Congratulations to Daisy Holthus '17, a junior for Cornell's sailing team, who was named a 2020 Intercollegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) All-America honorable mention! Daisy, who was also a First-Team All-Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) pick, helped her team win the MAISA Women's championship.
Let's check in with other Knights' alumni who competed this year:
Class of 2019
Max Carrillo – UC San Diego Water Polo: Max scored 10 goals and added 11 steals, appearing in all 28 games as a freshman for the Tritons.
Graham Cartwright – MIT Baseball: Graham made two appearances on the mound for MIT, striking out one batter.
Madi Chang – Biola Basketball: Madi played in 24 games and made six starts for the Eagles, shooting a team-best .479 from the field during conference play.
Ford Eldredge- Santa Clara Water Polo: Ford earned a spot on the 2019 Western Water Polo Association (WWPA) All-Academic Team, scoring 18 goals alongside 11 assists and seven steals in 26 games.
Alex Estey - Skidmore Volleyball: Alex was named to the All-Liberty League Second Team after finishing her freshman season with 19 service aces and 151 kills, which ranked third and fourth for Skidmore, respectively.
Dom Haley - Tufts Football: Dom played in one game for the Jumbos on defensive line as a true freshman.
Oscar Hertz – Brown Lacrosse: Oscar played in five games for Brown as a true freshman.
Athena Leota - Colgate Volleyball: Athena played in 22 of Colgate's 26 matches, tallying 32 digs and 13 total blocks.
Kendall Lincoln - Wellesley Soccer: Kendall appeared in seven matches in net, earning two starts as a first year for Wellesley.
Daniel Massaad - Yale Soccer: A true freshman defender for the Bulldogs, Daniel played 14 minutes.
Marley Meyer - Cal Field Hockey: Marley was named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad and the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll, playing in one game for the Bears as a freshman.
Matthew Mu - Brown Tennis: Matthew posted a combined 11 wins in his rookie campaign for Brown.
Leah Parsons - Northwestern Swimming and Diving: Leah placed third in the 3M and fourth in the 1M in one appearance on the year.
Merle Richman - Navy Water Polo: As a true freshman for Navy, Merle played in 24 games, recording 17 goals and 12 assists for 29 points.
Phillip Richman - Iona Water Polo: Phillip scored one goal and two assists in four games as a true freshman for Iona College.
Arman Samimi - Cal Soccer: Arman started the first six matches of his freshman season for Cal and appeared in an additional 11 matches. He scored a goal and added an assist in 638 minutes played.
Melanie Schwimmer - Amherst Field Hockey: Melanie was the backup goalkeeper for Amherst Field Hockey as a true freshman.
Michael Xu - Brown Swimming and Diving: Michael competed in eight meets for the Bears in his rookie campaign, with a season-best fourth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke against UConn.
Nathan Wu - Harvard Water Polo: Nathan finished his rookie season with 64 saves, three assists and three steals in net for Harvard. He added three assists and as many steals.
Class of 2018
Ariana Bockstahler - UC Irvine Water Polo: A 2019 Big West Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree, Ariana scored two goals and added an assist in 20 games played for the Anteaters.
David Brewer - Williams Golf: David competed in the Williams Fall Invite in his sophomore year.
Lauren Cohen - Columbia Heavyweight Rowing: Lauren’s sophomore season for Columbia was cancelled due to COVID-19. As a freshman, she was the coxswain for the Third Varsity Eight at EARC Sprints.
Isaiah Dawson - Harvard Lacrosse: As a redshirt freshman midfielder, Isaiah logged four goals, four assists, six ground balls and one caused turnover in 13 games played.
George Hagestad - Stanford Water Polo: En route to the Cardinal’s NCAA championship, George backed up starting goalie Andrew Chun ‘16 in three games, making 19 saves.
Caitlin Hendricks - Johns Hopkins Soccer: A sophomore goalkeeper, Caitlin was named to the 2019 CoSIDA Academic All-District Team and Centennial Conference Academic Honor Roll. She started 22 of 23 games played and finished the season 15-3-4, posting 11 shutouts. Her 2,068 minutes played in goal was a JHU single-season record.
Jacob Jackson - Chicago Football: Jacob had eight catches for 80 yards and a touchdown in two games for Chicago as a sophomore.
Jeffrey Jackson - Chicago Football: As a sophomore quarterback in two games for Chicago, Jeffrey was 35-66-0 with a touchdown.
Amanda Majernik - Penn Sailing: A sophomore, Amanda is a skipper and serves as a peer advisor for Penn’s sailing team.
Mozes Mooney - Columbia Football: Mozes played in eight games his sophomore season with one start as a backup wide receiver for the Lions. He ranked No. 5 on the squad in receiving with 14 catches for 109 yards (7.8 yards per catch average) and finished second on the team in receiving touchdowns with two.
Hasant Moses-Hillman - Cal Lutheran Football/Track & Field: A sophomore two-sport athlete, Hasant rushed for 18 yards in three games as a running back. In track, he competed in the 100 meters and 4x100 relay, ranking 21st nationally in the 100 meters with 11.52 seconds.
