Eagles News · VOTE Now: Zeal Credit Union October Athlete of the Month


It’s time to vote for the Zeal Credit Union October Athlete of the Month! 

Click to VOTE NOW! All voters ages 21+ will be entered in a raffle to win a $100 gift card courtesy of Zeal Credit Union. Don’t see your school’s athletes nominated this month? Submit your athlete nomination to your athletic department for the November contest.

Female Nominees:

Emily Duan | Stevenson HS | Varsity Girls Golf
Emily is the two-time NSC Champion (last year as a freshman and this year as a sophomore). She recently recorded a 68 at the IHSA Sectional Tournament at Mt. Prospect, which placed her 2nd in the tournament. 68 is a new 18-hole record for Stevenson. Last year, she had a 9-hole score of 32, which was also a Stevenson record.
She and the rest of her teammates qualified for the IHSA State Finals this week with a team score of 298, the lowest Sectional score of any team in the state.

Shannon Kennedy | Marian HS | Varsity Girls Golf 
Shannon was medalist at the MHSAA golf finals shooting a 143 which was 3 under for the tournament. She also lead Marian to its first Golf State Championship. Shannon was also medalist at our Conference Tourney and MHSAA Regionals. Shannon was also named to Dream team for high school golf.

Sharon Josephsen | Shelby HS | Varsity Volleyball

Sharon has gone far and above to be a team player.

Lily Connelly | Croswell-Lexington HS | Varsity Cross Country

Lily is one of the top runners in Blue Water Area for varsity Girls Cross Country

Sara Filby | West Bloomfield HS | Varsity Cross Country
She’s been a hard working and talented runner on the cross country team for 4 years. She’s also a great teammate and leader! Top awards so far: All-county and league runner-up

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Male Nominees:

Tyler Kowalski | Southfield Christian HS | Varsity Cross Country 

Kowalski earned 1st Team All M.I.A.C. honors by finishing 5th at the M.I.A.C. Cross Country Championship.  He moved up from his best conference finish of 14th at the previous jamborees and improving his time by a minute and a half to a personal best 18:08.  Kowalski also was a medalist at the Ann Arbor Gabriel Richard Invitational.

Evan Akkashian | The Roper School | Varsity Soccer

Evan was voted MIAC Blue Division League MVP for Soccer. He had 15 goals & 9 assists, is a senior captain, and was 2nd team all state last year. This year’s awards haven’t been released yet.

Ethan McCombs | Crosswell-Lexington HS | Varsity Cross Country

Ethan led Sanilac County Boys Varsity Cross Country runners

Daniel Seestadt | West Bloomfield HS | Varsity Cross Country

Daniel is an incredibly talented and hard-working sophomore distance runner. At the same time, he is humble and celebrates the team’s success as much or more as his own. Top awards so far: OAA Blue champion (1st place all three OAA Blue meets), Mustang Invite 9th/10th Division winner, All-County (8th place), 2nd place at Oxford Invite.

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