Williams, 4-star receiver commits to Syracuse

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ K.J. Williams has committed to play for Syracuse.The standout receiver announced his decision shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday via his Twitter account.I will be committing too………..— TheWorldsGreatest#2 (@KJWilliams2) July 7, 2013Syracuse University!!!!!AdvertisementThis is placeholder text— TheWorldsGreatest#2 (@KJWilliams2) July 7, 2013Williams’ verbal commitment is the highlight of Syracuse’s recruiting class so far. The 6-foot-2, 188-pound wide receiver from Bethlehem, Pa.,  is ranked four stars by Scout.com and Rivals.com. He chose the Orange despite offers from Michigan, Wisconsin, UCLA, Missouri, Pittsburgh and others.He is the No. 23 receiver in the country, according to Rivals.com. Scout.com slots him at No. 39.Williams and SU commit A.J. Long attended SU’s Spring Game together and Williams went to Long’s workouts at Friendship Christian School in Lebanon, Tenn.Williams is the eighth member of SU’s Class of 2014, and the first receiver. Comments Published on July 7, 2013 at 5:07 pm Contact Jacob: jmklinge@syr.edu | @Jacob_Klinger_last_img read more

Morelli, Maier pick up MPSF awards

first_imgComing off a blowout of Claremont-Mudd-Scripps and an upset of No. 2 California last week, the No. 3 men’s water polo team had a couple of players bring home hardware for their efforts in extending the Trojans’ win streak to 10 games.Junior driver Matteo Morelli was named the MPSF Player of the Week and freshman two-meter Matt Maier took home MPSF Newcomer of the Week honors. It is Morelli’s first selection as player of the week and Maier’s second honor as the top newcomer in the league for the week. Morelli was the star in the 10-6 win over Cal at Uytengsu Aquatics Center last Saturday, recording four goals, two assists and two steals. Morelli scored the game’s first goal three minutes in to set the tone, and then netted an insurance goal in the fourth quarter to give the Trojans a three-goal lead.The junior also had a hat trick against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps last Thursday, a 22-2 win for USC. Morelli recorded the first three goals of the game along with two assists and a steal. His 33 goals puts him second on team in scoring behind junior Blake Edwards, who has 36. Maier scored twice last week, once in each game. He had a goal and an assist in the win over Cal, with his goal putting USC ahead 5-3. He has 15 goals on the season, scoring in 11 games.The Trojans sport an 18-1 record and are perfect at home. They wrap up the regular season at home with games against San Jose State on Sunday and UCLA on Nov. 12.last_img read more