The Oregon Sports Awards honor outstanding achievements by Oregon's prep, amateur and professional athletes, as well as teams, coaches and administrators. Various awards, including the Prep Athlete of the Year Award, are distributed annually to highlight accomplishments and shining moments in Oregon's sports history. In 2019, four Jesuit High School students received the honor of Prep Athlete of the Year.
Ace right-handed pitcher for Jesuit's state championship squad, Mick Abel '20 was almost unstoppable in 2019 with a 10-0 record. He was named Oregon's Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year, 6A Pitcher of the Year, and first-team All-Metro. As one of the top prospects in the nation, Mick also competed in the inaugural year of the MLB's Pipeline Development League and was ranked as the no. 2 prospect to come out of the showcase by MLB.com.
In her final year as a Crusader, Rose Booth dominated the court. Rose was named the Oregon Volleyball Gatorade Player of the Year as part of Jesuit's state championship winning team, in which she was announced as the Player of the Game. She was also named the Metro League Player of the Year and was a unanimous first team All-State Tournament selection. Rose will continue her athletic and academic career at Loyola Marymount University.
Katie Duong '19 capped off her high school soccer career by leading Jesuit's women's soccer team to an undefeated season and the program's 13th state title. In addition to earning All-state and All-Metro first-team honors, Katie was selected to compete in the High School Soccer All-American Game. After leading the West team to victory, she was named co-MVP of the contest. Katie will continue playing soccer for the University of Minnesota this fall.
Peter Murphy '20 has already claimed three individual tennis state titles and two Oregon Sports Awards. He is a core member of Jesuit's men's tennis team, helping to continue a dynasty that has won 10 out of the last 11 state titles. According to United States Tennis Association (USTA) and Tennis Recruiting Network, Peter is a five-star recruit for the class of 2020. During his senior year, Peter looks to clinch the highly acclaimed four-peat and solidify his plans to play tennis at the collegiate level.