Poolesville High School crestCatch up with former Falcon standouts who have moved on to compete in the college ranks. 

photo of nick beatonNick Beaton (2019)

Freshman, Waynesburg University

AT PHS: Football (3 letters) … Lacrosse.

photo of ethan gaddisEthan Gaddis (2019)

Freshman, Christopher Newport University

AT PHS: Saw action in multiple sports during his time with the Falcons … Competed as a wide receiver on the football team … Served as a captain … Also was a member of the basketball, wrestling, and lacrosse squads … Earned second-team All-County accolades for his work as a midfielder on the lacrosse team.

photo of ben millerBen Miller (2019)

Freshman, Waynesburg University

AT PHS: Football (4 letters), first-team all-county … Lacrosse.

photo of nandini satsangiNandini Satsangi (2019)

Cross Country / Track & Field
Freshman, University of Minnesota

AT PHS: Ran for coach Prasad Gerard • varsity letter winner in cross country, indoor track & field, and outdoor track & field … three-time all-regional honoree in cross country … four-time state qualifier in cross country with two state runner-up finishes … finished as state runner-up to lead Poolesville to a third-place team showing at the 2018 MPSSAA Class 2A State Cross Country Championships, covering the three mile course in 19:50.83 as a senior …  placed 26th overall at the 2017 MPSSAA Class 2A State Cross Country Championship to help Poolesville to an eighth-place team finish as a junior … placed eighth at the 2016 MPSSAA Class 3A State Cross Country Championship to lead Poolesville to a fifth-place team finish as a sophomore … finished as state runner-up to lead Poolesville to a seventh-place team showing at the 2015 Class 3A State Cross Country Championship as a freshman … named 2016 Footlocker Third Team honoree, three-time Run Washington honoree, and 2018 Second Team All-Met in cross country … 13-time state qualifier in track & field, winning three state titles in the 3200m (2019 indoor, 2018 indoor, and 2017 outdoor) and two state titles in the 1600m (2019 indoor and 2018 outdoor) … five-time all-state honoree in the outdoor 3200m (2017), indoor 3200m (2018, 2019), outdoor 1600m (2018), and indoor 1600m (2019) in track & field … all-regional honoree in the indoor 1600m and 3200m (2018, 2019) and outdoor 1600m and 3200m (2017, 2018) … won indoor 3200m (11:27.51) and indoor 1600m (5:15.58) state titles, placed sixth in the outdoor 1600m and eighth in the outdoor 4x800m relay at the 2019 MPSSAA Class 2A State Track & Field Championships as a senior … won indoor 3200m (11:26.37) and outdoor 1600m (5:10.83) state titles and placed third in the outdoor 3200m and fourth in the indoor 1600m at the 2018 MPSSAA Class 2A State Track & Field Championships as a junior … won 3200m state title in 11:07.01, placed third in the 1600m (5:09.91), and anchored sixth-place 4x800m relay at the 2017 MPSSAA Class 3A State Outdoor Track & Field Championships as a sophomore … placed fourth in 3200m and 10th in 1600m at the 2016 MPSSAA Class 3A State Outdoor Track & Field Championships as a freshman … holds Poolesville school records for 5K, 3200m, and 1600m … trained with Georgetown Running Club (GRC) … owns high school personal bests of 11:05.01 for 3200m, 5:09.50 for 1600m, 5:16.52 for mile, 5:00.92 for 1500m, 2:24.12 for 800m, and 18:21.70 for 5K (cross country).

photo of amon tarusAmon Tarus (2019)

Freshman, Salem International University

AT PHS:  Academic Honors: Honor Roll, National Society of High School Scholars. Athletic Honors: Sportsmanship Award.


charlie brillCharlie Brill (2018)

Track & Field
Sophomore, East Stroudsburg University

photo of hannah bushHannah Bush (2018)

Sophomore, University of Tampa

AT PHS: Played for the Falcons under coach Rachel Stream…Earned all-county, all-division, and team MVP twice…Played club for the Renegades under Coach Naylor.

photo of sam garrettSam Garrett (2018)

Sophomore, Averett University

photo of erin greenErin Green (2018)

Sophomore, Lynchburg College

AT PHS: Played for years for Coach Fred Swick … Surpassed 1,000 career points mark as a senior, Member of the Falcons undefeated 2018 Class 2A State Champion basketball team … Washington Post All-Met honorable mention selection (2017 and 2018) … Maryland Basketball Coaches Association All-Star (2018)

photo of ryan haddawayRyan Haddaway (2018)

Sophomore, Mount St. Mary’s University

photo of brooke hammBrooke Hamm (2018)

Field Hockey
Sophomore, Bridgewater College

AT PHS: 1st Team All-County… Team Defensive MVP… Won the 2018 Maryland state championship in basketball… 11-time Minds in Motion award winner … Member of the Falcons undefeated 2018 Class 2A State Champion basketball team.

