After four years of sweat and hard work, losses and triumphs, some of T.C. Williams finest student athletes will be headed off to hone their skills at the undergraduate level.
Players moving up to the collegiate level include All-Met, All-District and All-Region honorees from a range of sports, not to mention State Championship basketball players. They may be scattering across the country in a few months, but the class of 2008 certainly left their mark on T.C. Williams history.
Students who will play sports in college include:
Sam Alexander will play baseball at Case Western Reserve University. He was a three-year varsity player who was also on the swim team.
Travis Berry has committed to play basketball at Virginia Union. He was All-Met Honorable Mention, All-District and second team All-Region this year. He played on the 2008 Virginia State Championship team.
Tomas Camara will play basketball at Potomac College in West Virginia. Camara was also a two-year varsity player and a member of this years state championship team.
Carlos Canales will play football for Christopher Newport University. The three-year varsity football player was named All-District this year.
Ethan Cornelio will play soccer at Randolph Macon College after three years as a varsity player at T.C. He made first team All-District in 2007 and was All-Met Honorable Mention this year.
Tyler Cornelio has committed to play soccer at Randolph Macon College. The three-year varsity player made second team All-District last season.
Cara Donley will row at Indiana University. A four-year varsity rower, she was an All-Met Honorable Mention in 2007 and All-Met first team this year. She was named ODBC Rower of the Year in 2007 and Alexandria Sportsmans Club Rower of the Year this spring. She has also played field hockey for five years.
Mac Johnson has committed to row at Wichita State University next year. Mac has been in the crew program since his freshman year, moving up to varsity for two years.
Joshua Jordan will go to the University of Virginia Wise and play basketball. He is a two-year varsity player and member of the 2008 state championship team.
Brad Kenimer will run cross-country and track at Dartmouth College. He was an All-District and All-Region runner the past two years, won the Patriot District Cross Country Championship in 2007 and was named High School All-American.
Ben Malakoff will play ice hockey at Ithaca College. He has been a three-year player for T.C.s boys ice hockey club team.
Qunitas McCorkle has committed to wrestle at Clarion University in Pennsylvania. He was an All-Met Honorable Mention this past season, has gone to the State Wrestling Championships the past three years, and was Northern Region Champion the past two years.
Chris Ottie will be on the crew team at Jacksonville University next year. Ottie has rowed for four years, the last two on the Varsity 8.
Lee Tackett will attend Washington & Lee University next fall and play baseball. Lee has been a pitcher this season in addition to playing first and third base.
Anthony Winbush has orally committed to play basketball at Loyola of Baltimore. Winbush, a four-year basketball player, was named All-Met, All-District and All Region this year. He was on the 2008 Virginia State Championship Titans team.