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2014

Enyo Amet

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Major:  Psychology

Sport: Volleyball and Track & Field

Highlights:  Pending updates.

Kate Andreucci

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

Sport: Basketball

Highlights:  As of December 15th, 2014, St. Thomas is 6-0 and is in 10th place for Nationally Ranked Division 3 teams.  On November 21st, 2014, Kate, playing forward position, scored 2 points in her first college appearance and recorded her first career steal on December 2nd.

Rachel Kammerzelt

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Major: International Business & Anthropology

Minor:  Undecided

Highlights:  On September 14th, 2014, Rachel won twice at number six singles as Augustana defeated Illinois Wesleyan and Millikin by scores of 9-0 .  In conference, Rachel finished fourth in number six singles and her team finished number three behind Wheaton College and Carthage College.

Sam Kurhajec

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: North Central College, Naperville, IL

Major: Business and Mandarin

Sport: Soccer

Highlights:  Kurhajec, a defender, appeared in five games during the fall 2014 season.  The team record overall was:  10-7-1

Gabbi Ortiz

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Sport: Basketball

Position:  Guard

Highlights:

♦ 2015 Team USA U10 World Championship Team

♦ Big 12 All-Freshman Team Honoree

♦ Named Big 12 Freshman of the Year

♦ One of two Sooners to start all 33 games

♦ Led the Sooners in assists per game at 3.5 … Was fifth on the team in points per game at 8.2 … Second on the team in 3-pointers made, hitting 49 … Also averaged 3.7 rebounds and 1.0 steal a contest … Shot .359 from the field and .702 from the charity stripe … Registered double-figure points in 12 games … Collected one double-double … Hit three or more three 3-pointers on eight times … Poured in a career-high 16 points at Baylor on Feb. 11 and against Quinnipiac in the first round of the NCAA Tournament March 21 … Finished with 15 points and a career-high 12 boards versus Illinois on Nov. 29 … Passed out a career-high eight assists on three different occasions; at Duke on Dec. 17, against Yale on Dec. 30 and at Iowa State on Feb. 4 … Started the season 0-for-7 from the free throw line but went 33-for-40 afterward (.825).

Megan Wolf

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Major: Undecided

Sport: Soccer

Highlights: Megan plays both midfield and forward for the Bears.  As of September 15th, 2014, the Bears record was 5-0 and the team was ranked No. 1 in the NCAA Division III.

Margaret Zimmermann

Graduation year from Prairie: 2014

College: St. Olaf College, Minnesota

Major: Undecided

Sport: Varsity Tennis

Highlights:  Margaret’s 2014 fall record for singles matches was 6-0 and doubles was 4-2.  In September of 2014, Margaret and her doubles partner advanced to the quarter-finals of the ITA tournament.

2013

Colin O’Brien

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College: St. Norbert College

Major: Economics & Finance

Sport: Track

Highlights: In Spring of 2014, Colin was a member of the 4x100m relay team at the Outdoor Conference meet that placed 2nd overall.

Eric Frank

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College:  St. Olaf, Bloomington, MN

Major: Physics

Sport:  Soccer

Highlights:   In November 2014, at the end of his sophomore season, Eric was one of three St Olaf soccer players named to the first team All-Conference for the MIAC (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference).   He was voted the team’s MVP for the season and also selected by his teammates to be one of the two captains for next year.  He started in all 19 games and had an assist in the team’s 12-5-2 campaign that included winning the regular season conference title.   In 2013, Eric was one of 2 freshman starters on the team that had a 14-4-1 record, finishing 2nd in the MIAC conference and ranked 7th in the North Region.

Nikki Isaacson

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College:  Rhodes

Major: Physics

Sport:  Golf

Highlights:  Nikki’s team won the NCAA Division 3 Championship. She placed 4th individually at the National Championship, is a Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar and a three-time recipient of the Southern Athletic Association conference player of the week.

Nikki was selected:

♦ Women’s Golf Coaches Association Second Team All-American

♦ Women’s golf Coaches Association All Region Team

♦ Southern Athletic Association conference First Team

Logan Ketterer

Graduation year from Prairie: 2012

College: Bradley University

Major: Accounting

Sport: Soccer

Highlights:

2014 Update:  Logan owns a 3.50 cumulative grade point average and is on the Dean’s list. He is a redshirt sophomore and won the starting Goal Keeper (GK) position in the 5th game.  Logan was named the Bradley Country Financial Scholar-Athlete of the Week after helping the team win the Evansville Aces ProRehab Classic where he was named the Defensive MVP.  ​Logan was twice named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Week and once the Missouri Valley Scholar-Athlete of the week.  He was named the College Sports Madness player of the week for the Missouri Valley.  Logan finished the season with the best save percentage in the Missouri Valley Conference.

2013 Update:  Logan is on the Dean’s List.  He saw action in pre-season and spring games.  He and a red-shirt sophomore GK have great rapport training  & pushing each other along with a senior GK who has been a 4-year starter and is ranked among the top college GK’s in the country.  Bradley University handed #1 U-Conn their 1st home loss in 47 years in fall of 2013.

 

Andres Tineo-Paz

Year Graduated Prairie: 2012

College: Marquette University

Major: International Business

Sport: Cross Country and Track

Highlights:  Sept. 17, 2014  Junior Andres Tineo-Paz is the men’s top returner from last year, as his 26th-overall finish was good for third on the team.

