The youngest son of Oak Park Village Manager Tom Barwin was selected by the Houston Texans during last weekend’s NFL draft.
Connor Barwin, 22, a senior at the University of Cincinnati, was chosen 14th in the second round, 46th overall.
The 6-foot-3-inch 256-pound defensive end played high school football at University of Detroit (Mich.) Jesuit High School. Barwin also played basketball for Cincinnati the last two seasons.
His senior year, Barwin moved from tight end to defensive end where he registered 53 tackles, 27 of which were solos. He led the Big East in sacks with 12.
Bolen places third
Former OPRF High School wrestler Brad Bolen took third place in the 145-pound weight division at the U.S. Judo Sr. Nationals in San Diego, Calif.
Bolen, an eight-time Jr. National champion with Cohen’s Judo in Mundelein currently trains at the Jason Morris Judo Club/National Training Center in the Albany, New York area and attends school at Schenectady County Community College.
McCormick helps Middlebury
OPRF High School graduate Michael McCormick help lead the Middlebury College golf team to its third NESCAC Championship.
The senior finished with a 162 after two rounds. McCormick shot a 78 in the second round.
McCormick also helped Middlebury College finish fourth at the 23rd Annual Palamountain Invitational. McCormick finished tied for fifth with a two-day total of 156.