Nate Urso, a 2017 graduate, was named to the US Lacrosse National All-Academic Team for his achievements both on the field and in the classroom. Urso, a two- sport letterman in Football and Lacrosse, was a decorated athlete at James River. He was a starting safety in the fall leading the Rapids to the play-offs. In the spring, Urso excelled in Lacrosse and was a four year starter. This past spring, Urso earned first team All- Conference, All- Region, and All-State honors. Nate was selected team Most Valuable Player and the Conference Player of the Year.
Urso excelled in the classroom compiling a 4.45 GPA . He was the recipient of the CVIAAA Award given to a senior athlete that demonstrates outstanding leadership, sportsmanship, ethics, and integrity. Nate leaves this week to begin a new chapter in his life at Virginia Tech, where he will be studying finance. We wish him the best of luck in Blacksburg.