Sporting achievements of past and present students

The list below shows the recipients of ACS Hall of Fame recognition.

Recipient Sport Achievements School
Jenny Altermatt Skiing Jenny first became a member of the Australian Alpine Skiing team as a 15 year old. After 7 years in the Australian Team, two World Skiing Championships and as an Olympian in the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics, Jenny switched to endurance running in 1982. Alpine Skiing: Member Australian Alpine Ski Team 1975 to 1982 Competitor at the World Skiing Championships Garmisch Partenkirchen 1978 and Schladming 1982 (held every 4 years) 1980 Competitor at the Winter Olympics Lake Placid in Giant Slalom (28th) and Slalom (did not complete course) 33rd in Schladming Women’s Downhill 1982.
Endurance Running:
Melbourne Marathon 1982: 8th woman 3 hours 25 seconds Melbourne Marathon 1983: 5th woman 2 hours 57 mins 45 seconds
St Leonard’s College
Marjorie Bennett (nee McQuade) Swimming 1948   London Olympics 1950   Empire Games 1952   Helsinki Olympics St Michael’s Grammar School
Monica Brennan Athletics 2016 – Selected to represent Australia in the 4 x 400m relay team at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games 2014 – Represented Australia at World Relay Championships in 4 x 100m 2013 – Won 200m Open Australian National Championships 2012 – 11th in the 200m at World Junior Championships 2011 – 7th in the 200m at World Youth Championships 2010 – 8th in the 200m at Youth Olympic Games Loyola College
Joanna Cameron (Hughes) Gymnastics 1991 Australian Grand Prix: 5th AA, 4th A, 2nd FX 1991 Australian National Championships: 3rd AA, 1st V, UB 7th, BB 3rd, FX 2nd 1991 World Championships: 6th T, 19th AA 1993 Australian National Championships: 2nd AA, 3rd V, 1st UB, 5th BB, 1st FX 1993 Nikon International: 5th AA, 3rd BB, 2nd FX 1994 World Championships: 65th AA (competed only BB due to injury) 1994 Australian National Championships: 1st AA, 2nd V, 1st UB, 2nd FX 1994 Commonwealth Games: 3rd T 1995 Australian National Championships: 1st T (VIC), 3rd AA, 2nd BB, 2nd FX 1995 Australian Worlds Trials: 5th AA 1995 World Championships: 12th T, 32nd AA 1996 American Cup: 14th AA 1996 Olympic Games: 10th T, 34th AAAA=All round completion; V=Vault; UB=Uneven Bars; BB=Balance Beam; FX= Floor Exercise; A=A Score; T=Team St Leonard’s College
Tess Coady Park and Pipe (Snowboard) and Snowstyle 2017 - Tess Coady participated at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboarding World Championships 2017 in Sierra Nevada, Spain, where she competed in big air and in slopestyle. 2018 - She represented Australia at the 2018 Winter Olympics. At 17 years old, Coady was the youngest athlete on Australia's Olympic team in PyeongChang. She was set to make her Olympic debut in the slopestyle event but tore her ACL while undertaking a practice run in difficult conditions. The qualification heats for the slopestyle event were later cancelled due to strong winds. St Michael’s Grammar School
Shannon Corcoran Australian Rules Football 1990 – 1994 Footscray 1995 – 1996 Brisbane 1997 Sydney Westbourne Grammar School
Joshua Coward Rugby Union Rugby Sevens 2010:     U13 State Rugby Union Team 2011:     U14 VRU State Team 2012      U15 VRU State Team 2013:     U16 Nationals; Melbourne Rebels 2014:     U17 Melbourne Rebels Junior Gold 2015:     U18 Victorian 7’s State Team 2015:     U18 Australian 7’s Youth Team; Samoa – Commonwealth Games 2015:     U18 Melbourne Rebels School Boys Team 2015:     U18 Australian Barbarian School Boys Team Loyola College
Mate Dugandzic Soccer 2009 Melbourne Victory Soccer Club: scored two goals in his second game Overnewton Anglican Community College
