Congratulation 2011/2012 to Julian Simmons For scoring 1000 points Keep up the Great work

Coach Willie Stephens

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Julian Simmons is the 27th player in Army history to reach the 1,000-point mark.

Julian Simmons is the 27th player in Army history to reach the 1,000-point mark.

 

Dec. 7, 2011

 

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Army (3-6) led by as many as 11 points in the second half and held a 56-52 lead with less than four minutes to go, but Marist (4-5) scored the game's seven points to take a 59-56 win at McCann Arena on Wednesday night.

Army senior G Julian Simmons tied for the team lead with 13 points, becoming the 27th player in Army history to score 1,000 points in their career. Simmons ended the night with 1,002 career markers.

Junior F Ella Ellis also scored 13 points, his 11th straight game in double figures, despite a 6-for-18 shooting night that included just one three-pointer in 10 tries. Ellis had a look from the left wing that would have tied the game at the buzzer, but it glanced off the front of the rim. Sophomore G Josh Herbeck was also in double figures with 12 points. He also grabbed a career-high eight rebounds.

Army struggled from the field, shooting just 35.1 percent overall and 29.2 percent from long range (7-24). The Black Knights were particularly off in the second half, hitting only 32.0 percent overall and going 1-for-7 from deep. Marist recovered from a 37.9 percent shooting effort in the opening half to hit 56.5 percent after halftime (13-23).

Devin Price led all players with 17 points. He was joined in double figures by Chavaughn Lewis with 11, including the final four points of the game. Adam Kemp grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds to lead the Red Foxes.

Marist held an early 4-1 lead, but the Black Knights scored five of the next seven points to tie the score at 6-6 on Simmons' first three-pointer of the half with 15:19 left. The Red Foxes went on a 7-0 run, including five by Price, to claim their largest lead of the half at 13-6. Army answered again with eight straight points to take a 14-13 lead on another Simmons' three-pointer with 12:30 to go.

Marist quickly regained the lead, but Army reeled off an 11-3 run, capped by Ellis' first triple, to take a 25-18 lead with 5:34 left in the opening half. The Red Foxes closed the gap to 25-23, but Army scored the next points to take its largest lead at 34-23 on a three-pointer by Herbeck with 11 seconds to go. Marist scored the final basket of the half to set the halftime score at 34-25.

Simmons reached double figures in the first half for the second straight game with a game-high 11. Ellis added eight points. Price led the Red Foxes with 10 points in the first 20 minutes.

Herbeck scored the first basket of the second half to put Army on top by 11, but the Red Foxes scored the next five points to cut their deficit to just six with 17:29 to go. Army scored six of the next eight points to re-establish a double-digit lead at 42-32 on a runner by Jason Pancoe with 15:01 on the clock.

Army led 47-37 after a basket by Jordan Springer, but the Black Knights' offense went without a field goal over the next five minutes, 34 seconds, allowing the Red Foxes to cut the Army lead to 49-47 with 6:59 to go.

Back-to-back jumpers by Ellis pushed Army's lead back to six points, but the Red Foxes' R.J. Hall answered with a three-pointer to cut the deficit back 53-50 with 4:56 remaining. Army led 56-52 following a Herbeck free throw with 3:13 left, but the Red Foxes scored the next three points to trim their deficit to just one.

Army had the ball after a Marist miss with 1:15 to go, but a shot-clock violation gave the Red Foxes the ball with 40 seconds left. Lewis buried a jumper to give Marist a one-point lead and following an Army miss, scored a breakaway basket to put the Red Foxes up 59-56 with 6.9 seconds to go.

Army called its final time out to set up a potential game-tying shot, but Ellis' three-point try hit the front of the rim, sealing the Red Foxes' victory.

The Black Knights are back in action on Saturday when they travel to La Salle. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.

Game Notes: Wednesday's meeting was the first in the series since the 2002-03 season ... Marist owns a 9-4 advantage and has won the last six meetings ... Army is now 0-7 all-time on the road against the Red Foxes ... Army dropped to 12-77 in its last 89 games when shooting below 40 percent ... Army is now 13-44 in its last 57 games when scoring less than 60 points ... Army turned the ball over 16 times while assisting on only 10 of 20 field goals ... the Black Knights were outrebounded 35-33 ... Simmons is averaging 12.5 points in the first half of the last two games ... Army has not won back-to-back games since January of last season ... the Black Knights fell to 1-4 away from West Point this season.

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WEST POINT, N.Y. - Junior G Julian Simmons poured in a game-high 19 points and senior F Jeremy Hence netted a career-high 18 points to lead the Army men's basketball team to a 66-49 victory over Vassar in the Black Knights' season opener Friday evening at Christl Arena.

Sophomore F Ella Ellis chipped in a career-high 12 points and a career-best seven rebounds for the Black Knights, while sophomore G C.J. McElrath added a career-high eight points off the bench.

Army (1-0) began the second half on a 13-4 run to take control of the contest. Simmons scored six points during the spurt, which gave the Black Knights a 48-34 lead with 13:49 to play. Army's advantage never fell below 11 points the rest of the way, keeping the pesky Brewers from mounting a comeback.

"I think (Julian and Jeremy) probably have the most college basketball experience of anybody in our program at this point, and we were going to need them to have good games for us tonight in order to have success," said Army second-year head coach Zach Spiker. "I was proud of the way Jeremy played. He really battled in the second half getting offensive rebounds. We finished with 20 offensive rebounds, and we only had seven at the half. That's a big statistic for us.

"I thought our defense was much better in the second half," added Spiker. "Overall, though, we need to continue to work on our half court defense. I thought our transition defense was good, but there are some things we need to work on. (Vassar) shouldn't have 12 offensive rebounds, but they did, and that's a credit to how hard they were playing."

Army shot just 38.5 percent (25-of-65) from the field, but the Black Knights held a 42-33 rebounding edge. The Black Knights dominated the interior, outscoring the Brewers 30-16 in the paint. Army converted 20 offensive rebounds into 16 second chance points. Army was opportunistic on the defensive end of the court, as well, scoring 25 points off 23 Vassar turnovers.

Army limited Vassar to 32.6 percent (15-of-46) shooting from the field, including 23.1 percent (6-of-26) in the second half.

Eight points by Simmons helped Army start the game fast, establishing a 14-7 lead at the 14:19 mark. Vassar (0-1) used an 11-4 scoring burst over the next six minutes to draw even at 18-all with 8:21 to play in the opening half.

