Laura Nijhuis – AOW – Fall 2019

Congratulations to Laura Nijhuis, as she has been selected as Athlete of the Week.  Laura finished second out of 56 players at the Solon Sectional Tournament, qualifying for Districts.  She won four consecutive matches over tough competition to advance to the title match.  Laura boasts a 21-12 record in singles play this season and has been a big part of the team’s success.

Laura has been playing tennis since she was eight years old.  She enjoys both the mental and physical challenges the game brings.  Following graduation, Laura plans to attend college in Europe and major in engineering or computer science.

In her free time, Laura enjoys baking and playing the guitar.  Congratulations, Laura!

Honorable Mention

Page Gross – volleyball – Page had 16 kills, 9 blocks, and 20 service points in league wins over Stow and Twinsburg last week.

Nicole Jurado – cross country – Nicole had her best race of the season to help the girls win the Suburban League Championship.

Hanna Killeen – field hockey – Hanna recorded five goals and one assist in the past three games.