Xavier Nieves and Kaitlyn Salisbury named Dutchmen of the Week for the week of September 4

Congratulations to Xavier Nieves (Freshman Football) and Kaitlyn Salisbury (Varsity Swimming & Diving) for earning DOW (Dutchmen of the Week) honors for the week of September 4.

Xavier Nieves (Freshman Football)

Last week against Colonie, Xavier rushed for over 200 yards and scored 3 rushing touchdowns in a Guilderland victory. He added 5 receptions for 50 yards and also intercepted a pass on defense. Way to go, Xavier!

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Xavier Nieves (Freshman Football)

Kaitlyn Salisbury (Varsity Swimming & Diving)

In Kaitlyn’s first ever varsity swim meet, she qualified for sectionals in two individual events.  Those events were the 100 Back and the 100 Fly, scoring 7 points for her team.  Additionally, she was a member of the 400 Freestyle Relay which finished 2nd as well as the 200 Medley Relay which also finished 2nd.  Congrats, Kaitlyn!

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Kaitlyn Salisbury (Varsity Swimming & Diving)

Each week, we will highlight two student athletes (Modified, Mod 9, Frosh, JV or varsity level) for athletic accomplishments based on the following criteria.

  • The athlete should have made a significant impact on a contest within the nomination time frame, which is the week prior to selection; or…
  • The athlete must have shown excellent leadership, sportsmanship, noticeable improvement/effort, community service and/or other notable trait(s).
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