Lincoln Pius X Catholic High School

Student-athletes committing to a college sports team (Spring 2020)

Each Fall and Spring, student-athletes announcing their plans to play a sport in college are honored. This spring, the vent could not be held due to in-school class being cancelled, but the students are still honored below. More athletes from this class were honored in the fall of 2019.

Ben Aldridge

Parents – Derek & Kim Aldridge
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Political Science
Honors
  • Varsity Baseball Letter Winner
  • NSAA District Baseball Runner-Up
  • Honorable Mention All-State
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State
  • Varsity Football Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Football Playoffs Qualifier
Aldridge, Ben

Jon Andreasen

Parents – Tim & Janel Andreasen

Collegiate Sport – Football

College Choice – Morningside College – Sioux City, Iowa

Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)

Division – NAIA

Area of Study – Undecided

Honors

  • 3-year Varsity Football Letter Winner
  • 2-year Varsity Football Starter
  • Team Captain
  • NSAA State Football Playoffs Qualifier – 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Honorable Mention All-State – Football – 2019
  • HAC All-Conference – Football
  • All-City – Football – 2019
  • Honorable Mention All-City – Football – 2018
  • 3-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Track & Field Championships
    • 2019 – Class A 400 Meter Qualifier
    • 2018 – Class A 400 Meter Qualifier
    • 2018 – Class A 4 x 400 Meter Relay 8th Place Medalist
  • Matt Grosserode Scholarship Winner – 2019
  • NSAA/Nebraska Coaches Association Leadership Summit
  • Pius X Outstanding Business Student – 2020

Garrett Beeck

Parents – Chris & Melissa Beeck
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Doane University – Crete, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Undecided
Honors
  • Varsity Football Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Football Playoffs Qualifier – 2019
  • Varsity Wresting Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Wrestling Championships Qualifier – 2020

Myah Buchholz

Parents – Mike & Tonja Buchholz
Collegiate Sport – Dance
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Elementary Education
Honors
  • 2-year Varsity Dance Letter Winner
  • 1-year Pius X Golf Team

Lauren Carr

Parents – Marty Carr & Kim Carr

Collegiate Sport – Golf

College Choice – Morningside College – Sioux City, Iowa

Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)

Division – NAIA

Area of Study – Psychology

Honors

  • 2-year Varsity Golf Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Golf Championships – Team
    • 2019 – Class A 4rd Place Team
    • 2018– Class A 12th Place Team
    • 2017 – Class A 9th Place Team
  • NSAA State Tennis Championships – Individual
    • 2019 – Class A 10th Place Medalist
    • 2018 – Class A 12th Place Medalist
    • 2017 – Class A 33rd Place

Grace Felder

Parent – Renee Felder

Collegiate Sport – Tennis

College Choice – Midland University – Fremont, Nebraska

Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)

Division – NAIA

Area of Study – Social Science

Honors

  • 2-year Varsity Tennis Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Tennis Championships – Team
    • 2019 – Class A 3rd Place Team
    • 2018– Class A 4th Place Team
  • NSAA State Tennis Championships – Individual
    • 2019 – Class A #1 Doubles 3rd Place Medalist
    • 2018 – Class A #2 Doubles 3rd Place Medalist

Bede Fulton

Parents – Tony & Judy Fulton
Collegiate Sport – Soccer
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Omaha – Omaha, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – The Summit League
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Computational Mathematics
Honors
  • 2-year Varsity Soccer Letter Winner
  • 2-year Varsity Soccer Starter
  • Invited to train with professional soccer club – Villarreal C.F. – Villarreal, Spain – 2019
  • Invited to U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team sessions at Sporting KC – 2015
  • 4-year Pius X Choir Letter Winner
  • 4-year Pius X Theatre Letter Winner
  • NSAA Academic All-State – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Tayden Gentrup

Parents – Sean & Kim Gentrup
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Pre-Physical Therapy
Honors
  • 3-year Varsity Football Letter Winner
  • 2-year Varsity Football Starter
  • Team Captain
  • NSAA State Football Playoffs Qualifier – 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Honorable Mention All-State – Football
  • HAC All-Conference – Football
  • All-City – Football
  • 2-year Varsity Basketball Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Basketball Tournament Qualifier – 2017-18, 2018-19
  • NSAA Class B State Basketball Champions – 2018-19
  • HAC Champions – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • 3-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Lizzy Kramer

Parents – Kevin & Maggie Kramer

Collegiate Sport – Cross Country / Track & Field

College Choice – University of South Dakota – Vermillion, South Dakota

Conference Affiliation – The Summit League

Division – NCAA Division I

Area of Study – Psychology

Honors

  • 4-year Varsity Cross Country Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Team
  • 2019 – Class A 6th Place Team
  • 2018 – Class B State Champions
  • 2017 – Class A 6th Place Team
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Individual
  • 2019 – Class A 8th Place Medalist
  • 2017 – Class A 4th Place Medalist
  • 3-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Track & Field Championships
  • 2019
    • 4 x 800 Relay – 4th Place Medalist
    • 1600 Meters Qualifier
  • 2018
    • 4 x 800 Relay – 4th Place Medalist
    • 1600 Meters Qualifier
  • 2017
    • 1600 Meters Qualifier

