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Bug Tussel Wireless Triple Threat Athlete of the Week: Addison Ostrenga, Sun Prairie

10/15/2021, 1:00pm CDT
By Mark Miller

The Bug Tussel Wireless Triple Threat Athlete of the Week is an honor given on WisSports.net to the top senior boys and girls three-sport athletes in the state. Players are recognized each week on WSN, with the a boys and girls winner of the Pat Richter Award at the end of the season to the best three-sport athlete of the year.

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Name: Addison Ostrenga

High School: Sun Prairie High School

Grade: Senior

Football Honors: Three-year varsity starter .. Captain ... Second-team all-Big Eight Conference sophomore year ... Nine receptions for 99 yards on offense and 68 tackles on defense as a sophomore ... Honorable mention all-state selection as a junior .... 19 receptions for 328 yards on offense and 29 tackles on defense as a junior ... Through eight games of senior season, 17 receptions for 312 yards and five touchdowns on offense and 21 tackles on defense for the 8-0 Sun Prairie Cardinals of coach Brian Kaminski ... University of Iowa recruit as a tight end.

Basketball Honors: Enters senior season as a three-year varsity performer for Sun Prairie and coach Jeff Boos ... Two-year captain for the Cardinals ... Averaged 7.4 points as a sophomore and 7.5 points as a junior.  

Baseball Honors: Three-year varsity starters ... Honorable mention all-Big Eight Conference as a junior ... Played on 2021 state championship squad and 2019 state runner-up squad for coach Rob Hamilton at Sun Prairie ... Had committed to Iowa for baseball before switching to play football at Iowa this year.

Favorite Sport: "Football due to playing in front of big crowds every Friday night and the bonds I have built through my years of playing football."

Best Part of High School Sports: "Being able to represent my community as an athlete and working towards winning a state championship."

Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Treat every play like it is your last because before you know it, it will be."

Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "Winning the 2021 baseball state championship, definitely an experience I will never forget."

Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "Being able to compete all year."

Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "There is no off season when you play three sports. I always have to be ready to play the next sport."

Favorite Opponent: Verona

Favorite Professional Teams: Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks

Favorite Professional Athlete: Aaron Rodgers

Favorite College Teams: Iowa Hawkeyes football

Cumulative GPA: 3.9

Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: Mason Fink of Verona

Biggest Challenge of COVID-19: "Not being able to play my sophomore year of baseball and being stuck at home."

Most Admired High School Teammate: Davis Hamilton

College Plans: "I plan to play football at the University of Iowa next year."

I Find it Relaxing to: Go golfing

Favorite TV show: Outer Banks

Favorite Movie: Step Brothers

Favorite Musical Artists: Luke Bryan

Favorite Subject: Woodworking

Favorite Restaurant: Burrachos

Favorite Website: ESPN

Other Family Members: Jason, father; Jenny, mother; Sam, Jack, brothers.

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