HIGH 5 OF THE WEEK: Walter Wright named preseason all-conference

Wright (Montana athletics)

Walter Wright, University of Montana basketball
The former Wilby High School standout make quite the first impression in his inaugural season at the Division I collegiate level.
Wright averaged 13.2 points per game and gave out 152 assists, according to a press release on the team’s website. Wright was All-Big Sky honorable mention in the regular season.
All he did in the conference tournament was score 50 points in three games and earn a spot on the all-tourney team. 
For his efforts, Wright was named to the preseason All-Big Sky team by the conference coaches. Quite the honor for a player with just one year of Division I experience under his belt.
Wright hopes to lead his team back to the Big Sky tournament title game in his final season with the Griz.
Montana starts the regular season on the road at Southern California on Nov. 11. The home opener is Nov. 14 against Wyoming.

Kalosky (Endicott athletics)

Joe Kalosky, Endicott College football
The former Holy Cross signal caller earned New England Football Conference Rookie of the Week honors after a 35-14 win over Maine Maritime over the weekend.
Kalosky made his first career start for the Gulls, and all he did was go 9-for-12 passing for 248 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. The multi-touchdown game is the first of Kalosky’s career, according to the team website.
Kalosky’s first touchdown pass came on a 10-yard connection with Jake Pelletier. The score put Endicott ahead 21-7 early in the third quarter. Later in the third quarter, Kalosky and Connor Crotty hooked up for a 27-yard touchdown to increase the Gull lead to 28-7. Kalosky’s final touchdown pass was his longest, a 78-yard connection with Zach DeNike. Endicott went ahead 35-7 after the extra point.
Kalosky ran twice for 16 yards, including a 14-yard gain.

(Anna Maria athletics)

Trai Weaver, Anna Maria College football
Weaver, also a Holy Cross High School grad, has been pretty versatile for the AMCATS.
On Saturday, he did something a little unexpected.
Anna Maria was down big, and a fake field goal was called. Weaver, the holder, stood up after taking the snap and found teammate Joseph D’Onofrio for a 33-yard touchdown.
On the season, Weaver is 1-for-1 passing for 33 yards and the touchdown. He has run 10 times for 23 yards. Weaver’s biggest impact is at receiver, where he has caught 12 balls for 104 yards. His longest gain of the season — rushing or receiving — is 18 yards.
Weaver is a 5-11, 170-pound junior.

(Roger Williams athletics)

Sam Woznicki, Roger Williams University soccer
Bristol Eastern’s former standout tallied her first goal in a 4-0 win for her team over Nichols College on Tuesday.
The goal is the fourth of Woznicki’s career. Woznicki picked up her first goal of this season was RWU’s final one of the match on Tuesday. She scored just 32 seconds after teammate Kasey Provost tallied her second of the match.
Woznicki is a captain on this year’s team.
Woznicki was Commonwealth Coast Conference Rookie of the Year last season. RWU won the conference tournament title and claimed a NCAA Tournament berth.

Lemek (University of
Saint Joseph athletics)

Hannah Lemek, University of Saint Joseph volleyball
The Bristol Central graduate and junior middle blocker led the Blue Jays with nine kills in a 3-0 loss to Curry College on Tuesday.
There have been other times where Lemek has led the way for USJ. She had seven kills and two blocks in a 3-0 win over Norwich on Oct. 10.
Lemek has played in all 22 matches, and all 78 sets, for the Blue Jays this season. She is second on the team in blocks with 27, and fifth in kills with 80.