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Fenwick Math Team Ranks Sixth in Illinois

May 20, 2019

Friars “mathletes” finish Top Ten in eight (of 11) events and score highest among Catholic schools.

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The Math Competition Club poses at the University of Illinois on May 4 with Fenwick alumni Science Teacher Mrs. Brigid Esposito '96 (far left) and Coach Mr. Roger Finnell '59.

For the 20th consecutive year, the Fenwick Math Team placed among the Top Ten at the State Math Contest Finals in Champaign, Illinois. The 2019 team won sixth place downstate earlier this month, finishing in the top 10 in eight of 11 events! “We also had the highest score of any Catholic school in any division,” reports proud coach/moderator, teacher and alumnus Roger Finnell ’59.

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2019 State Math Finals Scores

Algebra I: 92 pts.

32 – Finley Huggins (4th)
22 – Vincent Beltran
22 – Lindsey Drumm
16 – Robert Nemec
14 – Marcel Wiecek
12 – Hugo Nunez

Geometry: 64 pts. – 10th place

20 – Daniel Majcher
16 – Logan Maue
16 – Ronan Kristufek
12 – Sam Sikora
8 – Caden Gierstorf
6 – Anna Dray

Algebra II: 116 pts. – 3rd place

32 – Nate Crowell (6th)
28 – Dan Castellano
28 – Eva Homberger
28 – Joe Zawacki
24 – Clark Davis
24 – Sebastian Torres

Pre-Calculus: 94 pts. – 6th place

26 – Michael Dillon
26 – Spencer Gallagher
26 – Susan Zeh
16 – Jack Kronstein
14 – Avyn Alairys
12 – Mark Lasek

Calculator Team: 60 pts. – tied for 6th place

Michael Dillon
Nate Crowell
Nolan Crowell
Jack Kronstein
Sam Sikora

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Frosh-Soph 8-Person Team: 45 pts. – 10th place

Daniel Majcher
Logan Maue
Ronan Kristufek
Dmytro Olyva
Finley Huggins
Paige Davis
LisaGrace Dillon
Marcel Wiecek

Junior-Senior 8-person Team: 70 pts. – tied for 4th place

Avyn Alairys
Dan Castellano
Spencer Gallagher
Jonathan Izurieta
Mary Kate Kapsch
Michael Kapsch
Joe Zawacki
Susan Zeh

Frosh-Soph 2-Person Team: 15 pts.
Daniel Majcher and Logan Maue

Junior-Senior 2-Person Team: 27 pts. – 8th place
Michael Dillon and Spencer Gallagher

Relay Teams

I – 32 pts., 4th place: Susan Zeh. Sam Sikora, Joe Zawacki, Finley Huggins
II – 28 pts.: Jack Kronstein, Patrick Kronstein, Nate Crowell, Vincent Beltran

Oral Math Topic Event: 41 pts.
Eva Homberger and Patrick Kronstein

Team Results

956 – Glenbrook North
781 – Vernon Hills
780 – Libertyville
758 – University of Chicago Lab School
735 – Hersey
684 – Fenwick
675 – University of Illinois Lab School
668 – Marist
645 – Northside Prep
618 – Lake Forest
585 – Deerfield
506 – Grant Community
496 – Wheaton-Warrenville South
491 – Dunlap
484 – Hinsdale South
475 – Prairie Ridge

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Spencer Gallagher hoisting the hardware!

Congratulations to our 33 mathletes! “Thanks to all team members, especially seniors, for all of your time and effort,” praises Mr. Finnell.

 

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