The following is the latest installment in an occasional series about the progress of local student-athletes who have gone on to succeed at the next level in their college careers.
BERLIN- Former Stephen Decatur boys’ varsity lacrosse standout Corey Gwin, now a key player on Salisbury University’s outstanding men’s program, earned the Capital Athletic Conference (CAC) Offensive Player of the Week award this week, his third such honor of the young season.
Gwin scored seven goals and dished out two assists in the Seagull’s 18-9 win over Ohio Wesleyan on Sunday. Five of his goals came in the first half including three in the second quarter. Through five games, Gwin now leads Salisbury with 17 goals and 23 total points. Salisbury is 5-0 on the season and ranked second in the NCAA Division III.
Gwin holds the Decatur career scoring record and was named to the U.S. Lacrosse 2015 High School All-American Team. Gwin started all four years at Decatur and was named to the U.S. Lacrosse All-American Team after his senior year in 2015. He was also Bayside South Player of the Year that season and was Decatur’s Offensive Player of the Year three times. Gwin scored 140 goals in his four years at Decatur.