A pair of free throws by Hence and a three-pointer by Simmons ignited a 17-6 Army run that gave the Black Knights their largest lead of the first half (35-24) with just over two minutes to play before halftime. Evan Carberry and Caleb McGraw knocked down three-pointers for Vassar in the final 1:54 to trim Army's lead to 35-30 at the intermission.

Vassar shot 45.0 percent (9-for-20) from the field in the first half, but the Brewers committed 13 turnovers. Army, meanwhile, hit on 38.2 percent (13-for-34) of its shots from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.

McGraw and John Donnelly led Vassar with 12 points apiece. Carberry finished with seven points, five rebounds and two assists for the Brewers.

The Black Knights will wrap up their season-opening homestand on Monday, Nov. 15, when they host Central Connecticut State at Christl Arena. Tip-off for the non-conference tilt is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Notes: Army is now 2-0 all-time versus Vassar ... the two teams last met during the 1996 season with Army securing a 92-52 win at West Point ... Army's 20 offensive rebounds were the most snared by the Black Knights in a game since grabbing 21 versus Colgate on Feb. 9, 2008 ... Army starting lineup included Ella Ellis, Jeremy Hence, Jordan Springer, Jason Pancoe and Julian Simmons ... Ellis, Pancoe and Springer all made their first career start tonight ... Army head coach Zach Spiker evens his career coaching record at 15-15 following this evening's win ... Julian Simmons is now in sole possession of eighth place on Army's all-time three-point list with 104 career treys ... Army is now 24-8 in its last 32 games when winning the rebounding battle ... the Black Knights are 29-11 since the start of the 2007-08 season when leading at halftime.

 

 

 

Top 20 Players

Houston, TX - High School Camp

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August 15-16, 2009

Top 20 Player Invited to National Camp 

 

Player Height Position Class
Nick Shepard 6'8" Power Forard (2010)
Jonathan Thomas 6'1" Point Guard (2010)
Quince Jackson 5'11" Point Guard (2010)
KC Ross Miller 6'1" Point Guard (2010)
Kevin Williams 6'1" Point Guard (2010)
Leslee Smith 6'7" Power Forward (2010)
Maurice Wiltz 6'2" Shooting Guard (2011)
Alex Davis 6'8" Power Forward (2011)
Brandon Fagan 5'10" Point Guard (2011)
Jaron Johnson 6'5" Small Forward (2010)
Trey Davis 5'10" Point Guard (2011)
Anthony Collins 6'1" Point Guard (2011)
Sheldon McClendon 6'6" Small Forward (2011)
Todderick Gotcher 6'3" Shooting Guard (2011)
Alton Tanner 6'7" Small Forward (2011)
Fred Richardson 6'5" Small Forward (2012)
Darius Johnson 6'3" Combo Guard (2012)
Fred Bernard 6'1" Combo Guard (2012)
Malik Morgan 6'2" Shooting Guard (2012)
D'Angelo Harrison 6'3" Shooting Guard (2012)
Carl Culberson 5'10" Point Guard (2012)
National Camp Alternates: Waylan Siverand, Barrington Stevens, Bryant Omorgie, Andre Adams, Jaron Vierra, Rashed Solaimon, Michael Lewis, Nevin Johnson, Gervaughn McGhee

 

Houston Future150 Class 2011 and 2012 Top Performers

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 15:21 Horace Neysmith

Texas is definitely not short on talent and the Houston area players are a big reason for that. Here are the top 2011 and 2012 performers at the camp this weekend.

Class of 2011

Alex Davis 6'8 F - Big surprise to many this weekend. Long player in the mold of Earl Clark. He can shoot it to 18ft, score from the perimeter on the dribble and battles on the offensive glass. Does a good job being a threat as a passer, as he racked up quite a few assist on Sunday. Top 100 prospect. Projects as a wing on the next level but his best work may be as a face-up four. Arkansas, SMU and Missouri State have offered with interest from Texas.

Anthony Collins 6'1" PG - Aggressive ball handler that excels at getting into the lane. Does a good job of setting up his teamates and running the break. Needs work on his jumper. USC, Texas Tech, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Georgetown have all offered. Arizona and Arizona State also showing interest. The Westbury Christian PG should find himself in the top 100 as the word gets out.

Alton Tanner 6'7" WF - Good perimeter shooter. Runs floor well, has lentgh and footwork to be a very good defender. Showed the ability to shoot it long and score around the paint.

D'Angelo Harrison 6'3" CG - Has great size at the PG but is also effective off the ball as a scorer. Gets in the lane and finishes with the pull up or at the rim. Has good motor and toughness. Holding offers from Missouri and Oklahoma State with interest from Texas A&M, Oregon and Marquette Top 150 prospect and rising.

Sheldon McClendon 6'6" SG - The Texas commit and top 25 player nationally has good size and length at the position. Shoots it from deep very well. Has ball skills to spell the PG in short stints. Once he revs up his motor he will be tough to handle. Can be a lock down defender due to quick feet.

Toddrick Gotcher 6'2"CG - Goes hard on every possession, likes to attack the rim. Has good range and consistency on his jumper. Loves to compete.

Class of 2012

Rasheed Sulaimon 6'3" CG - Does alot of things well. Great IQ with sweet stroke and ability to run team. A top 100 kid in the class. Has offers from Oklahoma State, SMU, Rice andTexas A&M. Has interest from Oklahoma, LSU, Memphis and Kentucky.Top 50 in class.

Christian Crockett 6'4" WF - Crockett has an aggressive game. The lefty has knack for finishing with contact. Has interest from Baylor, Wichita State and SMU.

Lance Bernard 6'1" SG - The best shooter at the camp this weekend. Had one game with 7 three pointers. Does agood job of using his jumper to set-up drives to the basket.

Fred Richardson 6'5" WF - One of the better offensive rebounders on the weekend. As his jumper develops he will be one to watch. Does a good job getting to the basket. Competes.

Danrad Knowles 6'9" F - Long rangy post with a good looking shot to 15ft. Needs to add strentgh as his next step.

Gervaughn Mcghee 6'3" WF - Aggressive wing, with good hops and nice stroke.  Rebounds it well.

