Trailblazers News · Winter Sports Teams Celebrate Outstanding Athletes


Congratulations to the University High School athletes who competed in boys basketball, girls basketball, cheerleading, boys swimming, and girls swimming!

At their season-end celebrations, each team distributed awards recognizing the most outstanding athlete, most improved athlete, and the athlete with the best mental attitude. Plus, each sport also awarded a Trailblazer Award winner. The Trailblazer Award is given to the athlete who best represents the school’s core values on and off the course, field, or court.

The following students were recognized for their hard work in their sports this season:

2019 Winter Sports Awards Winners
Boys Basketball
Quinn Steiner — Trailblazer Award
Eric Major — Career Achievement Award
Nate Shatkowski — Most Improved
Eyal Friedman — Mental Attitude

Girls Basketball
Haley Tomlinson — Trailblazer Award, Most Coachable
Lily Snyder — Career Achievement Award, Defensive Player of the Year, Defensive Stopper
Lindsey Syrek — Offensive Player of the Year
Lucy Snyder — Most Improved Defensive Player, Career Achievement Award
Brooke Andrus  — Most Improved Offensive Player, Mental Attitude
Hallie Harrison — Mental Attitude
Jenna Blakley — Most Coachable, Outstanding Shooter
Jhordan McGuire — Outstanding Rebounder, Defensive Stopper
Elise Nachlis — Team Spirit
Maddi Sears — Outstanding Shooter

Cheerleading
Linda Nguyen — Trailblazer Award
Jacqueline Pratt — Most Improved
Samantha Woods — Team Spirit

Boys Swimming
Cole Reinholt — Trailblazer Award
Keegan Priest — Most Outstanding
Christian Moore — Most Improved
Ari Atlas — Mental Attitude

Girls Swimming
Caitlin Clark — Trailblazer Award
Charlotte Kumler — Most Outstanding
Macy Paton — Most Improved
Ella Eskenazi — Mental Attitude