Track & Field Personal Bests (as of June 2013)

Indoor-

Mile: 4:22.54

3,000: 8:45.05

5,000: 14:51.48

Outdoor-

1,500: 4:01.54


2012-13:

BIG EAST All-Academic

Indoor (Fr.): Competed in the mile, 3,000 meters and the 5,000 meters during the 2012-13 indoor campaign… Posted a fifth-place finish in the 3,000 meters at the Badger Classic (Jan. 12) with a time of 8:56.21. 2013 Indoor Performance List.

Outdoor (Fr.): Competed in the 1,500 meters during the 2013 outdoor campaign. 2013 Outdoor Performance List.

Cross Country (Fr.): Competed in two meets in his first season… 2012 XC Performance List.

Drew Gottwald

Year Graduated Prairie: 2012

College: Washington University, St. Louis, MO

Major: Biochemistry

Sport: Men’s Soccer

Highlights:

♦ Winter 2014:   Drew’s team was, at one point in the season, ranked 12th in the nation.  He holds the Division 3 NCAA record for shot to goal percentage at 100% with 3 shots and 3 goals.

♦ Fall 2013:  Drew ‘walked on’ the Varsity team and plays midfield. He was named UAA Athlete of the Week, October 28, 2013. Drew lead UAA in shots to goal percentage (100%) and was 5th on the team for goals (3) and points (6). His team finished in the top 20 in the country.

Kelsey Hansen

Graduation year from Prairie: 2012

College:  Concordia University Wisconsin

Major:  Exercise Physiology

Sport:  Women’s Lacrosse Team

Highlights:   In 2014, Kelsey walked-on to the team with no previous lacrosse experience. She appeared in nine games, making one start, picked up a ground ball, won a draw control and caused a turnover in two games. Prior Member of the JV Volleyball team in addition to the Varsity Track & Field Team.

Jason Kezman

Graduation year from Prairie: 2011

College: Riverland Community College

Major: Undecided

Sport: Baseball

Highights: Freshmen starting catcher, continuing career after this year, Transferring to a 4-year college, most likely UW-Milwaukee.

Joe Wagner

Graduation year from Prairie: 2011

College: Riverland Community College

Major: Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Sport: Baseball – Pitcher

Highlights: Freshmen year starting Pitcher. Seven starts and 1 relief appearance. Pitched 44 innings as a Freshman, 3rd highest on the team. Has accepted a scholarship to pitch for UW – Parkside this coming Fall, 2013. The 2013 Division III NJCAA has named Joe one of the top 50 returning pitchers in the nation. He was one of 8 pitchers from his region and 1 of 3 from his school.

Kelsey Kammerzelt

Graduation year from Prairie: 2011

College: Augustana College

Major: Graphic Design and Communications Studies

Sport: Women’s Tennis

Highlights:  As a freshman and sophomore, Kelsey played both fall and spring seasons.  During her junior fall season, she played primarily 5 or 6 doubles on varsity team where the team recorded an 11-0 winning season.   In spring 2014, Kammerzelt also played 5 singles where the team recorded a 13-0 winning season.

James Stark

Graduation year from Prairie: 2011

College: Marquette University

Major: Business

Sport: Men’s Tennis

Highlights: Very strong record and Big East All Academic,

Freshman & Sophmore years.

Reid Koenen

Graduation Year from Prairie: 2010

College: Texas State University

Major: Exercise & Sports Science; Minor in Mass Communications

Sport: Basketball – Varsity Team

Highlights: Started 15 times in Sophmore year, averaging 7.2 points & 2.9 rebounds; 82.5% from free throw line. Junior year ; Started 9 out of 16 games so far, currently averaging 6.9 points per game.

John Venn

Graduation year from Prairie: 2010

College: Michigan State University

Major: Biosystems Engineering with a Biomedica Specialization

Sport: Baseball

Highlights: Was 1 of 7 freshmen (out of 75 who tried out) that made the MSU Club team. Has Started since his freshen year, MSU competes

In the Great Lakes North Conference of the National Club Baseball

Assoc. Teams in the conference include MSU, Michigan, Western

Michigan, Central Michigan, Ferris State and Northwoods.

Update Fall 2013:  In addition to playing baseball with the MSU Club team, John is an Assistant coach for the Club Baseball team.

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2013

Nick Lemley

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College:  Lake Forest College, IL

Major: Pre-dental; Pediatric Dentistry

Sport:  Football and Basketball

Highlights:  In Fall of 2014, Nick became a tight end on the Forester football team. During the 2013/14 basketball season, Nick appeared in seven of twenty-three contests. On December 20th, 2013, he recorded his first career rebound, assist and steal.

Charles Salazar

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College:  Rockhurst University, Kansas City, MO

Major: Accounting

Minor: Spanish and Psychology

Sport:  Soccer

Highlights:  Red Shirt 2013 Season

Melissa Rooney

Graduation year from Prairie: 2013

College:  Lawrence University in Appleton, WI; formerly University of Washington

Major: Mathematics

Minor: Chemistry

Sport:  Soccer

Highlights:  Melissa is a left full-back on the Lawrence University team. Previously, she played on the University of Washington’s club team, which was undefeated for the entire year (fall, winter an spring seasons).

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