The Timber Creek Athletic Department would like to recognize and congratulate sophomore, Denton Coquyt and senior, Emily Lennon on being voted as our Male and Female Gator’s Student Athletes of the Month for March. They both exemplified what it is to be a true “Student Athlete” on the field and in the classroom with their hard work, sportsmanship and teamwork.
Gator’s Male Student Athlete of the Month
Denton Coquyt (So), Baseball
Position | Pitcher
Denton was nominated by Coach Beaman. Denton was nominated for the month of March because if his outstanding play at the mound. He had 2 wins, 2 saves, 8 pitching appearance in 10 games and surrendered his first walk in 82 batters which is a school record. Denton also has an impressive ERA of .42. Denton takes a number of different AP and Honors courses while maintaining a remarkable 3.73 GPA.
Denton plans on playing division I baseball and pursuing a law degree, preferably at Vanderbilt University. He enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his friends in his free time. Also, something unique about Denton is that he writes left-handed but throws and swings right-handed.
A big shout out to Denton on great season so far! We’re excited to see what’s in store for him and the Timber Creek baseball team. Go Wolves!
Gator’s Female Student Athlete of the Month
Emily Lennon (Sr), Water Polo
Position | Defense
Emily was nominated by Coach Catron. Emily is the only senior who is 4 year varsity player on the water polo team. She has been captain for the last two years, and is valuable player in defense and counter attacks. In her water polo career she’s achieved the Rookie of the Year award (freshman), Most Valuable Player (sophomore), and Coach’s Achievement Award (junior). Emily tied for top goals last year, and was second for goals her freshman and sophomore years. Besides water polo, she is a varsity swimmer and team captain, is part of the National Honor Society and BETA club. Emily also maintains an impressive 3.84 GPA while taking multiple AP and Honors courses.
Emily has been water polo for the last 4 years. She also swam for 14 years including 4 of them with TCHS varsity swim team. Emily is planning on attending the University of Florida in the fall with a planned major in Industrial Engineering, and plans on playing with the UF club water polo team. Most of her hobbies include swimming and water polo but enjoys wake boarding in the summer time. A fun fact about Emily is that she hated swimming and being in the water when she was younger, not even wanting to learn how to swim!
Wishing Emily the best of luck in the upcoming district tournament and all her future endeavors. Go Wolves!