Alumni Winter & Spring Athletes
We currently have 21 alumni participating in collegiate athletics. While these athletes were excellent in their respective sports, they were also involved in many other areas of campus life, including clubs, service life, and the arts.
Here are our alumni athletes who compete in winter and spring sports.
Riley is a 2017 graduate of FRA, where she was a member of the varsity basketball and soccer teams.
As a senior, she was named All-District MVP and was named to the TSWA All-State, All-District Tournament, and All-Region Tournament teams. She was named to the All-District, All-Region, and TSWA All-State teams as well as the All-State Tournament team as a junior. During her sophomore campaign, she was named All-District, All-Region, the Sevierville Classic MVP, and the All-State tournament team. She is also a member of FRA's 1,000-Point Club, a feat she accomplished in only three years.
Off the court, Riley was secretary of the Student Council, an officer in the FRA chapter of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, a student ambassador, and member of Best Buddies, the international club, and service club. She was also a member of the National Honor Society.
Riley is currently playing basketball at Columbia University.
Taylor is a 2016 graduate, and during her two years at FRA, she lettered in varsity basketball and soccer.
In basketball, she was named to the All-District and All-Region teams during her senior year and the All-State tournament team as a junior.
Taylor was a member of the National Honor Society, Best Buddies, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Mu Alpha Theta. She was a Princeton Book Award recipient and was also named to the annual Heads List and an AP scholar with distinction.
Taylor is currently playing basketball for Washington and Lee University.
Kenny is a 2016 graduate of FRA, where he excelled in both basketball and baseball during his seven years as a Panther.
As a senior, he was named All-State, All-Region, All-District MVP, All-Mid-State 3rd Team, and Mr. Basketball Finalist. After his junior campaign, he was named All-State, All-Region, All-District MVP, and Mr. Basketball Finalist. He is also a member of FRA's 1,000-Point Club.
Kenny also left his mark on the baseball diamond, earning All-District, All-Region, All-Mid-State, and All-State honors. As a senior, he led the Panthers to a TSSAA State Championship.
He is currently playing basketball at Lipscomb University.
Rob is a 2014 graduate and 12-year club member at FRA, meaning he attended for 12 (or more) years.
He was named Division II-A Mr. Basketball, All-State and All-Region, as well as a McDonald's All-American Team Nominee his senior year. He is also a member of FRA's 1,000-Point Club.
Rob is currently playing basketball at Lipscomb University.
Alex is a 2017 graduate of FRA, and during his time at FRA, he was involved in athletics and arts.
Athletically, he was a member of the varsity golf, baseball, and football teams. Alex also excelled in the arts department, performing in numerous productions and concerts, including the lead role in the fall production of Shrek the Musical.
Alex is a cheerleader at Belmont University.
Drake attended FRA for six years before graduating in 2016. In addition to his four years on the track & field team, he was also a four-year member of the varsity wrestling team and two-year member of the football team.
In track & field, he was All-State in the triple jump, high jump, and decathlon. His senior year, he was named MVP of the Division II-A Invitational and was invited to compete at Nashville's Great Eight Meet three times. Drake departed FRA as the record holder in the high jump with a mark of 6'5" and the triple jump with a leap of 45'4.5."
In wrestling, Drake finished fourth at the TSSAA Division II State Championships twice.
He was also involved in the Jazz Ensemble and was a student ambassador.
He is currently on the track & field team at Belmont University.
Dalton graduated from FRA in 2016 after attending for nine years.
He was named to the TSSAA Division II All-Region Team as a senior and the All-District team his junior year. Dalton was also named the varsity offensive MVP and the Lookout Valley All-Tournament Team as a sophomore. He also broke the school record for most home runs in one game - three - and set the records for most consecutive strikeouts in one game with 11 and 16 total strikeouts in one game.
Dalton was a leader of FRA's FRAternity and was involved in the ceramics program.
He is currently playing baseball at Lee University.
Casey is a 2015 graduate of FRA, and he was an instrumental part of the varsity baseball team. He was named All-Region and All-State in baseball his senior year.
When he wasn't on the baseball diamond, Casey was actively involved in Young Life and was a WyldLife middle school leader.
He is currently playing baseball at Belmont University.