The University of Guelph has nabbed an outstanding high school sports star from Burlington.
Justin Springer will play both varsity men's basketball and men's soccer in 2012-13 for the Gryphons. He has enrolled in Guelph's history program.
A graduate of Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School, he is the younger brother of current soccer midfielder Brenden Springer.
Justin played centre-back and was his high school team captain from 2008 through 2012 and named the team's M-V-P in 2009 and 2010.
The 6-foot-3 guard also captained his high school men's basketball squad for 3 years and won a silver medal at this years O-F-S-A-A basketball championship.
In 2011 springer won a physical education proficiency award, an athletic achievement award and was named the senior male athlete of the year for his high school.