skip navigation

RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week: November 1-7

11/08/2021, 12:15pm CST
By Colton Wilson

Below are the RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week Nominees for the week of  November 1 through 7. Voting is open until Thursday at 4 pm, so be sure to vote for who you feel is most deserving and spread the word. Users may vote once per day.

RallyAroundUs Athlete of the Week Nominees: November 1-7

Abby Bresina, McDonell Central girls volleyball: The McDonell Central girls volleyball captured their first state championship since 2009 this past weekend and Bresina was a huge assist. The sophomore setter had 16 assists and a game high seven aces in the 3-0 semi-final sweep of Wonewoc-Center. Bresina followed that with 21 assists and seven digs in a 3-0 sweep of Wabeno/Laona in the WIAA Division 4 State Championship.

Nick Hartshorn, Marquette boys volleyball: The Marquette boys volleyball team captured a state record tenth state championship in program history this past Saturday. Harsthorn was the leading attacker for the Hilltoppers in their three state matches. First in a 3-0 sweep of Wauwatosa East, he had 11 kills, six digs and two blocks. He followed that up with 17 kills, four digs and a block in a 3-1 win over Arrowhead in the semifinals. Hartshorn then had another 15 kills in a 3-2 thriller over Westosha Central in the State Championship match.

Karissa Kaminski, Howards Grove girls volleyball: Kaminski helped lead the Howards Grove girls volleyball team to its third consecutive state title this past Saturday at the Resch Center in Green Bay. In a 3-0 sweep of Oconto in the semifinals, she had a team high 14 kills and added nine digs and two aces. Kaminski then one upped herself by tallying 17 kills and 17 digs in a 3-0 sweep of Lake Country Lutheran to capture the Division 3 State Title.

Noah Malcook, Oregon boys soccer: Oregon won its fourth state title in program history this past weekend as Malcook consistently put pressure on the opposing defenses. Despite not scoring a goal in the 2-0 semifinal win over River Falls, he attempted three shots. Oregon then squared off with Whitefish Bay in the Division 2 State Championship and Malcook took over. In the 3-1 win, he netted a pair of goals and assisted on another, accounting for all three goals for the Panthers.

Tony Schmitz, Sheboygan Christian/Lutheran boys soccer: Schmitz was exceptional in goal for the Sheboygan Christian/Lutheran soccer team. He began the weekend with a 2-0 shutout of SJNMA in the state semifinals. Schmitz then didn't allow a goal in 110 minutes of regulation in the D4 state title matchup with Oostburg. He had seven saves and two more during the shootout which Sheboygan won 5-4. Not only did he make the saves in the shootout, but Schmitz made the winning penalty kick to break the tie and win the match. Schmitz' overall play was a big reason why the co-op took home the program's first gold ball.

The Athlete of the Week is sponsored by RallyAroundUs. It highlights the players who have "made a splash" in the world of high school sports each week. If you have a nominee for Athlete of the Week please send it to Colton Wilson

RallyAroundUs provides a superior method of fundraising that is safe, easy, effective, and efficient. By strategically connecting organizations with willing donors, we maximize visibility and empower them to raise more money than ever before. The overall benefit will be recognized as individuals and organizations are free to spend less time fundraising and more time pursuing excellence in their fields of endeavor.

Voting Ends


Recent Athlete of the Week Articles

Tag(s): Athlete of the Week  News Archive  News  News  News  Colton Wilson