Darius Johnson 6'2" PG - Attacks well, good motor with strong moves to the basket

Other Classes

Mavin Sanders (2014) 6'4" F - Hard to believe this kid is an 8th grader when you look at his body. Seems to have a great work ethic which will serve him well as he converts to the perimeter. Does most of his work around the basket. Stan Mays Jr. (2013) 5'9" SG - the slightly bulit SG strokes it well from deep. Needs to add strentgh.

The FUTURE 150 CAMP RECAP

August 15-16, 2009

Houston, TX- The Future 150 camp made its next stop in the Lone Star state.  The camp was well represented with players from Louisiana and Texas.  The talent was clearly on display as the camp got off to a tremendous start and finished strong. Nick Shepard who is relatively unknown, led the pack with his scoring inside and outside game. 

Nick Shepard- (2010-Houston Lynx)- the 6-foot-8, 210 pound power forward was the surprise of the camp.  His ability to score with his back to basket and facing up made him stand out.  He has the ability to score at multiple levels and blocks shots with ease.  We are looking for a huge senior season. Bradley, Long Beach St., UCF, Tulane all offered - also has interest Texas A&M, Miami and Marquette

 

 

Jonathan Thomas (2010-Team Hope) the 6-foot-1, 170 pound point guard was scoring at all three levels.  The tenacious defender was able to guard multiple positions.  Thomas will be taking year of prep at Christian Life in Houston Texas.  He has a Louisiana Monroe offer.

Sheldon McClendon (2010-Houston Select) the 6-foot-5, 190 pound shooting guard displayed a nice stoke for a pure jump shooter.  The Texas commit has the ability to become a lock down defender, but needs to play with more effort and compete harder.

Darius Johnson (2012-LA Bayou Flames) the 6-foot-3, 180 pound combo guard looks the part of a high major prospect.  His strong frame allows him to  guard bigger players and finish at the rim.  Johnson has a great change of pace to his game as he scores from all three levels on the floor.

Fred Richardson (2012- S.W.A.G) the 6-foot-5, 190 pound small forward was very impressive with the ball in his hands.  His ability to ball on the floor and score from the 3 pt line clearly made him stand out.  His hard and aggressive play clearly makes Richardson DI prospect.

Alton Tanner- (2011-Houton Elite) the 6-foot-7, 200 pound small forward is a long rangy player with a ton of talent.  His ability to score inside and out made him an impressive prospect.  Tanner was able to guard mulitple positions and is very athletic around the basket.  His ability to make the 3 pt shot just gives him more weapons as his game grows.

Todderick Grotcher- (2011-ELAB Seawolves) the 6-foot-5 shooting guard has a very quick first step and great leaping ability as he attacks the basket. Grotcher made his fair share of three-point field goals as he scored at all three levels.  He has offers from Texas Tech, UNC Wilmington and has interest from Alabama, Missouri, UCONN, SMU and Baylor amoung others.

Leslee Smith-(2010-Houston Select) the 6-foot-7, 235 pound power forward was a force on the inside.  His ability to score and block shots puts him among one of the top camp performers.  The big man was able to drop the mid range jump shot with regularity.  He also stepped out beyond the arc and made his fair share of 3 pt shots.  His offers include USC and Texas Tech.

D’Angelo Harrison (2011-Houston Select) the 6-foot-3, 185 pound combo guard had the overall strength and athleticism to attack the rim and finish.  Harrison made plenty of outside shots over the weekend.  He has the ability to guard mulitple positions on the floor.  His offers include Missouri, Oklahoma St. other showing interest include Texas A&M, Oregon and Marquette

 

Quince Jackson (2010-Texas Bluechips) the 5-foot-11, 165 pound point guard use quickness and strenght to get to the rim at will.  His competitive nature was on display the entire weekend.  Jackson projects as very good mid major point guard at the next level.

KC Ross Miller (2010-Brandon Bass Elite) the 6-foot-1, 175 pound point guard loves to search our contact in the lane when attacking the basket.  His ability to finish and knock down mid range jumpers clearly set him apart from the competition.  Miller sports a 3.7 GPA and will be taking the SAT on Sept 12th.  He will be taking an unofficial visit this coming weekend to Cincinnatti, with Marquette and Ohio State the following weekend.  Offers include South Florida, Alabama, Cincinnatti, DePaul, Texas A&M, Oklahoma St., Marquette and Auburn.  Also recieveing interest from Georgetown.

Alex Davis (2011- Franchize All-Stars) the 6-foot-8, 190 pound power forward was one of the top surprises of the camp.  His ability to see the entire floor made him a great passer.  The long rangy high major prospect  had the ability to knock down the mid range jumper at will.  Davis was able to score with his back to basket as well as facing it.

Kevin Williams (2010- Houston Elite) the 6-foot-1, 180 pound point guard was clearly the best passer at the camp.  He used his strong frame to get in the lane and always made the right decisions without turning the ball over.  Williams is a good looking prospect.  He has a Colorado St. offer and expressed interest in playing in the Big East.

Lance Bernard (2012-HP Elite) the 6-foot-2, 170 pound combo guard was clearly the best shooter at the camp.  He consistently made shots of the bounce and catch.  Bernard has a chance with hard work to be a high major prospect.

Carl Colberson (2012- S.W.A.G) the 5-foor-11 point guard has the ability to make shots from all three levels.  His ability to handle the ball in traffic made him stand out.  Colberson made plenty of 3 pt baskets over the weekend and with hard looks the part of a DI prospect.

 

 




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Congrat to Antwan Mullin and Curtis Thompson of Life Changing Athletic for Winning a Junior College Divison III National Championship.

National Championship slowly sinking in for coach Jon Felmet, Richland College basketball team

March 23rd, 2009

“We made it this far why not finish it out” was a constant saying for the Richland College basketball players throughout their unforgettable journey toward winning the 2009 NJCAA Division III National Championship on March 14 in New York.

For coach Jon Felmet, the thought of winning Richland College’s second national basketball championship still hasn’t set in.

“It is slowly but not completely,” Felmet, who was named the Gary Cole Coach of the Tournament, said. “The trip made many memories for me and the team that will last forever. I’m so happy for the assistant coaches, our student assistant and players for all of the work they have put in all year. And with these last three games, it was all worth it.”

IMPROBABLE TITLE RUN

Entering the National Championship tournament with the momentum of winning the Metro Athletic Conference title, despite not being ranked among the top 10 NJCAA Division III teams, Felmet said that if his team picked up where it left off in conference play, it should be in a very good spot to win the national championship.

