The top athletes of the year for volleyball, swimming, and cross country were recently named by the Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate. All three are Mount Carmel Academy students. Cubs also took four spots on the All-Metro Teams and one honorable mention.

Congratulations to the following student-athletes:

Times-Picayune | New Orleans Advocate All-Metro Teams for 2019


Outstanding player for Divisions I & II

Emily Meyer

“The senior outside hitter helped lead the Cubs to a sixth-straight Division I crown. Meyer finished with a team-high 597 kills and 600 digs along with 68 blocks and 31 aces.”

The All-Metro Team

Camille Denny
“The Cubs' right side hitter finished with 593 digs and 246 kills.”

Tori Frught
“The Cubs setter finished with 1,343 assists to guide the Mount Carmel offense. She also had 264 digs, 96 blocks and 47 kills.”

Tea Jones
“The Cubs middle blocker finished with 347 kills and 220 blocks.”

Honorable Mention

Lindsey Wickersham


Outstanding Girls Runner

Hope Shales

“The senior did not face many challenges during her undefeated racing season that concluded with a Class 5A state championship in 18 minutes, 48 seconds.

She finished the November race at Northwestern State in Natchitoches 21 seconds ahead of the next runner. The victory came after she posted a pair of top-10 state race finishes as a sophomore and junior.

Her other race victories included the Allstate Sugar Bowl Metro Championships in City Park, where she finished 10 seconds ahead of the next runner.”

The All-Metro Team

Nashia Landry
“The sophomore took seventh place in the 5A race, finishing in 19:36.”


Outstanding Girls Swimmer

Emily Schnexnayder

“The repeat two-event winner in Division I (100 freestyle, 100 butterfly) also led off the winning 200 freestyle relay and did the butterfly leg of the 200 medley relay that placed third.

She won the two events last season as a sophomore and also won the 100 freestyle race as a freshman.”

The All-Metro Team

Caeleigh Miller
“The freshman won the 50 freestyle a second year in a row while also helping the 200 freestyle relay finish first in the Division I meet.”

Photos by Shawn Fink



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