Where are they now? Updates on former Carson Valley sports standouts
November 16, 2011
Jeff Nady (Douglas ’07), jr., OL, Nevada: Nady started at left tackle in Nevada’s 42-28 win over Hawaii.
Billy Coats (Douglas ’06), jr., LS, Navy: Navy beat Troy 42-14 last week.
Garrett Tenney (Douglas ’09), soph., LB, Jamestown: Season over. The Jimmies were 3-7 overall on the year. beat Mayville State 28-12 last week. Tenney had a tackle in the game. Tenney had three tackles in three games played.
Jason Peters (Coleville ’09), soph., TE, Grinnell College: Season over. Peters caught 42 passes for 392 yards and three touchdowns and completed two passes for six yards. He also ran for 91 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries. Just for good measure, he punted six times for an average of 26.5 yards per punt.
Emmi Sandoval (Coleville ’10), fr., DB, Grinnell College: Season over. Sandoval had five punt returns for 41 yards and eight kicks for 100 yards. He also had 10 tackles on the year.
Nikolai Vasquez (Douglas ’09), soph., K, Butte: Butte is 9-1 on the year, having most recently beaten No. 23 Foothill 37-7. Vasquez has converted 9 of 10 field goals and 44 of 52 PATs. He is the team’s second leading scoring with 71 points.
Nick Lonnegren (Douglas ’04), fr., WR, Butte: Lonnegren leads Butte in receiving with 23 catches for 501 yards and eight touchdowns on the year. did not have any receptions in a loss to San Francisco.
Zach Falanga (Douglas ’10), fr., DL, Feather River: Feather River is 5-5 on the year and beat Siskiyous 58-52 last week.
Jordan Cruz (Douglas ’09), fr., RB, Yuba College: The 49ers are 6-4 on the year. Cruz has carried 20 times for 65 yards and a touchdown. He’s also returned four kicks for 36 yards.
Alex Laing (Douglas ’10), fr., M, Nevada: Grey-shirting. Season over. The Wolf Pack went 3-16 on the year.
Edgar Arceo (Douglas ’09), soph., F, Kenyon College: Season over. Kenyon finished 7-8-2 overall. Arceo has recorded 11 shots in 17 games played with one goal scored.
Becca Neuffer (Douglas ’09), fr., M, Cuesta College: Stats not available.
Mysta Townsell (Douglas ’09), soph., Chicago State: Season over. Townsell was named the Great West Conference Defensive Player of the Week last week. She finished the year with 469 digs, 14 aces and 22 assists.
Mia Townsell (Douglas ’10), fr., Chicago State: Townsell finished the year with 214 digs, 22 aces and 18 assists.
Christine DuPuis (Douglas ’09), soph., UMass-Boston: The Beacons advanced to the NCAA Division III East Regional Tournament where they beat NYU-Polytechnic and Bowdoin College before falling to Springfield College. Boston finished the year 28-5 overall. DuPuis played in 27 matches with 24 aces, seven assists, 76 digs and two kills.
Shannon Dugan (Douglas ’10), fr., Lynn University: Season over. The Knights went 14-16 on the year. Dugan played in all 30 matches and finished with 255 kills, 44 assists, 33 aces, 224 digs and 40 blocks.
Brenna White (Douglas ’10), fr., Mercy College: Season over. White was named to the Daktronics All-East Region second team. She finished the year ranked No. 1 in kills in Division II and No. 2 in all of the NCAA. Her 652 kills was a school freshman record, and the second-highest total in school history. She became the first Division II player to reach 600 kills in a season since scoring was reduced from 30 to 25 per set in 2008. She appeared in all 132 sets for the Mavericks and finished second on the team with 319 digs.
Keely Latham (Douglas ’10), fr., University of Charleston: Season over. The Golden Eagles advanced to the conference quarterfinals before bowing out last week. Charleston is 8-12 on the year. Latham had 77 kills, 20 assists, three aces, 27 digs and 28 blocks on the year.
Jackie Harper (Douglas ’10), fr., Anderson University: Season over. The Trojans went 8-22 on the year. Harper had two kills, 83 assists, six aces, 26 digs and two blocks.
Emily Garcia (Douglas ’10), fr., Bentley University: Season over. Bentley went 12-15 on the year. Garcia had 34 kills, four assists, an ace and 15 blocks on the year.
Megan Mitchell (Douglas ’08), jr., Lees-McRae: The Bobcatshave qualified for the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive year. Mitchell earned first-team all-conference and first-team all-conference academic honors for her play during the year. She became the first player in program history to earn Capital One Academic All-District first-team honors and made the all-tournament team during the conference championships. She also set a Lees-McRae single-season record for assists (1,173). The Bobcats will face Wingate in the first round of the national tournament on Friday.
Alex Risko (Douglas ’06), sr., Cal State Los Angeles: Season over. The Golden Eagles finished the year 14-13 overall and 11-11 in conference play. Risko finished the season with nine kills, 32 assists, 10 aces, 204 digs and a block.
Erin Allison (Douglas ’10), fr., Marymount University: Season over. Marymount went 13-16 on the year. Allison had 227 kills, which tied for the team lead, and 12 assists, 34 aces, 227 digs and 26 blocks.
Bethany Wurster (Douglas ’10), fr., Oregon State: Oregon State wrapped up its fall season taking 21st at the Pac-12/SEC Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn. Wurster did not play in the tournament.
Wade Meddles (Sierra Lutheran ’09), soph., Azusa Pacific: Meddles took fourth at the Golden State Athletic Conference Championships last week. He has posted four top-five finishes this season.
Dillon Spates (Douglas, ’11), fr., Waldorf College: In his first collegiate tournament, Spates took second out of 24 wrestlers and qualified for the national championships.
Jessica Waggoner (Douglas, ’09), soph., F, Army: Waggoner had four points and two rebounds in a season-opening win over Wagner.
Chris Downs (Douglas, ’11), fr., G, Butte College: Butte has lost its first two games of the year.
Bri Burnside (Douglas, ’11), fr., F, College of the Siskiyous: Siskiyous won its first two games, 71-63 over Mendocino and 100-31 over Merritt. Burnside played in both games and has six total points.
Jorey Scott (Douglas, ’11), fr., F, Miramar College: Miramar lost a pair of games at the season-opening Ventura tournament. Stats were not available.
Devyn Hotho (Douglas ’11), fr., F, St. Olaf College: St. Olaf is 0-2-3 through its first five games. Hotho has played in all five games but has not yet recorded a stat.
Haley Von Schottenstein (Douglas ’10), soph., Whittier: VonSchottenstein is already off to a stellar start to her sophomore season. Most recently, she nearly broke her own school record in the 100 fly, taking second in a field of 102 swimmers at the Bulldog Pentathlon. She almost broke her own school record again in the 100 breaststroke, taking third. She finished the day taking second in the 100 IM.
Nick Cohee (Douglas, ’08), sr., Utah: Season opens Jan. 6 at the RMISA Giant Slalom Qualifier.
Grant Denny (Douglas, ’11), fr., Feather River: Denny has competed in four rodeos this fall, although results have not been available.