ABC22/FOX44 celebrates the student-athletes and the 2013-2014 school year with the Jiffy Mart Athlete of the Week Showcase.
After 18 holes at the Vermont Division 1 girls state championship this week's Athlete of the Week, St. Johnsbury's Sabrina Vieli, was tied at the top. And was happy to leave it there. "I would've been fine with co-champs but now that I'm the only champion, it feels good." said Vieli after winning the title.
Twenty one straight batters, twenty one straight outs. Not a single hit, not a single walk. Lake Region's Matt Messier is now a member of an incredibly rare group of baseball players. Matt can say he's thrown a perfect game, making him this weeks Athlete of the Week.
CVU's Kathy Joseph added yet another Redhawk title with an individual tennis state championship this weekend. She is this weeks athlete of the week.
The BFA-St. Albans Connor Brothers, Mark and Ryan are the ABC22/FOX 44 Athletes of the Week. Ryan, the ace of the rotation thriving in his senior year. And Mark, a younger player growing into his game. Together, they're leading the Bobwhites to one of the best seasons in program history, making them this week's athletes of the week.
Essex's Kyle Baker isn't just chasing meet and state titles this year in the pole vault, he's also chasing Vermont state history, by attempting to set a new state record in the event. Baker is our ABC22/FOX44 Athlete of the Week.
At Sunday's Merchant's Bank 150 at Thunder Road, 17-year old Emily Packard proved that she's one of the regions elite racers, finishing third and becmoing our ABC22/FOX44 Athlete of the Week.
This week's Fox44/ABC22 Athletes of the Week are the captains for Colchester Girls Lacrosse, in their first year as a varsity program.
This week's Athlete of the Week is another Redhawk from another defending state championship team, lacrosse senior Nevin DiParlo.
The Vermont Basketball Coaches Association and the Gatorade Player of the Year Rochester senior Pavin Parrish is this week's Athlete of the Week. There are 2,479 very good reasons why.
It was one of the most dominant state title performances in recent memory. A 31-point win for Rice Memorial led offensively by sophomore Ben Shungu, this week's FOX44/ABC22 Athlete of the Week.
Thetford junior Michaela Pomeroy and senior Shyann Josler hustled and played their way to a celebration on the Barre Auditorium floor and they are this week's co-athlete's of the week.
Stowe's 2-1 win over Middlebury in the Lake Division state championship game added another chapter in the rivalry. Raider Sophomore Chad Haggerty's two goals were the difference for Stowe, making him our Athlete of the Week.
In the Division 1 State Championship Game in Girls Basketball, it all came down to a pair of free throws for Senior Captain Amanda Lougee, our Athlete of the Week.
After Tuesday's nordic skiing state championships, Woodstock's Carmen Bango walked away with an individual title and a team state championship in Division 2. Add another achievement, she's this week's FOX 44/ABC 22 Athlete of the Week.
This week's FOX 44/ABC 22 High School Athlete of the Week Paige Johnson already has one state title this year and she's shooting for another at Milton High School.
Essex High School has won the last 8 Vermont Gymnastics State Championships and they are unbeaten this year. Thanks, in part, to freshman Kylie Svarczkopf, our FOX 44/ABC 22 High School Athlete of the Week.
In Vermont HS basketball, there has never been anyone quite like Kendrick Gray.
When Winooski basketball captain Amanda Natress had the choice to leave and go to school elsewhere, she stayed.
The Bliss family is synonymous with Vermont wrestling. MMU freshman Daniel Bliss is doing all he can to live up to that legacy.
Burlington High School senior Ilona Maher is a scorer. She's a floor general. She's one of the most physical players in the state. She's this week's athlete of the week.
Leading the way for Mt. Mansfield nordic skiing this year is senior captain Molly Shallow, the Fox 44/ABC 22 HS Athlete of the Week.
Reigning Vermont Gatorade Player of the Year Emily Kinneston is our Fox 44/ABC 22 High School Student Athlete of the Week.
In the fall, he was making game-saving interceptions on the High School Huddle. Now CVU senior Alex Bulla is leading on the ice as the captain of the Redhawk's hockey team.
A state championship in year one, another title game in year two and 6 goals in 2 games to start year three. That's a pretty good start to Essex junior Kathleen Young's HS hockey career.
The U-32 Co-Captains Andrew Danyew and Tyler Elliot are this week's Fox44/ABC22 Athlete of the Week.
South Burlington freshman Rachel Labombard is making the jump from the Sharks to the Rebels.
Rice Memorial boys' hockey captain Timmy Shea is our Fox 44/ABC 22 Athlete of the Week.
Woodstock freshman kicker Nikolai Davis kicked a game-winning PAT to win the division III state championship game Saturday. Davis is the Fox 44/ABC 22 Athlete of the Week.
Saturday the CVU girls' soccer team clinched a perfect (18-0) season and their third straight state championship. Their final goal differential was 72-1. Goalie Maddie Turnau played in 15 of the 18 wins pitching 15 shut-outs.
People's Academy Senior Katie Stames made Vermont history with 100 career goals. But she's not done yet.
Burlington High School volleyball's Blaz Mihaljevic is this week's Fox 44/ABC 22 High School Student Athlete of the Week. It's his passion for volleyball that sets him apart.
The High School Huddle team has chosen a BFA-St. Albans' Jr. Joel Parady play as the play of the night two weeks in a row. That's reason enough to name him our High School Student-Athlete of the Week.
The Essex soccer program chose Eric Lamphere to wear #22 to honor and carry on the legacy the late Brad Nadeau.
Woodstock RB Oliver Kaija is a one of a kind athlete whose 5 TD performance Friday earns him Fox 44/ABC 22 HS Student-Athlete of the Week honors.
This week's Fox 44/ABC 22 High School Student-Athlete of the Week is CVU soccer's Paige Dubrul.