When the quartet of
Courtney Krol, Kirsten Wozniak, Austin Peterson and Jakob Kintzele don their
uniforms, the maroon and gold canít look any better.
physical attributes are obvious, itís the passion and hard work they exhibit
during every minute of every event and practice that sets them apart.
Thatís why each of
them was named a CHS Senior Athlete of the Year at the 2017 Spring Sports
Awards Program on Wednesday night.
Krol won seven
varsity letters in basketball and soccer, while also earning eight
On the basketball
court, Krol was MVP and team captain. She was also named the MVP of the
Warsaw Lady Tigers Holiday Tournament, while leading the Trojans in assists,
steals and had the top free throw percentage during the season.
All-Conference selection, Krol was an IBA Honorable Mention All-State player
as a senior and was first time All-Area by the Times of Northwest Indiana
and the Post-Tribune.
On the soccer
field, Krol was a member of three DAC championship teams and two IHSAA
Sectional championship teams.
Krol will attend
DePaul University to continue her basketball career.
Wozniak earned nine
varsity letters in cross country, gymnastics and track, while also earning
12 scholar-athlete awards.
Wozniak is on the
CHS school-record holding 4x100 meter shuttle hurdle relay and has been a
part of DAC championship teams in gymnastics, Sectional championship teams
in gymnastics and track and an IHSAA State Championship team in gymnastics.
A team captain of
gymnastics, Wozniak also has earned the Mental Attitude award in track, Most
Improved in track, Most Valuable Sprinter in track, the Larry James Memorial
Award in cross country, the Heather Bearup Memorial Award in track and the
Drive, Determination and Dedication Award in gymnastics.
Wozniak also earned
a State Finals berth in the IHSAA Portage Track Regional last night.
Jakob Kintzele won
eight varsity letters in cross country and track, while also earning eight
A first team
All-State selection in cross country, Kintzele was DAC MVP in cross country
and track and was a four-time CHS MVP in cross country and track.
Kintzele was a
member of state qualifying teams in cross country and track, along with
earning an IHSAA Regional team title in track.
A four-time DAC
All-Conference selection and a four-time individual event DAC champ,
Kintzele is the school record holder in the 3200 and earned the Josh
Phillips Memorial Award in track.
Jakob will be
attending Princeton University where he will run cross country and track.
Austin Peterson won
six varsity letters in basketball and baseball, while also earning eight
A two-time CHS MVP
in basketball and three-time MVP in baseball, Peterson was a member of a DAC
championship baseball team and a Sectional championship baseball team.
Peterson was an
All-Area first team selection in basketball and baseball by the Times of
Northwest Indiana and the Post-Tribune, he also was a three-time DAC MVP in
baseball and was named DAC MVP in basketball.
A team captain in
baseball and basketball, Peterson led the Trojans in rebounding in
basketball, had the lowest ERA in baseball and the highest batting average
Director Garry Nallenweg also honored three-sport athletes on Wednesday
included freshmen Chris Condor (football, wrestling, baseball), Ethan
Contreras (cross country, wrestling, track), Charles Eaton (soccer,
football, basketball), Addison Gentry (golf, basketball, track), Nalani
Malackowski (cross country, basketball, track), Patrick McLaughlin
(football, basketball, track), Danielle Plinovich (cross country,
basketball, track), John Powell (tennis, basketball, golf), Sophia Raffin
(cross country, basketball, track), Kaitlyn Van Kley (cross country,
swimming, track) and Jake Vear (tennis, swimming, golf).
Sydney Balas (soccer, basketball, track) and Ashley Craycraft (volleyball,
Caitlyn Bogue (soccer, gymnastics, track) and Marney Sisson (volleyball,
Elizabeth Canright (cross country, swimming, track), Harley Lohmeyer
(soccer, football, basketball), Kylie Mercier (cross country, swimming,
track) and Kirsten Wozniak (cross country, gymnastics, track).