WIBW and Azura Credit Union are proud to celebrate the achievements of local high school athletes with our weekly Athlete of the Week honors.
Azura Credit Union is proud to support these athletes who are committed to go above and beyond for their team. Azura Credit Union knows that by going above & beyond for their members today, that tomorrow they will continue to bring you innovative financial service, more resources and a more customized experience. Together they are building a better, brighter future for you and our community.
This week’s Azura Credit Union Athletes of the Week are Shawnee Heights senior soccer player Nathan Seelbach and Hayden senior volleyball player Sydney Hillmer.
Seelbach has been one of the catalysts for an 8-2 start to the season for the T-Birds on the pitch, including a current six-game winning streak. He’s scored 10 goals this season. Seelbach has previously earned All-League and 5A All-State recognition for his play in his career at Shawnee Heights. We spoke to Nathan about the team’s chemistry, the first goal he ever scored, his favorite Premier League star, and more.
Nathan Seelbach – Shawnee Heights soccer
Hillmer has been a consistent presence for the Wildcat volleyball team as they have compiled a 16-9 record and a #2 ranking in class 4A according to the Kansas Volleyball Association. She has previously been named All-League and 4A All-State. Hillmer has also played softball at Hayden. We spoke to Sydney about her strengths as a player, her college choice, being a multi-sport athlete, and more.
Sydney Hillmer – Hayden volleyball