Haley Harkins (2018)

Sophomore, American University

AT PHS: Played field hockey, basketball and lacrosse … Jake Perkins Memorial Scholarship recipient for 2017-2018.

photo of julia hobbsJulia Hobbs (2018)

Sophomore, Christopher Newport University

AT PHS: Played three years of varsity basketball with the Falcons…Helped lead team to three straight division titles…Won state championship as a senior…Two-time All-State selection, earning honorable mention plaudits once and second team laurels as a senior…Named team captain as a senior… Maryland Basketball Coaches Association All-Star (2018) … Also played with 1 on None AAU Basketball for four years.

photo of juanita jeramilloJuanita Jarmillo (2018)

Track & Field
Sophomore, Amherst College

AT PHS: Member of school-record 4x100m relay … fourth in 4x400m relay at regionals … fourth in 400m at 2018 regionals, sixth at state meet … named  Distiguished Hispanic Scholar by the Hispanic Alliance for Education … earned the State Seal of Biliteracy  … President of PHS Yoga Club

photo of ryan lockettRyan Lockett (2018)

Cross Country / Track & Field
Sophomore, University of Virginia

AT PHS: Recorded a first-place finish at the 2017 Maryland 2A cross country championships … Won the 2016 Maryland 3A cross country championships … State champion in the indoor and outdoor Maryland 3A 1600m and 3200m … Finished third at the New Balance National Championships in the two-mile race, earning New Balance All-America honors … Finished second at the Penn Relays in the 3000m … Holds the Poolesville school record in the 800m, 1600m and 3200m … Named the Poolesville cross country, indoor and outdoor MVP

photo of charlotte mallowCharlotte Mallow (2018)

Sophomore, Juniata College

AT PHS: Earned two varsity letters in field hockey…field hockey team won their division…lacrosse team won their division and was regional runner-up.

connell obermanConnell Oberman (2018)

Sophomore, Wesleyan University

photo of brady pearreBrady Pearre (2018)

Sophomore, High Point University

photo of susanna schmidtSusanna Schmidt (2018)

Sophomore, St. Mary’s College (Md.)

AT PHS: Played lacrosse and field hockey for the Falcons … Named to all-division first team … Participant in Minds in Motion … Named in captain in both lacrosse and field hockey … Earned all-county first team selection in lacrosse … Named to all-county second team in field hockey … Placed on the Honor Roll … Member of the Student Government Association.

photo of madeline thompsonMaddie Thompson (2018)

Sophomore, McDaniel College

photo of alice walkerAlice Walker (2018)

Sophomore, University of North Carolina-Asheville

AT PHS: Played soccer for coach Rod Nubgaard and for the Washington Spirit Development Academy.

photo of zach zeranskiZach Zeranski (2018)

Sophomore, Carnegie Mellon University

photo of emma bentzEmma Bentz (2017)

Cross Country / Track & Field
Junior, Grove City College

AT PHS: Member of the Falcons Class 3A region cross country championship team (2016) and ran track junior and senior years for coach Prasad Gerard … Member of the swim team under coach Jon Leong all four years (team captain and member of the Class 3A/2A/1A state champion 4×100 freestyle relay (2017).

Colin FisherColin Fisher (2017)

Junior, McDaniel College

photo of Keegan HemingwayKeegan Hemingway (2017)

Junior, Georgia Tech

AT PHS: Was a three-year letter winner as a running back and linebacker … Served as team captain as a senior … National Football Foundation Scholarship recipient … Coached by Dave Murray … Was also a lacrosse standout … Earned first-team all-division honors as a face-off midfielder, was selected as team MVP and served as a two-year team captain in lacrosse … Named Poolesville’s 2016-17 Male Athlete of the Year … Honor roll student every semester.

photo of sachi howsonSachi Howson (2017)

Junior, Middlebury College

stephen langStephen Lang (2017)

Junior, McDaniel College

photo of caroline lengCaroline Leng (2017)

Junior, University of Pennsylvania

AT PHS: Lettered four times in volleyball, three-year captain … Team was state finalist her freshman year, going 18-1 and winning league, county and regional titles … Two-time first-team all-county … Two-time Washington Post All-Met honorable mention … GJNC USA Volleyball High Performance Select A1 National Training Team/Holiday Camp … Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology semifinalist … National Merit finalist … Mu Alpha Theta member … National Honor Society member … National Science Honor Society member.

Sophia Mense (2017)

Junior, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

AT PHS: Two-sport athlete (field hockey, lacrosse) … Field Hockey: Coached by Rachel Stream … 2016 First team All-Montgomery County … 2016 Montgomery County All-Division Team … Three-year team captain … Lacrosse: Played for Rachel Stream … 2017 Honorable Mention All-Montgomery County … 2017 Montgomery County All-Division Team … Team captain as a senior … Horatio Award for Academic Excellence … National Honor Society … National Science Honor Society … Honor Roll all four years … Prudential Spirit of Community Award … Girl Scout Gold Award … Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award … Alternate National Delegate for Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital to Girl Scouts of the USA.

photo of sam pavlickSam Pavlick (2017)

Junior, Salisbury University

photo of emily benedictEmily Benedict (2016)

Senior, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

photo of izzy durkinIzzy Durkin (2016)

Senior, Mount St. Mary’s University

AT PHS: Played soccer and basketball teams – starting on both teams for two years.

casey harkinsCasey Harkins (2016)

Senior, American University

AT PHS: Three-sport standout in field hockey, basketball, and lacrosse … earned Washington Post All-Met lacrosse selection (honorable mention) in 2015 and 2016 … 2016 Allstate Foundation Minds In Motion Scholar-Athlete Scholarship award recipient … Jake Perkins Memorial Scholarship recipient for 2015-2016.

photo of reid pattonReid Patton (2016)

Senior, Lenoir-Rhyne University

photo of sayaka vaulesSayaka Vaules (2016)

Senior, Swarthmore College