Andy Semo - Fordham Baseball: As a sophomore, Andy split time as the Rams' starting catcher, appearing in 12 games and starting 10. He batted .206 with four runs scored and four RBI.
Paris Winkler - Brown Volleyball: A team captain, Paris played in 11 matches and 32 sets as a sophomore libero and defensive specialist for the Bears. She totaled 52 digs (1.62 per set) and eight aces (0.25 per set) on the year.
Clay Witmeyer - Washington University Football: Clay, an Academic All-University Athletic Association and Academic All-CCIW honoree as a redshirt freshman, saw action in eight games as reserve defensive lineman, recording 11 tackles and a forced fumble.
Louis Yoon - Tufts Golf: Louis is in his sophomore season on Tufts’ golf team.
Class of 2017
Sophia Acker - Tufts Volleyball: In her junior season, Sophia was named to the NESCAC Fall All-Academic Team. She competed in 12 matches and 33 sets, ranking third on the team with 2.61 digs per set. She also had a team-leading .400 hitting percentage.
Cassidy Ball - Cal Water Polo: Cal’s starting goalkeeper, Cassidy logged 542:02 minutes in 17 of Cal’s 18 games, making 136 saves with a 8.09 goals against average. She also scored a goal.
Robyn Carter - UC San Diego Water Polo: As a junior, Robyn scored 11 goals and recorded 12 steals for the Tritons.
Lauren Flaming - Princeton Volleyball: In her junior season, Lauren appeared in 10 matches and 27 sets, finishing with 34 digs, three assists and two service aces.
Georgia Gilmore - Cal Water Polo: In 18 matches played her junior season, Georgia scored 12 goals.
Daisy Holthus - Cornell Sailing: A 2020 ICSA All-America Team honorable mention and First-Team All-MAISA honoree as a junior, Daisy competed in eight regattas, including as part of the MAISA Women's championship squad in the fall. She skippered B division as part of the Big Red's second straight fall conference title thanks to three first place race finishes among 12 starts.
Lily Keck - Brown Water Polo: Lily totaled one goal, 15 assists, nine sprints won, and seven steals in her junior year for Brown.
Zack LaGrange - Stanford Water Polo: A redshirt sophomore for National Champion Stanford Water Polo, Zack was an ACWPC All-Academic – Superior honoree and an MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete. He scored one goal.
Emma Lewis - RPI Field Hockey: A Liberty League All-Academic and NFHCA Academic Squad honoree, Emma played all 17 games of RPI’s games, starting 13. She had eight shots with three on goal and a team-best four defensive saves.
Matthew Massaad - Yale Soccer: Matthew played in five matches during his junior season for the Bulldogs.
Matt Piegza - Penn Heavyweight Rowing: Matt’s junior season for Penn was cancelled due to COVID-19.
Julia Ralph - Amherst Soccer: Julia played in 19 of Amherst’s matches her junior season, taking seven shots.
Lucy Rickerson - Princeton Soccer: A Second-Team All-Ivy League, Third-Team United Soccer Coaches All-Region and Academic All-Ivy honoree, Lucy started 13 of 14 matches as a junior defender for the Tigers.
Elizabeth Russell - Boston College Sailing: In her junior season, Elizabeth competed in five races, helping BC to four top-10 finishes.
Livy Schiele - Washington Softball: A Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll honoree, Livy started 14 of 18 games for the Huskies, batting .359 (14-for-39) with 10 runs and seven RBI.
Kayleigh Schultz - UC Irvine Water Polo: In 20 games played her junior season, Kayleigh scored seven goals with three assists and five steals.
Alex Tsai - Stanford Lacrosse: Alex was named to the Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll in her junior season at Stanford.
Class of 2016
Andrew Chun - Stanford Water Polo: A ACWPC Honorable Mention All-American, NCAA All-Tournament Team Second Team and All-MPSF First Team selection and MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athlete, Andrew led the Cardinal to a national championship as the starting goalie, playing in all 23 games and making 211 saves.
Christian Ford - Michigan Lacrosse: In his senior season, Christian made one start in seven games played, scoring one goal and adding an assist with 14 shots and three ground balls.
Richard Hagestad - USC Football: Richard, a redshirt junior for the Trojans, played in one game as the backup safety.
Ryan Hastings - Duke Lacrosse: In his senior season for Duke, Ryan scored one goal and tallied five shots in four games played.
Rhiann Holman - CMS Soccer: Rhiann was aThird-Team United Soccer Coaches All-America selection, First-Team United Soccer Coaches All-West Region and First-Team All-SCIAC after starting all 20 games in the CMS midfield. She finished the year with eight goals and seven assists for 23 points, leading CMS in scoring for the third year in a row.
Kameron Jones - Maryland Track & Field: Kameron completed a notable career at Maryland, securing four school records and placing within the top-five in the Big Ten, USATF and NCAA meets. He was also a three-time Dean’s List student, co-director of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, a Gossett fellow, and earned Academic All-Big Ten honors for three years straight (2018, 2019, 2020).Justin Woodley - Columbia Football: Justin played in one game for the Lions - at Princeton - and made five tackles.