FRA Alumni Athletes

At FRA, athletics is an integral part of our community. Our students excel in the classroom while also competing at a high level in one or more sports. We currently have 20 graduates who are currently playing collegiate sports in football, soccer, basketball, baseball, and track and field. 

Fall Alumni Athletes

Football

Ryan is a 2016 graduate of FRA. During his four years of upper school, he was a member of the varsity soccer and football teams. 

He was named All-District, All-Region, and All-State in soccer his senior year. 

Ryan is currently playing football at University of Tennessee, Martin.

Jack is a 2017 graduate and 12-year club member at FRA, meaning he attended for 12 (or more) years. While in upper school, he participated in varsity football, basketball, and track and field. 

In basketball, he was named All-District and All-Region, as well as to the All-State Tournament Team, twice. He also became a member of FRA's 1,000 Point Club. 

Jack is currently playing football at the University of Richmond. 

Spence attended FRA from pre-kindergarten through grade 12 making him an FRA lifer. During his upper school career, he played football and basketball and was a member of the track and field team. 

As a senior, he was named All-District, All-Mid-State, All-State, District Offensive Player of the Year, A Tennessee Mr. Football Semifinalist, and awarded the "Tradition of Service" award given by the Music City Bowl. 

Off the field, Spence was involved in Best Buddies, Service Saturday, FRA Summer Camps, and Gram's Game Day. He was a student ambassador, involved in Young Life, served on student council and the Spirititual Emphasis Week committee.

He is currently playing football at the University of Oklahoma. 

Eric graduated from FRA is 2018, and during his six years as a student, he excelled in both football and track and field.

His senior year, he was named All-Region and All-State in football and won the TSSAA Division II-A State Championship in 110 hurdles. 

Eric was the FRA Fellowship of Christian Athletes president, a student ambassador, member of the FRA Emerging Leaders Program, was named to FRA's chapter of the Cum Laude Society, and was a member of the Honor Council and National Honor Society. 

He is currently playing football at Cornell University. 

Watson graduated in 2018 after attending FRA since pre-kindergarten. During his upper school career, he was a member of the varsity football and basketball teams. 

He was named All-District in football during his sophomore and junior seasons, and during his senior season, he was named All-Region and All-State. 

Watson was a member of the National Honor Society and the FRA chapter of the Cum Laude Society. He was also an active participant in Young Life, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Best Buddies, and he was an FRA student ambassador. 

He also volunteered with the Special Olympics, FRA Youth Camps, and served on FRA mission trips to Jamaica and Nicaragua. 

Watson is currently playing football at Columbia University. 

Larry is a 2016 graduate of FRA, where he attended for five years. He played all four years on the varsity football team and was involved in basketball and track and field. 

He was named All-District, All-Region, and All-State and was a participant in the 2015 Tennessee High School East/West All-Star Game. He was also recognized at the Hancock-Nipper Football Awards Banquet. 

Larry was involved in the FRA Second Harvest project and participated in the baseball Interim project. 

He is currently playing football at Tennessee State University. 

Men's Soccer

Ryan is a 2017 graduate, and he attended FRA for 13 years, making him part of the 12-year club. He was a member of the varsity soccer team for four years, ran cross country, and was the kicker on the football team during his senior year.

He was named All-District and All-Region his senior season and also served as the team captain. 

Ryan is currently playing soccer at East Tennessee State University.

Women's Soccer

Sydney is a 2016 graduate of FRA, where she attended for four years. She was a member of the varsity soccer team all four years of upper school and also participated in basketball, cross country, and track.

She was named All-District, All-Region, All-Mid-State, All-State, and FRA MVP in 2012, 2014, and 2015 and was also the Region MVP her senior year. 

Sydney was also very involved in the FRA community, including Gram's Game Day, Best Buddies, and Interact Club. She was a member of the National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and Science Olympiad.

She is currently playing soccer at DePaul University.

Maeve graduated in 2017 and is part of the FRA 12-year club, having attended FRA for 14 years. She competed on the varsity soccer and track and field teams as an upper school student.

She was named All-District and All-Region, as well as FRA's Defensive Player MVP twice and Offensive MVP her senior year.

When not on the soccer pitch, Maeve participated in mission trips to Honduras and Uganda, and she was a member of the FRA Best Buddies program. 

She is currently playing soccer at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. 

Sydney, who graduated in 2017, attended FRA for eight years. She was a member of the varsity soccer team for four years. 

During her FRA soccer career, she was named All-District and All-Region, and she was named a TSSAA 2017 Hall of Fame Honoree after her U18 travel soccer team won the National Championship. 

Sydney earned Magna Cum Laude honors for her performance on the National Latin Exam and was a member of the FRA band/pep band. She also volunteered at the FRA Summer Soccer Camps. 

She is currently playing soccer at Ohio University. 

Courtney is a 2015 graduate at FRA. She was a member of the varsity soccer team all four years of upper school. 

She was named All-District, All-Region, All-State, and TWSA All-State and helped lead the team to two state finals appearances. Courtney was also named Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year during her FRA career.

She is currently playing soccer at Tennessee Tech University. 

Winter Alumni Athletes

Men's Basketball

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.  

Women's Basketball

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. 

Cheerleading

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.