Parchment High School

Alumni

who went on to play college sports

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Thomas R. Wolf, Jr. <wmuwolf@gmail.com>

Ann Blatchford (graduated PHS 1977)
Currently a judge in Kalamazoo.
University of Michigan (or MSU) - Softball

Tammy Sanders(graduated PHS 1978)
University of Michigan - Basketball

Carol Meyers (graduated PHS 1979)
Michigan State University - Basketball

Gwen Pell (graduated PHS 1979)
Kellogg Community College and University of Nebraska - Volleyball
2 national NJCAA championships in 1979 &1980, elected NJCAA Rookie of the year 1979, NJCAA MVP & All American in 1980

Bert Degraaf (graduated PHS 1980)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Baseball

Jerry Blacken (graduated PHS 1980)
Hope College - Football

Scott Vandevorde (graduated PHS 1980)
Hope College - Cross Country

Brian Rand (graduated PHS 1980)
Grand Valley State University - Soccer

Angie Pell (graduated PHS 1980)
Kellogg Community College and University of Georgia - Volleyball
1 national NJCAA championship in 1980

Step Pell (Graduated PHS 1982)
University of Georgia - Volleyball

Page Green (graduated PHS 1983)
University of Michigan (or MSU) - Golf

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John Creek (graduated PHS 1984)
Western Michigan University - Football #14 (front row)
John Creek has several WMU kicking records:
Career field goals 42 (1985-1988)
Field goals in a season: 15 (1988)
Career points 231
Points in a season 84
Points in a game 14 (vs Illinois State 1988)
Points after Touchdown (PAT) career 105
Points after Touchdown (PAT) season 39
Consecutive Points after Touchdown (PAT) 71

Tanya "Stutz" Wezensky (graduated PHS 1985)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Volleyball

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Troy Stutz (graduated PHS 1986)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Albion College - Basketball

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Kevin McLeod (graduated PHS 1988)
Hope College - Football
1992 Team Captain, All-MIAA


Leslie Schipper (graduated PHS 1996)
Seton Hall - Volleyball

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Kelly VanderStelt (graduated PHS 1996)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Hope College - Basketball
Dale B. Lake Award Winner

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Kristy Bagley (graduated PHS 1997)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Glen Oaks Community College - Basketball

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Andy Catherwood (graduated PHS 1997)
Kellogg Community College - Soccer

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Lacey VANDESTREEK
Ferris State - Volleyball (1998)

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Rick Bagley (graduated PHS 1998)
Cornerstone University - Soccer

Rob Burnham (graduated PHS 1998)
DePauw University - Football

Jeffery Campbell (graduated PHS 1998)
Notre Dame - Football

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Ian Fish (graduated PHS 1998)
Hope College - Football

Kristie Hofer (graduated PHS 1998)
Bemidji State - Hockey and Soccer
Finished her career as one of Bemidji State's all-time career record holders in game winning goals (5), most assists for a road game (3), most penalty minutes for a season (88) and most penalty minutes for career (144). Participated in the 1998 USA Hockey Women's National Festival.

Erin VanderWeele (graduated PHS 2000): Lake Superior State - Volleyball (2000-2002)

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Heather Whalen (graduated PHS 2000)
Ohio State University - Volleyball

Career Ranks 11th in assists with 392.

2002 (Junior Season) Played in 28 matches, starting four at setter and six at defensive specialist … Started the Miami (Ohio) match at setter due to injuries to Katie Virtue and Jackie Schardt … Career-high 56 assists at Penn State … Recorded 51 assists, 11 digs, three kills and an ace serve against Miami … Started at setter against Stanford in NCAA Regional Semifinal after knee injury to Virtue … Career-high 18 digs at Illinois … Played the libero position the first four matches and five of the first seven … A concussion on Oct. 31 caused her to miss matches at Northwestern and at Wisconsin.

2001 (Sophomore Season) Played in five matches … Season-high five assists against Evansville … Season-high two digs against Evansville.

2000 (Freshman Season) Started three matches (at Michigan State, at Indiana and at Penn State) when Katie Virtue was held out because of her foot injury … Season-high 54 assists at Indiana … Season-high 14 digs at Indiana … Saw her first action as a backrow specialist at Marshall … Replaced injured Katie Virtue in the third game at Marshall collecting 17 assists … Career-high seven kills at Penn State … Career-high .636 attack percentage (7-0-11) at Penn State … Played in 14 matches.

Parchment High School Coached by Arnis Kengis … Won the Class C State Championship as a senior … Team ranked No. 1 all senior year … First-team All-State as a senior along with her sister Lindsey … Selected to the All-Stater Sports Magazine Class of 2000 Volleyball Super 75 … Michigan All-Region First Team and All State Third Team as a sophomore … Michigan Final Four as a junior … Three-time All-KVA Conference First Team … Conference, district and regional champions as a freshman and junior … Four-year record of 211-55-19 … Played four years of basketball … Conference, District and Regional basketball champions as a sophomore … Honorable mention all-conference in basketball as a junior and senior.

