April 16, 2014

Class of 2018 Announced

31 Newcomers Headed For New Haven

 

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Tony Reno, the Joel E. Smilow '54 Head Coach of Yale Football, announced his second recruiting class today, 31 new student-athletes who will join the program this summer.

 

The incoming freshmen include 17 all-state picks, 31 all-conference choices, 28 all-area players, 21 team captains, 10 state champions and five team MVPs.

 

Included in the class are five defensive ends, four receivers and three each at quarterback, offensive tackle and defensive line.

 

Here are the 31 members of the class of 2018.

 
 

Name: Jason Alessi

Height: 6-0

Weight: 180

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI

High school: Brother Rice

Position: DB/K

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Brother Rice: Named 2013-14 Michigan High School Athlete of the Year... Nine-time letter winner between football (3), basketball (2) and lacrosse (4)… Made 135 tackles… 10 interceptions… Three forced fumbles… Scored seven total touchdowns… Made 26 of 30 field goals… Earned All-State Dream-Team senior year… Selected to Michigan All-Star team… Earned first-team all-state junior year… Broke 25 state/school records… Led team to three state championships… Captained lacrosse team… Led team to three state-championships… All-American… First-team all-state… Had several scholarship offers for lacrosse… All-league in basketball as a junior… Excellence award in geometry and English… Achievement Award in Algebra, Art, and Architecture… Honor roll all four years…

 

Personal: Jason Alessi is the son of Kenneth and Arlene Alessi… Brother, Matthew, played golf at Michigan… Mother played golf at Michigan State… Father played baseball at Michigan for two years… Enjoys playing golf and listening to music…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1470256/jason-alessi

 

Name: Cody Arledge

Height: 6-5

Weight: 266

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Plano, TX

High school: Plano West

Position: OT

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Plano West: Captain of 2013 bi-district finalist team… Started 25 consecutive games at left tackle… Earned two varsity letters… Two-time all-district… Texas's top 25 offensive linemen… All-state academic team… Helped team to Texas 10-5A 2012 state quarterfinals… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Cody Arledge is the son of Craig and Beverly Arledge… Father played football at Texas… Interested in economics… Enjoys hunting, fishing, gun-repair, shooting, and playing basketball…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1416226/highlights/88081375

 

Name: Stephen Barmore

Height: 6-2

Weight: 2-10

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Southington, CT

High school: Southington

Position: QB

Major: Biology

Residential College: N/A

 

At Southington: Three-time captain between football, basketball, and track… Ten-time letter winner between football (4) basketball (3) and track (3)… Captain of 2013 class LL state championship team… Most career wins of any QB in school history (31-4)… 6,803 career passing yards for 76 TDs… Completed 464 passes (62%)… 3088 yards passing and 42 TDs senior year… Walter Camp All-State team… Walter Camp Player of the Year finalist…  Hartford Courant Offensive Player of the Year… Two-time all-state and all-conference selection… All-New England for 400m… President of National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Stephen Barmore is the son of Mike and Linda Barmore… Intends on studying biology and is interested in genomics research… Played in the Youth All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas, in 8th grade.

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1262918/stephen-barmore

 

Name: John Barton

Height: 5-8

Weight: 190

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Twinsburg, OH

High school: Twinsburg

Position: RB

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Twinsburg: Two-time captain and six-time letter winner between football (3) and track (3)… Holds record for most TDs (7) in a single game, season (32), and career (51)… Recorded 3,000+ yards over two seasons…  Earned second-team all-state… NOC Player of the Year junior year… All-conference sophomore year… NOC championship sophomore and junior year… National Honor Society… Foreign language honor society… Honor roll all four years... AP Scholar…

 

Personal: John is the son of David and Peggy Barton… Brother, Mike, played soccer at Cleveland State University… Brother, Chris, played soccer at Ohio State University, but transferred to Akron University after injury… Enjoys reading, theater, volunteer work, and traveling… Played soccer for 10 years…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/39017/highlights/28940375

 
 

Name: Jon Bezney

Height: 6-5

Weight: 295

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Cincinnati, OH

High school: Mariemont

Position: OT

Major: Pre-med

Residential College: N/A

 

