2018 MTC Seniors Pick Their Colleges

Congratulations to this group of seniors on making their commitments to throw in college next year. It is a special group of athletes many of whom have been training with Madison Throws Club since they were in their freshman year of high school.  Countless hours of training, determination, dedication, have led to this...CONGRATULATIONS!
Coach Frontier

EMILY STENDEL, Jefferson High School
Emily will be attending University of Minnesota competing in the BIG TEN.  Emily had a break out junior season where she PR.d in the shot put at 42'10" and the discus at 147'11". Her discus PR came in the biggest meet of the year and was good enough to win the WIAA D2 Girls Discus Title. Emily will join several other MTC throwers who became GOPHERS, following the footsteps of Kailee Kamps, KeKe Burks, Kaitlyn Long, Kiley Sabin, Tess Keysers, and Erin Dunning.

NATALIE MOHRING, D.C. Everest High School
Natalie took her tremendous potential she showed her sophomore year and turned it into huge improvement her junior year, moving her discus best from 119'8" in 2016 to 140'8" in 2017.  She finished runner-up at the WIAA D1 State Championships.  Natalie will look to improve even more this year and beyond when when she joins the University of North Dakota throwing program under the guidance of Drew Jones.

EVAN BLANTON, Elkhorn High School
Evan finished his junior year on a high not, qualifying for the WIAA State meet in the Shot Put and had a P.R. of 51' 3.25".  Look for Evan to become a dual threat in the discus as well his senior season.  Evan will continue to throw after graduating for DIII -  University of Stevens Point.

ALYSSA RIVEST, Watertown High SchoolAlyssa had a breakout season as a junior, moving her shot put P.R. to 39'5" and her discus P.R. out to 136'1".  She finished on the podium in the WIAA D1 girls discus in a stacked field of MTC throwers who swept the top 6 places.  Alyssa will continue to throw in 2019 at the University of Northern Michigan.

EMMA RICHARDS, Ozaukee High School
Emma qualified for State in both shot put and discus in both her sophomore and junior year.  Emma won the WIAA D3 State Discus Title and was the silver medalist in shot put in 2016.  Her shot put best is at 41'7.5 while her discus P.R. of 144'9" is in the Top 50 in WI prep history.  Emma will compete collegiality at Grand Valley State University.

Lauren Lietzke, Appleton West High School
Lauren qualified for State in both the shot put and discus.  Finishing her junior season with a discus P.R. of 123'6" at the WIAA D1 Girls meet to finish 8th.  Her shot put P.R. is 39'4.5" and she is poised to join the 40' club her senior year.  After graduation, Lauren plans to attend the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

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