Kee boys track team returns 11 letterwinners for 2023 campaign

2023 Kee boys track returning letterwinners ... Left to right - Front row: Ben Franceschetti, Brendan Croft, Cota Gavin, Andrew Kolsrud, Cadan Evanson, Jordan Cota; Back row: Tom Troendle, Kaleb Drape, Jackson Schulte, Brendan Jones. Not pictured: Carter Goetzinger. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.

The Kee boys track team will have a majority of this season’s squad returning as letterwinning veterans from previous seasons, as 11 of this spring’s 17 team members bring back veteran experience from the track or field events. All but one this season’s upperclassmen bring back at least one year of varsity track and field experience this spring.

Those varsity veterans include all four of this season’s seniors, Ben Franceschetti, Cota Gavin, Carter Goetzinger and Tom Troendle, and all five members of the junior class, Brendan Croft, Kaleb Drape, Cadan Evanson, Andrew Kolsrud and Jackson Schulte. Two of this spring’s sophomores also earned their first varsity letter last spring, including Jordan Cota and Brendan Jones.

The Hawks are scheduled to get their season underway solely against that UIC competition this Friday, March 17 at the Upper Iowa Conference Indoor Meet being hosted by Luther College in Decorah. Both the Kee boys and girls will be competing at the meet before the Hawks will then prepare to start their outdoor season at the Waukon Early Bird Invitational Thursday, March 30.

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