Dante Exum Basketball 2012     FIBA Under-17 World Championship  Rep 2013     FIBA Under-19 World Championship Rep 2013     Boomers FIBA Oceania Championship Rep Squad 2014     NBA Draft- Selected pick 5 in 2014 NBA Draft by Utah Jazz Thomas Carr College
Marne Fechner (James) Netball Australian Team Westbourne Grammar School
Gordon Fode Australian Rules Football 1986 – Represented Victorian State Team u15 for All Schools Championships 1987 – Represented Victorian State Team u17 for Teal Cup 1987 – Selected in All Australian Team u17 for National Team – Teal Cup 1987 – 1995 – St Kilda FC, 52 games, 31 goals 1988 – Youngest to debut that year in AFL, still in year 11 at St Leonard’s College 1988 – First game played Essendon FC round 22 1991 – 1992 – Played Elimination Finals with St Kilda FC 1995 – End of Season was drafted to Hawthorn FC 1996 – AFL centenary year, played and retired at end of season with Hawthorn FC at age 27 St Leonard’s College
Shelley Gorman Basketball Won Australia’s first ever basketball medal (men or women) at Junior World Championships – Bronze 1988 – Australian Female Junior Athlete of the Year Represented Australia as a Senior Player on 258 occasions 1988 – Seoul Olympic Games, 4th place 1996 – Atlanta Olympic Games, Bronze Medal 2000 – Sydney Olympic Games. Silver Medal 2010 – Inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame Loyola College
Jack Grimes Australian Rules Football 2008 – Melbourne FC 2012 – Co Captain Melbourne FC Loyola College
Montana Ham Australian Rules Football 2018 – School Sport Australia All Australian Under 18 Girls Football Team 2019 - School Sport Australia All Australian Under 18 Girls Football Team 2019 – School Sport Victoria Captain of the AFL Girls Team Overnewton Anglican Community College
Stephanie Hickey  Snowboarding 2008/9 – Argentina Snowboarding World Cup, 15th place 2009 – Made finals of the New Zealand Open 2009/10 – Snowboarding world cup 2010 – Winter Olympics Snowboard Cross, 18th place St Leonard’s College
Izzy Huntington Australian Rules Football 2013 – Gained selection in the u18 All Australian Team at the National Championships 2017 - AFLW Number 1 Draft pick  - Western Bulldogs St Michael’s Grammar School
Gianluca (Luca) Iannucci Football (Soccer) 2017 – Current: Melbourne City Y League and A League 2019 - Young Socceroos Team Overnewton Anglican Community College
James Jeggo Football (Soccer) 2011 – Australian Olympic Football Team (Qualifier) 2011 – 2014 – Melbourne Victory Squad Member 2014 – Adelaide United Squad Member 2014/15 FFA Cup Winner 2014/15 A League Young Player of the Year 2016 Joined Austrian Team SK Sturm Graz 2016 Selected in Socceroos Squad for World Cup Qualifiers Westbourne Grammar School
Liana Konjarski Volleyball 2014 – Australian Youth Women’s Volleyball Team. Competed at the Thailand Junior Volleyball Championships (Bangkok), 5th place 2014 – Victorian U/19 Women’s Volleyball team – competed at Australian Junior Volleyball Championships in Canberra – Gold medal 2014 – Victorian Representative Volleyball team – (Victorian Volleyball Academy) Co-Captain – competed at the Philippines Junior Volleyball Championships (Manila) – 5th place 2015 – Victorian Volleyball League – Competing in Premier Women’s Division Overnewton Anglican Community College
Matthew Kreuzer Australian Rules Football  2008 – Carlton FC Loyola College
Faith Leech Swimming 1956 – Melbourne Olympics St Michael’s Grammar School
Brooke Lochland AFLW / Ice Speed Skating / Inline Skating Inline Skating: National record holder; National Champion over 50 times, Oceania Champion over 20 times, Top 5 at The World Championships Ice Skating: National record holder, Top 5 in World Cup AFLW: Montmorency Women’s Football Club Premiership 2014 Montmorency Women’s Football Club Best Finals Series Player 2014 Division 2 Best and Fairest 2015 Division 2 Grand Final Best on Ground 2015 Division 2 Grand Final Runners Up 2015 Victorian State Player 2015 VFL Grand Final Runners Up 2016 Loyola College
