Athletes of the Week

Posted September 16, 2016

Simran Sandhu
Castilleja tennis

The junior tennis player won five matches last week to help the Gators go undefeated and capture the Santa Catalina tournament title. Sandu clinched Castilleja's 4-3 victory over Salinas in the championship match.

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Tiago Bonchristiano
Menlo water polo

The senior goalie recorded 56 saves during the week, including 17 to help the Knights beat San Ramon Valley and win the title of the Scott Roche Invitational. He also contributed 10 assists from his position.

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Honorable Mention

Cate Desler

Sacred Heart Prep volleyball

Sophie Frick

Palo Alto water polo

Sophie Siminoff *

Menlo golf

Mikaela Wayne

Gunn water polo

Kathryn Wilson

Menlo tennis

Natalie Zimits

Sacred Heart Prep volleyball

DJ Barnes

Gunn football

Jordan Mims *

Menlo-Atherton football

Naveen Pai

Palo Alto cross country

Hayden Pegley

Menlo football

Kent Slaney *

Palo Alto cross country

Christian Wiseman *

Menlo-Atherton football

* Previous Winner

Previous Weeks

September 09, 2016
(Georgia Lewis/Charlie Ferguson)

September 02, 2016
(Samara Phillips/Paul Jackson III)

June 03, 2016
(Gillian Meeks/RJ Babiera, Jared Lucian, Chandler Yu)

May 27, 2016
(Katie Francis/Alex Liang)

May 20, 2016
(Grace Zhao/Joao Ama)

May 13, 2016
(Izzi Henig/Jack Crockett, Will Kremer)

May 06, 2016
(Grace Zhao/Daichi Matsuda)

April 29, 2016
(Maya Miklos/Ben Cleasby)

April 22, 2016
(Annalisa Crowe/Ahmed Ali)

April 08, 2016
(Maya Miklos/Davis Rich)

April 01, 2016
(Alayah Bell, Kayla Tahaafe/Ben Somorjai)

March 25, 2016
(Alayah Bell, Kayla Tahaafe/Max Jung-Goldberg)

March 18, 2016
(Greer Hoyem/Matthew Seligson)

March 11, 2016
(Tatum Angotti, Riley Hemm/Scotty Harris)

March 04, 2016
(Sarah McLeod/Will Chisholm)

February 26, 2016
(Chelsea Wilson/Blake Henry)

February 19, 2016
(Akayla Hackson/Andrew Maltz)

February 12, 2016
(Alexis Harris/Nathan Beak)

February 05, 2016
(Alison Lu/Christian Fioretti, Lucas Fioretti)

January 29, 2016
(Tatiana Reese/Ethan Oro)

January 22, 2016
(Mia Shenk/Mason Randall)

January 15, 2016
(Chelsea Wilson/Jack Stoksik)

January 08, 2016
(Carly McLanahan/Blake Henry)

December 25, 2015
(Tierna Davidson/Alex Gil-Fernandez)

December 18, 2015
(Riley Hemm/Mason Randall)

December 11, 2015
(Sara Choy/Andrew Daschbach)

December 04, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Lapitu Mahoni)

November 27, 2015
(Mia McConnell, Melissa Tran/Alexander Nemeth)

November 20, 2015
(Ashley Vielma/Kent Slaney)

November 13, 2015
(Georgia Lewis/Robert Miranda)

November 06, 2015
(Maddy Johnston/Andrew Daschbach, Mason Randall)

October 30, 2015
(Leanna Collins, Jacqueline DiSanto/Stavro Papadakis)

October 23, 2015
(Maddy Johnston, Malaika Koshy/Jordan Mims)

October 16, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Finn Banks, JC Marco)

October 09, 2015
(Mia McConnell, Melissa Tran/Justin Hull)

October 02, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Kent Slaney)

September 25, 2015
(Gigi Rojahn/Chris Xi)

September 18, 2015
(Taylor Gould/Kent Slaney)

September 11, 2015
(Maddie Stewart/Charlie Roth)

June 05, 2015
(Maya Miklos/Eli Givens)

May 29, 2015
(Grace Zhao/Vikram Chari, Gunther Matta)

May 22, 2015
(Jenna Campbell/Austin Appleton)

May 15, 2015
(Sophia Donovan/Alex Liang)

May 08, 2015
(Grace Zhao/Ahmed Ali)

May 01, 2015
(Aisley Njissang/Cole March)

April 24, 2015
(Cameron Gordon/Eli Givens)

April 17, 2015
(Mimi Lin/Reed Merritt)

April 10, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Maya Miklos)

April 03, 2015
(Mackenzie Glassford/Maya Miklos)

March 27, 2015
(Brije Byers/Eli Givens)

 

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