At Mariemont: Captain of 2013 team… Seven-time letter winner between football (4) and lacrosse (3)… Earned first-team all-state, region, and conference… Named team MVP… Tri-state defensive player of the year… Played in Michigan vs. Ohio All-Star game… North-South All-Star game… Anthony Munoz Defensive Lineman of the Year… Second-team All-CHL sophomore year…  2013 state championship in lacrosse… "That's My Boy" Award… Scholar-athlete award… Three-time class president… National Honor Society… Ranked second in his class…

 

Personal: Jon Bezney is the son of Michael and Michele Bezney… Interested in pre-med and math… Enjoys fishing, hunting, and various community service projects… Ordained sub-deacon in the Ukrainian Orthodox Church…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/164898/highlights/121182375

 
 

Name: Will Bryan IV

Height: 5-11

Weight: 180

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Pomona, CA

High school: Diamond Ranch

Position: DB, RB

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Diamond Ranch: Two-time Captain of 2012 and 2013 League championship teams… Seven-time letter winner between football (4) and track (7)… Two-time all-league at RB and CB… 2013 all-area at DB… 2012 team offensive MVP… Two-time Panther of the Year… 2012 Hacienda League Championship… League champion in 400m… National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award… Four-time all-league Scholar-Athlete Award between football (2) and track (2)…Principles Honor Roll all four years… Four-time scholar-athlete award… AP Scholar… Three-year member of the California Scholarship Federation… 2013 Homecoming King… 2013 Pomona Masonic Lodge Student of the Year Community Service Award…

 

Personal: Will Bryan IV is the son of William III and Cynthia Bryan… Volunteers for Relay for Life… Tutors for the National Resource Foundation… Enjoys the beach, writing music and attending church functions…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/354112/will-bryan

 

Name: Hayden Carlson

Height: 6-0

Weight: 195

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Glen Ellyn, IL

High school: Glenbard West

Position: DB

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Glenbard West: Captain of 2013 state semi-finalist team… Seven-time letter winner between football (3) and baseball (4)… Holds state record for most tackles in a state championship game (14)… Holds school career and single season tackle records… Two-time all-state… Conference defensive player of the year… 2012 state championship MVP… Three-time conference champion… Captain and SS on baseball team… Two-time all-state academic team… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Hayden Carlson is the son of Barrett and Erica Carlson… Interested in economics… Enjoys golfing, skiing, and hiking… Is a skilled horseback rider… Loves music and attending concerts of all kinds

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQQunr5PFPQ

 

Name: Jeho Chang

Height: 6-4

Weight: 280

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Suwanee, GA

High school: North Gwinnett

Position: OL

Major: Engineering

Residential College: N/A

 

At North Gwinnett:  Six-time letter winner between football (4), track (1), and lacrosse (1)… 40 knockdowns, 20 pancakes senior year… All-county scholar athlete… Gwinnett Offensive Honor Roll… Gwinnett County All-Star team… Linda Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient… 2013 state championship finalist…

 

Personal: Jeho Chang is the son of Hong and Ok Chang… Interested in mechanical engineering… Enjoys playing basketball… Mother (Ok Chang) played professional basketball for Samsung (Korea) from 1983 to1985…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/523963/jeho-chang

 
 

Name: Rafe Chapple

Height: 6-1

Weight: 195

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Alpharetta, GA

High school: Greater Atlanta Christian

Position: QB

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Greater Atlanta Christian: Six-time letter winner between football (3) and basketball (3)… Captain of 2013 football team… Holds school record for most passing TD's, completions, and yard in a season… Most passing yards and TDs in a game… Two-time county player of the week… Second-team all-state senior year… Honorable mention all-state junior year… Gwinnett County Scholar-Athlete award… Chemistry and anatomy awards…

 

Personal: Rafe Chapple is the son of Joe and Cheryl Chapple… Brother, Lee, played QB for Northern Alabama… Brother, Colton, played QB at Harvard… Brother, Jared, plays TE at University of Georgia… Intends on studying economics… Interested in NFL front-office career… Enjoys playing basketball, fishing, and watching movies…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1572004/rafe-chapple

 

Name: Earl Chism

Height: 6-2

Weight: 235

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Elk Grove, CA

High school: Pleasant Grove

Position: DE

Major: English

Residential College: N/A

 

