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Season Milestones

Volleyball Season:

Congrats to the Glenbrook United Gold team for winning the area bronze in the modified division. They lost a tough 3 set match to Palatine HS. Then won the bronze medal in straight sets vs Little City.
GU gold members are:   Clay Brassil, Arsheel Lalani, Emma Lantry, Angie Nash, Bryan Nash, and Andrew Spilios
Congrats to the Glenbrook United White team for winning area gold for the 3rd consecutive year in the traditional (IHSA) rule. 
Congratulations to Glenbrook United White for winning gold in volleyball at Harlem H.S. in Machesney Park over the weekend. On Saturday, GU White beat the Jacksonville Blue Thunder in the semi-finals. On Sunday, GU White beat the Freeport Tornadoes, defeating both teams in straight sets to win the gold. This is the 3rd straight state gold medal for GU White. This is a very rare feat, and  congrats to all the GU athletes who practiced over the summer. Thank you to all the athletes, parents, and coaches Williams and Petty for making this volleyball season another great success (GU Gold won area silver and GU white winning area and state gold). The team served extremely well, but  the tremendous improvement of this team to defend (return serve) was impressive and key to our success.
GU White team members are: Bobby Cameron, Alexander Durham, Maddy Halamaj, Ryan Manso, Sean Manso, Katie McManus, Jacob Rosenberg, Karmesha White, and Michael Young
Basketball Season:
Congrats to the GU gold team for their 4th place finish at the area tournament at Hersey HS. 
The Boys gold team members are: John Archabal, Clay Brassil, Ryan Jennings, Arsheel Lalani, Kevin Levy, Andy Lowry, Sean Manso, Devin McIntyre, Bryan Nash, Jacob Rosenberg
Congrats to the GU white team for winning state silver!!The boys beat Vernon hills and lost a tough game to Hoffman ... way to go GU!
Boys White team members are:Bobby Cameron, Alexander Durham, Ryan Manso, Martin Piorkowski, Andrew Spilios, Henry Tish, Andrew Yang, Robert Jaczynski and Michael Young.
Congrats to the GU girls team for winning their first state gold medal! Girls beat South side CC Eagles 34-28 and then beat Misericordia 47-21. The girls played so hard and well together.
Members of the Girls Gold team are: Katie Baecklandt, Frankie Crist, Hannah Flanagan, Maddy Halamaj, Emma Lantry, Katie McManus, Nina Santacrose, and Karmesha White.
Soccer Season:
Congrats to the GU Gold soccer team for capturing their 3rd straight area gold to qualify for the State tournament/Summer Games at Illinois State University June 13-15. Congrats to the GU soccer team for winning their first state Gold medal!!
The GU gold soccer team members are:
John Archabal, Alexander Durham, Maddy Halamaj, Jacob Rosenberg, Ryan Manso, Kevin Levy, Hannah Flanagan, Henry Tish, Emma Lantry,  Nina Santacose, Frankie Crist, and Martin Piorkowski.
Track Season:
Congrats to all who participated, especially:
Sean Manso for winning state gold in the 50m
Katie Baeckelandt for placing 6th in the 200m
Great year once again for GU, congrats!!