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
Los Angeles
Football Julian Jenkins Calgary Stampeders 2002
Football Derek
New Orleans Voo Doo 2000
 Football Juwan Thompson Denver Broncos 2010
Golf Lacy Agnew LPGA Tour 2006
MLB Delino Deshields, Jr. Texas Rangers 2010
MLB Brandon Miller Washington Nationals 2008
Nascar Reed Sorenson Nascar 2004

College Athletics (Currently Active)

Sport Athlete College WA Year
Baseball  Richard Jackson  University of Tennessee  2014
Baseball  Michael Livingston  Young Harris College  2014
Baseball   Drew Mancuso  University of the South (Sewanee)  2014
Basketball  Alexandria Williams  Mercer University  2014
Basketball  Christian Harrison  Troy University  2014
Basketball  Myles Darby  Rhodes College  2014
Cross Country  Warren Sams  Rhodes College  2014
Football  Jack Bryant  Furman University  2014
Football  A.J. Cole  North Carolina State University  2014
Football  Terry Googer  University of South Carolina  2014
Football  Quincy Wolff  Princeton University  2014
Soccer  Allen Michael Capo  Cornell University  2014
Soccer  Cameron Moseley  Duke University  2014
Swimming  Sarah Coats  Davidson College  2014
Swimming  Kathleen Cook  Ohio State University  2014
Swimming  Caitlin Cooper  University of Virginia  2014
Swimming  Rebecca Justus  Savannah College of Art & Design  2014
 Tennis Andy Martinez  University of Georgia  2014
 Volleyball  Sydney Morton  University of Pennsylvania  2014
 Wrestling  Chandler Pyke  North Carolina State University  2014
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 Benji Russell University of South Carolina 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
Baseball Ben Jernigan Berry College 2012
Basketball Matt Citron Adelphi University 2012
Basketball Michael Hall Harvard
Football Jay Galloway Samford University 2012
Football Josh Minor Eastern
Football Caleb Kindle-Parrish Howard University 2012
Football Jordan Watkins Stanford
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
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
Baseball Damon Waller Samford University 2011
Basketball Arlon Harper Charleston So.
Lizzie Muller Tulane University 2011
Lukas Rees Washington University
of St.Louis
Football Andrews Adam University of
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
Swimming Olivia Boggs University of Georgia 2011
Tennis Jordana Klein Georgia Southern University 2011
Tennis Katie Paradies Middlebury College 2011
Track &
Justin Watkins Cheney University 2011
Track &
Kathryn Woodruff Samford University 2011
Volleyball Zoey Morton Georgia Tech 2011
Football Henry Anderson Stanford University 2010
Soccer Sophia Bonilla Savannah College
of Art & Design


  • Henry Anderson '10 Taken in NFL Draft

    Posted May 8, 2015

    Woodward Academy alum Henry Anderson ’10 was recently selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 3rd round of this year’s NFL player draft. Henry marks the 2nd Woodward Academy alum currently in the NFL, joining fellow 2010 graduate Juwan Thompson (Denver Broncos). Read more about the Colts selection here.

  • Haley Zagoria '11 6th at Sun Belt Conference Women's Golf Championships

    Posted April 16, 2015

    Woodward Academy alum Haley Zagoria captured 6th place at the rain shortened Sun Belt Conference Women's Golf Championships. Haley is a senior playing for Appalachian State University and was the team's stroke average leader in 2013-14. You can read more about the Sun Belt Conference Championship results here.

  • Terry Googer '14 Catches Game Winner at Spring Game

    Posted April 13, 2015

    Woodward Academy alum Terry Googer '14 caught the game-winning pass in the annual South Carolina Gamecock spring game. Terry was also named the Most Improved Wide Receiver for spring practice. You can read more here.

  • Delino Shields, Jr. '10 Earns Spot In MLB

    Posted April 10, 2015

    Woodward Academy Alum Delino Deshields, Jr. ’10 became the first Woodward Academy baseball player to play in the majors. Delino earned a spot on the Texas Rangers opening day 25-man roster and got his first MLB hit on 4/8/2015. You can visit his team page here.

  • Alex Williams '14 Earns Conference Honors

    Posted February 11, 2015

    Woodward Academy alum Alex Williams '14 earned CRONS Freshman of the Week honors for the Mercer Women's Basketball team. Alex averaged 10.0 points per game, 11.5 rebounds per game and was 12-of-16 (.750) from the free throw line in two contests for the Bears last week. You can read more here.

  • Cailtlin Cooper '14 Finalist for HS Athlete of the Year

    Posted January 26, 2015

    Woodward Academy alumna Caitlin Cooper '14 has been selected as a finalist for the High School Athlete of the Year Award, reflecting the 2014 athletic seasons. The award is given annually to the top high school athlete and is awarded by the Atlanta Sports Council. The winner will be announced at the Atlanta Sports Council's Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 15th.

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