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2016-17 Female & Male Athlete of the Year

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On behalf of the Guerin Catholic Athletic Department and our head coaches who voted, it is our honor to announce the 2016-17 Female and Male Athlete of the Year Award. 


First up for the Female Athlete of the Year.

We have a senior student athlete who: 

  • Holds the outdoor school record in the 4X800 relay, 1600m, 3200m and 5,000m.
  • Also holds the indoor school record in the 1600m, 3200m, 4X800m Relay and distance medley relay.
  • 2017 Distance Medley Relay Hoosier State Champion
  • 2016 3A All State in XC
  • 10th place finisher at State Track Meet in the 1600m run
  • Indiana XC All Star in 2016
  • Individual Circle City Conference Champion
  • 2x All Catholic 3200m Champion
  • 2X All Catholic 4X800 Relay Champion
  • 2x Most Valuable XC Runner Award Winner
  • 2x Runner up in the 3200m run at Hoosier State Relay Championships
  • Lead team to first ever Circle City Conference Championship and XC State Qualification in school history.
  • XC and Track Captain and 4-year letter award winner
  • Committed to compete for the Purdue Boilermakers in both xc and track next fall


Your 2016-17 Female Athlete of the Year is Megan Slamkowski! 












Next up is your Male Athlete of the Year.

A Senior student athlete who:

  • Earned 9 varsity letters in competing in boys’ basketball, golf and football during his Guerin Catholic experience
  • Selected Team Captain in basketball and golf
  • A key player on our 2015 State Boys Basketball Championship Team
  • 5th all-time in boys’ basketball in scoring with 896 points
  • holds multiple school records for free throw percentage and 3-pt shooting accuracy
  • Selected 1st team Academic All-State by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association
  • All Circle City Conference in Golf
  • Vincennes Holiday Tournament Fellowship of Christian Athletes Character Counts recipient
  • Two-time All-Hamilton County basketball selectee
  • Catholic Life Committee, Student Council, DECA, Ambassador Club, Emcee of Sophomore Retreat, Altar Server, Champions Together, all while obtaining a full IB Diploma
  • Member of the Indiana High School Athletic Association Student Advisory Committee Junior and Senior Year
  • Co-Leader of the Knights of the Holy Temple
  • Attended multiple mission trips
  • Committed to continue his basketball and academic career at DePauw University in the fall while being selected in their Business Fellows program


Your 2016-17 Male of the Year is Matthew Godfrey!





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