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Athletes of the Week: November Edition

The Athletes of the Week for November are featured above, representing many of the fall and winter season's sports. Iliana Ravelo, Madeline Cohen and Luana Gomes (Maurice Jones is not pictured) all performed exceptionally on the field this month, and they were rewarded for their athletic endeavors with the Cavalier Athlete of the Week award.

Allegra Sharp and Ariana Alvarez

December 3, 2019

The month of November marks the transition between the last few games of the fall season and the beginning of the exciting winter season. Amongst the athletes that have partaken in the winter sports thus far, a select few have been recognized as exceptional athletes for the month of November.  These...

Athletes of the Week: October Edition

Cavaliers who were recognized for their outstanding performances and leadership during the month of October are presented with the

Anthony Russo and Kluivert Suquino

November 2, 2019

With the fall sports season coming to a close, various Cavalier student-athletes sought to leave their impressions on and off the field throughout the month of October. These athletes displayed unparalleled effort while intimidating their opponents with tremendous heart and determination. A few Cavaliers...

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

The Athletes of the Week for the month of September. Pictured above: Ronald Parker (top left), Maurice Jones (top right), Kevin Monjarrez (bottom right), Thais Forbes (bottom left)

Allegra Sharp and Annabella Rivera

October 7, 2019

Athletes competing during the fall sports season have made grand impressions on their playing fields, and many of the Cavalier sports teams have already competed in several competitions this season, displaying immense heart to be the biggest challenge their opponents come across.  Several players have...

Athletes of the Week: February Edition

The Athletes of the Week for the month of February!

Jefrany D'catry and Miguel Lemus

March 5, 2019

The month of February marks the ending of Cavalier winter sports, only to bring on the excitement that the wave of spring sports will bring to our school. However, among the numerous athletes that played throughout the winter season, a few have been recognized by Gables for their athletic achievements...

Athletes of the Week: December Edition

Athletes from various sports each battling their competitors in tough matches or games.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

January 8, 2019

Throughout the month of December, a number of Gables’ winter sports teams lived up to their expectations, trying to close out 2018 strong and finish high in their respective standing. As the end to the first half of the academic year neared, several athletes, stood out among all the rest for their...

Athlete Spotlights: Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez

Sofia Alfonso and Kevin Monjarrez playing their sports.

Jefrany D’catry, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Every two weeks, CavsConnect will be selecting two exemplary athletes and recognize them for their athletic prowess and ability in their sport. Below are the athletes spotlighted for their performances between Oct.1 and Oct. 12.

Athletes of the Week: September Edition

The month of September's Athletes of the Week feature talent from many of our fall sports.

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018

As school has finally sprung back into session over the past month, so have the fall sports that many of the talented athletes at Gables participate in. Whether through football, cross country, volleyball or any of the various other sports played during the fall season, our Cavaliers are always trying...

Athlete of the Week: Angelina Bonilla

Bonilla getting ready to bat against South Miami Senior High School.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

What began as a fun activity to play with the family soon became one of Bonilla's most prized hobbies. Sophomore Angelina Bonilla began playing softball at the age of nine and was later inspired by her father and sister to take on the sport competitively. Day in and day out, Bonilla has spent countless...

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Athlete of the Week: Nicolas Saliamonas

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

For the past few years, Nicolas Saliamonas has always tried to support his eldest sister by attending her badminton games. When he first stepped into Gables as a freshman, Saliamonas decided to follow in his sister's footsteps and join the school badminton team, as he saw when he was growing up that...

Athlete of the Week: Luis Espinal

Luis Espinal steps into the batter's box, anticipating the incoming pitch.

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018

The journey all started at the age of eight when he first encountered the game of baseball. The experience soon inspired Luis Espinal to follow in his families' footsteps and pursue his passion for baseball. Espinal became part of the Gables baseball team his freshman year and currently plays as a pitcher...

Athlete of the Week: Kassandra Luis

Kassandra Luis in her element!

Adriana Meijaard, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Kassandra Luis, a senior in the Academy of Finance (AOF), was selected to be the Coral Gables Athlete of the Week from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4. When growing up, it was a recreational activity for her until the seventh grade when her friends brought out her competitive side. Although she was just a freshman,...

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Gerardo Rodriguez Paves His Way into UVA

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

Inspired by his dad since the age of five, Gerardo Rodriguez has spent countless hours of his days training for baseball. Due to all of his hard work and dedication, Rodriguez was recently accepted into the University of Virginia to continue playing as a catcher, as well as focusing on his academics,...

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