2018 fall signees

Fall 2018 Student-Athlete Recognition Ceremony

Ten student-athletes honored for committing to play a sport in college

Ten student-athletes from Pius X High School were recognized for having committed and signed to play a sport in college.

Morgan Christiansen

Parents – Cory & Jenni Christiansen
Collegiate Sport – Volleyball
College Choice – Fort Hays State University – Hays, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity Volleyball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Runner-Up – 2018
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinalist – 2016, 2017
  • All-City 2nd Team – 2017
  • Academic All-State
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
morgan christensen fort hays state volleyball

Simone Collins

Parents – Chris & Lara Collins
Collegiate Sport – Women’s Soccer
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Pre-Health / Nursing
Honors

  • Varsity Soccer Letter Winner
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
  • Pius X Outstanding Drawing Student Award
  • Pius X Outstanding College & Career Writing Student Award

Emma Gabel

Parents – Rodney & Christine Gabel
Collegiate Sport – Volleyball
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Lincoln – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – Big Ten
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Medical Field
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity Volleyball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Runner-Up – 2018
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinalist – 2016, 2017
  • All-State Honorable Mention
  • AAU All-American
  • Pius X Honor Roll
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Delaney Humm

Parents – Dave & Mikayla Humm
Collegiate Sport – Volleyball
College Choice – Fort Hays State University – Hays, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study – Biology
Honors

  • 3-year Varsity Volleyball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Runner-Up – 2018
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinalist – 2016, 2017
  • Class A All-State 2nd Team – 2017
  • AAU Nationals – 5th (2017), 10th (2018)
  • Under Armor All-American Volleyball Nominee – 2018

Anna McLain

Parents – Scott & Denise McLain
Collegiate Sport – Volleyball
College Choice – Queens University of Charlotte – Charlotte, North Carolina
Conference Affiliation – South Atlantic Conference
Division – NCAA Division II
Area of Study – Business
Honors
  • 3-year Varsity Volleyball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Runner-Up – 2018
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinalist – 2016, 2017
  • Class A All-State Honorable Mention
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Honor Roll
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Abigail Mitchell

Parents – Steven & Amy Mitchell
Collegiate Sport – Swimming
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Omaha – Omaha, Nebraska
Division – NCAA Division I
Conference Affiliation – The Summit League
Area of Study – Biology / Pre-Med
Honors

  • Nebraska State Swimming Championships
    • 2016 – State Finalist in 200 IM & 100 Back
    • 2017 – State Finalist in 200 Medley Relay, 100 Free, 100 Breast, 400 Free Relay
    • 2018 – State Finalist in 100 Free, 200 Free Relay, 100 Breast, 400 Free Relay
  • Club – Sectional & National Team Member
  • National Honor Society
  • Academic All-American 2nd Team
  • Academic All-State
  • Pius X Gold Honor Roll
  • Pius X Senior Class Vice-President
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Abby Page

Parent – Sara Hansen
Collegiate Sport – Softball
College Choice – Mount Marty College – Yankton, South Dakota
Conference Affiliation – Great Plains Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Exercise Science with a Minor in Psychology
Honors

  • 2-year Varsity Softball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Softball Tournament 3rd Place – 2017
  • Varsity Soccer Letter Winner
  • Pius X Honor Roll
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Sarah Thavenet

Parents – Brian & Michelle Thavenet
Collegiate Sport – Women’s Soccer
College Choice – Nebraska Wesleyan University – Lincoln, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – American Rivers Conference
Division – NCAA Division III
Area of Study – Nursing
Honors

  • 2-Time Varsity Soccer Letter Winner – 2017, 2018
  • Varsity Cross Country Letter Winner – 2018
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Outstanding World History Student Award – 2017
  • Pius X Honor Roll
sarah thavenet wesleyan soccer

Lynsey Tucker

Parents – Jim & Linda Tucker
Collegiate Sport – Softball
College Choice – University of Nebraska-Omaha – Omaha, Nebraska
Conference Affiliation – The Summit League
Division – NCAA Division I
Area of Study – Biology
Honors

  • 4-year Varsity Softball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Softball Tournament 3rd Place – 2017
  • Class B State Softball Tournament Qualifier – 2016
  • Class B All-State Honorable Mention – 2016, 2018
  • Class A All-State Honorable Mention – 2017
  • 2-year Varsity Basketball Letter Winner
  • National Honor Society
  • Academic All-State
  • Pius X Honor Roll
lynsey tucker omaha mavs softball

Caitlin Vancura

Parents – Scott & Lori Vancura
Collegiate Sport – Volleyball
College Choice – Benedictine College – Atchison, Kansas
Conference Affiliation – Heart of America Athletic Conference
Division – NAIA
Area of Study – Athletic Training / Physical Therapy
Honors
  • 2-year Varsity Volleyball Letter Winner
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Runner-Up – 2018
  • Class A State Volleyball Tournament Quarterfinalist – 2016, 2017
  • National Honor Society
  • Pius X Gold Honor Roll
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