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CELEBRATING SCHOLAR ATHLETES


2013 - 2014 STUDENT ATHLETES


athlete of the yearMariah Richards-Maynard is WLAC's 2013-2014 Student-Athlete of the Year. Mariah is a versatile competitor who ran cross country and competed in multiple events for the track and field team. She was honored by the Western State Conference track coaches as a first team competitor, earning this award for the second year in a row.  She was a conference champion in the 400 meter hurdles, the triple jump and as a member of the 4 X 100 meter sprint relay team.  She also finished second in the 100 meter hurdles, 7th in the long jump, and 5th in the 100 meter event.  Mariah scored in six different events at our conference championship meet and earned 43 points of our team’s 153.75 points and second place finish. She qualified for the California Community College State Track and Field Championships, and finished 5th in the 100 meter hurdles and was a member of the 4 X 100 meter sprint relay team that finished 3rd in the state. As a result, Mariah was named to the United States Community College Track Coaches Association All-American team this spring.  Growing up, Mariah was motivated by her athletic role model, Olympian Lolo Jones, and hopes to continue her athletic and academic career at a four year college.  She is currently being heavily recruited. Mariah exemplifies the word scholar-athlete, by combining outstanding athletic performance with an impressive 3.20 GPA. She will graduate Cum Laude with her Associate degree in June. At the university, she plans to major in Psychology and Criminal Justice with an eye on a possible career with the FBI...see press release and adl photos

 

2014 Scholar Athletes of the Month - April

Jennifer Melendez - Women's Soccer...read more 
Samuel Mason -  Baseball...read more 

2014 Scholar Athletes of the Month - February

Tatiana Fernandes - Volleyball...read more 
Derek Stewart -  Football...read more 

2013 Scholar Athlete of the Month - October

Ikechukwu Iheanaju - Football... read more

2013 Scholar Athletes of the Month - September

Emily Maver - Soccer...read more 
Julio Romero -  Cross Country & Track... read more

 


2012 - 2013 STUDENT ATHLETES

2013 Scholar Athletes of the Month - March

Mariah Richards - Track & Field...read more 
Quinn Barbini -  Baseball...read more 

2013 Scholar Athletes of the Month - February

Susanna Usher - Cross Country / Track & Field...read more 
Najee Williams -  Track & Field...read more

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - November

Destinee Coles - Women's Soccer...read more 
Blayr Jimmerson - Football...read more  

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - September

Francisca Chamu - Cross Country / Track & Field...read more 
Arshaad Rahh - Cross Country / Track & Field...read more

 


2011 - 2012 STUDENT ATHLETES

athletes2011 - 2012 Student Athletes of the Year ...read more 

KEVIN ALLY: Sprinter for the Track & Field team and defensive back for Wildcats Football. Kevin won the conference title in the 100 and 200 meter events. He was also on the conference champion 4 x 100 relay  team and the second place 4 x 400 meter relay team. At the CA Community College State Championship, he finished 4th in the 100 and was name to the All-Conference team. Kevin has earned his Associates degree and is being recruited by universities. He hope to major in zoology.

SHAWNICE WILLIAMS: Member of both the Cross Country and Track & Field teams. In Cross Country, Shawnice qualified for the State Championship meet as an individual. With Track & Field, she was the team leader for the ladies who have won 3 consecutive conference championships. She is a versatile athlete running anything from the 100 meters to the 1500 meters and relays. The 800 is her specialty and she won the CA Community College State Championship in this event with the fastest time in the nation posted this season of 2:08.31. Shawnice is being recruited by several universities. After graduation from West, she plans to transfer and major in nursing.  

