Baltimore's Barry joins Xavier cross country team
For immediate release . . . July 2, 2007
Barry, 5-foot-11 and 145 pounds, made the Baltimore Sun newspaper's All-City
team as a senior and the All-City indoor track team as a junior.
NEW ORLEANS — Xavier University of Louisiana has signed Milo Barry of
Baltimore, Md., to a men's cross country scholarship for the 2007-08 school year,
Coach Joseph Moses announced Monday.
Barry won Baltimore city and Class 1A Central Regional championships as a junior
at Digital Harbor High School in 2005. At the regional meet he ran a personal
best of 17 minutes, 19.7 seconds for 5,000 meters. As a senior he was third in the
city and regional meets and ran ninth in the 1A state meet.
Barry will be one of two Baltimore freshmen running cross country for Xavier.
The other is former Western High female standout Brittany Everett, whose signing
was announced in April. A third Baltimore resident, forward/center
Erica Turnbull (Polytechnic Institute), was All-Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
for Xavier in women's basketball as a junior this past season.
Xavier won GCAC men's and women's team championships in 2006, and Moses
was selected GCAC and Louisiana Coach of the Year in men's and women's cross country.
Moses also announced that Xavier tennis standout Mario Myles will join
the men's cross country team. Myles, from Stone Mountain, Ga., was All-GCAC as a
freshman this past season at No. 3 singles and at No. 1 doubles with
Xavier's cross country newcomers for 2007:
MEN Class Hometown (High School)
Milo Barry Freshman Baltimore, Md. (Digital Harbor)
Mario Myles Sophomore Stone Mountain, Ga. (Redan)
David Salmon Freshman Shorewood, Wis. (Shorewood)
Jordan Wilson Freshman Baton Rouge, La. (Baton Rouge)
WOMEN Class Hometown (High School)
Brittany Everett Freshman Baltimore, Md. (Western)
Jennifer Garcia Sophomore San Antonio, Texas (James Madison)
Stacey Windon Freshman Baton Rouge, La. (Redemptorist)