student athlete signing day 2019

Spring 2019 Student-Athlete Recognition Ceremony

Student-athletes honored at ‘signing day’ event

Another 14 student-athletes from Pius X High School were honored this year for having committed and signed to play a sport in college. This is in addition to the ten student-athletes recognized last fall.

Ellen Dalton

Parents – Tim & Carolyn Dalton
Collegiate Sport – Track & Field
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Pre-Physical Therapy
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Track & Field
  • Academic All-State – Track & Field
  • 4-year Varsity letter winner – Cross Country
  • Academic All-State – Cross Country
  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • 2-time NSAA State Basketball Championships Qualifier
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All-State
  • National Honor Society
ellen dalton

Joe Dworak

Parents – Tony & Tam Dworak
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Benedictine College – Atchison, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Heart of American Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Strength & Conditioning
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Football
  • 1st Team All City football junior year
  • Honorable Mention All-State – Football
  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • Honorable Mention – All City – Basketball
  • Varsity letter winner – Track & Field
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • Nebraska Shrine Bowl Game Participant
joe dworak

Andrew Ellerbee

Parents – Bill & Diane Ellerbee
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Business Administration
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Football
  • Varsity Football Team Captain
  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Wrestling
  • 2-time NSAA State Wrestling Championships Qualifier
Andrew Ellerbee

Jadyn Greisen

Parents – Ward & Jeanne Greisen
Collegiate Sport – Rowing
College Choice – Kansas State University – Manhattan, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Big XII
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Engineering
Honors

  • 4-year Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • 2-time Academic All-State – Basketball
  • All-State Honorable Mention – Basketball
  • 3-time NSAA State Basketball Championships Qualifier
  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Track & Field
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • Pius X Outstanding Student Award – Math
Jadyn Greisen

Austin Jablonski

Parents – Gregg & Sheri Jablonski
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Big 10
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Business
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Football
  • 3-time NSAA State Football Playoffs Qualifier
  • 2-time All-State Honorable Mention
  • All-City
  • Pius X School Records
    o Most Passing TDs in Game / Season / Career
    o Most Passing Yards in a Season / Career
    o Most Average Yards Per Game
  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • 3-time NSAA State Basketball Championships Qualifier
  • 2019 Class B State Basketball Champions
  • 4-year Varsity letter winner – Track & Field
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • Nebraska Shrine Bowl Game Participant
Austin Jablonski

Sammie Kistler

Parent – Corinne Kistler
Collegiate Sport – Track & Field
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Kearney – Kearney, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study – Elementary Education / Special Education
Honors

  • 4-year Varsity letter winner
  • NSAA State Track & Field Championships Qualifier
Sammie Kistler

Clare Lewandowski

Parents – Paul & Terri Lewandowski
Collegiate Sport – Women’s Basketball
College Choice – College of St. Mary – Omaha, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • NSAA Class A State Basketball Championships Team Qualifier – 2017, 2018, 2019
  • 4-year Varsity letter winner – Track & Field
Clare Lewandowski

Caedmon McClellen

Parents – Larry & Shana McClellen
Collegiate Sport – Men’s Soccer
College Choice – Midland University – Fremont, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Computer Science
Honors

  • 4-year Varsity letter winner
  • Nebraska State Soccer Association U 19 Best XI of 2018 State Cup
Caedmon McClellen

Joshua Miller

Parents – Josh & Sarah Miller
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Morningside College – Sioux City, Iowa
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Undeclared
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Football
  • 1st Team All-City – Football
  • Varsity letter winner – Basketball
  • 2019 State Basketball Champions
  • Pius X Gold Honor Roll
  • National Honor Society
  • 4.0 GPA
  • 4-year Pius X Ambassador
  • Ambassador’s Leadership Team
  • SOADA Club member
Joshua Miller​

Braiden Oliva

Parents – Joe & Bridget Oliva
Collegiate Sport – Football
College Choice – Peru State College – Peru, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Heart of American Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Business & Marketing
Honors

  • Athletic Scholarship
parker swanson

Adaline Rockenbach

Parents – John & Anita Rockenbach
Collegiate Sport – Cheerleading
College Choice – Peru State College – Peru, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Heart of American Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Psychology
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Cheerleading
Adaline Rockenbach

Drake Stuhr

Parents – Jeff & Crystal Stuhr
Collegiate Sport – Wrestling
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Health & Fitness / Sports Management
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Wrestling
  • Pius X – 2-time award winner – “Toughest Wrestler”
  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Football
  • Pius X Honor Roll
Drake Stuhr

Parker Swanson

Parents – Chris & Chelle Swanson
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Health & Human Performance / Athletic Training
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity letter winner – Baseball
Parker Swanson

Noah Unger

Parents – Greg & Deana Unger
Collegiate Sport – Baseball
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Business
Honors

  • Athletic Awards:
  • Varsity Letter Winner in Football, Basketball and Baseball
  • Lincoln Journal Star Academic All State – Baseball
  • Omaha World Herald All State Honorable Mention – Baseball
  • 2019 State Basketball Champions
  • National Honor Society
  • Honor Roll
Noah Unger

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