Chelsea Morley Lacrosse 1995 – U19 Australian team Vice Captain, 1st place in inaugural Under 19 World Championship. 1999 – Australian u23 Team
Dale Morris Australian Rules Football 2005 – Western Bulldogs 2005 – Played two International Rules games for Australia against Ireland Overnewton Anglican Community College
Frances Newson Hockey 1936-39 – Australian Hockey Team 1979 – International Umpire Life Member Victorian Women’s Hockey Association, Life Member Australian Women’s Hockey Association St Michael’s Grammar School
Geoff Ogilvy Golf 2006 – Won U.S. Open Golf Championship 2005-2007 – Won 3 World Golf Championships 11 Professional wins (professional since 1998) St Leonard’s College
Sam Philp Australian Rules Football 2019 – Drafted to Carlton at pick no. #20 2020 - Made his debut for Carlton in Round 4 in his first season vs Essendon at the MCG Sam was a talented sportsman throughout school and was heavily involved in ACS Sports playing Football and Cricket. He was also a member of the Athletics squad and the Swim squad and was appointed as the Loyola College Sport Captain in his final year in 2019. He won the Morris/Shaw medal for best on ground in the 2017 Loyola v Overnewton Night match as a Year 10 student. He was an ACS All Star for Football in 2017 and 2018 and was amongst Loyola’s best players in the ACS Grand Finals in those two years. Sam also played 3 years of 1st XI Cricket. He top scored in the 2017 Grand Final which Loyola narrowly lost and then played a pivotal innings in 2019 when his quickfire score of 46, turned the match in favour of Loyola, and enabled the school to win their first ever Senior Cricket Premiership. Loyola
Dylan Pierias Football (Soccer) 2015 – Australian U16 National Team 2015 – Signed with Melbourne City FC Youth 2014 – U15 National Youth Championships 2014 – U14 National Youth Championships 2013 – U13 National Youth Championships Overnewton Anglican Community College
Rebecca Privitelli Australian Rules Football 2013 – Under 18 All Australian 2013 – Drafted to Western Bulldogs at draft pick #14 in the inaugural women’s AFL match in 2013 and retained in 2014 Loyola College
Sarah Sansonetti Australian Rules Football 2019 - Drafted to Richmond FC in the AFLW draft at pick no. #40 2020 – Debuted for Richmond in Round 1 vs Carlton at Ikon Park Sarah was a talented sportswoman throughout her years at Loyola, originally playing tennis (summer) and basketball (winter) in ACS competition in her junior years. Her football talents were known at the school from her achievements in local leagues.  In Year 9 and 10 Sarah played Football for Loyola and captained Loyola’s Carnival winning Senior Girls team in 2017 as a Year 10 student. In ACS Sport Sarah continued to play Tennis and Table Tennis, where she became an ACS All-Star in both. In 2018, Sarah was the Sport Vice-Captain, and in her final year in 2019, she decided to play Touch Rugby in the Summer Season and was made an ACS All-Star in a 3rd Sport. Beyond ACS Sport, in 2019, Sarah was really starting to make her mark in Women’s Football. She played at Centre Half-Back in the NAB U/18 Premiership team with the Northern Knights, and was selected in that position in the Women’s U/18 NAB Team of the Year and went on to play the VFLW season with Darebin. In her final appearance for the School in September 2019, Sarah starred in the Herald Sun Shield Premiership win and was named Best on Ground. Weeks later, Sarah was drafted by one of the AFLW’s new teams – Richmond FC. In February 2020 Sarah debuted in the season opener versus Carlton. Loyola College
