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Star Athletes: May, 2013

by Editorial Staff--Suburban Family Magazine

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Marissa Mullin (pictured)
Washington Township
A freshman at Washington Township High School, Mullin turned in a sensational performance to earn a gold medal in her division at the Special Olympics South Sectional bowling competition. The 15-year-old went on to compete at the Special Olympic Spring Festival.

Olivia Streilein
Mount Laurel
The Lenape High School senior attack scored the 100th goal of her career during a game against Allentown in April. Streilein, who will play lacrosse at Wagner College next year, was feted by her teammates with homemade signs and balloons.

Delaney Cahill
Medford
Cahill, a sophomore at Shawnee High School, was honored at a recent Lenape Regional School District Board of Education meeting for winning an individual state championship in gymnastics. Cahill placed first in the uneven bars at the New Jersey Individual Gymnastics State Championships, scoring a 9.65.

Kyle Green
Cherry Hill
Green ended his remarkable basketball career at Camden Catholic High School as the school’s all-time leading scorer, breaking the record set by Tim Bieg in 1997. Green finished with 1,734 career points and led the Irish to a 20-8 record this past season. He will continue his career at Temple University.

Hunter Reese
Washington Township
Reese, a member of the Washington Township 10B Red travel baseball team, was named MVP of the Pine Hill Tournament. Reese helped Washington Township go 3-0 in pool play and advance to the tournament championship game before falling to South Jersey Elite, 6-3, in extra innings.

Jeremy Wilbur
Moorestown
A senior at Moorestown High School, Wilbur set a school record in the javelin with a throw of 201 feet, 10 inches. At the time of the feat, the throw ranked second in the state and in the top 50 in the nation. Wilbur took second place in the javelin in South Jersey Group III last year as a junior.

Jessica Woodard
Marlton
Woodard is wrapping up her track and field career at Cherokee High School with a dominant senior season. At the West Deptford Relays in early April, she had a personal best throw of 161 feet, 1 inch in the discus, breaking her own Burlington County record and helping the Chiefs to the team title in Division 4. At the Penn Relays later that month, Woodard posted a throw of 156-5 in the discus, which was first among American competitors and third overall.

Madison Tiernan
Voorhees
A senior second baseman at Eastern High School, Tiernan joined the century club in three categories this season, reaching 100 hits, 100 stolen bases and 100 runs scored for her career. She is the first player in school history to reach the milestone in all three categories. A two-time All-American in soccer, Tiernan will play soccer at Rutgers University in the fall.

Brian Collins
Haddonfield
Collins was selected to play in the Adam Taliaferro Foundation/South Jersey Football Coaches Association Blue-White All-Star Football Classic. The annual game will be held this year on June 27 at 7 p.m. at Rowan University. Collins will play tight end for the White team. He also played linebacker for Haddonfield and helped the Bulldawgs to a 6-4 record last fall.

Ian Gray
Shamong
A seventh-grade lacrosse star, Gray has been chosen to represent New Jersey at the Brine National All-Star Lacrosse Academy. The annual event will be held in Maryland from June 30-July 3. Gray, an attack, was one of more than 100 middle school players in the state to try out for the academy.

Danielle LaRocca
Voorhees
LaRocca, a senior at Eastern High School, recently signed a letter of intent to continue her lacrosse career at NCAA Division I school Quinnipiac University. A midfielder, LaRocca was a first-team all-conference selection last year as a junior.

Mark Hutchinson
Cherry Hill
A sophomore pitcher at Cherry Hill West, Hutchinson made his varsity debut a memorable one. He tossed six shutout innings, allowing just three hits and striking out four in the Lions’ 7-0 victory over Winslow Township. The left-hander walked only two batters in an efficient, 75-pitch outing.

Published (and copyrighted) in Suburban Family Magazine, Volume 4, Issue 3 (May, 2013).
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