ATHLETES OF THE MONTH – Olencheck & Heus
At the end of each month, the head varsity coaches of teams that are competing will nominate an athlete from their respective sport to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee(SAAC). At the next monthly meeting, the SAAC representatives will vote for one male and one female athlete of the month. The athlete of the month will be an individual who had great performances and/or success in their respective sport for that month.
Cailin Olenchek – SOPH – Cross Country
Olenchek took first place at the Firefly scrimmage. At the Arrowhead Invite, she was the top Tosa East runner, finishing in 11th place overall setting a new personal record time of 17:14 on the 4000 meter course. She has been very productive so far this season, been a team leader and #1 runner for the team. She’s currently injured but hopes to be able to come back and complete the season.
Grant Heus – SR – Cross Country
Heus also competed in the Firefly scrimmage, finishing second overall and top Tosa East runner. At the Arrowhead Invite, Grant set a new personal record completing the 5000 meter run in 16:52, decreasing his time by 20 seconds!