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Lindsey Whalen (graduated PHS 2000)
University of Central Florida - Volleyball


Courtney Gass (graduated PHS 2001)
West Michigan Mayhem - Professional Football

Jason Misner (graduated PHS 2001)
Hope College - Football

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Troy Moratti (graduated PHS 2002)
Central Michigan University - Baseball

Outstanding hitter ... displays excellent work ethic ... constantly focused on improving ... provides flexibility in the lineup by being capable of playing multiple spots around the infield.

2005: All-MAC second team selection ... only Chippewa to play all 60 games ... started all 60 contests ... led team with 55 runs, 121 total bases, 255 at bats, 91 hits, 14 steals and 293 plate appearances ... tied for team lead with five triples ... batting average of .357 was tops among regulars ... 27 multi-hit games ... collected four hits in six different games ... 4-for-4 with a triple, two walks, four runs and five RBI vs. Eastern Kentucky (3/10) ... 4-for-5 with two walks, three runs and an RBI at Northern Illinois (4/24) ... 4-for-5 with two doubles, two runs and an RBI against Marshall (4/29) ... 4-for-5 with a double, triple, two runs and an RBI in the final game of the Marshall series (5/1) ... 4-for-5 with a double and RBI against Western Michigan (5/8) ... 4-for-6 with two doubles, a run and an RBI at Buffalo (5/15) ... drilled a three-run homer against Aquinas (4/20).

Grand Rapids CC: Led team to National Junior College Championship in 2004 ... was named All-America ... National JC Player of the Year ... hit .486 with one homer and 37 RBI ... started college career at Kalamazoo Valley before transferring to GRCC after one year.

High School: Earned four letters in baseball and three each in basketball and football at Parchment High ... all-conference in all three sports.

Personal: Most memorable moment in athletics was winning national junior college title ... aspires to be a sports psychologist ... majoring in psychology with a minor in sociology ... parents are Louis and Cindy Moratti ... born 9/20/83.

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James Larson (graduated PHS 2002)
Albion College - Football #43

Jennifer McMichael (graduated PHS 2002)
West Michigan Mayhem - Professional Football

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Jake Magnan (graduated PHS 2002)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Baseball

Elyse Rapp (graduated PHS 2002)
Kalamazoo College - Softball

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Danielle Daughtry (graduated PHS 2002)
Lake Michigan College and Western Michigan University - Softball
West Michigan Mayhem - Professional Football

2006: Started in all 48 games ... went 2-for-4 in the season opener against Samford (2/24) ... hit first home run against Notre Dame (3/26) ... had second home run of the season against Northern Illinois (4/15) ... hit .300 (3-for-10) at MAC Tournament ... reached base in every at bat in MAC Tournament championship game against Kent State (5/13).

2005: Started all 49 games at shortstop ... second on the team with 17 runs scored ... led the team with 18 walks ... had five multi-hit games ... drove in three runs twice - against Kent State (4/13) and Toledo (4/30) ... hit first home run in an 8-3 win over Toledo (4/30) ... finished 2-for-4 with a double, run scored and three RBIs in 6-5 victory over Kent State (4/13) ... posted a .918 fielding percentage ... 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs in the team's 13-12 loss to Marshall (5/12) in the second round of the MAC Tournament earned first letter.

Junior College: Two-year letterwinner and starter at Lake Michigan College ... honorable mention All-America selection as a sophomore ... also earned all-conference, all-region and all-state accolades that season ... second team all-league performer as a freshman ... member of league runner-up squad.

High School: Three-year letterwinner and starter at Parchment High School ... two-time all-league selection ...

Personal: Majoring in elementary education ... daughter of Joe and Audrey Brinks and Greg Warner ... born August 26, 1984 in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Erin Lehman (graduated PHS 2002)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Volleyball

Whitney VanderStreek (graduated PHS 2003)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Volleyball

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Meg VanderWeele (graduated PHS 2004)
Kellogg Community College - Volleyball

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Kaitlin (Betley) Oleksyn (graduated PHS 2004)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Olivet College - Basketball

Click here to view pics from the 11/25/2010 Comet Classic


3 year Kalamazoo Valley Association All Conference player for the Panthers 4 year Captain of both the soccer and basketball teams...love of the game brought her back to give college basketball a try after sitting out two years of college…. very high basketball 'IQ' having coached at the high school level for a couple years……excellent student who’s course of study is business.. loves watching movies in her spare time.

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Jessie Conklin (graduated PHS 2005)
Ferris State - Tennis
Ferris 4 year Letter Winner, Captain 2 years, Leadership Award 2008-2009

Parchment High School Varsity Tennis & Softball, All State 2004-2005, State Finalist 2003,2004, All Conference Tennis 2002,2003,2004, All Conference Softball 2004-2005

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Mallory Bailey (graduated PHS 2005)
Glen Oaks Community College - Basketball

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Nora Kuiper (graduated PHS 2006)
Hope College - Track

Nora Kuiper of Parchment (Parchment HS) was an All-American in the 100 meter dash in 2008. She ran a school record time of :11.94 in 2009. Nora also set the Hope school record in the 200 meter dash at :24.75 and the MIAA all-time league record in the 100m at :12.10. Nora was a co-captain for her 2009 Hope squad.

