Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

Matt Chamberlain, Schlarman, Senior, Baseball

Recently: Hit the game-winning double in the sectional semis to cap a comeback and send the Hilltoppers past Tuscola. Chamberlain grew up in Tuscola and played Little League baseball there. In the fall, he'll attend Ohio State.

Are you replacing Jim Tressel? You bet. I know how to stay clean.

Who do you want as your next football coach? Urban Meyer

When did you move from Tuscola? At the end of sixth grade. It was kind of cool (hitting that double) against people you know.

I'm dying to see ... "Dinner for Schmucks"

I need concert tickets to ... Kid Cudi or Kanye West

I'm driving ... a Nissan Sentra

In 10 years I'll be ... an engineer somewhere

My first job ... was a groundskeeper at the Danville Country Club

My high school highlight was ... grad night at Disney World for our whole senior class. It went from 10 at night till 4 in the morning.

Honorable mention: Ian Briscoe, Prairie Central track and field; Derek Bunch, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Demetrius Carr, Centennial track and field; Brandon Carrel, Urbana track and field; Devon Darnell, Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman track and field; Zeke Elkins, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Colton Fender, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Alex Ferguson, Unity track and field; Thomas Jean, St. Joseph-Ogden track and field; Shawn Lauderdale, Rantoul track and field; Zach McClughen, Mahomet-Seymour track and field; Ian Park, Bismarck-Henning track and field; Ryan Pearce, Villa Grove track and field; Steve Schroeder, Monticello track and field; Syrus White, Rantoul track and field; Malik Williams, Judah Christian track and field

Dagny Olson, Centennial, sophomore, Soccer

Recently: Reigning N-G All-Area Player of the Year had four goals and an assist in the sectional finals as the Chargers advanced into the Elite Eight in Class 2A. She has now scored 19 goals in 10 matches.

I'm dying to see ... "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides"

I'm always texting ... my friends

I need concert tickets to see ... Adele

I driving ... a Dodge Caliber

In 10 years I'll be ... hopefully playing soccer

My first job ... was working with Dad at the golf course

Favorite athlete ... Pele

Who's winning the NBA Finals? Heat

Honorable mention: Jamison Brandt, Blue Ridge softball; Darrian Chrzanoski, Schlarman softball; Lynzie Fields, Schlarman softball; Jordyn Fones, Blue Ridge softball; Lea Hall, Schlarman softball; Abby Immke, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Audra James, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Sam Ledbetter, Tuscola softball; Jessica Mack, Urbana softball; Katelynn Martinez, Centennial soccer; Chantal Meacham, Centennial soccer; Abbey McElwee, St. Joseph-Ogden softball; Lindsey Ogle, Mahomet-Seymour softball; Jessica Roberts, Mahomet-Seymour softball; Jaime Scott, Mahomet-Seymour softball; Jordan Wheeler, Blue Ridge softball

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