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Golden Eagles News · 2016-17 Female & Male Athlete of the Year

Spirit of the Mission Awards




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!