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - April

Aysia Smith - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Beyon Bryant - Men's Track & Field ...read more

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - March

Aundrea Yancy - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Billy Heller
 - Men's Baseball ...read more

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - February

Shawnice Williams - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Steven Luna
 - Men's Baseball ...read more

2012 Scholar Athletes of the Month - January

Chanea Adams - Women's Basketball ...read more
Ike McCullouch
 - Men's Football ...read more

 


2010 - 2011 STUDENT ATHLETES

athletes2010 - 2011 Student Athletes of the Year ...read more

DYNEECA ADAMS: Western State Conference Champion in the 800 meter event and school record breaker with a time of 2:11.79. She also on the 4x400 relay team that had the fastest time in the state in 17 years -- 3:45.13. While at West, she has earned a 3.11 GPA and is pursuing a career in nursing.

SPENCER PHILLIPS: Quarterback and captain of the Wildcat football team. He was selected as a 1st team All-Coference performer with a 66% pass completion percentage, while throwing for 18 touchdowns and an average of 246 passing yards per game. He earned a 3.39 GPA and will transfer, with a full athletic scholarship, to NCAA Division IAA school, Murray State University in Kentuky.

JONATHAN BYRD: Conference champion in the 200 and 400 meter events and anchor leg on the conference championship 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams. He also finished 6th place in the 400 meter race at State, was member of the 3rd place 4x400 relay team, and was selected as a 1st team All-Conference athlete in the WSC. He is being recruited by several universities and is studying Criminal Justice.

2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - November

Vanessa Gonzalez - Women's Soccer ...read more
Ryan Payne
 - Men's Football ...read more


2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - October

Shaniqua Patterson - Women's Basketball ...read more
Edwin Espinal
 - Men's Cross Country & Track ...read more


2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - September

Lauryn Brink - Women's Volleyball ...read more
Reginald Woods
 - Men's Football ...read more

2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - May

Cortney McCoy - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Drew Hammond
 - Men's Baseball ...read more

2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - April

Toni Cooper - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Christopher "Buck" Traweek
 - Men's Baseball ...read more

2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - March

Cydney Graham - Women's Track & Field ...read more
Richard Seigel
 - Men's Baseball ...read more

 

2011 Scholar Athletes of the Month - February

Donetta Rye - Women's Basketball and Track ...read more
Mouhamed Diop
- Men's Basketball ...read more

 


2009 - 2010 STUDENT ATHLETES

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2009 - 2010 Student Athletes of the Year 

STARISIA CHILDS: State Triple Jump Champion and named to Western State Conference Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Transferred to Texas A&M, Commerce with a Track & Field scholarship.

RAMANDEEP SINGH: Named First Team All-Conference Cross Country runner. Recognized as one of the best distance runners in the state. Transferred to Texas A&M, Commerce with a Track & Field scholarship.

AL WHITE: Selected as First Team All-Conference Running Back. Transferred to prestigious Chapman University with a Football scholarship.

2010 Scholar Athletes of the Month - November

Taylor Mitchell - Women's Volleyball ...read more
Ryan Grigsby - Football ...read more

2010 Scholar Athletes of the Month - October

Elizabeth Vick - Women's Soccer ...read more
Joseph Hyman - Football ...read more

2010 Scholar Athletes of the Month - September

Tiffany Melendez - Women's Soccer ...read more
Spencer Phillips - Football ...read more

 


WILDCAT NEWS

Alumnus KEYSHAWN JOHNSON, Former NFL Star and Current Sports Commentator talks about West.

2010 Football Season Ends with 1 All-American and 4 All-State Players

Alumnus ARMAUNI JOHNSON leading the Idaho Vandals receivers in touchdowns and taken over the starting Z-receiver position (Fall 2010)

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2009 - 2010 SPORTS WRAP UP

Alum David Reed Drafted to NFL's Ravens

Track - Wildcat Earn Athlete & Coach of the Year.

Wildcats Win Track Western States Conference

15 Football Players Finish Year with 3.0 GPA

Womens Basketball Earn WSC S. Div Coach and Player of the Year

March 09 Update: Womens Basketball MVP & Coach of the Year Awards;  New Volleyball Coach; Track Victories; Baseball Defeats Powerhouse Bakersfield; 3 More Football Players Advance to University Teams


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- Last Updated: 6/2/14