Woodland Top 25 Athletes of the Decade

1. Gina DellaRose ’05 (soccer, track and field): Athlete of the decade

2. Shane Kingsley ’06 (football, basketball, baseball): Combined 3-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; 2005 New Haven Register All-State football; top 4 in 6 baseball stats; hit over .420 both junior and senior years; top 2 in 6 football stats; won 2 state football titles

3. Eric Alfiere ’08 (football, track and field): Combined 1-time All-New England, 4-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; 2007 Class M, State Open, New England outdoor javelin champion; 2008 NVL Top Athlete; owns 3 track school records, NVL indoor shot put record

4. Liz Galla ’08 (soccer, track and field): Combined 2-time All-State, 5-time All-NVL; owns 6 track school records, NVL outdoor long jump record; 50 career goals, 22 career assists, tied for school record in single-season goals (23 in 2007)

5. Pat Krakowski ’05 (football, track and field): All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2004 New Haven Register All-Area football; owns school records for TD (66), points (412), rushing yards (3,602); only 3-year football captain at WRHS; led football to first state title

6. Brandon Fowler ’10 (football, track and field): Combined 3-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; owns 9 track school records

7. Jesse Menzies ’09 (soccer, track and field): All-New England, 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2008 NVL Boys’ Soccer Top Senior

8. Jeff Jones ’06 (football, track and field): All-State, 2-time All-NVL; owns 2 track school records; led football to 2 state titles

9. Jared Katchmar ’05 (football): All-State and All-NVL; 2004 NVL Football Top Senior; led football to first state title

10. Ken Graveline ’07 (soccer, baseball): 2-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; owns almost all baseball school records

11. Jen Valente ’06 (volleyball, basketball): All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2006 NVL Girls’ Basketball Top Senior; WRHS all-time top scorer

12. Alice Levinsky ’06 (basketball, softball): 3-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; WRHS records for career average (.442), runs (90)

13. Nicole Jones ’07 (volleyball, track and field): All-State; 2007 Class S 55-meter hurdles champion; owns 7 track school records

14. Samantha LaCroce ’08 (volleyball, basketball): Combined 3-time All-NVL; second-leading scorer in WRHS basketball history

15. Will Volage ’08 (football): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2007 New Haven Register All-State football

16. Heather Chucta ’09 (diving, track and field): All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2-time NVL diving champion; owns 2 track, 2 diving school records

17. Christina Palmerie ’05 (soccer, track and field): 3-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; led girls’ soccer to school’s first NVL title in any sport

18. Courtney Pokora ’06 (soccer, softball): Combined 1-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; 2005 CSGCA Kelme MVP; .350 career average

19. Mike Stankus ’06 (football, basketball): All-State, 2-time All-NVL; led football to 2 state titles; WRHS all-time leading tackler (200)

20. Krista Albright ’05 (cross country, track and field): Combined 2-time All-State, 3-time All-NVL; owns 2 track school records

21. Dan Park  ’10 (track and field): Combined 2-time All-State, 1-time All-NVL; owns 6 track school records

22. Mikelyn Messina ’08 (cross country, basketball, softball): All-State, 4-time All-NVL; 2008 NVL Softball Top Senior; WRHS records for HR (14), RBI (77)

23. Eric Brown ’08 (football, track and field): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; helped football team to second state title

24. Deirdre Burke ’08 (swimming, tennis): Combined 1-time All-State, 4-time All-NVL; owns 3 swimming school records

25. Greg Cerrato ’06 (swimming): 2-time All-State, 2-time All-NVL; All-America qualifier; owns 8 swimming school records