Monona Grove’s Jake Schroeckenthaler plans to continue athletic career at Viterbo University

August 3, 2018
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Monona Grove's Jake Schroeckenthaler chips to the 2nd green during the Morgan Staley Shoot-Out at University Ridge Golf Courst April 26, 2018, in Verona, Wis. (Photo © Andy Manis)

Former Monona Grove athlete Jake Schroeckenthaler, who will be a freshman at Viterbo University, is listed on the V-Hawks’ roster for men’s golf in 2018-19.

The 6-foot-7 Schroeckenthaler also is expected to play basketball at Viterbo, which is located in La Crosse.

As a high school senior, Schroeckenthaler finished tied for 11th at the WIAA Division 1 state boys golf tournament, shooting an even-par 72 on the final day. He led area golfers in Division 1 with his state finish. He was named second-team all-state by the coaches’ association.

In basketball as a senior, he averaged 19.6 points and 9.2 rebounds per game and was named to the first team of the Wisconsin State Journal/WisconsinPrepZone.com Large Schools All-Area boys basketball team.

He was a first-team all-conference choice in the Badger South Conference and was named the league’s player of the year.

Schroeckenthaler, a center who shot 67 percent from the field, was a first-team all-state selection in Division 2 by the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association and earned honorable-mention recognition on The Associated Press all-state team.

He helped lead the Silver Eagles (24-2) to the Badger South title and to a WIAA Division 2 sectional final, where they lost to Westosha Central.

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