Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

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SAAC Visits Santa Clara for Leadership Training

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Eight members of the St. Francis Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) spent a day on the Santa Clara University campus on Jan. 23. The Troubies met with former soccer Olympian and National Champion, Danielle Slayton, the school’s director for the Coaching Life Academy.

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Lauren Liberatore, Senior, Golf, Sports Rep

Meet Golf Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Lauren Liberatore

Activities
I am a Christian Service Leader.  

Favorite Subject/Class
Pre-Calculus and Economics are my favorite classes.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you
Dedicated, Sympathetic, and Productive.  

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Sophia Jeanne DeBenedetti (Sophie), Junior, Cross Country, Sports Rep

Meet Cross Country Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Sophie DeBenedetti

Activities
CSF, Got Hope Club, Patriots Club, Girl Up Club, Keep Tahoe Green Club.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is math and my favorite class is Honors American Literature with Mrs. Ferrara.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you
Generous, happy, and petite.  

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Emily Bartylla, Senior, Swimming, President/Sports Rep

Meet Student-Athlete Advisory Committee President Emily Bartyla

St. Francis Activities
I am on the Guardian Angels Peer Team, a senator in the National Honors Society, team captain of the St. Francis swim team, an active CSF tutor, an Ambassador, a member of the mini lifesavers club, and latin club.  

Favorite Subject/Class
I always like science classes, but Ethics is my favorite class a SF.  

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Myra Anwar, Junior, Tennis, Sports Rep

Meet Tennis Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Myra Anwar

Activities
I am a part of Mathletes, Medicine and More, Astronomy Club, and Sports Media Club. I also started a club with someone else this year called Get Fit For A Cause.

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is math so my favorite class is AP Calculus AB.

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Dedicated, compassionate, and strong.  

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Jade Borg, Junior, Lacrosse, Sports Rep

Meet Lacrosse Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Jade Borg
Lacrosse is more than just a sport to me. It is my passion, and I wouldn’t be the person I am today if it weren’t for lacrosse.

Activities
I am a CSF tutor along with an officer in the Italian club at SFHS. I am also an ambassador.

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject would have to be science and my favorite class would be Chemistry. I took chemistry last year and absolutely fell in love with the course.

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Alexa Edwards, Sophomore, Volleyball, Sports Rep

Meet Volleyball’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Alexa Edwards

Activities
I am in BLU.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is Math but my favorite class this year is AP World.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Energetic, outgoing, and funny.  

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Alyssa Jacobsen, Sophomore, Water Polo, Sports Rep

Meet Water Polo Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Alyssa Jacobsen

Activities
I am a Member of Medicine and More club. I also swim in the spring for St. Francis.

Favorite Subject/Class
I really like math.

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Kind, Intelligent, and Loyal.  

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Allie Cloninger, Senior, Soccer, Sports Rep

Meet Soccer Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Allie Cloninger

Activities
I am on Retreat Team for Campus Ministry. I used to also be involved in the SF players and Healthy Lifestyles Club.

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is science. My favorite class is Anatomy.

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Humorous, Organized, Determined.

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Lauren Pank, Junior, Basketball, Sports Rep

Meet Basketball Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Lauren Pank

Activities
Guardian Angel Peer Team.  

Favorite Subject/Class
History.  

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Optimistic, good listener, and fun.  

What is one of your favorite quotes and why?
“Attack the day with the enthusiasm unknown to mankind” it is saying to always be ready and give your 100% for the day.

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Chloe Smith, Junior, Softball, Sports Rep

Meet Softball Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Chloe Smith

Activities
I am an ambassador.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is science and my favorite class is currently Biotechnology

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Sporty, determined, and dependable

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Molly Wilson, Senior, Dive, Sports Rep

Meet Diving Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Molly Wilson

Activities
I am a CSF tutor, and I am in Latin club and the National Honors Society.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is science and my favorite class that I’ve taken at St. Francis is either AP Biology or figure sculpting.

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Loyal, caring, and fun.  

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Jordan Walsh, Junior, Track and Field, Sports Rep

Meet Track and Field Student-Athlete Advisory Committee rep Jordan Walsh

Activities
I am an ambassador for St. Francis.  

Favorite Subject/Class
My favorite subject is science and my favorite class is Bio-Technology

What are three adjectives you or your friends would use to describe you?
Crazy, loud, and athletic