Maverick Geller, a senior at Hood River Valley High School, has accepted his appointment to, and has committed to play lacrosse at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
Geller was nominated to the USMMA by Rep. Greg Walden and Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden.
Maverick is a 3.98 student at HRVHS and a four year, three-sport athlete. He wants to thank his family, friends, teachers and coaches, in particular Mike FitzSimons his lacrosse coach, and wrestling coaches Tony Rolen and Chas Peterson, as well as Athletic Director Trent Kroll. Last year, Geller played in the Oregon All-Star game and has had many athletic and academic honors.