Student Life

Ten RE student-athletes named first-team all-county

Ten Ransom Everglades spring sport athletes – Eleonora Cavallini ’23, Leah Croom ’24, Dani Darcangelo ’24, Madison DePriest ’24, Joaquin Merlo-Garzon ’24, Paolo Rebessi ’23, David Serra ’24, Carson Stanton-Sharpless ’23, Alejandro Urdaneta ’24 and Sarah Velazco ’23 – received first-team all-county honors from the Miami Herald as more than 30 student-athletes received some level of recognition from the newspaper in its annual spring awards.
Serra, who won state titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters, was named Miami-Dade Boys’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year.

Find the Herald's spring sport all-county teams here.

See all of the Ransom Everglades honorees below: 

First Team
Eleonora Cavallini ’23, water polo
Leah Croom ’24, lacrosse 
Dani Darcangelo ’24, lacrosse
Madison DePriest ’24, lacrosse
Joaquin Merlo-Garzon ’24, track & field (pole vault)
Paolo Rebessi ’23, water polo
David Serra ’24, track & field (1600, 3200) and Miami-Dade Boys’ Track and Field Athlete of the Year
Carson Stanton-Sharpless ’23, water polo
Alejandro Urdaneta ’24, tennis
Sarah Velazco ’23, water polo

Second Team
Tamia Beckford ’23, lacrosse
Ryan Bienstock ’24, lacrosse
Brendan Dyke ’23, lacrosse
Sydney Gould ’25, water polo
Leah Maduro '23, softball
Abby Pollak ’26, lacrosse
Jack Pollock ’24, lacrosse
Alejandro Urdaneta ’24/Mikey Zoi ’24, tennis doubles

Third Team
Holly Alesandro ’23, water polo
Gabriel Menendez de Alencar ’23, volleyball
Kate Demos-Brown ’23, water polo
Kennedy Hagen ’24, track & field (400 hurdles)
Annabella Miki '25, softball
Coren O’Brien ’23, water polo
Emma Quintane ’23, water polo
Adrian Stone Perez ’23, volleyball 
Juan Velazco '26, baseball

Honorable Mention
Ian Barnett ’23, tennis
Max Bast ’23, volleyball
Lincoln Broad ’26, water polo
Antonio de Macedo ’24, track & field
Diego de Lope ’23, water polo
Patricia Drulard ’24, track & field
Angela Dula ’23, water polo
Oliver Friedland ’26, water polo
Myles Gelber ’25, tennis
Jack Harris '23, baseball
Eleanor Kriplen ’28, water polo
Mason Lastra '25, baseball
Jackson Pegg ’23, volleyball
Victor Perez ’23, water polo
Daniel Ribeiro ’23, volleyball
Pablo Rodriguez-Russowsky ’23, water polo
Justin Saphier '23
Teymoor Siahpoosh ’24, lacrosse
Ryan Vainder ’23, volleyball
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.