Decatur’s Gwin Earns All-American Honors

Decatur’s Gwin Earns All-American Honors
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BERLIN- Stephen Decatur boys’ varsity lacrosse standout Corey Gwin, who holds the school’s career scoring record, was named this week to the U.S. Lacrosse 2015 High School All-American team.

Gwin, who started all four years at Decatur, on Wednesday was named to the prestigious high school All-American team, becoming one of just two from Maryland’s Eastern Shore to earn the distinctive honor this year. According to U.S. Lacrosse, the governing body for the sport across the country, a U.S. Lacrosse All-American is a player who exhibits superior skills and techniques and possesses exceptional game sense and knowledge. A U.S. Lacrosse All-American is one of the best players in the U.S. while also embodying excellent sportsmanship.

Gwin certainly exemplified those traits and more during his remarkable four-year career at Decatur. He was the Bayside South Player of the Year in 2015 and was Offensive Player of the Year for Decatur for three years. He also excelled in the classroom, graduating Magna Cum Laude this year. He also received Minds in Motion all four years and was a member of the National Honor Society. Coach Scott Lathroum said this week Gwin scored 140 goals in his four years as a Seahawk, and not only made varsity as a freshman but made an immediate impact.

“There were only two players named to the All-American team from the Eastern Shore, so that’s a great accomplishment and we’re very proud,” he said. “He scored 140 goals in his career, and that set the bar for us as a program. He was not only a four-year varsity player, but he was on the field for all four of those years and made a big impact on our program.”

Lathroum said he believed only Ryan West and Logan West were the only other players in the school’s lacrosse history to earn All-American honors. Gwin will continue his career next year at Salisbury University.