At Pleasant Grove: Captain of 2013 football team… Led team in sacks… 2013 first-team all-league… First-team all-city… Third-team all-state… 2012 second-team all-league… Two-time league champions… Two state playoff appearances…

 

Personal: Earl Chism is the son of Darren and Blondell Chism… Intends on studying English… Enjoys movies, watching sports, and reading…

 

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=9333705

 
 

Name: Nicholas Crowle

Height: 6-3

Weight: 265

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Fairfield, CT

High school: Fairfield Prep

Position: DT

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Fairfield Prep: Captain of both football and wrestling teams… Seven-time letter winner between football (3) and wrestling (4)… 183 career carries for 1,118 yards and 21 TDs… 284 tackles… 48 tackles for loss… Five sacks… First-team all-state… USA Today All-Connecticut team… USA Today Defensive Player of the Year… Walter Camp All-State Scholar Athlete… National Football College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete… Class LL third place in wrestling senior year… 4th place in New England… SCC and CIAC scholar-athlete award… Summa Cum Laude (National Honor Society)… US Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award…

 

Personal: Nicholas Crowle is the son of David and Tina Crowle… Intends on studying economics… Interested in business… Enjoys scuba diving and boating… Has been driving boats since the age of 9… Certified black belt…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/766669/nicholas-crowle

 
 

Name: Tim Dawson II

Height: 6-2

Weight: 225

Year: Fr.

Hometown: New Orleans, LA

High school: St. Augustine

Position: DE

Major: Biology

Residential College: N/A

 

At St. Augustine: Two-time letter winner… Led team in sacks (11)… Offense-Defense All-American… 2013 regional champions… Played forward on the basketball team… Three-time superior achievement award winner…

 

Personal: Tim Dawson II is the son of Timothy and Shawn Dawson… Intends on studying biology (pre-med)… Hopes to open a medical firm after school… Enjoys basketball, video games, and poetry…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1437946/timothy-dawson-ii

 
 

Name: Jake Dehart

Height: 5-9

Weight: 170

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Erie, PA

High school: Cathedral Prep.

Position: WR

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Cathedral Prep: Five-time letter winner between football (3) and track (2)… Rushed for 1134 yards over 106 attempts with 18 TDs senior year… Caught 25 passes for 418 yards and 6 TDs… 23 tackles… Second-team all-state… First-team all-region… Big 33 Game Nominee… 2012-2013 football state champions… Second in state for 4x100m relay junior year…

 

Personal: Jake Dehart is the son of Steve and Linda Dehart… Brother, Lucas, played football at Clarion University… Hopes to own a business… Enjoys music, lifting, and electronics… Started his own DJ business…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1507095/jake-dehart

 
 

Name: Ross Drwal

Height: 6-1

Weight: 200

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Omaha, NE

High school: Millard West

Position: WR

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Millard West: Six-time letter winner between football (4) and track (2)…  Captain of 2013 state semi-finalist team… Recorded 4,447 career all-purpose yards and 54 TDs… Three-time all-division… Two-time all-metro… All-state… Two-time state champion in 4x400m relay… Helped to break state record… Scholar-athlete award… Academic all-state…

 

Personal: Ross Drwal is the son of Ken and Kay Drwal… Brother, Jake, played football at Lehigh… Brother, Kevin, plays football and track at Nebraska Wesleyan… Intends on studying economics… Hopes to open his own business… Enjoys golfing and spending time with his family…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/556055/ross-drwal

 
 

Name: Conor Furey

Height: 6-6

Weight: 235

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

High school: Archmere Academy

Position: TE

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Archmere Academy: Five-time captain between football (2), basketball (2), and rugby… Nine-time letter winner between football (4), basketball (3), rugby and baseball… Football three-time playoff participant… State runner-up… 2013 all-state first-team linebacker and offensive tackle… All-state academic team… 2012 all-state… Two-time "Man in the Glass" award… 2013 Chesapeake Bowl… 2014 Delaware Blue Gold All-Star game… 2014 Wilmington Diocese, St. Francis de Sales Award… Graduated Summa Cum Laude… National Honor Society… National Spanish Honor Society…

 