Alesha Sayner Discus A National Junior Champion: Alesha was a champion discus thrower. In 2000 she was the recipient of the Australian Sports Medal for services to track and field. Also, in 2000, Alesha was part of the Olympic torch relay, running her leg in Geelong. 1999 (in Year 12) she was asked to run the 1500 in her age group in the ACS competition at Olympic Park. She began her involvement in athletics in Grade 3 and the following year (Grade 4) made her first primary school state team – later recalling that: ‘Westbourne was very supportive when I needed time off to compete.’ At thirteen (Year 7) she decided to specialise in discus and began to train very hard. As a fifteen-year-old at Westbourne Grammar she became part of the VIS by which time she was training thirty hours a week. Her brother was also an athlete and in 1996 both Alesha and her brother (a decathlete) were captains of the athletics team at Olympic Park. Alesha won a bronze medal for discus at the nationals’ junior level. Alesha competed at sports meets amongst elite athletes like Cathy Freeman and Jana Pitman. 52.27 was her best junior throw. Ranked in the top six in the world for under 20. At 16, 17, 18 years old, Alesha won state titles. She was school captain in 1999. Westbourne Grammar School
Heath Shaw Australian Rules Football 2005 – 2013 – Collingwood FC 2014 – Greater Western Sydney Loyola College
Johanna Shaw (Lyall) Snowboarding 2006 – Turin Winter Olympics 2010 – Vancouver Winter Olympics St Leonard’s College
Rhyce Shaw Australian Rules Football 2000 – 2008 – Collingwood FC 2009 – 2014 – Sydney Swans FC Loyola College
Sean Simpson Athletics 1985 – Victorian Under 18 400m and 200m Champion; Victorian All Schools Under 19 Champion; Victorian Junior Development Squad; qualified for World Junior Championships – didn’t run due to study! 1986 – Australian Under 18 400m Champion; Australian All Schools 400m Champion; Victorian 400m and 200m Champion; Victorian All Schools 400m and 200m Champion; Member All Australian Junior Team; Victorian Junior Captain; Australian Junior Captain; Gold Medals in Victorian and Australian Relays: 100m, 200, and 400m. 1987 – Toured overseas in various Australian teams. 1988 – Under 20 Victorian Junior 400m Champion; Gold Medals Victorian and Australian Relays: 100m, 200m, and 400m. Loyola College
David Spriggs Australian Rules Football 2000 – 2004 – Geelong FC; 64 games, 20 goals 2005 – 2006 – Sydney Swans FC; 5 games St Leonard’s College
Robert Stevenson Australian Rules Football 1994 – 1997 Essendon FC Overnewton Anglican Community College
Brodie Summers Skiing 2014 – Sochi Winter Olympics; Mens Moguls, 13th place St Michael’s Grammar School
Kendall Taylor Skiing 1997 – Australian Open and Junior Freestyle Skiing Champion St Leonard’s College
Mark Turnbull OAM Sailing 2000 – Olympic Gold Medal 2000 – World Champions; 470 Class 2000 – No. 1 ISAF World Ranking Five Australian Championships (Sabot, 420, 470) Nine Victorian Championships (Sabot, 420, Laser Radial, 470) St Leonard’s College
Mariklud Silic (nee Viduka) Triple Jump 1990 – Under 19 and Under 19 Australian Champion (in Year 12). 1993 – Represented Australia in World Student Games. 1994 – Australian Open Triple Jump Champion; member Under 12 Australian side. 1995 – Australian Open Triple Jump Champion; winner Australian Triple Jump Grand Prix Series. 1996 – Winner Australian Triple Jump Grand Prix Series. Third on the Australian All-Time List for Triple Jump with a jump of 13.54m set 22 February 1998 Victorian Triple Jump Champion for seven years in a row Loyola College
Sean Wroe Athletics 2004 – Qualified for the 400m final at the Junior World Championships 2007 – World university silver 4x400m 2009 – World Championship 4x400m bronze 2009 – World University 4x400m gold 2009 – National champion 400m 2010 – Commonwealth 4x400m gold 2010 – Commonwealth 400m silver St Michael’s Grammar School