke. Gellert Kish '21 placed fourth in the diving competition.

Follow the link to read a full Eastern Invitational recap.

Prep's swimming and diving season is complete. The Hoyas won their nineteenth consecutive I.A.C. title and won the 2019 Metro Championships.

Winter Track

The Prep winter track team hosted the Jesuit Indoor Invitational on February 15.

The Hoyas won the meet with a total team score of 50 points, four points better than second-place Loyola Blakefield High School. Gonzaga placed third with 41 points.

Odera Nweke '19 continued his impressive season with wins in the 55-meter and the long jump competition. Classmate Michael Butler '19 won the shot-put competition while Aaron Milton '21 won the high jump competition.

Prep's 4 x 200 and 4 x 400 relay teams also won first place.

Ben Bell '20 placed second in the 300-meter race while classmate John Mikita '20 55-meter hurdles. The 4 x 800 relay team also placed second.

Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team earned the number four seed in the I.A.C. conference tournament.

On February 13, Prep hosted Landon in the first round of the conference tournament. The Hoyas held the Bears to only six first quarter points and led at halftime, 24-18. Both teams played evenly in the second half, but late in the fourth quarter, the Hoyas built a five-point lead and held on for the 54-51 win. Prep was led by DeJean Desire '19's 17 points and 16 rebounds and classmate Kamdyn Curfman '19's 15 points.

Prep advanced to take on the number seed, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes. Prep traveled to Alexandria, Virginia to take on the Saints on February 14. After a low scoring first quarter, the Saints held Prep to only five second quarter points and led at halftime, 19-13. The Saints built 19-point lead into the fourth quarter before Prep's offense came to life. The Hoyas were able to cut the lead to single digits, but the Saints held on for the 64-53 win. Prep was led by Miles Somerville '19 (17 points) and Zion Russell '21 (15 points).

The Hoyas finish their 2018-2019 season with a 13-10 overall record.

Varsity Wrestling

The Hoyas hosted St. Albans on February 13 in their last I.A.C. match of the year.

Prep defeated St. Albans 48-24.

This past weekend, the Hoyas competed in the Maryland Independent State Championships. Prep placed twelfth overall. Kyonte Hamilton '21 placed second in his weight class.

Kobe Borda '19 placed sixth in his weight class while Grant Maynard '19 and Tim Kirlin '21 both placed eighth in their respective weight classes.

Select members of the varsity team will compete in the Nationals Meet at Lehigh University this Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23.

Full Winter Schedule

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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Swimming and Diving Wins 2019 Metros Championship

The Georgetown Prep Swimming and Diving team won the Washington Metros Championship on February 9 at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center.

The Hoyas recorded 356 total points, nine points better than second place Winston Churchill High School's 347 points. Walter Johnson High School placed third with 290 points.

Prep's 200-yard medley relay team of Luke Addington '20, Ryan Mathis '20, Dylan Danaie '21 and Brett Feyerick '21 placed first and achieved the All-America time.

Feyerick won the 100-yard backstroke and placed second in the 100-yard freestyle. Classmate Danaie placed second in the 100-yard breaststroke and 12th in the 100-yard fresstyle. Dave Fitch '21 placed fourth in the 200-yard individual medley and seventh in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Gellert Kish '21 placed seventh in the diving competition while Jacob Morales '19 and Hamilton Sateri '21 placed 13th and 18th, respectively.

The 200-free relay team of Addington, Nick Spicer '20, Mathis, and Fitch placed second as did the 400-free relay team of Spicer, Danaie, Fitch, and Feyerick.

The Swimming and Diving team won their 19th consecutive I.A.C. title on January 23 and placed second at the WMPSSDL championships.

Follow the link to read Reach for the Wall's full Metros' recap.

Prep will travel to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to compete in the Eastern Invitationals this weekend at Franklin and Marshall College.

Scott Urick Inducted into the Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame

Georgetown Prep's Assistant Director of Athletics and Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach, Scott Urick, will be inducted into the Georgetown University Athletic Hall of Fame Friday evening.

Urick, Georgetown graduate from the class of 2000, was a four-year member of the school's nationally ranked lacrosse program. He was a two-time All-America selection and served as team captain as a junior and senior. Urick scored a school-record 144 goals and 180 total points, good for fifth best in the program's history. He led the Hoyas to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, including the 1999.

After graduation, Urick served as assistant lacrosse coach at Cornell University before returning as an offensive coach, where he served as an assistant coach and offensive coordinator for 11 seasons. Georgetown finished ranked in the top 10 in the country in seven of those seasons and Coach Urick helped 24 players earn All-American accolades during that stretch.

Urick played professionally in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) for nine seasons. Playing for the New Jersey Pride and the Chesapeake Bayhawks, he retired in 2009 as the third all-time leading goal scorer in MLL history. In 2006, Urick led team USA to a silver medal in the World Lacrosse Championships and was the team's leading scorer.

He is a member of the Potomac Chapter of the US Lacrosse and James W. Robinson High School hall of fames. He was selected to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Board of Directors.

Urick was named Georgetown Prep's Assistant Director of Athletics and Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach in July, 2016. He is entering his third season as Prep's coach.

Varsity Basketball

The Georgetown Prep varsity basketball team won both their I.A.C. matchups last week.

Prep hosted Landon on Tuesday evening. After a close first quarter, Prep opened a 10-point lead in the second quarter and led 36-26 lead at the half.

