Recruiting Roundup: Quade Green includes Syracuse in final nine


More Olympic fever: Congratulations to former Syracuse women’s rower Natalie Mastracci and the Canadian coxed eight crew, who finished in fifth place at the Olympics on Saturday! On to today’s recruiting links…

2017 Quade Green announced his top nine schools on Friday night via Twitter, and Syracuse has made the cut. The other finalists include Kentucky, Kansas, Xavier, Arizona, Duke, Villanova, Temple and Louisville. 247 Sports has him rated the No. 27 player in his class.

2017 4-star shooting guard Alex O’Connell has locked in an official visit to Syracuse on September 16, according to’s Evan Daniels. O’Connell previously visited the Orange in June, and has used an official visit to Louisville.

» Related: Ethan Thompson talking to Syracuse about visit

Elite 2017 tight end recruit Charles Reeves tweeted #CuseArmy during his visit to Syracuse over the weekend. The Ohio product is down to Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Nebraska and Penn State.

Another recruit visiting over the weekend was 2018 Maryland running back David Bailey. He tweeted after his visit “Syracuse was lit … enjoyed myself a lot!!” He has also taken visits to Penn State and Maryland.

The third visitor for the football team this weekend was 2018 ESPN 300 tight end Pat Freiermuth, he tweeted on Friday. The Brooks School (MA) product has a four-star rating from 247 Sports and holds offers from Duke, Maryland, Syracuse, Wake Forest and Penn State, among others.

That’s all for today. Have a great start to your week!

For more Syracuse coverage, Like our Facebook page and follow us @TheJuiceOnline.

Avatar photo
About Wes Cheng 2907 Articles
Wes has worked for covering the New York Knicks, as well as for covering Syracuse athletics. Wes has also been a contributing writer for the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), for SportsNet New York (SNY) as a news desk writer covering all of New York professional sports, and reported on the NBA and MLB for the New York Sportscene. A native of Long Island, New York, Wes graduated from Syracuse University in 2005 with a degree in journalism. Contact him at wes[at]