Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Spring 2024 Student-Athlete Signings

Thunderbolt student-athletes were honored for having committed and signed to play a sport in college. More student-athletes in the Class of 2024 were honored at a similar event in the fall.

Sam Andres

Parents – Jesse and Margaret Andres
Collegiate Sport – Wrestling
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Kearney– Kearney, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study –Graphic Design
Honors:

  • 4-time Letter Winner—Wrestling
  • Letter Winner—Football
  • 4-time Class A State Wrestling Qualifier
  • 3-time Class A State Medalist—2022 (4th) 2023 (5th) 2024 (3rd)
  • National Tournament 6-time All-American
  • School Record: Career Pins
  • School Record: Most Pins Season
  • School Record: Team Points
  • 2-time Pius X Outstanding Painter Award

Seth Berens

Parents – Jeffrey and Jamie Berens
Collegiate Sport – Diving
College Choice – South Dakota State University – Brookings, South Dakota
Conference Affiliation – Summit League
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study –Mechanical Engineering
Honors:

  • 4-time Letter Winner—Dive
  • 4-time State Dive Qualifier
  • State Dive Medalist—2024 (5th)
  • 2-time Letter Winner—Track and Field
  • State Qualifier Track and Field
  • Letter Winner—Academic Decathlon
  • National Qualifier—Academic Decathlon

Cooper Culhane

Parents – Casey and Kirstin Culhane
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Midland University—Fremont, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study –Sports Management
Honors:

  • 2-time Letter Winner—Baseball

Vivian Dalton

Parents – Tim and Carolyn Dalton
Collegiate Sport – Track and Field
College Choice – South Dakota State University – Brookings, South Dakota
Conference Affiliation – Summit League
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Exercise Science
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Track
  • Class A State Track Gold Medalist—4×400 Relay, 2023
  • Class A State Track Bronze Medalist—400, 2023
  • HAC All-Conference—400, 2023
  • Lincoln Journal Star All-City Track—400, 4×400 Relay, 2023
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—2023
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Drew Drake

Parents – Brian and Stephanie Drake
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Ellsworth Community College – Iowa Falls, Iowa
Conference Affiliation – Iowa Community College Athletic Conference
Division – NJCAA
Area of Study – Business
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Baseball
  • 2-time Letter Winner—Basketball
  • Letter Winner—Football

Joe Dustin

Parents – Chad and Mindy Dustin
Collegiate Sport – Cross Country/Track and Field
College Choice – South Dakota State University – Brookings, South Dakota
Conference Affiliation – Summit League
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Mechanical Engineering
Honors:

  • State Cross Country Medalist Class A—2023
  • State Track Medalist Class A—2022, 2023
  • HAC All Conference—Cross Country 2023
  • NCPA Academic All-State—Cross Country 2023
  • 2-time HAC Academic All-Conference

Carter Fink

Parents – Josh and Jenni Fink
Collegiate Sport – Shotgun Sports
College Choice – Iowa Western Community College—Council Bluffs, Iowa
Conference Affiliation – Iowa Community College Athletic Conference
Division – NJCAA
Area of Study – Aviation Technology
Honors:

  • 4-time State Trap Qualifier
  • 2-time 16’s Squad HOA
  • Champion 7×25 Straight
  • Champion 1×50 Straight

Emma Heasty

Parents – Scott and Sally Heasty
Collegiate Sport – Swim
College Choice – Ave Maria University—Ave Maria, Florida
Conference Affiliation – The Sun Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors:

  • 4-time Letter Winner—Swim
  • 4-time State Qualifier—Swim
  • 2-time Team Captain—Swim
  • 2-time NCPA Academic All-State—Swim
  • 3-time HAC Academic All-Conference—Swim
  • National Honor Society member
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Collin Howell

Parents – Scott and Andrea Howell
Collegiate Sport – Golf
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University—Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Business
Honors:

  • Letter Winner—Golf
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Isaac Johnson

Parents – Ryan and Laura Johnson
Collegiate Sport – Basketball
College Choice – Peru State College—Peru, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Heart of America Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Graphic Design
Honors:

