played varsity golf all four years at Gilmour, helping the Lancers earn sectional and district championships each of those years. He helped the team earn additional state finishes of fourth and first place during his sophomore and junior years, respectively. DeFino also received the team’s “Break Out Player” award his sophomore year and was named a Plain Dealer “Player to Watch” heading into his senior year. Carolyn Curran will join 2011 Gilmour grad and former News-Herald Volleyball Player of the Year, Brittany Link as a Bear at Brown University in Providence, R.I. Drawn to both the volleyball program and the excellent engineering program, Curran describes the school as having all the qualities she wanted as a student-athlete. Curran played varsity volleyball for Gilmour for three years, earning numerous awards and helping the team to back-to-back Division III state championship runners-up titles. This year, Curran earned the Ohio High School Student Athlete Award, was named to the District All-Star team, the Sun Press All-Star team and was a News-Herald Honorable Mention.
ilmour Girls Varsity Basketball coach Bob Beutel was named Coach of the Year and four Lancers were named to the 2011-2012 Associated Press Northeast Lakes All-District Boys and Girls Basketball Teams. Abbey Deckard ’12 and Jess Janota ’14 were named to the Division III All-District First Team and Calla Telzrow ’12 to the Third Team. From the Boys Varsity Basketball Team, David Linane ’13 was selected for the Division III All-District First Team. Deckard and Janota also were named to All-Ohio Basketball Teams – Deckard to the All-Ohio Second Team and Janota to the All-Ohio Third Team.
Members of the Girls Prep Hockey team gather to congratulate Micayla Catanzariti, Celene Whitlinger and Katie Zinn after they signed their Letters of Intent for Penn State University.
David Linane ’13
Gilmour Academy Magazine Spring/Summer 2012