By Max Schaeffer
The Pigskin Club of Washington selected Maryland men’s basketball guard Jahmir Young as the 2023 Collegiate Player of the Year during its annual banquet this past Sunday.
Grateful to be honored and recognized by the Pigskin Club of Washington as the 2023 collegiate player of the year. I appreciate the experience of sitting with greatness at the Spring Banquet. I was an honor for me to be in a room full of exceptional athletes. pic.twitter.com/FCvY69kA9V— Jahmir Young (@Flyymir_) May 22, 2023
The organization was “formed to honor the achievements of high school and college athletes and coaches as well as community members who are impactful.” Young’s great grandfather, John Lorenzo Young, was a founding member of the club in 1938
The event was emceed by Maryland women’s basketball legend Christy Winters-Scott.
Young anchored the Terrapins as their floor general this past season, averaging close to 16 points, five boards and three assists per game.
The Upper Marlboro, Maryland native is one of three starters set to return to the Terps next season alongside Julian Reese and Donta Scott.
In other news
Ben Wolf previewed Maryland baseball’s first-round matchup in the Big Ten Tournament against Michigan State. The game is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Young was one of over 100 student-athletes that graduated Monday.
Congrats to the Class of 2023!— Maryland Terrapins (@umterps) May 22, 2023
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Maryland baseball junior shortstop Matt Shaw was named a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award, which is given to the top player in the nation.
Matt Shaw is as as it gets— Maryland Baseball (@TerpsBaseball) May 22, 2023
Shaw has been named one of 25 semifinalists for the 2023 Golden Spikes Award ⚾
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Four Maryland track and field athletes are headed to the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field East First Round in Jacksonville, Florida this Wednesday.
Get ready Jacksonville, the Terps are headed your way— Maryland Track & Field (@MarylandTrack) May 22, 2023
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Former Terp Chigoziem Okonkwo hopes to have another successful season with the Tennessee Titans.
Big Chig Energy pic.twitter.com/bBpvjfPFGy— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) May 22, 2023