Athletes who were busy over the summer

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Eagle athletes were representing the school all across the nation over the summer.

They worked very hard so they could represent and succeed in there respected sports for the eagles. This includes top football camps, exclusive rugby events, and a prestigious visit to a basketball school.

Junior George Fisher is one of the premier players on the basketball team.
Junior George Fisher is one of the premier players on the basketball team.

Eagle baller junior George Fisher went to the distinguished Massachusetts Institute of Technology to meet with the basketball coaches and players and to play and display his talents in basketball clinic.

While Fisher looks to the future, he also is focused as he and his teammates look to make a run at the state title this year.

“We have a good squad this year and we are looking to build on what we accomplished last year and get that ring,” Fisher said.

“It was a really cool experience to just go up there [MIT] and see the campus and the facilities. I loved the basketball facilities and the entire vibe around campus.”

George Fisher, junior

“It is good to see all the different talent around the state, and it really got me ready for TAPPS and the upcoming season.”

Maxwell Brower, senior

Senior defensive stalwart Max Brower also attended camps over the summer. He represented the eagle football program when he attended the Nike Sparq Combine in Arlington, playing on the Cowboys’ field.

Brower was going up against great competition and getting better for the next level.

“There was a range of Division I players at the camp. I know what I need to work on and it was a realization for what’s to come on the next level.”

Senior Griffin Maat flexing on fools at the annual Walk-A-Thon. Photo by: Garrett Sorrels '16
Senior Griffin Maat flexing on fools at the annual Walk-A-Thon. Photo by: Garrett Sorrels ’16

Rugby star Griffin Maat stayed busy over the summer when he went to Denver to compete in a National All-Star rugby tournament.

“There were 16 teams all from different states competing for the championship,” Maat said. “It was awesome to be able to play with and against different players. The competition was really hard because it was the best players from the state all on one team.”

Maat added the experience and exposure from the event really helped him get seen by different college rugby coaches.

“From the previous year and this year I have accumulated 10 offers from schools in the span of playing for four days,” Maat said.

He and his fellow rugby teammates look to bring back another state championship for the esteemed Eagle rugby program this spring.

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Cameron Alo is a senior at St. Thomas. He is on the basketball team and is a senior leader. He enjoys watching romantic comedies and reading for leisure. You can see him speeding down the parking garage with his Costa sunglasses on, blaring some Florida Georgia Line just because the cool kids do it.

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