Owen Linzmeier, Nekoosa High School

Owen Linzmeier, Nekoosa High School

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Owen Linzmeier, Nekoosa High School

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OWEN LINZMEIER

OWEN LINZMEIER

Parents: Scott and Michelle Linzmeier

High School: Nekoosa High School

Freshman letters, honors: Basketball (honorable mention all-conference, letter)

Sophomore letters, honors: Basketball (second-team all-conference, letter), baseball (second-team all-conference, letter)

Junior letters, honors: Football (honorable mention all-conference, letter), basketball (first-team all-conference, letter)

Senior letters, honors: Football (letter, captain), basketball (first-team all-conference, letter, captain)

Academic honors: I made the honor roll all four years, and I have been a part of National Honor Society for two years.

Volunteer work: I have worked all four years of high school helping at Youth basketball tournaments and camps; coached Bantam basketball for fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-grade boys for four years; I have worked in community garden and tutored in math.

Favorite sports memory: My favorite high school sports memory is winning the South Central Conference championship in basketball my senior year, which our school hasn’t done since 1982.

Advice to an athlete: Give it everything you have. You never know when you will be done. Have no regrets, and set personal goals to help you become a better athlete.

Inspiration: I was able to watch my sister win a conference championship in basketball. I wanted to do the same thing. I always compare my career to hers, and I was able to match her in that aspect. She always worked hard and was a great role model.

College plans: I am attending UW-La Crosse for with a major in biology-environmental science.

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Parents: Scott and Michelle Linzmeier

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