In the "Where are they now?"category, Sam Bohmiller, FHS graduate was the starting point guard as a senior on the Babson basketball team that just captured their first National Championship in Division III.
"Joey Flannery had one last thing to accomplish in his college career, and with the final seconds ticking down and Augustana’s Nolen Ebel threatening to take his national championship away, Flannery made one more play to make sure he could fill that final void.
Last year’s national Division III player of the year scored 23 points and soared to block Ebel’s driving bank shot with less than 2 seconds remaining, preserving Babson’s 79-78 victory and its first men’s basketball national championship, on Saturday night.
"He’d been getting to the rim on the right side all day and I said I’m going to meet him at the rim," Flannery said of the block.
The Beavers rebounded with 1.5 seconds left, and after Matthew Droney missed the front end of a 1-and-1, the Vikings called time out, setting up a full-court pass for a desperate heave. It was knocked away, preserving the title."Continue reading the article online
|Babson coach Stephen Brennan holds the NCAA Division 3 men’s basketball trophy as his players celebrate in Salem, Va. (DON PETERSEN/ASSOCIATED PRESS)|