Personal: Conor Furey is the son of Anthony and Katherine Furey… Father played basketball at Lafayette… Brother, Brannock, plays football at Johns Hopkins… Interested in classic rock history… 6th grade state spelling bee champion…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/346623/highlights/87690378

 
 

Name: Jaeden Graham

Height: 6-4

Weight: 220

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Aurora, CO

High school: Cherry Creek

Position: OLB

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Cherry Creek: Captain of 2013 state quarterfinals championship team… Six-time letter winner between football (3), baseball and track (2)… First-team all-state safety… Two-time Iron Man Award for football… First-team all-state in baseball… Captain of track team… State qualifier for triple-jump, long jump, 300 hurdles and 110 hurdles… Five-time academic all-state first-team… Five-time academic letter recipient… National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete…

 

Personal: Jaeden Graham is the son of Jerry and Debbie Graham… Interested in economics and venture capital… Enjoys golf, guitar and basketball… Helped to establish Athletic Ones Organization, non-profit benefitting athletes with type 1 diabetes…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/478510/jaeden-graham

 
 

Name: Nicholas Hardy

Height: 6-4

Weight: 250

Year: Fr.

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

High school: Ronald Reagan

Position: DL

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Ronald Reagan: Captain of 2013 area finalist football team… Six-time letter winner between football (3), wrestling (2), and basketball… Two-time all-district defensive line… All-Area…  Team MVP Defensive Award… 2013 all-state honorable mention… Captain of wrestling team… Academic all-district…

 

Personal: Nicholas Hardy is the son of Norman and Gabriella Hardy… Interested in economics… Hopes to pursue a career in business… Enjoys woodworking…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1151083/highlights/94549397

 
 

Name: John Herubin

Height: 6-3

Weight: 240

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Coppell, TX

High school: Coppell

Position: DL

Major: Electrical Engineering

Residential College: N/A

 

At Coppell: Captain of 2013 bi-district championship football team… Six-time letter winner between football (3), basketball (2) and track (1)… 140 tackles, 14 TFL, and 7.5 sacks throughout 2012 and 2013 seasons… Two-time first-team all-district… Second-team all-region… Two-time district champions…  Two-time academic all-state… AP Scholar with distinction… Presidential scholarship to Colorado State, Texas Tech and Baylor…

 

Personal: John Herubin is the son of Michael and Peggy Herubin… Sister, Christina, swam at LSU… Sister, Danielle, plays soccer at University of Alabama… Interested in electrical engineering… Enjoys hiking and other outdoor activities… Worked at Gideon Math and Reading tutoring children…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1378221/highlights/87379401

 
 

Name: Blake Horn

Height: 6-0

Weight: 175

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Davie, FL

High school: Western

Position: P/K

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At  Western: Six-time letter winner between football (3), wrestling (2), and track (1)… Connected on two of three FGs in 2013…  Nine of 12 FGs (Long 48) in 2012… Four of five FGs in 2011… 85% touchbacks on kickoffs… Pre-season first-team all-state… First-team all-county… School special teams MVP… Special Teams Player of the Year award…Broward County scholar-athlete award… National Honor Society… AP Scholar… Brian Piccolo Award…

 

Personal: Blake Horn is the son of Merrick and Debra Horn… Father was a gymnast at Michigan… Interested in history and economics… Interested in law school… Enjoys digital art, listening to music, basketball, and fishing…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1603621/highlights/44451376

 

Name: Anders Huizenga

Height: 6-6

Weight: 295

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Trophy Club, TX

High school: Byron Nelson

Position: OT

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Byron Nelson: Captain of 2013 bi-district finalist team… Five-time letter winner between football (3), basketball (1) and track (1)… Two-time first-team all-district… Two-time team lineman of the year… Second-team all-state academic…

 

Personal: Anders Huizenga is the son of Barry and Cyndi Huizenga… Interested in economics… Interested in a consulting career… Enjoys duck hunting, basketball, water sports, volleyball, tennis and mock trial…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/1147542/highlights/36973373

 
 

