Player Spotlight: Beecher Ocus – Committed to Belmont Abbey

Beecher Ocus (@beecher_02) 20’, announced to the media that he has committed to play lacrosse for the Belmont Abbey Crusaders. The speedy attackman from Grasonville, Maryland, Ocus attends Queen Annes County High School where he is an honor roll student. Besides from being a top honor roll student, Ocus received the “Minds-in-Motion Scholar Athlete Award” for his academic achievements. For the time on the field, Beecher has also played for the Queen Anne’s Lions men’s lacrosse and football teams.

Not only has Beecher Ocus been a varsity lacrosse player for his high school, Beecher has also received accolades at the Boys’ Lacrosse Academy at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. While at the lacrosse academy Beecher was selected as the “offensive player of the week”. Beecher has also played for the ProStart, an elite club lacrosse team located in Annapolis, Maryland. Beecher has been to five tournament championships with ProStart 2020.

At Belmont Abbey College, Beecher will major in Business. Belmont Abbey College is a private Catholic liberal-arts college located in Belmont, North Carolina. The Crusaders compete at the NCAA Division II level in the Conference Carolinas.

We caught up with Beecher Ocus and ask him some questions regarding his time with the Queen Anne’s Lions, the ProStart club team, and on his commitment to Belmont Abbey College. 

Why Did You Decide to enroll into Belmont Abbey College?

“I thought that the campus was very nice! All of the coaches and staff made me feel very welcomed throughout the entire process. I feel that I will be a great fit on the Crusaders roster.”

Favorite High School Lacrosse Memory?

“My favorite high school lacrosse memory has to be going undefeated for two seasons.”

Favorite Club Team Memory?

“My favorite memory from my time playing for ProStart is probably us winning five tournament championships in a row. Just being on the team with a great group of guys pushing hard each game was thrilling especially going into the championship games with them.”

Thank You’s

“A big thanks goes out to my parents Todd and Nicole, my pop Todd Sr., my recreation coaches Kevin Jens, Doug Bramble, Jim Talbott, my club coaches Will and J.P. Dalton, and my high school coach Alex Herman. Without you guys I would not have made it this far playing lacrosse without your support along the way.”

The Lax Federation League and its teams would like to congratulate Beecher on his commitment to Belmont Abbey and on his newest endeavor. Lax Federation League wishes Beecher the best of luck.

Watch his full highlights below:

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Posted by Kevin Jens on Friday, 13 March 2020