Buddy Rivera and Kara Music were named the September Athletes of the Month for their outstanding performances on the playing field in September. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee chooses both a male and female athlete of the month September through March.
Buddy Rivera, a junior quarterback from Grandville, Mich., started all four games in September for the football 'Cats. Rivera completed 72 of 110 passes (65.5 percent) for 1039 yards and 10 touchdowns. He averaged 259.8 yards per game in the air, had 112 rushing yards, and two rushing touchdowns for the 'Cats.
Kara Music, a freshman goaltender from Whitehouse, Ohio, led the soccer 'Cats to a 7-1-0 record in the month of September. Music allowed only 9 goals averaging 1.38 goals against per game. She had 2 shutouts and tallied 39 saves for a saves percentage of .812.