Name: Andrew Johnson

Height: 6-0

Weight: 195

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Peachtree City, GA

High school: McIntosh

Position: QB

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At McIntosh: Two-time captain between football and baseball… Six-time letter winner between football (3) and baseball (3)… 4,428 career passing yards with 41 TDs… 2,020 rushing yards with 28 TDs… 2013 all-state honorable mention… First-team all-region… 2013 Fayette County Player of the Year… All-region offensive player of the year… Two-time all-region first-team in baseball… Participated in the D.L. Scott Coalition Senior Bowl… Atlanta National Football Foundation Touchdown Club… George Morris Student-Athlete Scholarship… AP Scholar… National Honor Society… Principals Advising Board… National Spanish Honor Society…

 

Personal: Andrew Johnson is the son of Brian and Heidi Johnson… Interested in economics… Hopes to run an NFL organization in the future… Enjoys playing golf, fishing, camping, water skiing, and traveling…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1422477/andrew-johnson

 
 

Name: Keefer Johnson

Height: 6-3

Weight: 215

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Grand Ledge, MI

High school: Grand Ledge

Position: DB

Major: Chemistry

Residential College: N/A

 

At Grand Ledge: Captain of both football and baseball teams… Six-time letter winner between football (3) and baseball (3)… 78 tackles senior year… 13 tackles for loss… 3 sacks… Two-time first-team all-conference… Lansing State Journal Dream Team… 2013 team MVP… 2011 district runner-up… National Honor society…

 

Personal: Keefer Johnson is the son of Michael and Kelly Johnson… Brother, Brett, played football at Grand Valley State University… Intends on studying chemistry (pre-med)… Enjoys snowboarding, golf, pond hockey, and wakeboarding… Former teammate of current Yale player Ben Bedard

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/622027/highlights/73459378

 

Name: Jamal Locke

Height: 6-0

Weight: 181

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ

High school: Ridgewood

Position: CB

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Ridgewood: Two-time captain between football and basketball… Nine-time letter winner between football (3), track (3) and basketball (3)… MSG Varsity All-State honorable mention as a senior… The Record all-state honorable mention… All-county… First-team all-league… Two-year starter on the basketball team… Ran the 100m, 200m and threw javelin for track team… Four-time honor roll…

 

Personal: Jamal is the son of Jason and Gizele Locke… Father played football at Rutgers… Interested in economics… Enjoys reading sports biographies and watching documentaries…

 
 

Name: Karl Marback

Height: 6-5

Weight: 240

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Birmingham, MI

High school: Seaholm

Position: DE

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Seaholm: Captain of both football and basketball teams… Seven-time letter winner between football (2), basketball (3), and track (2)… 92 career tackles… 12 sacks… Four blocked kicks… First-team all-region… Second-team all-north… Back-to-back conference championships… All-region as a thrower on the track team… MHSAA scholar-athlete nominee… OAA scholar athlete… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Karl Marback is the son of Richard and Melissa Marback… Intends on studying engineering… Enjoys all sports, reading, and traveling… Member of the robotics team… Attended Blue Lakes performing arts camps… Lead role in Sleeping Beauty and Snow White…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/432782/karl-marback

 

Name: Ronnie Meder

Height: 6-2

Weight: 215

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

High school: North Catholic

Position: OLB

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At North Catholic: Three-time letterman… Led the team in receiving yards his last two seasons… 19 sacks in 2013… 23 TFLs… 25 receptions for 505 yards and 7 TDs… Three-time all-conference at TE… All-state at OLB in 2013… Led team to an undefeated season and state championship in 2013… Four-time honor roll…  Rensselaer Medal Award winner… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Ronnie Meder is the son of Ron and Carolyn Meder… Father played baseball at Indiana University of Pennsylvania… Enjoys playing basketball, baseball, hockey and golf…

 
 

Name: Matthew Oplinger

Height: 6-3

Weight: 225

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Summit, NJ

High school: Delbarton

Position: LB

Major: Math

Residential College: N/A

 

At Delbarton: Captain of both football and track teams… Ten-time letter winner between football (3), track (4) and lacrosse (3)… 2013 stats included 130 tackles, seven interceptions, 20 TFLs, 17 TDs, 1,200 yards receiving… Maxwell Player of the Year… Daily Record Player of the Year… First-team all-state… Three-time conference champions… Two-time state finalist… All-county in track… Two-time conference champions in lacrosse… State sectional champions… Headmaster's list… Highest honors…

 