And the way the T-Ducks (14-19) opened the National Championship tournament, with a convincing 67-47 victory over No. 7-ranked Mass Bay Community College, the road to the championship looked easy.

However, it was the complete opposite. Richland College, which finished the season on an eight-game winning streak and having won 14 of its final 15 games, needed to win to two nail- biters to bring home the coveted title.

In the semifinal round against No. 2-ranked Hudson Valley Community College, the T-Ducks relied on the heroics of Deionta Mitchell, who scored the winning basket with only six seconds left in the contest, to lift his team to a narrow 59-57 win.

If that wasn’t close enough, the T-Ducks’ Antwan Mullins had to make a clutch basket and free throw in the final seconds to secure the 58-57 victory over No. 1-ranked Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

“When we were playing [higher division colleges such as] Collin College, McLennan, Hill College, San Jacinto College, Grayson College, Angelina College, Lamar State and Connors State we were preparing,” Felmet said about the toughness of his pre-conference schedule. “We lost so many close games against teams many thought we shouldn’t have been on the floor with. Going through all of those tough, hard fought games prepared us for conference play, and for the national tournament. We were prepared, and knew the guys would pull the game out because they stuck together this far, why not.”

DEEP, BALANCED TEAM PAYS OFF FOR T-DUCKS 

It also helped that the T-Ducks had a very balanced, deep team.

Throughout the tournament, Richland College played 12 to 13 guys a game while the T-Ducks’ opponents played only eight to nine, Felmet said.

Richland College also finished the tournament with seven players averaging at least five points. Among those players was Chibuzo Elonu, whose high-energy style of play led him to being named Tournament MVP after contributing 8.6 points and seven rebounds per game.

Giorden Cole, who averaged 6.8 points and seven rebounds per game during the tournament, also was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Meanwhile, pre-season all-Americans Tony Bishop and Mullins had solid contributions. Bishop averaged 8.6 points, six rebounds and two blocks while Mullins totaled 6.3 points, four assists, 3.3 rebounds and two steals.

“We were very talented. We had good guards, and good posts. The biggest thing is how close they were,” Felmet said. “We were talented but we were close. I think that helped us win the national championship because each guy wanted to win it for his teammate.”

A HISTORIC SEASON 

Over the years, Richland College has had its share of successful teams. There was the 1999 national championship team, the 11 straight conference championship squads in the 70s and 80s, the 2002 the 2005 teams that finished third and 2003 group that finished fifth at the national championship tournament.

But when Felment thinks about this year’s championship team ranking among the Richland College greats, he said, “This team is definitely in that mix. There could be many arguments about which ones were better but I know this team will always be special to me.”

And when asked if he could sum up this team and season, he added, “Four words … one family, one goal.”

Rebounding, balanced scoring attack lead T-Duck basketball team to win to open NJCAA D3 National Championship Tournament

March 12th, 2009

Making its first trip to the NJCAA Division III National Championship tournament since 2005, Richland College’s basketball team used a strong second half and a balanced scoring attack led by Tony Bishop to convincingly win its opening game against Mass Bay Community College, 67-47.

The T-Ducks advance to the next round and inch one step closer to a national title when they play Hudson Valley Community College at 8 p.m. (Eastern time) on Friday, March 13. Hudson Valley Community College entered the tournament ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA Division III.

After holding a 37-34 halftime lead, Richland College, using six different scorers, scored the first 10 points of the second half to take a momentum-changing 47-34 lead with just under 12 minutes left in the game.

Richland College’s defense then took over the game as the T-Ducks didn’t allow its lead to dip under 10 points for the rest of the game.

Like they have done all season, the T-Ducks were aggressive on the boards, out-rebounding its opponent by a 54-35 margin.

Meanwhile, Bishop scored 10 points, along with grabbing seven rebounds, to lead seven Richland College players who scored at least five points. Chibuzo Elonu also had a solid game, scoring nine points and tying for the team lead with eight rebounds, along with Antwan Mullins, who scored seven points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out seven assists.

As a team, the T-Ducks, who have won six games in a row and 12 of their last 13, also shot 45.8 percent from the field.

 
 
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Simmons Nets Third Rookie Of The Week Honor
Courtesy: Army Athletic Communications           Release: 03/02/2009
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Julian Simmons averaged 19.0 points per game in the final week of the regular season.
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Julian Simmons averaged 19.0 points per game in the final week of the regular season.
 
 

CENTER VALLEY, Pa.  – Army freshman Julian Simmons earned the final Patriot League men’s basketball Rookie of the Week honor after leading the Black Knights to a pair of road wins that secured the fourth seed and a home game in the conference’s postseason tournament. Simmons was also honored as the Army Athletic Association Athlete of the Week. The awards ended a day full of citations for the rookie after being named to the conference’s All-Rookie Team as well on Monday.

Simmons led Army in scoring in both victories with 17 points at Lafayette and a career-high 21 points at Bucknell. The Katy, Texas native shot 46.7 percent from the floor, including a 44.4 percent mark from three-point range. He hit a career-high five triples and snared a career-best five rebounds in the win over the Bison.

The rookie guard was instrumental in a pair of scoring runs that helped the Black Knights earn their two wins. He tallied 10 points in a 22-10 second-half run at Lafayette that put Army firmly in control en route to a 24-point triumph, its highest Patriot League margin of victory ever. He also capped a 19-2 run to start the second half at Bucknell with a pair of three-pointers that blew open a game in which the Black Knights led by only two at halftime.

Simmons finished the regular season as Army’s third-leading scorer at 7.5 points per game overall and 8.9 points per contest in conference games, ranking among the league’s top 30 in both categories. He was the Patriot League’s fifth-leading scorer among freshmen in both the overall and league-only rankings. His 194 points represents the highest-scoring season by an Army rookie since 2000-01, while his team-leading 37 three-pointers are the most by a Black Knight newcomer since 2004-05.

Simmons was named the Patriot League’s Rookie of the Week three times. He is the Black Knights’ most highly-decorated freshman since the 2000-01 season.

Army will host fifth-seeded Lehigh on Wednesday night at Christl Arena. Fans who purchase tickets will receive an equal number of vouchers for the men’s lacrosse game versus Pennsylvania on May 2 and the 2009-10 Black Knights’ men’s basketball home opener (date, opponent TBA). Customers will also be entered into a drawing for one of four, four-packs of tickets to the 2009 Army Football home opener versus Duke on Sept. 12.

