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Recruiting Insider: August, 2011

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Paul VI C Tim Higgins commits to Cornell

Only a rising junior, the 6-foot-10 player is believed to be the earliest commitment ever for an Ivy League team

By Josh Barr  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 08/28/2011

Flint Hill guard Alex Long picks Davidson

Rising senior guard choose Davidson because of her comfort with coaches, players and program.

By James Wagner  |  11:39 PM ET, 08/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 08/27/2011

Episcopal G Kethan Savage picks GW

Dynamic scorer becomes first high school player to accept a scholarship offer from the Colonials’ new coaching staff

By Josh Barr  |  04:33 PM ET, 08/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Montrose Christian’s Isaiah Armwood transfers from Villanova to George Washington

Isaiah Armwood (Montrose Christian) said he is transferring from Villanova to George Washington.

By Kathy Orton  |  10:58 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Maryland gets commitment from C Shaquille Cleare

With talented frontcourt prospect in the fold, his high school coach thinks Terps could be closing in more commitments

By Josh Barr  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Former H.D. Woodson All-Met Ricardo Young transfers from Virginia Tech to New Mexico

Former H.D. Woodson All-Met quarterback Ricardo Young transfers from Virginia Tech to New Mexico.

By Josh Barr and James Wagner  |  06:20 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Former Maryland DT Zach Kerr transfers to N.C. Central

All-Met from Quince Orchard would have been academically ineligible to play for the Terrapins this season

By Josh Barr  |  05:24 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Defending Maryland 2A champ McDonough adds two Division I prospects

Cornerbacks Marchez Coates and David Jones transfer to the defending Maryland 2A champion from North Point and Westlake, respectively.

By Greg Schimmel  |  11:12 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Potomac School guard Cullen Hamilton picks Holy Cross

Pleasantly surprised by his campus visit, Potomac School’s Cullen Hamilton is set to join three Washington-area players already on the Crusaders’ roster.

By Josh Barr  |  10:23 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 08/21/2011

DeMatha guard James Robinson commits to Pittsburgh

Second-team All-Met also considered scholarship offers from Virginia, Notre Dame and Miami

By Josh Barr  |  03:31 PM ET, 08/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Briar Woods WR Alex Carter selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Briar Woods senior and Stanford recruit Alex Carter was selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl on Jan. 7 at the Alamodome in San Antonio.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:52 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Friendship Collegiate’s Eddie Goldman pares down list to seven schools including Maryland

Friendship Collegiate’s Eddie Goldman, one of the nation’s top recruits, is considering seven schools — including Maryland.

By James Wagner  |  12:10 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Maret’s Sean Davis picks Maryland

The defensive back at Maret rose from obscurity to becomes his school’s most heavily-recruited player.

By James Wagner  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Stone Bridge QB Ryan Burns ready to prove his potential

Bulldogs junior Ryan Burns has yet to throw a varsity pass, but the expectations around the team’s new quarterback have grown

By Paul Tenorio  |  11:55 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Temple recruit Ben Onett finds a new home as St. John’s quarterback

Quarterback Ben Onett, a Temple recruit, played two seasons at DeMatha before twice transferring to find more playing time.

By Josh Barr  |  05:20 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 08/16/2011

H.D. Woodson forward Jephany Brown drawing much interest

H.D. Woodson’s six-foot forward has 20 Division I scholarship offers and hopes to decide by November.

By James Wagner  |  08:01 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 08/15/2011

All-Met DE De’Jon Wilson commits to Kansas

Even though he has yet to take a campus visit, De’Jon Wilson becomes the second H.D. Woodson player to make his college choice in the past 24 hours

By Josh Barr  |  10:13 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Gonzaga, Crime Stopper, defending state champs headline event

The four-game MLK Hoopfest Showcase slated for Jan. 16 at American will feature the Eagles, Aquille Carr and North Point.

By Josh Barr  |  07:46 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Maryland makes cut for F Daniel Dingle

Younger brother of former U-Mass. standout narrows his choices to seven schools

By Josh Barr  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Damascus WR-OLB Zach Bradshaw adds Rutgers offer

Versatile player already had scholarship offers from Maryland, West Virginia, Boston College, Georgia Tech

By Josh Barr  |  02:23 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Dave Tallman returns as coach at St. Mary’s Ryken

Had left the position in the spring after four seasons leading the Knights, but took the position again after the school chose to part ways with its recent hire

By Josh Barr  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 08/09/2011

After another look, Fairfax forward Liz McNaughton picks UMBC

The rising Fairfax senior commits to the UMBC women’s basketball team after taking another visit to the school.

By James Wagner  |  05:37 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Good Counsel DT Roderick Chungong chooses Georgia Tech

The Good Counsel DT is not as well known as Falcons’ other stars, but he had nearly a dozen scholarship offers to choose from.

By Josh Barr  |  03:18 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Zach Bradshaw has many positions for Damascus

Maryland is the latest school to offer a scholarship to one of the area’s most versatile players, Damascus junior Zach Bradshaw.

By Josh Barr  |  11:04 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/08/2011

Forest Park guard Breyana Mason goes national

Strong showing at Nike Nationals has raised the profile of the Forest Park rising junior standout.

By Preston Williams  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/08/2011

Gary Hall resigns as Middleburg hoops coach

After guiding the Dragons’ boys’ basketball team to a 26-5 mark with several transfers, the veteran coach plans to sit out this season.

By Josh Barr  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 08/03/2011

Paul VI guard Patrick Holloway commits to George Mason

George Mason Coach Paul Hewitt picked up his first signing since being hired at the Fairfax school, getting a commitment on Wednesday morning from Paul VI Catholic guard Patrick Holloway.

By Paul Tenorio  |  01:07 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Elijah Brooks assumes responsibility as DeMatha’s new football coach

Just four years removed from college, former Stags standout running back will be in the spotlight

By Josh Barr  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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