Personal: Matthew is the son of Stephen and Missy Oplinger… Brother, Justin '09, played OLB at Yale… Sister, Lauren, played ice hockey at Holy Cross… Enjoys bowling, learning languages, and movies… Interested in a career in business or teaching…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/421799/matt-oplinger

 
 

Name: Deshawn Salter

Height: 5-11

Weight: 205

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Constantia, NY

High school: Christian Brothers Academy

Position: RB

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Christian Brothers: Captain of 2013 team… Six-time letterman between football (3) and track (3)… 113 carries for 1,370 yards and 20 TDs senior year… Five receptions for 202 yards and three TDs… Two-time all-state… Believe to Achieve Athlete of the Year… Three-time league champions… Two-time sectional champions… 55m and 300m league 2011 champion in track… 100m sectional champion… 200m league champion… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Deshawn Salter is the son of Will Salter and Aimee Fletcher… Interested in economics and communications… Hopes to start his own business… Enjoys cooking and public speaking…

 

http://youtu.be/tuZs3_R7dPk 

 

Name: Michael Siragusa Jr.

Height: 6-3

Weight: 203

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Cleveland, OH

High school: Saint Ignatius

Position: WR

Major: Economics

Residential College: N/A

 

At Saint Ignatius: Five-time letter winner between football (3) and lacrosse (2)… 39 catches for 600 yards and six TDs senior year… 55 catches for 862 yards and seven TDs junior year… 2013 HS Kickoff Prep Classic MVP… Two-time team most valuable receiver… Second most receiving TDs (3) and receptions (10) for a single game in school history… 2013 National Underclassman Combine MVP… Second-team all-district 2013… Honorable mention all-district 2012… 2011 state champions… National Honor Society… Four-time honor roll…

 

Personal: Michael Siragusa Jr. is the son of Michael and Colleen Siragusa… Father played for Ohio University and then for the New England Patriots in 1987… Interested in economics… Enjoys golfing, swimming, vacations, and researching stocks…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/o/174654/highlights/61409377

 
 

Name: Michael West

Height: 6-2

Weight: 205

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

High school: Los Osos

Position: DE

Major: Civil Engineering

Residential College: N/A

 

At Los Osos: Team captain senior year… Five-time letter winner between football (3) and basketball (2)… First-team all-region… Team defensive MVP… D1 Bound Bowl Defensive MVP… Senior class treasurer… Seven-time scholar athlete…

 

Personal: Michael West is the son of Aaron West and April Ford… Intends on studying civil engineering… Hopes to head an urban architecture company… Enjoys Madden, movies, and going to the beach… First time seeing snow was on his official visit to Yale…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1491571/michael-west

 
 

Name: Chris Williams-Lopez

Height: 6-0

Weight: 185

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Duluth, GA

High school: Greater Atlanta Christian

Position: WR

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Greater Atlanta Christian: Captain of football and track teams… Five-time letter winner between football (3) and track (2)… 622 receiving yards with eight TDs senior year… 776 receiving yards with seven TDs junior year… All-county honorable mention… Gwinnett County Touchdown Club member… 2012 state runner-up… 4x400m regional champion in track… 4x400m state runner-up… Spanish Honor Society… National Honor Society… GACS presidents list… 2010 GACS citizenship award… National Society of High School Scholars…

 

Personal:  Christopher Williams-Lopez is the son of Charles Williams and Grace Lopez-Williams… Interested in becoming a sports agent… Enjoys golfing, video games, and reading…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/861529/christopher-williams

 
 

Name: Noah Yates

Height: 6-6

Weight: 200

Year: Fr.

Hometown: Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ

High school: Pt. Pleasant Beach

Position: TE

Major: Undeclared

Residential College: N/A

 

At Pt. Pleasant Beach: Eight-time letter winner between football (2), baseball (3), and basketball (3)… Led New Jersey in interceptions (9) for 2013… First-team all-state… New Jersey Super 100…  Group 1 state champion… All-conference in baseball… Player of the year for division… State champion in basketball… All-division… National Honor Society…

 

Personal: Noah Yates is the son of John and Colleen Yates… Interested in business…

 

http://www.hudl.com/athlete/1926270/noah-yates

 
 
compiled by Derrek Ross '16 and Steve Conn, Yale Sports Publicity
 

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