Four Chantilly Athletes Are College-Bound

Four Chantilly Athletes Are College-Bound

Samantha Reeves and Allison Williams will play volleyball for, respectively, Loyola University Maryland and Villanova University. Elizabeth Dunwoody will play lacrosse for the University of Florida, and Victor Monte will golf for Georgia College and State University.

* Reeves played on the Charger varsity volleyball team for four years under head coach Charles Ezigbo and assistant coach Chrissy Campbell. She’s co-captain this year and has played club volleyball since fifth grade with NVVA and Virginia Elite. Honors include first team All-State, first team All-Met, first team All-Region, first team All-District and several all-tournament team awards. She was both sophomore and junior class president at Chantilly, has a 3.875 GPA and is a member of the National Honor society. She and her parents, Amy and Bennie, and three sisters, Shannon, Jessica and Hannah, live in Chantilly Farm.

* With a 4.3 GPA, Williams belongs to the National Honor Society. Before playing on Chantilly’s varsity, she played CYA and club volleyball. Her Virginia Elite 17s team qualified for the USAV Junior National Volleyball Championships, making it one of the top 28 teams in the U.S. Awards include 2008 Regional Tournament MVP, 2008 All-Region and All-District team, 2007 and 2008 District and Regional All-Tournament teams, and 2008 All-State and All-Met second teams. She’s on the Top 250 Seniors list and the 2009-2010 AVCA All-American Watch List. She and her parents, Jim and Mary, live in Fair Lakes Forest.

* A four-year starter on Chantilly’s varsity lacrosse team, Dunwoody was a career leader in caused turnovers and interceptions. Before her senior year, she was among the top three in goals, assists and total points. She was first team, All Concorde District, All Northern Region and All Tournament, as a sophomore, and All American Honorable Mention as a junior. That same year, Dunwoody captained Chantilly’s first State Championship lacrosse team in school history.

The Chargers were runners-up in 2008 States; and this year, Chantilly’s State Championship team was ranked tops in Virginia public high schools by the Washington Post and Lax Power Polls. Dunwoody played Capital Lacrosse three years and was on the National Tournament team which played for the 2009 championship. She also captained the Charger basketball team that went 29-3. An Honor Roll student, she and her parents, Julie and W.J., live in Oak Hill.

* Monte played varsity golf all four years at Chantilly and, in 2007, finished sixth in the AAA State Championship. This year, he led the team during the regular season with a 70.9 stroke average, and was a medalist at the Charger Challenge tournament (three under par 69). In post-season play, Monte won the individual title in the Concorde District tournament with a five under par 139. He’s currently ranked second in Virginia for all 2010 graduates in the Golfweek/Sagarin national rankings.

He’ll be in GCSU’s nationally recognized golf program, which was ranked No. 1 in the country at the beginning of this season by the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II Coaches Poll. The poll combines the resources of the Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Monte and his parents, Dennis and Elizabeth, live in Franklin Glen.