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Todd Shadley (graduated PHS 2006)
Tri-State University- Baseball

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Kelsey Bailey (graduated PHS 2006)
Kalamazoo College - Basketball and Softball

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Kim Marble (graduated PHS 2006)
Kalamazoo College - Volleyball

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Alex Wolf (graduated PHS 2006)
Western Michigan University - Basketball

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Georgeanne Hageman (graduated PHS 2006)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Tennis

Click here to view pics from 9/5/07 match vs Muskegon


Brooke Butler (graduated PHS 2006)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Tennis

Click here to view pics from 9/5/07 match vs Muskegon

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Melanie Mott (graduated PHS 2007)
Tri-State - Lacrosse


Kesha McConaha-Schultz (graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Tennis


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Aaron Rice (graduated PHS 2007)
Hope College - Football
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Jennifer Chiechi (graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Softball

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Jeannie Closson (graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Davenport University - Basketball


Four year varsity player.. Three time Kalamazoo Valley Association Conference All Star .. National Honor Society member who graduated with High Honors.. Winner of the prestigious B'Nai Brith Scholar Athlete Award ..All Conference and All State in track running the 400 meters...brings quickness and speed in the post, in addition to range out to three .. Currently undecided as to academic emphasis..loves to spend time reading and camping with friends and family

Jeannie was first team All-MCCAA in 2008-2009 at KVCC. She was also named MCCAA All-State and All-Region in NJCAA Region XII. She led the Cougars to a 27-8 record and a seventh place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament. Jeannie led the team in scoring at 12.7 points per game and in rebounding at 7.4 per game. She finished 22nd in the nation averaging 2.27 blocked shots per game. Jeannie had a perfect 4.0 gpa at KVCC.

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"Closson's 1000th Career Point Highlights Record Night in 110-46 Win over Dearborn" - Feb. 25, 2010

2009-2010 Highlights: Started in all 34 games as a first year player at DU…Honored on All-WHAC Defensive Team…Broke single season record for blocks with 74 which was 4th in the NAIA…Surpassed 1000 career points (between Davenport and KVCC) in win over UM Dearborn

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Adam Doorlag(graduated PHS 2007)
Lake Michigan College - Baseball

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Aaron Shook(graduated PHS 2007)
Lake Michigan College and Concordia University Ann Arbor - Baseball

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Kody Pfost(graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Baseball

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Bryan Nordquist(graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Golf

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Jeff Nordquist(graduated PHS 2007)
Grand Valley State University - Cross Country, Track and Field

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Aaron Cox(graduated PHS 2007)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Golf

Cody Roberts(graduated PHS 2007)
Albion College - Football

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Nick Tecca(graduated PHS 2007)
Michigan State University - Cross Country

High School: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track ... Three-year captain in track, two-year captain in cross country ... Four-time regional champion in 3200m ... Four-time conference champion in 3200m ... State medalist in 3200m in senior year ... Two-time conference champion in 1600m ... Cross country regional champion junior year and runner-up senior year ... Conference champion in cross country as sophomore and junior, runner-up as a senior ... All-state honoree and academic all-state selection in cross country in junior and senior years.

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Dee Dee Closson (graduated PHS 2008)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Basketball, Volleyball


Kalamazoo Valley Association Conference three sport All Star player in basketball, volleyball and track as a Jr. and Sr. ..........All area in basketball as a Sr. .....All State two years in track......Jack Moss scholarship winner from the Kalamazoo Gazette as female scholar athlete..... ......Graduated with High Honors and Top Ten in her class.......National Honor Society member.........marketing major

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Samantha Justice(graduated PHS 2008)
Wooster College - Basketball

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Scott Sulka(graduated PHS 2008)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Golf

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Leila Bouabdellaoui(graduated PHS 2009)
Carnegie Mellon - Soccer

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Cassie Clark(graduated PHS 2009)
Saginaw Valley State University - Rugby

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Brooke Wilson(graduated PHS 2009)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Tennis

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Argenis Alejandro Medina Torres(graduated PHS 2009)
Buendia Soccer Club - Professional Soccer in Mexico

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Gary Yerden (graduated PHS 2011)
University of Michigan - Football

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Ben Welborn (graduated PHS 2011)
Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Baseball

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Kailey Shaffer (graduated PHS 2012)
Michgan State University - Crew

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Bo Britigan (graduated PHS 2012)
Ferris State University - Football

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Laura Norquist (graduated PHS 2012)
Indiana Wesleyan University - Cross Country

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Brady VanderWeele (graduated PHS 2012)
Hope - Baseball

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Mitch Wilkey (graduated PHS 2012)
Alma College - Football

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Lizzie Tecca (graduated PHS 2012)
Goshen College - Basketball

Does anyone have phs graduation years for the following Parchment stars?

Angela White: Olivet College - Volleyball

Sarah Wriesema: Hope College - Volleyball

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IF YOU KNOW OF A PHS ALUMNI WHO NEEDS TO BE ADDED TO THIS PAGE PLEASE SEND ME AN EMAIL AT THE ADDRESS BELOW!!!

Thomas R. Wolf, Jr. <wmuwolf@gmail.com>