Tickets for the 7 p.m. tip-off can be purchased on-line by clicking here, or via telephone by calling 1-877-TIX-ARMY. Seats are also available by visiting the Army Athletics Ticket Office located in the lobby of the HOlleder Center during normal business hours.

 
Army Tames Leopards, 57-56
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Julian Simmons had a career-high 20 points, including four free throws in Army's comeback from five down with two minutes to go.
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Julian Simmons had a career-high 20 points, including four free throws in Army's comeback from five down with two minutes to go.
 
 

Army 57, Lafayette 56

WEST POINT, N.Y. -  Freshman G Julian Simmons stroked a pair of free throws with 6.6 seconds remaining to cap a 6-0 Army run and give the Black Knights a 57-56 win over Lafayette in Patriot League men’s basketball action on Wednesday night in Christl Arena. Simmons finished the game with a career-best 20 points, including four free throws during the Black Knights game-winning run.

Army (6-13, 2-3) has now won two straight games for the first time this season. The victory also snapped a six-game losing streak in games following a victory over arch-rival Navy, who the Black Knights defeated on Sunday.

Lafayette (6-14, 2-4) suffered their third straight defeat, and second in a row by three points or less.

“We hung in there when we got down,” Army head coach Jim Crews said. “We had to get stops and executed on offense. I thought they stayed with it. We played through the end.”

In addition to Simmons’ first career 20-point effort, junior F Cleveland Richard recorded his third consecutive double-digit game with 16 points on 6 of 8 shooting. Richard scored 14 of his points in the first half. Senior C Doug Williams scored six points and snared a team-high six rebounds, while juniors Marcus Nelson and Josh Miller each handed out four assists.

Michael Gruner led the Leopards with 12 points, all of which came in opening period, and five assists. Ryan Willen chipped in 10 points, while Jeff Kari pulled down a game-high seven rebounds.

Lafayette held a 29-22 advantage on the boards, including an 11-5 offensive rebounding edge, but the Black Knights outshot the Leopards, 46.3 percent to 40.4 percent. It marked the first time this season that Army has hit at least 46 percent of its field goals in consecutive games.

Army’s final six points came from the foul line as the Black Knights went the final two minutes, 45 seconds without a field goal. Despite the drought, Army overcame a 56-51 deficit with in the final two minutes. Simmons was fouled while shooting a three-pointer with 1:42 remaining and cut the deficit to three points with two makes. After Army rebounded a missed three-pointer, Miller stepped up and hit both ends of a one-and-one to make it a one-point game with 55.5 seconds remaining.

The Leopards appeared to go back up by three points, but Jared Mintz’s basket was waved off after a charging foul. Army called time out to draw up its final play, and Simmons was fouled while driving to the basket. The rookie toed the line and calmly drained both shots with 6.6 seconds left to give the Black Knights their winning points.

After an Army time out to set up its full-court defense, the Leopards advanced the ball into the frontcourt with 3.6 seconds left and called time out. The Black Knights’ did not allow the ball inbounds and forced Lafayette to use its final time out. On the next play, the ball came in to the Leopards’ top scorer, Andrew Brown, but his 13-foot leaner glanced off the front of the rim as time expired.

Army’s winning run came on the heels of a 20-4 Lafayette run that brought the Leopards all the way back from an 11-point deficit. The Black Knights led 47-36 with 10:20 left on the clock, but went six minutes, two seconds without a field goal during the Leopards’ comeback. A three-point play by Willen gave Lafayette a 56-51 lead with 2:01 to go, setting up Army’s heroics.

Lafayette jumped out to a quick 5-2 lead, but a three-pointer by Richard tied the game with 15:29 left in the half. Gruner came right back on the Leopards’ next possession with a triple of his own to start an 8-1 run that gave the Leopards a 13-6 lead at the 15:29 mark.

Richard singlehandedly brought the Black Knights back, scoring the first nine points of a 14-4 run that put Army out in front. Simmons’ first three-pointer gave the Black Knights their first lead of the game, and sophomore G Rickey Royal hit two free throws to put the Black Knights ahead, 20-17, with 6:59 to go in the half. The Leopards went seven minutes, 25 seconds without a field goal during the Army spurt, scoring all their points at the foul line. Richard went 3 for 3 from the field and 3 for 3 from the foul line during the run.

Army stretched its lead to 25-19 on a jumper by Nelson with 3:39 left. The Leopards got within three points on a Gruner layup with 1:57 left, but Army scored the next four points, including another triple by Simmons, to take 33-26 lead, its largest of the half.

One game after hitting 65.0 percent of its field goal attempts, Army continued its hot shooting, connecting on 50 percent of its tries in the first 20 minutes. The Black Knights’ defense held the Leopards to 34.8 percent from the floor and forced 11 Lafayette turnovers.

A three-pointer by Simmons to open the second half gave Army a 36-26 lead, but back-to-back triples by Kari and Willen cut the lead to 36-32. Simmons again was true from three-point range to push the lead back to seven points, but a quick 4-0 run by the Leopards pulled them back within three. Army went on an 8-0 run to claim its 11-point lead before Lafayette’s scoring run.

Army has now defeated Lafayette two straight times for the first time since sweeping the 2001-02 regular-season series. The Black Knights have won three straight versus the Leopards at Christl Arena.

Army ends its three-game homestand on Saturday when it hosts Bucknell at 4 p.m. The first 1,000 paid admissions will receive a free Bob Knight bobblehead. Also, in honor of Knight’s trademark sideline attire, any fan wearing a sweater to the game will be entered to win one of five pictures autographed by the NCAA Division I all-time winningest coach.

Game Notes: Cleveland Richard made his first four shots to run his consecutive field goal streak to 10 straight. He made his final shot in the first half and was 5 for 5 in the second half in the win over Navy ... Julian Simmons has scored at least 13 points in all four of his starts ... Simmons is averaging 12.9 points per game since the calendar turned to 2009 ... Army has been outrebounded in nine straight games ... For the second straight game, Army held a team’s leading scorer to single digits. Lafayette’s Andrew Brown entered the game scoring 14.5 points per game, but tallied just seven on Wednesday ... Army is now 4-2 in its last six Patriot League home games ... The Black Knights are now 7-19 in their last 26 games when not scoring at least 60 points ... Army is 12-6 in its last 18 games decided by six points or less ... The Black Knights are now 13-7 in their last 20 games when getting to the line at least 15 times and 9-4 when making at least 13 foul shots in a game ... Army has just three home games left on the schedule. Following Saturday’s game with Bucknell, the Black Knights are on the road until Feb. 14 against Lehigh. Only two of the eight games in February will be played at West Point.

