Congratulations to our Hardware Hank “Nuts & Bolts” Athletes of the Week: Ryan Schlichte, senior, Mankato West football and Katie Gellerman, senior, St. Agnes girls’ soccer.
Name: Ryan Schlichte
School: Mankato West
Information: According to head coach Mark Esch, Ryan “is lighting it up.” Last week vs Northfield he completed 27-of-41 passes for 415 yards and 5 TD. He also carried the ball 12 times for 95 yards and 3 more TD. In week 1, he threw for 5 first half touchdowns against Albert Lea.
Name: Katie Gellerman
Sport: Girls’ soccer
School: St. Agnes
Information: Katie is like a brick wall behind the St. Agnes defense. In five games this season she hasn’t allowed a single goal, including 5-0 and 2-0 wins last week over Concordia Academy and Mounds Park Academy. She is the program’s career leader in saves, victories and shutouts.