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 Name:Connor Craig '17

 Sport:Wrestling

 College:Wheeling Jesuit University
Wheeling, WV
NCAA II
Head Coach: Sean Doyle

 Parents:Bob & Christine Craig of Reading

About: Connor is an Honor Roll student who plans to study Business/Finance in college.  He has earned three varsity letters in Wrestling while attending Elder.

2014-2015: 20-9 record (11 pins) at 145 lbs.  Sectional champ; 4th at Districts; 2nd at GCL; 2nd Team All-GCL and Honorable Mention All-City.

2015-2016: 15-3 record (6 pins) at 145 lbs.  Season cut short due to injury.

Jason Roush, head wrestling coach at Elder: Connor exemplifies determination and perseverance.  Awesome talent on the mats but dealt with an injury last year that showed his extraordinary talent as a teammate and leader.  Very excited for Connor, he has worked very hard for this.

Name: Josh Powell '17

 Sport:Baseball

 College:Tiffin University
Tiffin, OH
NCAA II
Head Coach: Joe Wilkins

 Parents:Illya & Crystal Powell of Mt. Airy

About: Josh plans to study Exercise Science in college.  He has earned three varsity letters in Baseball while attending Elder.

2015: Batted .248 in 7 at-bats.

2016: DH/1B; led team in batting average (.397); also led team in hits (31), including 5 doubles and 2 triples; 13 RBI; 1st Team All-GCL and Honorable Mention All-City.

Mark Thompson, head baseball coach at Elder: Josh is a tremendous baseball player, he's an even better person.  As coaches, we are always looking for goal-oriented, self-motivated individuals who have the work ethic and desire to succeed.  Josh epitomizes those qualities as well as has a tremendous love for the game.