News from CAK
CAK is pleased to announce that three of our outstanding high school athletes are going to play at the next level - Division I collegiate athletics. Among them is the first-ever female lacrosse athlete from Knox County to sign for a Division I school, Hailey Carroll. The list also includes two members of the three-time state championship CAK baseball team, Austen Jaslove and Connor Jurek.
Hailey Carroll will be attending Gardner-Webb University. She is a 4-year starter for the varsity lacrosse team at CAK, and a member of the TNLAX Travel Team. Carroll has also been on the Tennessee National Lacrosse Team for the past two years, and has been on the All Prep Xtra Girls Lacrosse Team. She has been 1st Team All-Region, and a Knox News Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year Nominee.
Austen Jaslove is signing with the University of Tennessee. As a four-year varsity starter for the CAK baseball team, Jaslove helped his team win three state championships. Other honors include: 2019 All-District, Sophomore Rookie of the Year, and Sophomore and Junior 2x Gold Glove.
Connor Jurek will play for the University of South Caroline Upstate. He is also a four-year member of the state championship CAK baseball team. His other honors include: 2019 All-District, 2019 All-Region, 2019 5 Star Prep and Prep Xtra 1st Team, and 2019 Offensive MVP.
Christian Academy of Knoxville is excited to announce that seven of our student-athletes recently committed to play at the collegiate level on National Signing Day 2019! At a ceremony held on Friday, February 8 in the CAK High School Commons, a packed house watched as the following student-athletes signed with their choice of college.
Claire Brock – Emory University, Basketball
Junior/Senior – Co-MVP, All District Team, All District and Region Tournament Teams
Sophomore - District MVP, All District and All Tournament Teams
Freshman - “Newcomer of the Year,” All District Team
Annalise Cole - Wheaton College, Softball
Junior - CAK Defensive Player of the Year
Sophomore - CAK Warrior Award, District champions; Region champions, State champions
Freshman – Coach’s Award, District champions, Region champions, State champions
Jack Flynn - Carson Newman University, Football
Senior – (Football) Team Captain, 1st Team All Region, Knoxville Focus Coach’s All Knox Co Football 1st Team, CAK Iron Warrior Award, (Track and Field) Regional and State finalist in discuss, Regional finalist in shot put, (Lacrosse) Team Captain
Junior – (Football) All Region Honorable Mention, CAK Iron Warrior Award, (Lacrosse) Team Captain
Freshman & Sophomore – Lacrosse Team Captain, Track and Field and Football letterman
Stewart Howell - University of Tennessee Martin, Football
Senior – Team Captain, CAK Iron Warrior Award
Junior – Team Captain, Team Offensive MVP, All Region
Sophomore – All Region
Annie Lukens - Berry College, Soccer
Senior – All District Defensive Player of the Year, All Region, Team Defensive MVP
Sophomore – Team Defensive MVP, All District, All Region, Knoxville Football Club United 01 Division II State Championship team
Freshman - Knoxville Football Club United 01 Division II State Championship team
Luke Simpson - Carson Newman University, Football
Senior – Football Team Captain, Bulsworth Character Award, 1st Team All Region, Warrior Award, Lacrosse team captain
Junior – Football team captain, All Region Honorable Mention
Sophomore - 1st Team All Region, Soccer state championship team
Will Sterchi - Berry College, Football
Senior - Knoxville Focus All-Area Football Team Honorable Mention, All Region Division II-AA Honorable Mention, CAK Football Warrior Award CAK Football Team Captain
We congratulate all of our Warrior players who are going on to live their dreams! May God shine a light on your path and bless you!
If you are interested in finding out more about Christian Academy of Knoxville, log onto our website at cakwarriors.com. For athletic media inquiries, please contact Ried Estus, Director of Athletics (865) 690-4721 x132 (o), firstname.lastname@example.org