Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The linebacker made the switch to the University of Florida in January.
Linebacker Matt Rolin, the Briar Woods football phenom, is among the players mentioned in an ESPN article about athletes changing course after committing to a college. Rolin’s name pops up in a roundup near the bottom of the story. Rolin, who was selected for the Under Armour All-America High School Football game, hurt his knee late during this past season. He has now signed with the University of Florida. Read more about Matt on Patch.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The former Broad Run soccer star joins one of her Gator teammates in the selection.
University of Florida senior Holly King, who played for Broad Run during her high school years in Ashburn, has been selected to appear on 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American teams. This is King’s first such honor, and the second for her teammate, Erika Tymrak, of Bradenton, FL. King earned recognition earlier this year after the Southeastern Conference those her as the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. King earned a spot on the NSCAA All-America third team. She previously joined Tymrak on the All-SEC first team. She started every match and was second among the Gator field players with her average of 85.4 minutes per match. She finished fifth among the 2012 Gators with a career season-high 14 points. …
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The former Broad Run Spartan now plays for the University of Florida's soccer team.
The Southeastern Conference has named Holly King, a senior defensive midfielder for the No. 10 University of Florida soccer team, the Defensive Player of the Year. The recognition marks the third Gator to win the title since 2009, and the twelfth in the program’s history. Teammate Erika Tymrak earned the title SEC Offensive Player of the Year. According to school stats, King started every game and leads Florida’s team, other than goalie, with an average of 86.5 minutes per game. She played every minute of 14 of the team’s matches this year. Read more about King and other designated players on the Gator Zone, the school’s website.