ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

• Sport: Girls Lacrosse

  • Friday, May 30, 2008 3:57pm
  • Sports

Emily Warden

Overlake

• Sport: Girls Lacrosse

• Year in school: Junior

• Favorite class: Environmental Science

• Accomplishments: The junior defensemen scored seven points last week, highlighted by a four assist, one goal performance in a 15-6 win against Lakeside on March 26. She also had a goal and an assist in a 13-7 loss to Curtis on March 25. It was Warden’s second four-assist performance of the year, including a four-goal, four-assist game against Holy Names on March 13. Warden entered the week second in the state in assists in Division B.

• Who is your favorite teacher you’ve ever had: Sue Haviland taught me math when I was in eighth grade and she has been my lacrosse coach for the last three years. In the classroom she was always supportive and eager to help. On the field she encourages all of us to work together in order to bring out the best in all the players. She inspires us to always give our best on the field and for our team.

• Did you Know: Warden, who hopes to play lacrosse in college, enjoys black and white photography and develops her own shots. She also has been a rock climber since fifth grade and has volunteered to help youngsters learn the basics of rock climbing.

Michael Curtis

Overlake

• Sport: Baseball

• Year in school: Junior

• Favorite class: U.S. History

• Accomplishments: Overlake’s ace pitcher was on display against Bellevue Christian, striking out seven and allowing just four hits and one run in a complete game 5-1 win on March 24, improving his record to 2-0 in two starts. Curtis also has been a star at the plate for the Owls, leading the team in hitting with a .571 batting average after the Bellevue Christian game.

• Who is your favorite teacher you’ve ever had: Ellen Zarter (junior year English) because she has been very helpful in my development as a writer.

• Did you Know: Curtis, who also plays on the basketball team, won the 16U Mickey Mantle 2007 State Championship with high school teammates Danny Poplawski and Tommy Castle.


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