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Triple Threat of the Week: Cade Christensen, St. Mary's Springs

04/18/2019, 10:00am CDT
By Mark Miller

Name: Cade Christensen

School: St. Mary's Springs (Fond du Lac)

Grade: 12

Football Honors: Four-year varsity performer for coach Bob Hyland at St. Mary's Springs ... Played on WIAA Division state title teams in 2015, 2017 and 2018 ... First-team all-Wisconsin Flyway Conference performer in 2017 and 2018 as a receiver ... Chosen as a team captain as a senior ... Al Toon Award finalist ... Second-team Associated Press All-State pick at receiver as a senior ... Honorable mention WFCA All-State pick in 2018 ... Academic All-State award winner in 2018 ... Had more than 1,100 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior for the Ledgers. 

Basketball Honors: Finished prep career with 1,177 career points to rank second in school history ... Played three years of varsity basketball for coach Kyle Krueger and the Ledgers ... First-team all-league performer in the Wisconsin Flyway Conference as a junior and senior ... Player of the Year in the Flyway Conference as a senior ... Honorable mention all-state pick in 2018-19 ... Averaged 20.4 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a senior and scored a career-best 35 points in a victory over University School.

Baseball: Team captain as a junior and senior ... First-team all-Flyway Conference choice as a junior ... Team Most Valuable Player as a junior ... Went 4-2 with a 1.07 earned run average as a pitcher while also batting .400.

Favorite Sport: "My favorite sport is baseball because of the laid back atmosphere of the game and how it contracts the focus and precision required."

Best Part of High School Sports: "The best part of high school sports is the competitiveness that high school athlete are able to play with and the friendships I've formed from the sports I play in."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "See ball, hit ball." -- Baseball coach Eric Feldner

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "The most memorable moment I had in high school sports was winning the Division 5 state championship in football with a win over Stratford."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "The best part of playing three sports is being able to participate in sports all year round."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "The toughest part of playing three sports is being able to manage my workloads so that I don't get overwhelmed in school or sports."

Favorite Opponent: Winnebago Lutheran Academy

Favorite Professional Teams: Packers, Brewers

Favorite Professional Athletes: Josh Hader, Christian Yelich

Favorite College Team: Wisconsin Badgers

Cumulative GPA: 4.124

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: Chombi Lambert of Manitowoc Roncalli

Most Admired High School Teammate: Mitch Waechter

College Plans: "I am going to attend the University of Minnesota to pursue a major in Agricultural Food and Business Management as well as Animal Science."

Activities Outside of Sports: Student Council, National Honor Society, Key Club, Campus Ministry, Student Ambassadors, Shepherd of the Hills Parish involvement, Loaves and Fishes, Salvation Army, Project Linus, Envision Youth Leadership of Fond du Lac

I Find it Relaxing to: "I find it relaxing to hunt turkeys and deer."

Favorite TV show: Friends

Favorite Movie: Dumb and Dumber

Favorite Musical Artists: T-Pain, George Strait, Jason Aldean

Favorite Subject: Math

Favorite Restaurant: Buffalo Wild Wings

Favorite Website: ESPN.com

Other Family Members: Younger sister, Ella. 

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