Multiple Teams · October Spotlight | Vote for our Gators Dockside Student Athletes of the Month

Hello Students, Parents and the TC Community!

The Timber Creek Wolves Athletic Department would like to announce our monthly contest for the 2019-20 athletic season brought to you by Gator’s Dockside of Waterford Lakes. Each month the Timber Creek coaches select a member(s) of their team that best exemplifies a Wolf Student Athlete. There is an emphasis on each of the players being an exemplary athlete, student, teammate and community member. This year we will be recognizing individual male and female student athletes of the month. Each winner will be chosen by the number of votes cast on our website. Voting for the Gators Student Athletes of the Month for October will run from today, 11/2 and will end on Thursday, 11/7 at 3PM. The winning student athletes will be recognized on our website for the month, receive a certificate of recognition and receive a gift from Gators Dockside of Waterford Lakes. We would like to thank each of the coaches that participated and would like to congratulate the following nominees that were chosen for consideration for the month of October:

Boys Student Athlete Nominees

Jake Johnson (Sr)
Varsity Football
Jake Johnson is a team captain senior and starting quarterback for the varsity football team. For the month of October, Jake led the team to a district championship, a 3-0 record, throwing 5 touchdown passes (no interceptions), totaling 464 yards, 1 receiving touchdown and an impressive 121.9 QB rating. Jake was also recently voted as the Florida Lottery Pick Four Player of the Week by Fox Sports Florida & Sun, @MyNews13 Athlete of the Week and the Orlando Touchdown Club. Jake maintains a 3.8 GPA while taking several AP and Honors courses. He is also part of the PIT crew who works with disabled students in the physical education setting.

Alfonso Gonzalez-Irizarry (Fr)
Varsity Swimming
Alfonso Gonzalez-Irizarry is a freshman who has only been swimming competitively for 3 years. In that short amount of time he has qualified for the PreNational Team and the Eastern Division Meet for the Central Florida YMCA swim club. Alfonso recently swam a personal best in his 100 backstroke with a time of :59.06 which qualified him to swim at the 4A FHSAA Regional Meet in Jacksonville. He also plays a critical role swimming backstroke in the Medley Relay and as the lead swimmer in the 400 Free Relay (where he recently swam a personal best in the 100 freestyle with a time of :53.08)  and helped them qualify for Regionals as well. He has a solid 4.0 GPA, and when he’s not swimming, Alfonso volunteers at church and Encore in Avalon Park. He’s also double jointed and can wiggle his ears. He’s full of potential!

Thank you for voting. The winner will be announced shortly!

Girls Student Athletes Nominees

Jenna McNamara (Sr)
Girls Volleyball
Jenna is an outside hitter and team captain for the girls varsity volleyball team. She led the team with 99 kills for the month of October. Jenna was a major part of the team’s success in the District Semi-finals vs Winter Park with 9 kills and 10 digs along with victories over East Ridge in the Regional Quarterfinals with 12 kills and our final match vs Lyman where she had 9 kills with 0 errors and 15 digs. Jenna also takes multiple AP and Honors courses and maintains a weighted GPA of 4.5.

Kayla Small (Sr)
Varsity Bowling
Kayla is a senior has been a leader on the girls bowling team for the past two years. She has been bowling an impressive, 166 bowling average for the month of October. Kayla is also big reason why the team finished district champs and recently helped lead the team to states. Her best attribute is that she is very consistent and she helps motivate her teammates at practices and matches. Kayla also maintains a 3.2 GPA and is a member of the Student Government Association and National Honor Society.

Kaitlyn Bright (Jr)
Varsity Golf
Kaitlyn is a junior on the girls varsity golf team. She played in 8 matches on the season including the metro and district tournament. She has the best average score of the team finishing with an impressive, 61. She improved significantly over the course of the season, starting with a 68 at her first match and finishing with her best single match of 54 (best score of team). She was present at every single practice, she helped her teammates, she was always positive, friendly and kind. Kaitlyn is a player all coaches and teammates would love to have on their team. Kaitlyn is also part of the Key Club, LINK (Liberty in North Korea), Helping the Homeless, Cancer Awareness Society, Future Farmers of America, Chorus, Vet-Assisting, and evening started my own club revolved around bringing awareness and conserving the earth (Marine and Wildlife Conservation.) She also participates in beach cleanups, loves volunteering at Give Kids the World and she is the praise leader at her church.

Brenda Grez (So)
Varsity Cross Country
Brenda Grez is a sophomore and a second year varsity athlete. Last year she consistently ran as the number five runner on the Varsity team. This season she has come on strong, especially through the month of October, where she has finished third and fourth for the team. Brenda’s standout race this season occurred at the District championship meet where she crushed her personal record time by 40 seconds! She ran an amazing time of 19:57 and came in 8th place overall. She also helped lead her team to a District Championship. Brenda is also an AP and honors student maintaining a 3.0 unweighted GPA.

Thank you for voting. The winner will be announced shortly!