Athletes of the Week

Posted December 09, 2016

Selina Xu, Kristin Sellers
Menlo volleyball

The sophomore and junior shared setting duties all season in leading the Knights to their first-ever state title. Xu recorded a triple-double in the title game with 12 kills, 10 digs and 19 assists. Sellers had 22 assists and has been a team leader.


Jeffrey Lee-Heidenreich
Gunn basketball

Gunn's lone returning starter scored 70 points in helping the Titans win the James Lick Invitational Classic over the weekend. Lee-Heidenreich, also a track and field star, will be attending Princeton in the fall, where he will compete as a high jumper.


Honorable Mention

Fola Akinola

Menlo-Atherton wrestling

Greer Hoyem

Menlo-Atherton basketball

Chloe Japic

Palo Alto soccer

Livienna Lie

Menlo-Atherton wrestling

Kayla Tahaafe

Eastside Prep basketball

Mia Vandermeer

Menlo volleyball

Matthew Barber

Priory soccer

Kenzo Morabai

Palo Alto soccer

Nolan Peterson

Menlo soccer

Demarco Shepard

Gunn basketball

Kent Slaney *

Palo Alto cross country

Neil Verwillow

Palo Alto soccer

* Previous Winner

Previous Weeks

December 02, 2016
(Kirby Knapp/Tate Tussing, Marquise Reid)

November 25, 2016
(Ashley Dreyer/Evan King, Hayden Pegley)

November 18, 2016
(Natalie Novitsky/Kent Slaney)

November 11, 2016
(Stephanie Yu/Paul Jackson III)

November 04, 2016
(Minhee Chung/Evan King, Hayden Pegley)

October 28, 2016
(Jacqueline DiSanto/Aajon Johnson)

October 21, 2016
(Jane Rakow/JC Marco)

October 14, 2016
(Sophie Siminoff/Christian Wiseman)

October 07, 2016
(Melina Stavropoulos/Sam Untrecht)

September 30, 2016
(Eliza Grover/Quinn Hamilton)

September 23, 2016
(Isa Cossio/Jordan Mims)

September 16, 2016
(Simran Sandhu/Tiago Bonchristiano)

September 09, 2016
(Georgia Lewis/Charlie Ferguson)

September 02, 2016
(Samara Phillips/Paul Jackson III)

June 03, 2016
(Gillian Meeks/RJ Babiera, Jared Lucian, Chandler Yu)

May 27, 2016
(Katie Francis/Alex Liang)

May 20, 2016
(Grace Zhao/Joao Ama)

May 13, 2016
(Izzi Henig/Jack Crockett, Will Kremer)

May 06, 2016
(Grace Zhao/Daichi Matsuda)

April 29, 2016
(Maya Miklos/Ben Cleasby)

April 22, 2016
(Annalisa Crowe/Ahmed Ali)

April 08, 2016
(Maya Miklos/Davis Rich)

April 01, 2016
(Alayah Bell, Kayla Tahaafe/Ben Somorjai)

March 25, 2016
(Alayah Bell, Kayla Tahaafe/Max Jung-Goldberg)

March 18, 2016
(Greer Hoyem/Matthew Seligson)

March 11, 2016
(Tatum Angotti, Riley Hemm/Scotty Harris)

March 04, 2016
(Sarah McLeod/Will Chisholm)

February 26, 2016
(Chelsea Wilson/Blake Henry)

February 19, 2016
(Akayla Hackson/Andrew Maltz)

February 12, 2016
(Alexis Harris/Nathan Beak)

February 05, 2016
(Alison Lu/Christian Fioretti, Lucas Fioretti)

January 29, 2016
(Tatiana Reese/Ethan Oro)

January 22, 2016
(Mia Shenk/Mason Randall)

January 15, 2016
(Chelsea Wilson/Jack Stoksik)

January 08, 2016
(Carly McLanahan/Blake Henry)

December 25, 2015
(Tierna Davidson/Alex Gil-Fernandez)

December 18, 2015
(Riley Hemm/Mason Randall)

December 11, 2015
(Sara Choy/Andrew Daschbach)

December 04, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Lapitu Mahoni)

November 27, 2015
(Mia McConnell, Melissa Tran/Alexander Nemeth)

November 20, 2015
(Ashley Vielma/Kent Slaney)

November 13, 2015
(Georgia Lewis/Robert Miranda)

November 06, 2015
(Maddy Johnston/Andrew Daschbach, Mason Randall)

October 30, 2015
(Leanna Collins, Jacqueline DiSanto/Stavro Papadakis)

October 23, 2015
(Maddy Johnston, Malaika Koshy/Jordan Mims)

October 16, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Finn Banks, JC Marco)

October 09, 2015
(Mia McConnell, Melissa Tran/Justin Hull)

October 02, 2015
(Gillian Meeks/Kent Slaney)

September 25, 2015
(Gigi Rojahn/Chris Xi)

September 18, 2015
(Taylor Gould/Kent Slaney)


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