1980s

 

Lisa Wemett Mariotti

Lisa Wemett MariottiClass: 1976-1980

Sports Played:
Swimming 5 Years
Track 2 Years

College: Monroe Community College

She is recognized as the most dominant female swimmer in the history of the Wellsville High School swim program.

Holds several pool records in swimming that still exist today for the Wellsville High School swim program

Recognized as an All American Swimer her senior year in high school Attained All American status for two consecutive years in swimming at Monroe Communit College where she still holds 9 pool records

Coached the Genesee Valley Aquatic Club Swim Team where many of her swimmers went on to become state champions

 

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Shelley (Kiefer) Chaffee

Shelley Kiefer ChaffeeClass: 1979-1982

Sports Played:

Softball 5 Years
Soccer 4 Years
Basketball 4 Years
Volleyball 1 Year

College: Buffalo State College

Selected as an all star in all 4 high school sports played

Recognized as one of the first great female athletes in Wellsville history

Went on to become a two sport star in college (basketball & softball)

Currently is continuing to work in the area of athletics as a high school coach

 

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Linda Edgley

Linda EdgleyClass: 1979-1983

Sports Played:
Basketball 4 Years
Golf 3 Years
Soccer 2 Years
Softball 1 Year

College: University of Central Florida

Set the school record for the most goals in one soccer game with 6

Set the school record for the most goals in a single season with 31

Was selected as a league All Star in soccer and basketball her senior year

Scored 34 points in one basketball game which was a school record at the time

After graduation from high school she has become an outstanding golfer winning several tournaments to date

 

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Jeff Hyslip

Jeff HyslipClass: 1979-1983

Sports Played:
Football 3 Years
Wrestling3 Years
Track 3 Years

College: Alfred University

Selected to the Big “30” Football All Start Team his junior and senior year in high school

Holds the current shot put record for the high school track program

Won the prestigious Olean Jaycees Tournament in Wrestling his senior year

Played football for four years at Alfred University

Received a pro football try out with the New England Patriots and the New York Giants

 

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Rick Whitwood

Rick WhitwoodClass: 1979-1983

Sports Played:
Basketball 4 Years

For his 3 year varsity career he average over 17 points per game

Made the Times Herald “Big 30” All Star Team in basketball for 2 years

Recognized by many as one of the best basketball players to graduate from Wellsville

He has served the youth of the Wellsville Community very well the past 15 years coaching small court basketball, Little League Baseball, midget football, and Cinderella Softball.

 

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Kevin Lynch

Kevin LynchClass: 1980-1984

Sports Played:
Baseball 3 Years
Soccer 3 Years
Volleyball 3 Years

Colleges: St. Bonaventure University & R.I.T.

Is recognized as one of the top 5 catchers of all time. 354 career average while having only 3 errors in 44 games

Hit a massive home run in the 1984 semi finals vs. Mynderse that literally put Wellsville baseball on the map, ‘The shot heard around the world’

As a leader of men he was chosen team captain of his baseball and soccer teams during his senior year

Went on to play college baseball at division I St. Bonaventure for 1 year before playing 3 years at R.I.T. where he was their starting catcher

In high school soccer he was chosen as the team MVP in his senior year

 

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Dave Smith

Dave SmithClass: 1981-1985

Sports Played:
Soccer 4 Years
Baseball 3 Years
Basketball 2 Years

College:
Community College of the Finger Lakes

Was the winning pitcher on the 1984 high school baseball team that won Sectionals. He was selected as the game MVP.

In his high school baseball career he still holds the record for the most wins in a 3 year career with 26.

As a great athlete he was selected as an all-star in 3 different sports: soccer, basketball, & baseball.

In 1985 he received the USMC Distinguished Athlete Award as well as the Terry Norris Award.

At the college level he played two years of baseball for the Finger Lakes Community College where he had an excellent career.

 

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Lisa (Potter) Lewis

Lisa Potter LewisClass: 1982-86

Sports Played:
Soccer 4 years
Volleyball 4 years
Basketball 4 years
Softball 4 years

She had the distinction of playing on the varsity level in four different sports: soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball.

Her senior year she was chosen as the Section V most valuable player in volleyball.

Her senior year she was awarded the U.S. Army Scholar Athlete Award, the Sid Miles Award as the top female athlete, and the Terry Norris Award.

Played 4 years of volleyball at Alfred University where she was selected captain of her team her senior year.

She is recognized as an outstanding athlete no matter the sport. Since high school she has become a top-notch bowler and golfer.

 

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David Quinn

David QuinnClass: 1982-1986

Sports Played:
Basketball 3 years
Football 2 years

College: Mercyhurst College

Scored over 1000 points and current holder of the single game scoring record with 42 points.

Senior season averaged 22.7 points and 14.3 rebounds per game.

Selected to the “Big 30” both junior and senior year and MVP of the Stuben AA-A All Stars senior year.

Perhaps one of the finest mens basketball players to ever wear a Wellsville uniform.

Attended and graduated from Mercyhurst College on a “Full Ride” athletic basketball scholarship.

 

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Mark Miles

Mark MilesClass: 1984-1988

Sports Played:
Baseball 2 Years
Soccer 2 Years

College: Salem College and Brockport State

Was recognized as one of the best short stops in the history of Wellsville baseball

Was an All League Selection in soccer and baseball during his high school career Team M.V.P. his senior year in baseball earning a baseball scholarship to Salem College

Four year starter in baseball in college earning All Conference at Brockport State for two consecutive years

Recognized as a leader of men by being elected as captain of his high school soccer and baseball teams, as well as his college baseball team

 

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Trisha Torrey

Trisha TorreyClass: 1985-1989

Sports Played:
Track 5 Years
Soccer 3 Years
Basketball 2 Years
Volleyball 1 Year

College: St. John Fisher

Broke four track and field records in her high school career: long jump, 100m high hurdles, 100m dash, and the pentathalon

Set two records in high school soccer career: most points at 102 and most goals at 43

She was selected team MVP in soccer for 2 years and team MVP in track for 4 years.

Went on to have a distinguished soccer career in college at St John Fisher