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StarGazing! Celebrating our SAA Athletes

StarGazing! Celebrating our SAA Athletes

04 May, 2021

It has been an outstanding year of sports for the St. Agnes Academy Stars. Recently we gathered to celebrate our athletes and coaches for their dedication and their accomplishments during the 2020-2021 school year!

“I am so grateful for the way our community came together in this unique year,” said Matt Nelson, SAA-SDS Athletic Director. “Our athletes, families, and coaches made additional sacrifices to make this year a reality.  Their sacrifice is what made all of these accomplishments possible.  Congratulations to all our teams and our award winners.”

2020-2021 City, Region, State, National Honors for the Stars


  • Skylyn Weisenborn:Two-Time Commercial Appeal’s Athlete of the Week, Second Team All-Region, and Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Olivia Page: Commercial Appeal’s Athlete of the Week, Honorable Mention All-Region Team, and Daily Memphian All-Metro Team



  • West Region Runners-Up 



  • Anna Heck: DII-AA West All-Region Medalist, Individual State Runner-Up, 2021 Commercial Appeal Sports Awards Golfer of the Year Finalist



  • West Region Runners-Up 
  • State Quarter-Finalist
  • Eve Davis: TSSAA Div II AA West All-Region, Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Olivia Rouse: TSSAA Div II AA West All-Region, Commercial Appeal All-Metro 2nd Team, Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Molly Rump: TSSAA Div II AA West All-Region, Daily Memphian All Metro Team
  • Ella Rump: TSSAA Div II AA West All-Region, THSSCA DII AA All-State Team, Commercial Appeal All-Metro 2nd Team, Commercial Appeal Player of The Week, Honoree for Daily Memphian All-Metro Player of The Year, Daily Memphian All-Metro Team



  • Kayleigh Ryan: Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Emily Farm: Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Katie Farm: All-Region Honorable Mention
  • Ava Kelly: Daily Memphian All-Metro Team
  • Celia Watson: Daily Memphian All-Metro Team, Daily Memphian Pre-season Player to Watch, Daily Memphian Player of the Year Finalist, Daily Memphian All-Metro, Commercial Appeal 2nd Team All-Metro, Commercial Appeal Top 20 Pre-Season Players to Watch, All-Region Selection, All-State Selection


Athletic Department Awards: 

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Molly Rump- The Barbara H. Daush Above and Beyond Award

This award is given to an athlete who exemplifies a competitive spirit, and through leadership and example, inspires others to work for excellence. 


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Celia Watson- James Lassandrello Award

This award is given to a high school athlete who pursues athletic excellence in one or multiple sports.

Babe Ruth Sportsmanship Award

This award is voted on by the senior class and given to a senior athlete who has, in the opinion of their classmates, made the greatest contribution to the Athletic Program through dedication and sportsmanship during her high school career.

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Avery Turner- Elizabeth Ehrlicher Commitment to Excellence Award

This award is given to a student-athlete who has excelled in multiple sports and is a member of the freshman class.

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Natalie Bryant- Sister Agnes Richarda, O.P., Underclassman Award

This award is given to an underclassman who has played multiple sports and achieved athletic excellence.

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Mary Grace McAuley- Marian Swicker Academic Award

This award is given to the senior athlete who achieves the highest GPA while participating in multiple sports.

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Olivia Page- ”PEP” Marquette-Stalm Athlete of the Year Award

This is the highest and most coveted award given by the Athletic Department to a junior or senior participating in multiple sports at St. Agnes Academy.

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Jared Marks- James Mathis Coaching Award


Scholar Athletes:

We want to congratulate all our Scholar Athletes who balanced the demands of academics while competing for the Stars. These students participated in at least two sports and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the 2020-2021 school year.

SAA Class of 2021Ella Coffey, Maggie Esnard, Mary Grace McAuley, Gretchen Nunnelee;

SAA Class of 2022: Caroline Baker, Grace Barksdale, Stella Billups, Grayson Boutwell, Sara Israel, Kate McClusky, Riley McClellan, Olivia Page, Taylor Spears, Sallie Wooten;

Class of 2023: Natalie Bryant, Grace Kamler, Gigi Kardoush, Meghan McManus, Ava Sichting, Madelyn Wallace, Taylor, Warne, Ava Whidden;

SAA Class of 2024: Stella Bounds, Elizabeth Chism, Zoe Gill, Selby Haney, Olivia Liles, Lily Redeker, Avery Turner, Kadence Walker.



JV Basketball

Defensive Player of the Year: Kate McClusky 

Offensive Player of the Year: Ava Sichting

Most Improved Player: Carly Morris

Varsity Basketball

Offensive Player of the Year: Skylyn Weisenborn

Defensive Player of the Year: Caroline Baker

Coach’s Award: Olivia Page

Varsity Bowling

Most Valuable Bowler- Estelle Ryan

Most Improved Award- Gretchen Nunnelee

Coach’s Award- Maren Hines

Varsity Cross Country

Most Valuable Player: Meghan McManus

Coach’s Award: Kate McClusky

Star Award: Stella Billups

Varsity Track and Field 

“Jim Mathis” Most Valuable Player: Natalie Bryant

Most Valuable Field Athlete:Mia Defilippo

Most Valuable Distance Runner: Corinne Emanuel

Varsity Golf

Most Valuable Player: Anna Heck

Most Improved Award: Selby Haney

Coach’s Award: Grace Denegri

Varsity Lacrosse

Coach’s Award: Mae Forsdick       

Most Valuable Player: Della Cox 

Most Improved: Jaden Stanley

JV Soccer

Most Valuable Player- Olivia Liles

Defensive Player of the Year- Avery Turner

Most Improved Award- Katie Fracchia 

Varsity Soccer

Most Valuable Player - Ella Rump

Defensive Player of The Year - Molly Rump

Most Improved Award - Eve Davis

Varsity Swim Team

Most Valuable Swimmer: Lizzie Sander

Coach’s Award: Grace Cestaro

Most Improved Award: Charlotte Schwarz

JV Tennis

Most Valuable Player: Claire Berkenstock

Most Improved Award: Lulu Baker

Coach’s Award: Ava Podnar

Varsity Tennis

Most Valuable Player: Megan Norsworthy

Most Improved Award: Mary Grace McAuley

Coach’s Award: Ella Coffey

Freshmen Volleyball

Most Valuable PLayer - Bridgette Nguyen

Most Improved Award - Abby Wood 

Coach’s Award - Nealy Sankey

Varsity Volleyball

Most Valuable Player - Celia Watson

Most Improved Award - Sofia Hilton

Coach’s Award - Katie Farm 


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