 
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Army Rallies For Comeback Win At Dartmouth
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Julian Simmons scored 15 points in his first career start.
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Julian Simmons scored 15 points in his first career start.
 
 

Army 61, Dartmouth 54

HANOVER, N.H. – Army used a 21-4 run over the final seven minutes and 22 seconds to overcome a 10-point deficit and score a 61-54 win at Dartmouth on Saturday night. The Black Knights trailed by as many as 11 in the second half, but rallied for their first double-digit comeback of the season and only their third in the last four seasons.

The victory snapped the Black Knights’ two-game losing streak and improved their record to 4-9 on the season. Dartmouth dropped to 2-10. It was the Black Knights’ second road win of the season.

Cleveland Richard’s three-pointer with 1:02 left gave Army a 56-54 lead it would never relinquish. Including the three-pointer, the Black Knights scored the final eight points of the game, drilling 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute.

“I really am proud of these guys,” head coach Jim Crews said. “We started off really well, and then the game leveled off in the first half. To start the second half, we were just awful defensively, but we stayed with it.”

Richard was Army’s offensive leader all game, finishing with a career-high 20 points. It was the first 20-point game by a Black Knight this season. The junior forward also added three rebounds, two assists and two steals without committing a turnover in 37 minutes of work. Freshman G Julian Simmons made his first career start and responded with 15 points on 6 of 11 shooting, including a 3-for-5 effort from behind the three-point line. Senior F Doug Williams grabbed a team-high six rebounds, while junior G Josh Miller filled the stat sheet with eight points, two rebounds, five assists and four steals.

Alex Barnett led the Big Green with 17 points, 2.5 below his season average, and a game-high seven rebounds. Clive Weeden was the only other Dartmouth player in double figures with 10, all of which came in the second half.

The Black Knights shot 50 percent in the second half to finish at 44.0 percent for the game. Army committed a season-low 10 turnovers and forced nine of the 13 Dartmouth miscues in the second half. The Big Green outrebounded the Black Knights, 37-35, including a 15-10 advantage on the offensive glass. Army was able to overcome a 17-6 deficit in the second-chance points category by outscoring the Big Green from the foul line, 12-3.

The Black Knights came out firing on all cylinders, scoring the first seven points of the game in only two minutes and 40 seconds. Simmons scored five points during the run, including a three that put Army on top 7-0 with 17:40 to go. After the two teams exchanged baskets, the Big Green came back with a 10-2 run of their own. Barnett’s putback with 10:02 left in half gave Dartmouth its first lead at 12-11.

Simmons gave Army a 13-12 lead at the 9:36 mark, ending a four-minute and 33-second drought for the Black Knights. Dartmouth came back and led by two at 17-15 before the Black Knights went on another 7-0 run to take a 22-17 lead with 3:17 left in the opening half. Trailing 24-19, The Big Green scored the final five points of the half to go into the locker room with a 24-24 tie.

Jabari Trotter extended the Big Green run into the second half with a three-pointer on the opening possession to give Dartmouth a 27-24 lead. Army sliced the margin to one point at 33-32 on a three-pointer by Simmons with 15:58 left, but the Big Green responded with a 13-3 run to open up their largest lead of the game at 46-35 with 10:43 left. A putback by junior G Marcus Nelson stopped the run and ended a stretch of four minutes and 44 seconds without a field goal.

With his team down 50-40, Richard kickstarted the game-winning run with a jumper. Miller was true from long range and senior F Kenny Brewer hit a pair of free throws to pull the Black Knights to within three points with 5:46 to go. Army had a chance to cut into the lead or tie on two occasions, but a turnover and a missed free throw kept the deficit at three points. Barnett pushed the lead back to five at 52-47, but Brewer’s putback dunk narrowed the gap back to three.

Dartmouth missed the front end of a one-and-one that would have made it a two possession game, and Army took advantage when sophomore F Jeremy Hence took a feed from Miller and finished in the paint to make it a 52-51 game with 3:15 to go. Richard put Army on top for the first time in the half with another jumper, but a foul sent the Big Green to the line with a chance to regain the lead. Weeden missed both free throws, but got his own rebound which led to a jumper by Ronnie Dixon that pushed Dartmouth back in front by one point, 54-53. That was Dartmouth’s last lead of the game. After Richard’s game-winning triple, Williams hit both ends of a one-and-one, Hence made one of two shots from the line and Miller drilled a pair of free throws to ice the game while the Army defense kept the Big Green off the board in the final 1:35.

The victory gave Army the season sweep over the Big Green. The Black Knights defeated Dartmouth in the season opener, 63-48, at Christl Arena.

Army plays its final non-conference game of the season on Tuesday, Jan. 6 versus Fairfield. Tip-off at Christl Arena is set for 7 p.m. The match up with the Stags is the first of a three-game homestand for the Black Knights.

Game Notes: Army used its sixth different starting lineup of the season on Saturday. Kenny Brewer made his first start of the season, while rookie Julian Simmons made his first career start. Cleveland Richard and Marcus Nelson are the only two players to start all 13 games this season ... The 24-24 score at intermission marked the first time this season Army has been tied at halftime ... The win evened the all-time series between Army and Dartmouth at 16-16. It was the Black Knights’ third straight win in the series ... Army’s 11-point comeback was its first double-digit comeback since being down by 10 in the first half against Sacred Heart last season ... The Black Knights have outscored their last two opponents by a total of 15 points after halftime.

 


 

 

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Late Rally Pushes Brown Past Army
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Julian Simmons made a career-high four three-pointers at Brown.
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Brown 80, Army 73

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown used a late 9-0 run to break open a 63-63 tie with 3:59 to go and went on to an 80-73 win over Army Saturday night at the Pizzitola Center. Freshman G Julian Simmons led the Black Knights with a career-high 18 points in the loss.

Army (1-4) dropped its fourth straight game, while the Bears (2-3) have now won two of their last three outings.

