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: Quinn Miskowski
High School: Aquinas
Football Honors: Helped Aquinas to a 14-0 record and the WIAA Division 5 state championship as a senior ... Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-State selection at wide receiver ... High honorable mention All-State at wide receiver by the Associated Press ... Led the state in total number of receiving touchdowns (19) ... Academic All-State pick ... First-team all-Coulee Conference and La Crosse Tribune choice ... Caught 40 passes for 1,041 yards in 2021.
Basketball Honors: Four-year varsity performer for Aquinas ... Averaging a team-high 17.5 points per game through the first six games of the 2021-22 season, all victories ... Second-team all-league pick in the Mississippi Valley Conference as a sophomore ... Academic all-league pick in each of the past three seasons ... Helped Blugolds to regional titles in 2020 and 2021 ... Averaged 15.1 ppg as a junior and 12.0 ppg as a sophomore.
Track & Field Honors: Member of the 2020 WIAA Division 3 state championship team at Aquinas ... Finished in fourth place in the long jump in 2020 with a jump of 21-5.25 ... Also finished in eighth place at state in the 4x200 relay.
Favorite Sport: "Basketball because I have a true love of the game. It makes me happy, and I consider it like an art -- I can always work to fine-tune my skill. Also, it is something I can work on by myself or do for fun in a non-competitive setting with my friends."
Best Part of High School Sports: "I am grateful for all the memories I have made. I like competing the best, but I also made a lot of great friendships and I like representing my school."
Best Advice from a High School Coach: "Be a three-sport athlete, which was advice from my football coach, Tom Lee."
Most Memorable Moment in High School Sports: "I have two. First, the absolute best was winning the state championship in football at Camp Randall Stadium and it was a very exciting and close game. The second is celebrating with my team after I made a 3/4-court shot at the halftime buzzer junior year in basketball."
Best Part of Playing Three Sports: "I like always being busy and active, and I have developed a variety of skills."
Toughest Part of Playing Three Sports: "My body is often sore."
Favorite Opponent: "Arcadia, they have a great facility."
Favorite Professional Teams: Detroit Lions, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons (my parents are originally from Michigan)
Favorite Professional Athlete: Calvin Johnson
Favorite College Teams: University of Michigan
Cumulative GPA: 3.83
Toughest Individual You’ve Competed Against: Johnny Davis of La Crosse Central
Biggest Challenge of COVID-19: "Limited gym space."
Most Admired High School Teammate: "Brandon Merfeld was the senior point guard on the basketball team when I was a freshman. He was a good leader and teammate."
College Plans: "Attend a four-year college and study engineering with a business minor."
Activities Outside of Sports: National Honor Society. IMPACT, delivery for Meals on Wheels, hunting.
I Find it Relaxing to: "Watch sports."
Favorite TV show: Family Guy
Favorite Movie: King of Staten Island
Favorite Musical Artists: Lil Yachty
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Restaurant: Polito's Pizza
Favorite Website: Barstool Sports
Other Family Members: Tom, father; Jennifer, mother; Cecilia and Tessa, sisters.