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Rugby (MAVRC) 7th straight-NATIONAL CHAMPS!
Crew (WMIRA) 3rd straight (Stotesbury) 3rd straight-NATIONAL CHAMPS!
Lacrosse (WCAC) 5th straight
Tennis (WCAC) 5th straight
Swimming & Diving (WMPSSDL) 4th straight
Ice Hockey (MAPHL) 2nd straight
Indoor Track (DCSAA State Champs) 2nd straight
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"A Year In Review" 2013-2014 Gonzaga Sports:
Water Polo- TheVarsity finished the season with a 16-12-1 record and finished in 3rd place at the Easterns. The JV “A” Team finished with a record of 9-7.
Cross Country- The Varsity finished in 2nd place in the WCAC Championships. They were just 2 points shy of 1st place. They also finished in 2nd place at the DC/MD Private School Championships and the Jesuit Championships. Chris Hoyle finished in 2nd place and Kevin Pulliam finished in 4th place. The Varsity B team finished in 1st place at the WCAC Championships. Connor Griffin won the overall race. Freshman finished in 2nd place at WCAC’s.
1st Team: Chris Hoyle, Kevin Pulliam, Will Wimbush and Jacob Floam
Honorable Mention Washington Post All-Met: Chris Hoyle and Kevin Pulliam
Soccer- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 11-8-3. They made their 14th consecutive appearance in the WCAC Championship and lost to DeMatha 1-0 in the Championship game. The JV finished with a record of 7-2-2 and the freshman finished with a record of 7-1-2.
1st Team: Avery Beddard and Charlie Toch
2nd Team: Phil Littleton and Grant Johnson
Honorable Mention: Alberto Polo-Herrera, Hayden Boshart and Matt McCann
2nd Team Washington Post All-Met: Avery Beddard
Football- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 6-5. They lost to St. John’s in the Semi-Finals of the WCAC Playoffs. The team opened the season playing 3 nationally ranked teams from North Carolina, Florida and New Jersey. They defeated Good Counsel for the first time in 10 years. They JV finished the year with and undefeated record of 8-0 and the freshman finished the season with a record of 4-5.
1st Team: Ben Cima, Reggie Corbin, Turner Echols, Marcus Lewis, Richie Petitbon, Miles Taylor and Robbie Walker
2nd Team: Jack Carroll, Jabari Greenwood, Griffin Jackson and Kyle Taylor
3rd Team: DeAndre Easterling, Sean Fitzgerald
Honorable Mention: Nick Johns, Rahshan Jones, Sam Morrison, James Orfini, Shawn Spellacy
1st Team Washington Post All-Met: Ben Cima
2nd Team Washington Post All-Met: Richie Petitbon
Honorable Mention Washington Post All-Met: Reggie Corbin, Marcus Lewis, Miles Taylor, Robbie Walker
Basketball- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 12-17. They lost to Paul VI in the Quarterfinals of the WCAC Playoffs. The JV Team finished with a record of 11-11 and the Freshman had a record of 18-3.
2nd Team: Chris Lykes
3rd Team: Bryant Crawford
Honorable Mention: Jordan Abdur-Ra’oof, Bradley Jacks, RaMond Hines, Sam Miller
Hockey- The Varsity Team had a historical season finishing the year with an undefeated record of 26-0-1. They defeated Calvert Hall 3-1 to win their second consecutive MAPHL Championship. Goalie Nick Platais saved 41 shots in the Championship game. This was the Eagles third MAPHL Championship in Coach Nate Jackson’s 6th year as the Eagles Head Coach. The V2 Team finished with a record of 8-6.
Player of the Year: Bobby Hally
1st Team: Bobby Hally, Chris Maloni, Nick Platais and Ridge Slater
Washington Post Coach of the Year: Nate Jackson
1st Team Washington Post All-Met: Bobby Hally and Nick Platais
Player of the Year: Nick Platais
2nd Team Washington Post All-Met: Chris Meloni, Ridge Slater
Indoor Track- The Indoor Track Team won the DCIAA Invitational and won the DC State Championship for the second consecutive year.
Honorable Mention Washington Post All-Met: Maurice Holmes
Squash- The Squash Team finished the season with a 9-10 record and a 4th place finish in the
Swim & Dive- Swimming and Diving completed their season with a 9-1 record in duals. They finished in 4th place at the East Coast Catholic Championships and won their 4th consecutive WMPSSDL Championship defeating Georgetown Prep by 6 points. Last weekend they came in 2nd place at the Metro Championships.
WMPSSDL All League Individual: Ryan Baker
2nd Team Washington Post All Met: Ryan Baker and Brennan Novak
Honorable Mention All Met: Jase Ashkin and Andrew Valentine
Wrestling- The Varsity completed the season with a 10-4 record in duals. They finished in 7th place at the WCAC Championships, 15th place at ST. Alban’s and 2nd Place at the DC Championships. Jonny Biagini and Will MacDonald represented Gonzaga at the Nationals.
