OXFORD, Ohio – With Summer Orientation allowing incoming freshmen to visit Miami University’s campus through the next four weeks, MURedHawks.com continues its series to introduce the newest athletic recruits to their future classmates.
Today’s story features two hockey players and two men’s basketball players.
Get excited future RedHawks, your incoming classmates seem to have what it takes to help make Miami’s 2013-14 season a remarkable one!
Justin Greenberg: Forward, 5-8, 170 –Dallas, Texas –Texas Tornado of the NAHL.
Justin has been a forward for the Texas Tornado for the past two seasons. He is a two-time participant in the NAHL Top Prospects Tournament, and also tied for the tournament lead in assists this past year. In this year’s regular season, Justin totaled 57 points in 60 games. He scored 25 goals while adding 32 assists, with both totals and his point total ranking in the top three on the team. During the playoffs, Justin totaled three points in six games, with one goal and two assists. Last year, Justin led Texas to the Robertson Cup title for winning the NAHL Playoffs. He even scored the game-winning goal in overtime in last year’s finals to beat the St. Louis Bandits and clinch the Robertson Cup.
Coach Blasi about Justin Greenberg: “Justin is a skilled centerman that is responsible at both ends of the ice and can make plays offensively. He has had a history of scoring big goals and being a clutch playoffs performer.”
Devin Loe: Forward, 6-0, 190, Weston, Florida –Fairbanks Ice Dogs of the North American Hockey League.
Devin played in 59 regular-season games for Fairbanks this year, while totaling 50 points on 26 goals and 24 assists. Of his 26 goals, which tied for 14th in the league, seven came on the power play while eight were game-winners. In this year’s playoffs, Devin played in 10 games, scoring one goal and four assists, while totaling five points. In 2010-11, he played for Rice Memorial Prep School in South Burlington, Vt., appearing in 21 games while scoring 30 points on 18 goals and 12 assists. Devin also helped lead the New England Jr. Huskies to the Eastern Junior Hockey League Playoffs a season ago.
Coach Blasi about Devin Loe: “Devin is an extremely hard-working player that plays with a high-energy and compete level. He has a great shot and has proven this year that he can score goals as well.”
Joshua Oswald: Forward, 6-7, 210 –Melbourne, Australia –Caulfield Grammar School
Joshua was a three-time all-state representative and was tabbed the Division I men’s rookie of the year in 2012. He averaged 22.0 points per game and 11.5 rebounds per game. Joshua was twice tabbed the Most Valuable Player at Caulfield Grammar in 2011-12, and was selected to the Associated Public Schools All-Start Team as a junior and senior. He was also a member of the Australian Under-19 team and the Australian National School Boys team.
Coach Cooper about Joshua Oswald: “He’s a young man who has shown he can shoot the basketball, and he’s got good size and has played against some very good competition.”
Jaryd Eustace: Small Forward, 6-7, 185 –Brisbane, Australia –Brisbane Boys’ College
Jaryd has spent the past year at Impact Academy in Las Vegas, Nevada. In Jaryd’s final season at Brisbane, he was tabbed the Gold Coast Schools MVP. He was a two-time first-team all-league and all-region selection for BBC. Jaryd averaged 17 ppg, 7 rpg, 4 apg, 2 spg, and led Brisbane to a 22-2 overall record and fifth-place national ranking in his final season.
Coach Cooper about Jaryd Eustace: “We’re really excited to have Jaryd join our program. When you look at Jaryd and what he’ll bring to our program, he is a very skilled player who can really handle the basketball, pass well, and has a good feel for the game. He is also a solid shooter who can hit the 3-ball from outside.”
Check back tomorrow where we will be covering four football players.
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