Simmons scored five of his points in the final minute to bring Army within three points at 76-73 with less than 30 seconds to go. The Katy, Texas, native hit his career-best fourth three of the game to trim the lead to 76-71 then stole the inbounds pass and laid it in to cut the margin to one possession. The Bears were able to stem the tide, however, scoring the final four points to take the seven-point win.

Army led by three points with less than seven minutes to play and held a 61-59 advantage with less than six minutes to go.

“We just didn’t complete some things,” Army head coach Jim Crews said. “We got the ball inside a couple of times late, but we just didn’t finish. We did a lot of good things, but obviously not enough since we didn’t get the win.”

Simmons was 6 of 13 from the floor, including 4 of 7 from three-point range. Three other players scored in double figures for the Black Knights. Junior G Josh Miller netted a season-high 16 points, 12 of which came in the second half. He also dished out a game-high seven assists. Junior F Cleveland Richard chipped in with 12 points, his fourth double-digit effort in five games, and junior C Chris Walker tallied a season-best 10 points. Junior G Marcus Nelson, Miller and Walker tied for the team lead with four rebounds.

“Julian is a very active kid,” Crews said. “He has a great scoring mentality and can put the ball in the bucket. He’s still learning how to play Division I basketball, but he’s a bright kid and wants to do well. He was a good spark.”

Peter Sullivan led all players with 26 points, including five three-pointers, and eight rebounds.  Four of the Bears’ starters reached double figures. Matt Mullery posted 17 points, while Chris Skrelja tallied 15 points and completed the double-double with 11 assists. Adrian Williams rounded out the quartet with 10 markers.

The Black Knights had their best shooting performance of the season at 48.3 percent, but the Bears hit a sizzling 52.4 percent for the game. Brown connected on 10 of 20 three-pointers and outscored Army at the line by nine points. The Bears hit 18 of 26 foul shots, while the Black Knights made 9 of 15 from the charity stripe.

Army scored the first two points on a baseline jumper by senior C Doug Wiliams, but the Bears scored the next eight points to take their first lead. The run was capped by a three-pointer by Adrian Williams with 16:51 left in the half. The Black Knights came right back with a 7-0 run of their own to take a 9-8 lead following a free throw by sophomore G Nathan Hedgecock. Nelson put the exclamation point on the run with a dunk off an outlet pass by Walker.

That was the last time the Black Knights led as the Bears went on a 15-4 run to claim a double-digit advantage at 23-13 with 9:40 left in the half. Again Army responded, this time with a 14-4 run that was ignited by back-to-back baskets by Richard. Simmons’ three-pointers with 4:44 left in the half knotted the score at 27-27.

Brown scored the next five points to take a 32-27 advantage on a three-pointer by Sullivan with 4:01 to go. Another three-pointer by Simmons brought the Black Knights within a basket, but the Bears ended the half on a 9-4 run, including four points at the foul line, to take a 41-34 lead into intermission.

Sullivan led all scorers with 16 points in the first 20 minutes. Simmons paced the Black Knights with 10 points in only five minutes of play. It was the rookie’s first double-digit scoring half of his career and his second game with at least 10 points in his last three outings.

Army shot 50.0 percent in the first half, but was bettered by the Bears 60.9 percent field goal accuracy rate. Brown connected on 5 of 10 three-pointers in the opening stanza.

The Black Knights opened the second half on a 6-1 run, and a basket by Doug Williams brought Army within two at 42-40 with 16:05 left. Skrelja hit a three-pointer with 15:02 left to end a span of 4:48 without a field goal and push the lead back to five points. Army came right back to score eight of the next 10 points and take a 48-47 lead off a spinning post move by Nelson with 12:16 left.

Brown scored the next five points with Sullivan’s third three-pointer putting the Bears up 52-48 with 11:30 to. A three-pointer by Miller put Army back on top by one with 10:01 left, but Adrian Williams fired right back with a triple of his own to put the Bears back in front. Army scored the next five points to take a 58-55 lead, but two missed free throws prevented the Black Knights from furthering its advantage. With Army up 59-56, Sullivan again came up big for the Bears, tying the game on three-pointer with 5:30 to go.

Army went ahead by two, but the Bears scored four straight before Miller tied the game for the final time at 63-63, setting up Brown’s decisive scoring spurt.

The seven-point decision marked the seventh straight game between Army and Brown that was decided by less than 10 points.

The Black Knights wrap up their three-game swing through the Ivy League on Saturday when they travel to Harvard. Tip-off in Cambridge, Mass., is slated for 2 p.m.

Game Notes: Josh Miller was back in the starting lineup after coming off the bench against Princeton ... Cleveland Richard, Marcus Nelson and Nathan Hedgecock are the only three players to start each of the first five games ... Army has now lost 16 straight when allowing more than 70 points ... The Black Knights’ 73 points were the most since last year’s game versus Brown at Christl Arena, a 79-78 loss to the Bears ... Army is now 5-18 in its last 23 games when getting outrebounded (36-23) ... Army still leads the all-time series with the Bears, 13-9 ... Army has lost both its games this season with four players scoring in double figures ... The Black Knights had four players score at least 10 in one game just once last season ... It is Army’s longest losing streak since a seven-game skid in 2006-07 ... The Black Knights will stay in New England for the Thanksgiving holiday before taking on Harvard on Saturday.

 

 

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Player Profile

 

Position:
Assistant Coach
Alma Mater:
Colorado-Colorado Springs (2002)

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Ewig enters his second season as an assistant coach at Loyola University Chicago. A former teammate of one-time Loyola standout Brian Contreras (1998-2001), Ewig played on the Colorado Rapids' reserve team in 2002 and works with the Ramblers' goalkeepers.

Last season, Ewig helped Loyola to a 10-5-4 overall record and its first-ever outright regular-season Horizon League title. Working under Ewig's tutelage, Brian Byrne posted a school-record 10 shutouts and compiled a sparkling 0.69 goals-against average en route to Horizon League All-Newcomer Team recognition in his first season as a Rambler. Byrne ranked 21st in the NCAA in GAA (0.69) and tied for 26th in save percentage (.833). Loyola also strung together a string of six consecutive shutouts, Oct. 5-21.

After beginning his collegiate playing career at Towson University and helping the Tigers to the 1998 America East Conference title, while earning All-Rookie Team honors, Ewig transferred to the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. At Colorado Springs, he was a three-time first team all-conference selection and three-time team captain.