Lacrosse- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 16-5 and won their 5th consecutive WCAC Championship. The Eagles defeated St. John’s 17-7 in the WCAC Final. The Eagles finished the year strong winning 11 of their last 12 games. The Junior Varsity had a record of 12-2 and the freshman finished the season with a record of 12-2.
1st Team: Michael Borda, Timmy Monahan, Colin Riehl, Ridge Slater
2nd Team: Richie Petitbon
Honorable Mention: Mark Anstead, George Christopher, Will Rock, Luke Vassos
1st Team Washington Post All-Met: Timmy Monahan
2nd Team All Met: Michael Borda
Honorable Mention All Met: Mark Anstead, Richie Petetbon, Ridge Slater, Luke Vassos
Tennis- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 10-1. The Eagles captured their 5th consecutive WCAC Championship. Senior Freddie Mesmer finished his career with a 93-3 record in combined singles and doubles, 53-3 in singles.
1st Team All-Met Washington Post: Freddie Mesmer
Golf- The Varsity finished the season with a record of 8-2 and finished in 3rd place in the WCAC Championships, only 4 strokes behind the champions.
1st Team: Sean Weber
2nd Team: Barlow Sanders, Pudge Williams, Chase Nalls
Track- The Varsity finished the season in 2nd place at the WCAC Championships, 14.5 points behind DeMatha.
Top Gonzaga finishes at WCAC Championship
Kevin Pulliam (1600 Meter)
Chris Hoyle (3200 Meter)
Maurice Holmes (Triple Jump)
Turner Echols (Discus)
Kevin Pulliam, Logan West, Will Wimbish, Shareek Branch (4 x 800 Meter Relay)
Maurice Holmes (High Jump)
Turner Echols (Shot Put)
Kevin Pulliam (3200 Meter)
Pat Bailey (110 Meter Hurdles)
Tyree Randolph, Hunter Watson, William Healy, Jordan Franklin (4 x 100 Meter Relay)
Maurice Holmes (Long Jump)
Logan Wallace (Shot Put)
Washington Post Honorable Mention All Met: Maurice Holmes and Kevin Pulliam
Crew- 2014 was another successful year for Gonzaga Crew. The program swept the eight-oared events at the W.M.I.R.A. Championships. At the Stotesbury Cup Regatta in Philadelphia, Gonzaga repeated as Senior Varsity 8 Champions for the third straight year, won the Second 8 event for the second year in a row, and earned bronze in the Lightweight Varsity Eight event. The next weekend at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America (S.R.A.A.) Championships, the program won the Varsity 8 for the third time in the past six years. The Second and Lightweight Varsity Eights also performed well at the S.R.A.A.s, finishing second and fourth, respectively. Finally, Gonzaga capped off its season by winning the Varsity 8 at the inaugural National Schools' Championship Regatta in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Washington Post All-Met Coach Of The Year: Marc Mandel
1st Team Washington Post All-Met: Devin Flynn, Leo Toch and Frank Vasquez
Honorable Mention All Met: Mark Roberts
Best Boats: First Eight, Second Eight and Light Eight
Rugby-2014 was a magical year for Gonzaga Rugby. It marked the rugby team's first National Championship defeating defending champion Jesuit High from Sacramento, CA 27-26 in a rematch of the prior years final. The eagles also picked up their 6th MAVRC title as well as their 5th consecutive Jesuit Rugby Classic championship. In this championship season the eagles defeated 8 teams ranked in the national top 20 and finished the number 1 team in the country. This years spring break tour where the team played the #1,4 and 7th ranked teams in the country losing only to top ranked Capitalina of Rome 24-13. 13 players were honored by the league coaches in their All Met team and this was the 15th consecutive year Gonzaga Rugby has won the league title.
All League: Jack Carroll, Tommy Rippert, Jack Iscaro, Kevin Beins, TJ Cuddihy, Chuckie DePont, D'Andre Easterling, Jimmy Ronan, Ben Cima, Rahshan Jones, Michael Barry, Reggie Corbin, Steven Beckerle
All American: Ben Cima and Jack Iscaro
Baseball- The Varsity finished the season with an overall record of 17-11. The Eagles lost in the semifinals of the WCAC Playoffs and in the semifinals of the DC State Playoffs. The JV finished the season with a record of 13-4 and the Freshman finished with a record of 8-7.
1st Team: Connor Van Hoose
2nd Team: Michael Ficca
Honorable Mention: Ryan Leonard, David Mervis, James Orfini
Honorable Mention All Met: Connor Van Hoose