first classman

first′ class′man

(ˈklæs mən, ˈklɑs-)

n., pl. -men.
a fourth-year student at a U.S. military academy.
[1885–90]
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The first classman was in a bad mood, and during the meal became angry with a Filipino steward attending to their table.
"I congratulate on appointing a first classman as Chief Coach, Mr Ian Buchan," wrote TWE H Pritchard of Neston.
He is VMI's school record holder in saves in a season with 314 in 1992; is a three-time team MVP (1990-91-92); was ranked in the national top four in save percentage as a first classman in 1992; compiled 729 career saves; served as team tri-captain in 1992; his .648 save percentage ranked fifth nationally in 1991; had a goalie's dream come true when he scored a goal against Guilford College in 1991; and was one of the few VMI athletes to captain two sports as a first classman--was a back and co-captain of the 1991 VMI Soccer team and was a second-team All-Southern Conference selection that year.
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