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New Life Academy: Eagles reel in postseason awards

From left, NLA football players Joel Robinette, Ty Frazier, Jacob Salkowicz, Matt Etzweiler, Caleb Deiss and Seth Rice earned all-Tri-Metro Conference awards. (Submitted photo)1 / 3
NLA sophomore volleyball players Abby Gorter (left) and Kara Stenerson were named to the all-MCAA conference first team. (Submitted photo)2 / 3
Eagles seniors Tom Hunt (left) and Tim Kesting were named first-team all-MCAA conference for the boys soccer team. (Submitted photo)3 / 3

New Life Academy student-athletes received postseason honors following successful fall seasons.

Four New Life Academy volleyball players earned all-conference awards. Sophomores Kara Stenerson and Abby Gorter were named all-conference first team, sophomore Abby Thor was named all-conference second team and junior Maddie Stocker was named all-conference honorable mention. 

On the soccer field, Eagles seniors Tom Hunt and Tim Kesting were named first-team all-MCAA conference for the boys, while senior Chloe Westlund, junior Stephanie Pohl and sophomore Carolyn Stacey were named all-MCAA conference for the girls. Junior Chris Kesting was named all-conference honorable mention as were senior Tessa Homuch and sophomore Tori Rogness. 

Six members of the New Life Academy football team earned all-conference awards in the Tri-Metro Conference.

Seniors Jacob Salkowicz and Matt Etzweiler and junior Ty Frazier were named first-team all-conference and senior Joel Robinette and juniors Seth Rice and Caleb Deiss were named all-conference honorable mention.

-Patrick Johnson

Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson has been the South Washington County Bulletin’s sports editor since 2008. He reports on and oversees coverage of high school and amateur sports in south Washington County and Woodbury. Prior to joining the Bulletin, Johnson worked for other Twin Cities suburban newspapers. He is a University of Minnesota graduate.
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