Loro Ladu

Parents – Tombe Ladu & Aliyha Tap
Collegiate Sport – Soccer
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Accounting
Honors
  • Varsity Soccer Letter Winner
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Laura Martin

Parents – Curt & Joy Martin

Collegiate Sport – Cross Country / Track & Field

College Choice – University of Nebraska-Omaha – Omaha, Nebraska

Conference Affiliation – The Summit League

Division – NCAA Division I

Area of Study – Psychology with focus on counseling

Honors

  • 4-year Varsity Cross Country Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Team
  • 2019 – Class A 6th Place Team
  • 2018 – Class B State Champions
  • 2016 – Class A 7th Place Team
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Individual
  • 2018 – Class B 6th Place Medalist
  • 2016 – Class A 10th Place Medalist
  • 3-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Track & Field Championships
  • 2019
    • 3200 Meters Qualifier
    • 1600 Meters Qualifier
  • 2018
    • 3200 Meters Qualifier
  • 2017
    • 3200 Meters Qualifier
  • Pius X Honor Roll

Will Olson

Parents – Dave Olson & Tiffany Rase
Collegiate Sport – Tennis
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Undecided
Honors

    Honors
    • 2-year Varsity Tennis Letter Winner
    • NSAA State Tennis Championships – Team
    • 2019 – Class A State Champion Team
    • 2018 – Class B State Champion Team
    • NSAA State Tennis Championships – Individual
    • 2019 – Class A #1 Doubles 2nd Place Medalist
    • 2018 – Class B #1 Doubles 3rd Place Medalist
    • Nebraska Coaches Association 2nd Team All-State – 2019
    • All-City – 2018, 2019

Bailey Pagels

Parents – Brian Pagels, Josh & Renee Mai
Collegiate Sport – Cheerleading
College Choice – Midland University – Fremont, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Undecided
Honors
  • 2-year Varsity Cheerleading Letter Winner
  • Varsity Captain
  • UCA All-American
  • Varsity Letter Winner – Wrestling Student Manager

Kolbe Rada

Parents – John & Geriann Rada

Collegiate Sport – Basketball

College Choice – Washington University in St. Louis – St. Louis, Missouri

Conference Affiliation – University Athletic Association (UAA)

Division – NCAA Division III

Area of Study – Mechanical Engineering

Honors

  • 4-year Varsity Basketball Letter Winner
  • 2-year Team Captain – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • NSAA State Basketball Tournament Qualifier – 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
  • NSAA Class B State Basketball Champions – 2018-19
  • HAC Champions – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Honorable Mention Class A All-State – 2019-20
  • 2nd Team Class B All-State – 2018-19
  • 1st Team All-City – 2019-20
  • 2nd Team All-City – 2018-19
  • 1st Team All-Conference HAC – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Pius X – Basketball School Records
    • Top 5 – Made 3 point baskets in Career
    • Top 5 – Made 3 point baskets in Season
    • 5th – Career Scoring Leader
    • 5th – Career Free Throw Percentage
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • 4.0 GPA, ACT 30
  • Knights of Columbus Honor Graduate
  • NSAA Academic All-State – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Nebraska Coaches Association All-State Basketball Game Selection

Mitchell Sebek

Parents – Mike & Brenda Sebek
Collegiate Sport – Basketball
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Pre-Med
Honors
  • 3-year Varsity Basketball Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Basketball Tournament Qualifier – 2017-18, 2018-19
  • NSAA Class B State Basketball Champions – 2018-19
  • HAC Champions – 2018-19, 2019-20
  • Honorable Mention All-State
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • NSAA Academic All-State – 2019-20
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State – 2018-19, 2019-20

Cathy Shasserre

Parents – Josh & Nikki Shasserre
Collegiate Sport – Track & Field
College Choice – Benedictine College – Atchison, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC)
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors
  • 2-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • Individual Medalist – Elkhorn Invitational, Blair Invitational
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • 3.99 GPA
  • Pius X Outstanding English Student – 2018

Gavin Skorupa

  • Parents – Phil & Kristin Skorupa

    Collegiate Sport – Cross Country / Track & Field

    College Choice – Doane University – Crete, Nebraska

    Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC)

    Division – NAIA

    Area of Study – Business Administration / Economics

    Honors
  • 4-year Varsity Cross Country Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Team
  • 2018 – Class B 7th Place Team
  • 2017 – Class A 9th Place Team
  • 2016 – Class A 8th Place Team
  • NSAA State Cross Country Championships – Individual
  • 2019 – Class A 12th Place Medalist
  • 2018 – Class B 3rd Place Medalist
  • 2017 – Class A 13th Place Medalist
  • 3-year Nebraska Coaches Association Cross Country Super-State – 2017, 2018, 2019
  • 2-year Varsity Track & Field Letter Winner
  • NSAA State Track & Field Championships
  • 2019
    • 4 x 800 Relay Qualifier
    • 3200 Meters Qualifier
  • 2018
    • 3200 Meters Qualifier
  • Builder Profile 10 Contest Finalist

AnnaRuth Wenzl

Parents – Greg & Kay Wenzl
Collegiate Sport – Cheerleading
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Accounting / Business Administration
Honors
  • 4-year Cheerleader
  • 2-year Varsity Letter Winner – Cheerleading
  • 2-year Pius X Swimming Team
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • The Career Academy – 30 hours transfer credit to NWU
  • Southeast Community College Dean’s List