After an underwhelming season last year, Daniel Griffith '16 and the Virginia Tech football team are looking to bounce back. The Virginia Tech football team went 6-7 last year, which is not typical. One of the losses was to Old Dominion University, which was so big it almost earned ODU an ESPY award for the biggest upset. However, former Nansemond-Suffolk Academy standout Daniel Griffith '16 is excited about the opportunity to bounce back with his team this season. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
After competing in the Tidewater Summer League, Dominick Claxton '16 is looking to keep his baseball skills sharp. After transferring from Ferrum College last year, the former Nansemond-Suffolk Academy standout made his way to NCAA Division I. He transferred to Old Dominion University to play baseball, but due to NCAA rules, he had to sit out this season. However, Claxton has been keeping his game sharp at ODU and this summer, playing with and against different collegiate competition. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
After a stellar senior season at Temple University, Suffolk golf standout Trey Wren '14 is eyeing the pros. The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy alumnus recently wrapped up his college career at Temple. He set a school record for the most rounds in the 60s in a row while also ending his senior year with the third-lowest scoring average in school history. All that has put him in the position to look forward to turning pro. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy alumna is headed to law school
Former Nansemond-Suffolk Academy lacrosse standout and honors student Holly Marie Kozak '15 has chosen law as her next big challenge.
Kozak, 22, of Portsmouth, recently graduated from Guilford College in Greensboro, N.C., as a four-year Old Dominion Athletic Conference All-Academic American and a recipient of the school’s Nereus C. English Athletic Leadership Award. A lacrosse midfielder, Kozak lettered all four years on the Nansemond-Suffolk Academy varsity team and at Guilford had her best year as a senior with 39 goals, ending her college career with 115 points in 65 games.
Kozak leaves Guilford with a 3.84 GPA, saying her B-pluses in a first year seminar course and health class prevented her from getting a perfect GPA. She heads to North Carolina-based Wake Forest University Law School in the fall and admits being strongly influenced by her father, attorney Warren D. Kozak, who also attended Guilford and Wake Forest University Law. To continue reading the article on pilotonline.com, please click here.
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy boys’ lacrosse players Simon Dowd and Mason Harrell earned All-American recognition. The NSA boys’ lacrosse team is a month removed from the school’s first state title in the sport. Because of such a strong season by the Saints, they were rewarded in All-Conference and All-State teams and now U.S. Lacrosse All-American honors. To continue reading the article in The Suffolk News-Herald, please click here.