Landon held Prep to only six third quarter pointers and took three-point lead into the final quarter. Prep and Landon exchanged leads late into the game and Prep's Miles Somerville '19 converted both of his free throws late in the fourth. The Hoyas held on for the 57-55 victory. Prep was led by Somerville (16 points) and DeJean Desire '19 (10 points and 12 rebounds).

On Friday, Prep traveled to Alexandria, Virginia to take on league-leading St. Stephen's & St. Agnes. The Hoyas came out aggressive on offense and led 18-11 at the end of the first quarter. The Saints cut the lead to two points at the half, 29-27. After a back and forth third quarter, Prep's defense held the Saints to only 12 points and the Hoyas held on for the 59-56 win. Prep was led by Zion Russell '21 (18 points) and Kamdyn Curfman '19 (16 points).

Prep secured the number four seed in this week's I.A.C. conference tournament. The Hoyas host either St. Albans or Landon this Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. If Prep wins, Prep will travel to St. Stephen's & St. Agnes on Thursday, February 14 at 6:00 p.m.

The Hoyas are 12-9 on the year and 5-5 in the I.A.C.

Varsity Hockey

Prep's varsity hockey team took on Bullis in their final I.A.C. regular season conference game of the year.

The Hoyas came out strong, taking home the first, second and third goals, the first and third scored by James Flannery '19 and the second by Alex Chaconas '20. Bullis scored late into the first period, but the Hoyas defender Alex Demers '21 was able to score in the final minutes to put the Hoyas at a 4-1 lead going into the second period.

Prep dominated the second period outshooting Bullis 22-5 and scoring four times to give the Hoyas a large lead that would carry them to the end of the game. Prep would go on to win, 8-3.

With the victory, Prep ensured a regular season I.A.C. co-championship.

The Hoyas took on St. John's College High School on February 6. Prep would score one goal in each quarter and held the Cadets scoreless en route to a 3-0 win. Prep was led by Patrick Fitzgerald '21's two goals.

Prep took on Archbishop Spalding the next night, February 7. Both teams found the back of the net in the first period. Prep scored two goals in the second period and held on in the third period for the, 5-4 win. Chaconas scored two goals for the Hoyas while classmate Peter Roche '20 added three assists.

The Hoyas dropped a non-conference contest against Calvert Hall High School on Friday. Prep scored the first goal of the game, but Calvert Hall would add two goals in the second and held on for the 2-1 win.

Prep takes on St. Albans tomorrow, Tuesday, February 12, at 3:00 p.m. in the I.A.C. semifinals. The game will be played at Rockville Ice Arena. The I.A.C. championship will be played on Thursday, February 14.

Prep is on the year at 12-3-1 and is ranked #2 in the area by The Washington Post.

Varsity Wrestling

Prep competed in the Melee on the Metros tournament this weekend at Wilson High School.

The Hoyas placed eleventh overall.

Kyonte Hamilton '21 took home first place in his respective weight class.

Grant Maynard '19 placed fifth while Ryan Yousefi '19 placed seventh.

The Hoyas will host St. Albans this Wednesday, February 13 at 5:00 p.m. Prep will compete in the Maryland State Tournament this Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16.

Winter Track

Prep's winter track team hosted the Montgomery County Private School Championships on February 6.

The Hoyas dominated the Championships totaling 212 points. Second-place Landon scored 59 points followed by St. Andrew's (45 points).

Odera Nweke '19 placed first in the 55-meter race and broke his own long-jump record with a jump of 23'2 to win the competition. He is now third all-time in Montgomery County long-jump history.

John Mikita '20 won the 500-meter and 55-high hurdles competitions. Ben Bell '20 won the 300-meter race while Aaron Milton '21 won the high jump competition. Michael Butler '19 won the shot-put competition and Joe Raza '22 won the 800-meter race.

Prep's relay teams dominated meet winning gold in the 4 x 200- meter, 4 x 400-meter, and 4 x 800-meter races.

Prep placed second overall in the Hoxton Invitational at Episcopal High School this Saturday. Nweke broke Georgetown Prep's 55-meter record with 6.39 seconds and won the race. He also won the long-jump competition. Butler won the shot-put competition.

Prep hosts the Jesuit Indoor Invitational this Friday, February 15 at 4:00 p.m.

Full Winter Schedule

Varsity Basketball Schedule

Varsity Hockey Schedule

Swimming and Diving Schedule

Varsity Wrestling Schedule

Upcoming Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 12: Varsity hockey takes on St. Albans at 4:00 p.m. at Rockville Ice Arena in the I.A.C. semifinals.
  • Wednesday, February 13: Varsity basketball hosts the quarterfinals of the I.A.C. tournament at 6:00 p.m. against either Landon or St. Albans.
  • Wednesday, February 13: Varsity wrestling hosts St. Albans at 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 14: I.A.C. basketball semifinals.
  • Thursday, February 14: I.A.C. hockey championship.
  • Friday, February 15: Varsity wrestling will compete in the Maryland State Tournament.
  • Friday, February 15: Winter Track hosts the Jesuit Indoor Invitational at 4:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 16: Varsity wrestling will compete in the Maryland State Tournament.
  • Saturday, February 16: Swimming and Diving will compete at Eastern Invitational at Franklin and Marshall College.
  • Sunday, February 17: Swimming and Diving will compete at Eastern Invitational at Franklin and Marshall College.

GO PREP!

Dan Paro '79
Athletic Director

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