February 2019 eNewsletter: Athletics

Athletics Update

Winter Sports Wind Down and Spring Sports Take Flight

The Month of February is a busy time of the year for OLP Athletics. Winter sports are entering the final stretch of league play and the CIF postseason commences. Varsity Basketball is vying for the Eastern League Championship headed into the last week of the season. They control their destiny by winning out the last two games of the season against Patrick Henry and Morse High. Varsity Soccer is also in a similar situation. Winning their final two games would guarantee the Western League title.  Stay tuned to see how the Pilots fare as they close their 2019 seasons.

USD Event in Recognition of National Girls and Women in Sports Day

USD has extended an invitation to the OLP community to celebrate National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Thursday, February 7th. They will have a special guest on campus, President and COO of the LA Sparks, Danita Johnson. This day is celebrated nationally to recognize the extraordinary achievement of girls and women in sports. The program will be held on Eagan Plaza and we will then gather in the JCP to cheer on the Torero Women’s Basketball Team.

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Senior Erin Healy Selected as Prep Athlete of the Month for Soccer

Erin Healy’s ‘19 exceptional play on the soccer field for the Pilots has earned her the UT Prep Athlete of the Month honor for January. Her caption read, “Headed to Gonzaga University in the fall, the senior forward led the Pilots to a 7-1-1 record, twice scoring four goals in a single game. Healy is the go-to scorer for OLP, collecting 33 goals on the season along with five assists.” Erin also earned a UT Athlete of the week earlier in the month. Congratulations Erin!

Winter Sports Recognition Night February 19th at 6:30 PM

Student-Athletes and their parents are invited to attend the Winter Sports Recognition Night on February 19th beginning at 6:30 PM in the Event Center. The ceremony will recognize each student-athlete’s participation in OLP Athletics for the Winter season along with their academic achievements during the season of sport. The ceremony should last approximately one hour. Go Pilots!!!