Athletic Director Rob Feickert announced the 2015-16 Senior athlete awards at the 2016 All Athletes Assembly on May 26 in the iconic McClatchy Gymnasium. Before the awards were announced, Feickert listed off the sports program’s accomplishments for the year including: 11 out of 18 league championships, 16 out of 18 teams in Sac-Joaquin playoffs, Girls Golf as Division II Section Champions, Girls tennis as Section Runner up (2nd year consecutively), Nevada Schultz, Section runner up in Diving and Jose Cruz, Division II Sectin 800 meter Champion.
2016 Scholar Athletes: Restore the Roar honored 21 Senior athletes who have lettered in varsity sports and maintianed a 3.7 GPA for their high school career. Those high-performing student-athletes are: Caroline Riley, Quincy Stivers, Kelsey Wong, Kweku Djan, Jada Paddock, Emily Griensenbeck, Alexa Borg, Juliette Cheah, Rachael Wagner, Sofia Ringstrom, Jeannie Lam, Katie Low, Sarah Whipple, Brooke Lemke, Presten Sanchez, Rod Beale, Jade Martinez, Taylor Goto, Robyn Noguchi, Kimaya Cole and Emma Clavert.
Senior Athletic Awards: Feickert announced the following recipients of awards:
Woody Adams Outstanding Female Athlete: Co-winners, Gigi Garcia and Kelsey Wong
S.A. Pepper Outstanding Male Athlete Award: Avery “AJ” Wood
Bill Morgan Sportsmanship Award: Male: Kweku Djan & Female: Emily Griensenbeck
US Army Scholar Athlete: Male: Kimaya Cole & Female: Brian Ishisaka
US Marines Scholar Athlete: Male: Nevada Schultz & Female: Brook Lemke
Also nominated for the Senior awards were the following athletes: Alexa Borg, Will Christopherson, Catherine Kong, Rachel Wagner, Presten Sanchez, Mac Rattan, Rod Beale, Katie Low, Kristi Wong, Kyle Fujii, Andrew Carrera, Jerry Smith, Chuck Confer, Jesse Walker, Allie Stewart, Chloe Lyon.
Four McClatchy Athletes have signed letters of intent to compete at the college level: Avery Wood, baseball at Oregon Tech, Gigi Garcia,basketball at the University of Washington, Nevada Schulz, Diving at CalPoly San Luis Obispo, and Kamaya Cole, soccer at Harvard.
Restore the Roar is very proud of the McClatchy Student-Athlete Class of 2016.
2016 Lion Senior Athletes Honored
McClatchy Senior-Athletes Nominated for Awards