Fall 2019 All-Catholic and All-WNY Scholar Athlete Awards

19 Nichols School student-athletes from the varsity boys and girls cross country, boys and girls soccer, boys golf, and girls volleyball teams were named to all-league teams for the Fall 2019 sports season.

In addition to securing First Team All-Catholic honors, Michael McHale '22 was named the Boys Soccer Offensive Player of the Year. In girls cross country, Holly Arrison '21 finished 45th of our 167 runners at the 2019 Nike Cross Regional Championships for the New York & Northeast region on November 30, in addition to earning First Team All-Catholic and placing third at the All-Catholic Race. Bella Simoncelli '20 (Fifth Team) and Mirann Gacioch '22 (Sixth Team) from Nichols varsity girls soccer were also named to the 28th annual New York State Sportswriters and Coaches Organization for Girls Sports/New York State Sportswriters Association All-State girls soccer teams.

Congratulations to all these honorees!

Monsignor Martin Offensive Player of the Year Nike Cross Regional Championships Qualifier
Michael McHale '22, Boys Soccer

Holly Arrison '21, Girls Cross Country

All-State Class B Fifth Team All-State Class B Sixth Team
Isabella Simoncelli '20, Girls Soccer Mirann Gacioch '22, Girls Soccer

First Team All-Catholic

Alex Aubrecht '21, Boys Cross Country Holly Arrison '21, Girls Cross Country Gabriela Gallen-Kallela-Sirén '21, Girls Cross Country Michael McHale '22, Boys Soccer
Jesse Adamu '21, Boys Soccer Michael Tuber '21, Boys Soccer Alex Kompson '22, Boys Soccer Lukas Benchley '21, Boys Soccer
Isabella Simoncelli '20, Girls Soccer Mirann Gacioch '22, Girls Soccer Sierra Warren '22, Girls Soccer

Second Team All-Catholic

Quinn Benchley '23, Girls Cross Country Tommy Enstice '22, Boys Soccer Walter Zacher '20, Boys Soccer Sophia Jones '23, Girls Soccer
Alison Elia '20, Girls Soccer Jenna Hafner '20, Girls Volleyball

Division A All-Catholic Team

Gabriel Schulefand '20,
Boys Golf
Anthony Tuber '20,
Boys Golf

Additionally, three Nichols seniors were named Fall 2019 All-WNY Section VI Scholar Athletes and 13 more seniors received honorable mentions. Seniors were recognized for having superior academic performances while also competing as a starter or important reserve on their respective team.


All-WNY Scholar Athletes

Margaret Mallavarapu '20, Girls Tennis Gabriel Schulefand '20, Boys Golf Isabella Simoncelli '20, Girls Soccer

Honorable Mention All-WNY Scholar Athletes

Jake Bard '20, Boys Golf Owen Daniels '20, Boys Golf Anthony Tuber '20, Boys Golf Karim Belal '20, Boys Soccer
Rachel Dolan '20, Girls Soccer Alison Elia '20, Girls Soccer Elizabeth Wyckoff '20, Girls Soccer Anthony Fuszara '20, Boys Cross Country
Alexandra Snow '20, Field Hockey Isabella Warner '20, Volleyball Jenna Hafner '20,
Volleyball
Paige Rosenblum '20,
Volleyball
Keerti Yendamuri '20, Girls Tennis