Nicole Antonowicz is the CPTV UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week after receiving 39 percent of the 4,119 votes cast in this week’s poll.
The junior tossed a no-hitter for the Wolcott Eagles–the second consecutive one for the team (Carrigan Costello vs. Crosby-Waterbury the Monday before)– last Wednesday in an 8-0 win vs. Thomaston. She struck out 15 and walked three. Antonowicz was 3-for-5 at the plate: triple, double, and an RBI.
Frankie Graziano interviewed Nicole at George Babcock Field on the campus of Wolcott High School, which you can watch above. They talked about Nicole’s relationship with her teammates and a traumatic incident that led to a change in what Nicole is looking to do in life.
Voting was introduced in the CPTV UChoose Student-Athlete of the Week poll in October of 2014. Since that time, over 80 winners have been crowned from 50 different towns. 300,000-plus votes have been cast in that time in support of our student-athletes recognized for their fine play on a weekly basis. Fans may participate in a given poll each Saturday at 6 p.m. until Monday night at 6 p.m.
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