A TRADITION OF... ATHLETIC SUCCESS Athletics plays an important role in developing the discipline and competitive spirit required for academic success. JCA has a tradition of winning state titles, national championships, and sportsmanship awards. More importantly, there is no greater feeling than running on the field, taking the court, walking on the course or cheering in the HillZone as an Angel or Hilltopper. Notable Recent Alumni • 36 student-athletes from JCA’s class of 2016 will continue their education at the collegiate level. • Kelly Murphy ’08 was a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic women’s volleyball team that won Bronze in Rio. • Coby Fleener ’07 recently signed a $36 million dollar contract with the NFL’s New Orleans Saints. • Allie Quigley ’04 is the two-time defending WNBA “Sixth Woman of the Year” for the Chicago Sky. • Josh Ferguson ’11 signed a free-agent deal with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. 30 State or National Championships across seven different sports 6 Current Professional Athletes Boys Sports Baseball Basketball Cross Country Football Golf Ice Hockey Soccer Swimming Tennis Track & Field Volleyball Wrestling Girls Sports Basketball Cheerleading Cross Country Dance Team Golf Soccer Softball Swimming Tennis Track & Field Volleyball 2016 graduate Mia Farrell is currently a freshman basketball player at the prestigious University of Chicago.
JCA STUDENTS COME FROM MANY PLACES Hillside Downers Grove 88 Naperville 294 Montgomery Aurora Woodridge Bolingbrook Darion 55 Burr Ridge Oswego Lemont Yorkville Plainfield Crest Hill Romeoville Lockport Lemont Orland Park 355 80 Shorewood Mokena Rockdale New Lenox Frankfort 57 80 Minooka Channahon Elwood Manhattan Monee Morris Peotone Coal City 55 Wilmington Athletic Achievement 13 Football State Championships (Illinois High School Record) 3 Volleyball State Championships 3 Baseball State Championships 1 Golf State Championship 6 Pom-poms National Championships 2 Cheerleading National Championships 2016 graduate Drake Fellows is currently a freshman baseball player at D1 powerhouse Vanderbilt University. 2 Basketball National Championships