NAME: Koy Beasley
SCHOOL: La Salle High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2024
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Anchoring two state championship 4x100 relay teams
WEIGHT: 175 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Mt. Airy
PARENTS: Michael & Natasha
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Parents
FUTURE GOAL: NFL
La Salle senior Koy Beasley is a two-sport all-star in football and track. He is one of the area's best safeties and was a sought-after football recruit in the state of Ohio in the class of 2024. Koy has committed to play football at the next level, at Purdue University.
A three-year varsity starter as a defensive safety, Koy tied for the Greater Catholic League-South lead in interceptions as a sophomore with three, plus he added 25 tackles and a fumble recovery
Last season as a junior, on offense as a receiver, he had 23 receptions for 407 yards and three touchdowns. On defense, he had 40 tackles, one forced fumble, one interception and four pass breakups. He also had 508 yards in kickoff returns with a touchdown. Koy was named first-team all-GCL-South, first-team all-city Div. II by the Enquirer and second-team all-Ohio. He was selected to participate in the Under Armour Next Football Camp series in Columbus. The Lancers have a solid football tradition with four Ohio Div. II state championships. This season he had 17 tackles, a forced fumble and an interception. Offensively, he had 18 receptions for 299 yards and three touchdowns, and he was named second-team GCL South. The Lancers finished 4-7 on the season, losing to Winton Wood 12-6 in the first round of playoffs.
Also excelling in track, Koy holds three track school records - in the 100 dash, 4x200 relay and the 4x100 relay. His junior year, he was state runner-up in the 60m at the Indoor Track & Field Championships. At the GCL-South outdoor meet, he won the 100 dash in 10.58 and also won the regional 100 dash in 10:58 and was regional runner-up in the 200 in 22.04. He also helped the Lancers win the regional championship in the 4x100 relay in 42.10 and the Ohio state championship in 41.42. He was named first-team all-city in track & field by the Enquirer.
Highly recruited, Koy has committed to play football at the next level, at Purdue University.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Koy is a great young man that has developed on and off the field while at LaSalle. On the field, he is fast, explosive and can make plays on offense, defense and special teams. We look forward to watching him play his senior year and beyond"
— Pat McLaughlin, Varsity Football Coach