Athletes of the Week

Athletes of the Week

Brannon Kwiatkowski, Mahomet-Seymour senior, football

Recent accomplishments: Had 21 tackles, including four for loss, and an interception from his linebacker position. He also kicked 2 of 2 extra points in the Bulldogs' 14-5 victory against previously unbeaten and top-ranked Bloomington Central Catholic.

Quote: "We were all excited. It was a big statement to other people because some have doubts about us."

In a word, I am ... a leader.

For one day, I would like to trade places with ... Brian Urlacher.

My favorite subject is ... math.

My favorite movie is ... "Friday Night Lights."

Dream job ... Football coach

My hero outside of athletics is ... my father.

I celebrate after a win by ... going out to eat.

People don't know that ... I like to dance.

When I am wealthy, I would like to ... give money back to my parents.

Honorable mention: Wil Baillon, St. Thomas More golf; Nick Berger, Judah Christian golf; Ian Burgess, Danville soccer; Kevin Clore, Fisher golf; Robb Cozad, Centennial golf; Tyler Eads, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley golf; Adam Guth, Mahomet-Seymour golf; Austin Hunt, Centennial golf; Jung Hwan Lee, Judah Christian soccer; David Keenan, Salt Fork golf; Tyler Mumm, Monticello soccer; Mason Silver, St. Joseph-Ogden golf; Brede Parker, Watseka soccer

Katarina Marjanovic, Urbana senior, tennis

Recent accomplishments: Won the Big 12 singles title and teamed with Allison Shapira to take the doubles crown.

Quote: "I was pretty pumped for singles, and my doubles partner (Allison) and I have played together all year and I thought we could do well.."

Before a match, I get ready by ... thinking of something upbeat.

In a word, I am ... unique.

My favorite band is ... The Strokes.

If I could go anywhere, it would be ... Italy.

Dream date ... James McAvoy

My hero outside of athletics is ... Gandhi.

If I could compete at any venue, it would be ... Wimbledon.

When I am president, I will ... get rid of poverty in the U.S.

People don't know that I ... am Serbian.

If I could attend any university, I would choose ... Carnegie Mellon.

Honorable mention: Dakota Bohlmann, Watseka volleyball; Kaley Corban, Prairie Central volleyball; Megan Deedrich, St. Thomas More golf; Kelsey Gallivan, St. Thomas More golf; Cori Harris, Centennial volleyball; Michelle Lee, Centennial golf; Corrie Magrini, Mahomet-Seymour volleyball; Maria Mears, Centennial tennis; Maridy Robeck, Unity volleyball; Kailey Roberts, Fisher volleyball; Emily Spangler, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley golf; Stephanie Swaney, Tuscola golf; Kaitlyn Zelhart, Blue Ridge volleyball

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