Syracuse University Magazine

Sports Notes

Orange point guard Tyler Ennis ’17 was a first-round selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, going 18th overall to the Phoenix Suns. Forward Jerami Grant ’16 was chosen in the second round (39th pick) by the Philadelphia 76ers.

Former Orange basketball star Michael Carter-Williams was named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Carter-Williams is a point guard for the Philadelphia 76ers.

The U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) recognized five members of the SU men’s lacrosse team with 2014 All-America honors. Attackman Kevin Rice ’15 and defenseman Brandon Mullins ’15 were named to the second team, while the trio of attackman Dylan Donahue ’15, defenseman Matt Harris ’14, and midfielder Billy Ward ’14 earned honorable mention status. Ward, a co-captain who majored in health and exercise science, was also named to the 2014 USILA Scholar All-America Team. He is the fifth player in school history to receive the honor.

Younes Limam, a former assistant coach at Rice University, has been named head coach of the Orange women's tennis program.

Syracuse distance runner Sarah Pagano ’14 earned All-America status after finishing seventh in the women's 10,000-meter run at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Pagano clocked a personal best of 33.00.06.

SU rower Georgia Hamilton ’15 was named to the 2014 Pocock All-America Second Team by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). She was also named a CRCA National Scholar Athlete.