Ewig, who holds a National "C" Coaching License from the United States Soccer Federation, previously served as an assistant coach at Colorado College in 2006, where he focused on the development of the keepers. Prior to his stint at Colorado College, he was an assistant at his alma mater, Colorado-Colorado Springs, and he has also worked as the director of scouting and goalkeeper coach for the El Paso Pride Soccer Club.

 

 

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Julian Simmons
Guard
Freshman
Height:   6-0     Weight:    185
High School:    Cinco Ranch (USMAPS)
Hometown:    Katy, Texas
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High School: Lettered four times for coach Rick Ellis at Cinco Ranch High School ... captained the squad for one season ... averaged 21 points, four rebounds and three assists during his senior season ... earned Cinco Ranch’s MVP award as a senior ... awarded the Cinco Ranch Cougar Heart Award ... named first-team all-district three times ... honored as a district MVP candidate ... twice led the Cougars in scoring ... ranked as the 24th-best player in Texas by RCSsports.com ... member of Texashoops.com’s Power 100 ... two-time Houston Chronicle Player of the Week ... lists his career highlight as hitting the game-winning shot with two seconds left against arch rival to put Cinco Ranch in the playoffs as a  junior ... played one year at the U.S. Military Academy Prep School ...  named the most valuable player at USMAPS in 2007-08 ... averaged 24 points, three rebounds and three assists at the prep school ... scored a season-high 40 points ... named to the Dean’s and Commandant’s List while attending the prep school... played on the Houston Hoops club squad that was ranked fifth in the nation during the 2005-06 season  ... made the all-tournament team at the McDonald’s Invitational Tournament as a junior and the Nike Memorial Day AAU Classic as a sophomore.

Personal: Given name is Julian Curtis Simmons ... parents’ names are James and Helen Simmons ... two brothers, Justyn and Jaylon (deceased) ... member of Cinco Ranch’s Future Business Leaders of American and Peer Assistance Leadership chapters ... member and graduate of Jack and Jill of America ... enjoys watching movies, reading, listening to music and spending time with family ... favorite quote is, "Faith is taking the first step even you don't see the whole staircase," by Martin Luther King Jr. ... major is undeclared.

 

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September 25, 2008
Men's Basketball's Harris Named to Preseason All-Big South Team by Blue Ribbon Basketball Yearbook
 
CONWAY, S.C. – Coastal Carolina University redshirt junior Joseph Harris (Lejeune, N.C./Lejeune) was named to the All-Big South Preseason Team by the Blue Ribbon Basketball Yearbook, it was announced Sept. 24. The magazine also forecasted the Chanticleers to finish in fifth place in the Big South Conference standings.
 
Harris, a 6-5 forward, returns to the Chant lineup after missing most of last season with a thumb injury. Harris averaged 7.9 points and 2.8 assists in the eight games he played for Coastal Carolina. This included a 14-point, 14-rebound performance against Presbyterian Dec. 7 and a 16-point, 10-rebound night at Houston Nov. 24. The redshirt junior had 13 blocked shots in eight games and now has 74 in his career, which is tied for fourth in Coastal Carolina history.
 
Harris has scored 476 points as a Chanticleer and has a 6.8 career rebounding average, good for 10th in Coastal Carolina history. He has shot 58.9 percent from the field and has 95 steals in his career.
 
Harris was joined by Liberty’s Anthony Smith, Charleston Southern’s Omar Carter, Gardner-Webb’s Grayson Flittner and Radford’s Joey Lynch-Floor on Blue Ribbon’s All-Conference Team. The magazine picked Smith as the Player of the Year, with Liberty’s Seth Curry earning Preseason Newcomer of the Year honors.
 
Blue Ribbon picked Winthrop to win the league, followed by Radford, Liberty and Gardner-Webb. The Chanticleers were next on the slate, with High Point, Charleston Southern, VMI and UNC Asheville rounding out the conference ledger.
 
 
 

 

Joe Womack (Eastern Carolina University)

High School: A three-year starter at quarterback and two-way player for coach Bob Eason at Northside High School ... Rushed for 1,378 yards and 20 touchdowns while throwing for 715 yards and seven scores during senior campaign ... Defensively, netted a team-high nine interceptions as team captain ... Also served as one of the Monarchs' top kick returners on special teams ... Completed 55-of-124 passes for 992 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior to help guide Northside to an 11-4 record ... Added 478 ground yards and 10 TDs on 126 carries in 2006 ... Also picked off five passes during junior year ... Rushed for 437 yards and passed for 658 more during first varsity season in 2005 (as a sophomore) ... Led Monarchs to three conference semifinal appearances ... Picked up a total of 10 varsity letters (three football, three baseball, four track) ... Rated among scout.com's top 40 wide receivers in the state and top 200 nationally ... Stood among North Carolina's top 32 overall recruits according to SuperPrep Magazine ... Earned invitation to play in the 2007 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas All-Star Game ... Also recruited by Duke, North Carolina and North Carolina State ... A three-sport performer during prep career at NHS ... Named to the school's prestigious Academic Achievers list.

Personal: Full name is Joseph Womack ... Born November 16, 1989 at Havelock, N.C. (MCAS Cherry Point) ... Son of Joe and Felicia Womack ... Would like to major in computer networking with a minor in computer software ... Cited ECU's new football facilities as one of the top reasons to sign with Pirate program ... Hobbies include fishing and video games ... Sister Johanna Womack is a freshman in the UNC Greensboro basketball program.

Meaghan M. Cole
Teacher, 4th grade Eastway Elementary
Durham, NC

White Oak High School 04’
Senior Year Accolades:
Most Outstanding Distance Performer Girls Track and Field
Most Outstanding Female Performer Cross Country
Most Valuable Girls Soccer
Reginald Montford Memorial Award Female Athlete of the Year
North Carolina East West All-Star Team

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 08’
Walk-on UNC Women’s Soccer (05’)
UNC Ram’s Club Soccer (04’and 06’-08’)
Graduated 08’ with a degree in Sport Administration

-3A State Champion Girls Soccer 2003
-Played club soccer for both classic and premier league teams
-NASM certified personal trainer

While I never had the opportunity to train under Coach Willie, his passion and words have inspired and motivated me. Howard Thurman once said “Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs are people who have come alive.” Coaching makes Coach Willie come alive. Likewise, sports are my passion and I desire to serve God and others through them.

 


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