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Garrett Deming (2013)

Each year, the area's top high school lacrosse player is honored with the D.A. Taylor Lacrosse Award. This year's award went to Garrett Deming of Cape Henry Collegiate. The senior midfielder captained his team and is currently attending Hampden-Sydney College.

Corey Mavromatis (2011)

Cape Henry Collegiate senior attackman Corey Mavromatis was named this year's recipient. This past season, Corey had 25 goals and 50 assists and was named first team All-TCIS. This fall he is attending Hampden-Sydney College.

Cameron Setian (2010)

Walsingham Academy senior goalie Cameron Setian was named the recipient of the 2010 D.A. Taylor Lacrosse Award as the top high school boy's lacrosse player in Southeastern Virginia. Setian is the first goalie to win the award which was started in the spring of 2007.

A two time captain for Walsingham, Setian is also a two-time 1st Team All-TCIS selection and two-time All-State player. This season the senior goalie averaged 19 saves per game for a 65% save percentage for Walsingham. This fall he will attend Franklin and Marshall College, joining his brother, Andrew, a junior midfielder for the Diplomats.


Schuyler Beecroft (2009)

Senior attackman Schuyler Beecroft from Norfolk Academy, has been named the D.A. Taylor Award winner for the 2009 season. The D.A. Taylor Award is given annually to the best male high school aged lacrosse player in Southeast Virginia.

Beecroft led Norfolk Academy to a 17-5 record this season while scoring 55 goals and passing for 39 assists.

Beecroft was a 4-year starter at attack for Norfolk Academy. During that time the Bulldogs accrued 77 wins and just 11 losses. Beecroft is 3rd all time in scoring in Norfolk Academy lacrosse history with 303 points (175 goals, 128 assists).

The award is named after D.A. Taylor, a student-athlete at Norfolk Academy who died of meningitis during his junior year of high school in 1995. The foundation named after him awards scholarships to college students from Hampton Roads, Va.

The four man selection committee for the lacrosse award is comprised of two college coaches and two local high school/college referees. The committee chooses area student athletes from both club and varsity boys’ lacrosse teams.


Ben Clarke (2008)

Senior Attackman Ben Clarke from Norfolk Academy, has been named the D.A. Taylor Award winner for 2008. The D.A. Taylor Award is given annually to the best male high school aged lacrosse player in Southeast Virginia.

Ben led Norfolk Academy to a 21-2 record including an appearance in the Virginia Independent Schools state final.

Ben’s extraordinary individual achievements included scoring 80 points (56 goals, 24 assists), and picking up 53 groundballs. The outstanding scorer matched his previous season point total of 80. Clarke also played varsity soccer for Norfolk Academy and the two-sport standout will be playing lacrosse for Hampden-Sydney College next spring.

The award is named after D.A. Taylor, a student-athlete at Norfolk Academy who died of meningitis during his junior year of high school in 1995. The foundation named after him awards scholarships to college students from Hampton Roads, Va.

The four man selection committee for the lacrosse award is comprised of two college coaches and two local high school/college referees. The committee chooses area student athletes from both club and varsity boys’ lacrosse teams.


Brandon Faubert (2007)

Press Release:

The Hampton Roads Chapter of U.S. Lacrosse and the D.A. Taylor Foundationannounced the inaugural D.A. Taylor Award this spring. The award is named in honor of a Norfolk Academy student who excelled at lacrosse and passed away from meningitis during his junior year of high school. The D.A. Taylor award recognizes the best male high school lacrosse player in Southeastern Virginia.

Brandon Faubert, a midfielder and 2007 graduate of Cape Henry Collegiate School in Virginia Beach, is the first winner of this award. Brandon led his team as well as the TCIS in scoring. Brandon will be attending Stevens Tech next year where he will be playing for the Division 3 school located in Hoboken, New Jersey. Brandon will be studying in the school's rigorous and well-regarded engineering program.

The awarding committee is comprised of J.P. Stewart (head coach of the Virginia Wesleyan College's men's team), Hannon Wright (assistant coach of the University of Virginia men's team), as well as Hans Wittelsberger and Bill Devine (both area high school and college referees).