  • Letter Winner—Basketball
  • NCPA Academic All-State—Basketball
  • Pius X National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Brayden Matulka

Parents – Eric and Cathy Matulka
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Hastings College—Hastings, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Business Administration
Honors:

  • 2-time Letter Winner—Football
  • Lincoln Journal Star Class B Football Honorable Mention All-State—2023
  • Omaha World Herald Class B Football Honorable Mention All-State—2023
  • NCPA Academic All-State—Football
  • 2-time HAC Academic All-Conference—Football

Karmindy Munford

Parents – Josh Munford
Collegiate Sport – Dance
College Choice – Midland University—Fremont, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Criminal Justice
Honors:

  • 2-time UDA All-American

Damien Rodriguez

Parents – Eric and Elizabeth Siedhoff
Collegiate Sport – Soccer
College Choice – Western Iowa Tech Community College—Sioux City, Iowa
Conference Affiliation – Iowa Community College Athletic Conference
Division – NJCAA
Area of Study – Pre-Veterinarian
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Soccer
  • Varsity Soccer Captain
  • Olympic Development Program participant for 3 years
  • Nebraska Presidents Cup winner

Kyler Schell

Parents – Timothy and Jennifer Schell
Collegiate Sport – Soccer
College Choice – Southeast Community College—Beatrice, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Region IX
Division – NJCAA
Area of Study – Business Administration
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Soccer
  • Lincoln Journal Star Class A Honorable Mention All-State—Soccer 2023

Lillian Seipel

Parents – Jason and Rayma Seipel
Collegiate Sport – Swim
College Choice – William Jewel College—Liberty, Missouri
Conference Affiliation – Great Lakes Valley Conference
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors:

  • 4-time Letter Winner—Swim
  • 4-time State Swim Qualifier
  • Varsity Swim Captain
  • 3-time HAC Academic All-Conference
  • NCPA Academic All-State—2023
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Lucas Seipel

Parents – Jason and Rayma Seipel
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Hastings College—Hastings, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Wildlife Biology
Honors:

  • Letter Winner—Baseball
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—2023
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Norah Stewart

Parents – Ryan and Sara Stewart
Collegiate Sport – Soccer
College Choice – Hastings College—Hastings, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Biology
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Soccer
  • 3-time Letter Winner—Basketball
  • 2-time Letter Winner—Cross Country
  • Lincoln Journal Star Class A Honorable Mention All-State—Soccer 2023
  • Omaha World Herald Class A Honorable Mention All-State—Soccer 2023
  • Lincoln Journal Star All-City—Cross Country 2022
  • Varsity Soccer and Basketball Team Captain
  • 3-time NCPA Academic All-State
  • 3-time HAC Academic All-Conference
  • National Honor Society Member
  • Campus Ministry Team
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Preston Utemark

Parents – Kyle and Jennifer Utemark
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University—Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Data Analytics
Honors:

  • 2-time Letter Winner—Baseball
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—2023

Cade Vanis

Parents – Brian and Heather Vanis
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Concordia University—Seward, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Business
Honors:

  • 3-time Letter Winner—Baseball
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—2023

Brett Voss

Parents – Jay and Gail Voss
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Concordia University—Seward, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Biology
Honors:

  • 2-time Letter Winner—Football

Ian Woita

Parents – Jeff and Marcy Woita
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Kansas City Kansas Community College—Kansas City, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference
Division – NJCAA
Area of Study – Undecided
Honors:

  • Letter Winner—Baseball
  • 4-time Letter Winner—Tennis
  • 3-time HAC Academic All-Conference
  • NCPA Academic All-State—Tennis 2023
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Zach Woosley

Parents – Andy and Larissa Woosley
Collegiate Sport – Cross Country/Track and Field
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University—Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Pre-Physical Therapy
Honors:

  • 4-time Letter Winner—Cross Country
  • Letter Winner—Track and Field
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—Cross Country
  • HAC Academic All-Conference—Track and Field

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