Alumni Spotlight

Athletics Hall of Fame

Celebrating our Athletes and Coaches

The Hall of Fame was generously donated by the family of DeMaurice and Karen Smith to honor all of the students, coaches, and families who embrace the role of athletics in the development of our young men and women. 

The Hall of Fame was unveiled and the first honorees were inducted during Homecoming & Reunion on October 15, 2016.

2017 Hall of Fame Inductees

Carolyn Ford '02

A dominant athlete in soccer, basketball and track, Ford began her career at St. Andrew’s as an eighth grader on the varsity soccer team. She scored 70 goals and 47 assists overall as a defender-midfielder, a performance that earned her multiple all-county, all-Gazette, All-Met, and all-conference nods. She was an MVP and all-league selection in basketball her senior year, and still holds a record in the 4 x 100 m relay in track. She was named St. Andrew’s Female Athlete of the Year in 2002. Ford went on to play Division I soccer at Duke University, where she started all 86 matches and was considered of the the top defenders in the nation. In 2005, as a senior at Duke, she was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year as well as named to Soccer Buzz and NSCAA All-America teams.

Alex McColough '02

One of the mostly highly decorated lacrosse players in school history, McColough was named an All-American in 2001--a rare feat for a junior--and earned spots on all-county, all-Gazette, All-Met, and all-conference teams. As a midfielder he scored 121 goals and added 114 assists during his career, and was a member of the first St. Andrew's team to win a MAC Championship. McColough was also an integral member of the soccer and basketball teams and was named St. Andrew's Male Athlete of the Year in 2002. He went on to play Division I lacrosse at St. Joseph's University, where he was a major contributor and team captain. McColough continues to be involved with the St. Andrew's lacrosse program as an assistant coach for the boys' varsity lacrosse team.

1982 Co-Ed Soccer Team

The 1982 varsity soccer team, led by coaches Gabe Hodziewich, Daryl Looney, and Seth Berg, was the first to earn a banner for St. Andrew’s. The co-ed team ended the season with a record of 11-3, securing first place in the Potomac Valley Athletic Conference. Team members included David Bowen ‘84, Andrew Dickie ‘86, Tom Graves ‘83, Scot Aubinoe ‘83, Aimee Causey ‘84, Chip Prettyman ‘84, Hank Lewis-Page ‘85, Jerry Thompson ‘86, Lansing Freeman ‘85, Eric Thompson ‘83, Donnie Gross ‘86, Quentin Lide ‘85, Scott Simpson ‘83, Steve Bensinger ‘85, and Chris Reed ‘84.

Coach Gary Wyatt

A legend on the course and in the classroom, Wyatt coached close to 1,000 students and mentored 30 coaches in his 36 years at St. Andrew’s. He started the cross country program in 1981 and, under his leadership, the Lions won five PVAC titles in the mid-1980's, nine girls small schools state titles between 2004 and 2016, and the ISL Cross Country Championship in 2005. His track & field team won the PVAC Championship in 2000. Wyatt also coached softball and middle school baseball. He retired from coaching and teaching in 2017.

Join Us for the Hall of Fame Ceremony

The ceremony will take place at 4 p.m. Saturday, October 14 on Holden Court. Click here to RSVP.

Criteria for St. Andrew’s Athletic Hall of Fame Nomination

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  • Individual Athletes

    A St. Andrew’s athlete or team are eligable to be considered for selection five years after graduation. In special circumstances an athlete who played for, but did not graduate from, St. Andrew’s, may be considered for induction. All athletes considered for election must have demonstrated outstanding athletic performance, sportsmanship, leadership, integrity, and teamwork at St. Andrew’s.

    The Selection Committee may consider post-St. Andrew's activities including college, professional, and life experiences. The Selection Committee may consider other factors including the following accomplishments: All-league, All-Metropolitan designation, any individual and/or team championship, any record and/or winning streak, league leader, Division I athletic scholarship. The Selection Committee may consider nominees from the previous three years.
  • Teams

    A team that wins its league and/or state championship may be considered for induction after five years. Teams that win consecutive championships may be considered for collective induction after five years.
  • Coaches

    Coaches with more than 10 years of St. Andrew’s coaching experience may be considered for induction, immediately after retirement or five years after leaving employment of the school. Nominees will have demonstrated commitment to the mission and direction of the school, superior coaching ability and performance, commitment to the personal growth and broad success of their players, and leadership and mentorship of colleagues.
  • Other Nominees

    Other employees or supporters of the school who have had a profoundly positive impact on St. Andrew’s athletics may be considered for induction.

2016 Hall of Fame Inductees

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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in preschool (Age 2) through grade 12, located in Potomac, Maryland.