Athlete of the Week
Reese Mrachek has been irreplaceable for the Merrill volleyball team this season, leading the team in kill percentage (46.8) and standing in second on the team in kills (36). In Merrill’s early season match with Mosinee, Mrachek totaled six kills and led the team in blocks with three.
Mrachek is a second year starter at middle hitter for Merrill. The Merrill High School senior, Mrachek stays very involved at school, participating in choir, Vocal Jays, Link Crew, Jr. Optimist Club, National Honors Society, Big Brothers Big Sisters and will be playing her third year of varsity basketball this winter.
The daughter of Tammie and Darin Mrachek, Reese has maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout her high school career. Following her graduation in spring of 2020, Mrachek plans to attend either UW-Madison or UW-Eau Claire, where she will study to become a Physician’s Assistant of Pediatrician.