Athletics

Notable Academy Athletes

War Eagle Alumni in College and Professionally

Woodward Academy has a proud history of producing top athletes, many of whom continue their pursuit in college and beyond. Below you will find an impressive listing of our sports notables currently playing in college. If you see someone who is not on the list, please feel free to let us know so they can be added.

Professional Sports (Current and past)

Sport Athlete Team WA Year
Basketball Kim Beck Seattle Storm 2004
Basketball Keisha
Brown
Los Angeles
Spark
1996
Football Julian Jenkins Calgary Stampeders 2002
Football Derek
Lee
New Orleans Voo Doo 2000
Golf Lacy Agnew LPGA Tour 2006
MLB Delino
Deshields
Houston
Astros
2010
MLB Brandon Miller Washington Nationals 2008
Nascar Reed Sorenson Nascar 2004

College Athletics

Sport Athlete College WA Year
Baseball Wilson Morgan Emory University 2013
Baseball Jonthan Pryor Wake Forest University 2013
Baseball Brandon Rohrer Samford University 2013
Baseball David Scott Birmingham Southern University 2013
Baseball Zach Wingate Birmingham Southern University 2013
Basketball Solomon Mangham Howard University 2013
Cheerleading Ansley Sobel Northwestern University 2013
Cheerleading Taylor Williams Mercer University 2013
Cross Country/Track Summer McFadden Queen's University/Charlotte 2013
Cross Country/Track Jake Parker Carnegie Mellon University 2013
Football Griffin Lamb Mercer University 2013
Football Austin Roark Stetson University 2013
Football Alex Robinson Stanford University 2013
Football Jameel Spencer Georgia State University 2013
Golf Cam Andrade Wofford College 2013
Lacrosse Drew Jackson University of Southern California 2013
Lacrosse Caitlin Stanyard Southwestern University 2013
Soccer Blake Johnson University of Syracuse 2013
Soccer Max Poore Mercer University 2013
Volleyball Sydney Cooper University of Louisville 2013
Wrestling Chad Pyke North Carolina State 2013
Baseball Zach Blonder Maryville College 2012
Baseball Morgan Bunting University of
Georgia
2012
Baseball Ben Jernigan Berry College 2012
Basketball Matt Citron Adelphi University 2012
Basketball Michael Hall Harvard
University
2012
Football Jay Galloway Samford University 2012
Football Josh Minor Eastern
Kentucky
2012
Football Caleb Kindle-Parrish Howard University 2012
Football Jordan Watkins Stanford
University
2012
Football Jack Williams Elon University 2012
Golf Taylor Strawn Presbyterian College 2012
Soccer Jose Garcia UNC - Wilmington 2012
Soccer Bayard Geeslin Hamilton College 2012
Soccer Enrique Guerra Queens University of Charlotte 2012
Soccer Bria Washington University of Georgia 2012
Softball Dari Richardson University of
Kentucky
2012
Track & Field Nat Johnson DePaul University 2012
Track & Field Avana Story University of North Carolina 2012
Cross Country Chris Burnett Georgia Tech 2012
Baseball Sam Raphael Washington &
Lee University
2011
Baseball Damon Waller Samford University 2011
Basketball Arlon Harper Charleston So.
University
2011
Cheer-
leading
Lizzie Muller Tulane University 2011
Cross
County
Lukas Rees Washington University
of St.Louis
2011
Football Andrews Adam University of
Connecticut
2011
Football Ernie Cain Furman University 2011
Football Justin Watkins Cheney University 2011
Golf Haley Zagoria Appalachian State 2011
Soccer Alex Lowman University of Pittsburgh 2011
Soccer Connie Organ University of
Central Florida
2011
Swimming Olivia Boggs University of Georgia 2011
Tennis Jordana Klein Georgia Southern University 2011
Tennis Katie Paradies Middlebury College 2011
Track &
Field
Justin Watkins Cheney University 2011
Track &
Field
Kathryn Woodruff Samford University 2011
Volleyball Zoey Morton Georgia Tech 2011
Baseball Jared Kahn Emory University 2010
Football Henry Anderson Stanford University 2010
Football Juwan Thompson Duke University 2010
Soccer Sophia Bonilla Savannah College
of Art & Design
2010
Soccer Sammer Hajmurad Berry College 2010
Tennis Dorrie Paradies Middlebury College 2010
Tennis Jeffrey Hirsh Washington University 2010
Tennis Elizabeth Lee University of South 2010
Track/XC Jennifer Rubel Georgia State
University
2010
Soccer Maddy Barnes Auburn 2009

News

  • Jordana Klein '11 Stands Out with GSU Tennis

    Posted April 7, 2014

    Woodward Academy alum Jordana Klein '11 is having another strong season with the Georgia Southern Women's Tennis team. Check out a recent school publication article featuring Jordana and her outstanding play.

  • Juwan Thompson '10 Duke MVP

    Posted January 21, 2014

    Woodward Academy alum Juwan Thompson '10 recently received the MVP Special Teams Player award for the Duke University Football team.

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  • Jordana Klein '11 Leads GSU Tennis

    Posted November 13, 2013

    Woodward Academy alum Jordana Klein '11 recently helped Georgia Southern University finish a very successful fall season. Jordana won her flight in both singles and doubles at the Wofford Invitational and was one of only two GSU players invited to the ITA singles regional competition. You can read more on Jordana here.

  • Connie Organ '11 Helps UCF Win Soccer Title

    Posted November 11, 2013

    Woodward Academy alum Connie Organ '11 made two key overtime penalty kick saves in the conference championships match on Sunday. A goalie on the University of Central Florida women's soccer team, Connie came into the game specifically for the penalty kick situation. She stopped to key shots to help UCF capture the American Athletic Conference Championship. UCF earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Championship tournament with the win. You can read more, including a video of the final minutes, right here.

  • Arlon Harper Big South Preseason All-Conference

    Posted November 1, 2013

    Woodward Academy alum Arlon Harper '11 has been selected as Big South Preseason All-Conference First Team for the 2013-14 basketball season. Arlon is a junior guard playing for Charleston Southern and helped led CSU to last year's conference championship game for the first time since 2005. You can read the whole story right here.

  • Haley Zagoria Captures Title at Quinnipac Invitational

    Posted October 23, 2013

    Woodward Academy alum Haley Zagoria '11 became the first Woodward Academy girls golf alumni to capture a collegiate individual championship. Haley shot back to back 78s to combine for a 2 shot victory in the Quinnipac Invitational played at the TPC Highland Ranch in Connecticut. Haley currently plays for Applalachian State University. Check out the story here.

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