Boys Scholar-athlete Team 1992-93 Scholar-athlete Teams

June 15, 1993|By Glenn P. Graham

Kevin Ash Carroll Christian School

Class: Senior

GPA: 3.05

Sports: Soccer, basketball and baseball

Other activities: Band member, class representative, active in church groups.

College: Pensacola Christian College

Snapshot: Has earned varsity letters in each of the three sports since his freshman year, Ash capped his high school career as the school's Men's Athlete of the Year.

Received a partial scholarship from Pensacola for being recommended by Carroll Christian School as Christian Leader of the Senior Class. Ash plans to play basketball at Pensacola and major in broadcasting with a minor in physical education.

"Kevin is not only an outstanding athlete, but is also a person of character as well as an outstanding student," wrote athletic director and coach Randy Peterson.

Paul Coale Francis Scott Key

Class: Senior

GPA: 3.3, SAT: 1020

Sports: Soccer, basketball and track and field.

Other activities: Member of student government, Spanish Club, Varsity Club, yearbook staff member, school weightlifting program, soccer referee.

College: Geneva College

Snapshot: A reliable leader who has excelled at every sport he's played in his high school career, Coale plans to concentrate on soccer at Geneva College, where he was awarded an athletic scholarship.

Key soccer coach Granville Hibberd called Coale the best sweeper back he has coached in his 11 years. In the classroom, Coale has been an honor roll student throughout his high school career.

Chris North Liberty

Class: Senior

GPA: 3.5, SAT: 1000

Sports: Soccer and tennis

Other activities: National Honor Society, Students Against Drunk Driving, Who's Who Among American High School Students, soccer referee, operation prom committee.

College: Salisbury State University

Snapshot: North has maintained a 3.5 GPA while excelling at two sports along with a number of other school and community activities. On the tennis court this spring, he and his doubles partner won the Carroll County men's doubles title with an undefeated 17-0 season.

North also played a pivotal role on the Liberty soccer team, earning varsity letters in his last two years -- the last as a team captain. Coach Lee Kestler Sr. wrote: "He has reaffirmed my faith in the youth of today, as exemplified by his responsibility, commitment and leadership."

Michael Roberts North Carroll

Class: Senior

GPA: 3.93, SAT: 1110

Sports: Soccer, basketball and tennis

Other activities: National Honor Society, executive council, class vice-president

College: Virginia Tech

Snapshot: A leg injury during the fall soccer season hindered his senior season, but Roberts continued attending games and supporting his teammates. Despite missing most of the soccer season, he still was selected a first-team all-county and conference performer.

He also has excelled academically, maintaining an outstanding GPA despite missing time from school due to two knee operations. The surgery has changed Roberts' goal of playing soccer at the college level, but he believes the rehabilitation process and dedication needed will make him a better player.

Geof Weisenborn South Carroll

Class: Senior

GPA: 3.4, SAT: 1190

Sports: Football and lacrosse

Other activities: Varsity Club, church choir, math tutor, coached Powder Puff football

College: University of Maryland-Baltimore County

Snapshot: Weisenborn earned a full athletic scholarship to play lacrosse at Div. I UMBC. An all-county and conference player in both football and lacrosse, Weisenborn capped his high school career this spring as being chosen The Baltimore Sun's 1993 Player of the Year in Carroll County in lacrosse.

Also an excellent student, Weisenborn plans to major in computer science this fall at UMBC. Wrote lacrosse and football coach Gene Brown: "Geof is one of the most outstanding student athletes that I have had the pleasure of working in my 17 years as a teacher and coach at South Carroll."

Honorable mention: Matthew Dietzel, South Carroll; Jeff Ibex, senior; Brad Gibson, senior; Wade Shank, senior, Westminster.

Note: There were no applicants from Western Maryland College

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