Weatherford High School Athletics

Athletes of the Month

August 2021



Keegan O’Connor, Sr



Keegan O’Connor is in her third year as a varsity starter on the state ranked Lady Roo Volleyball team.  Earlier this year she broke the career school record for digs and now has over 1,500 and counting as this season’s team leader. She is also third on the team in aces, third on the team in assists, and she leads the team in passing at 2.12 (on a 3.0 scale).  She was recently named an AVCA All-American and played this past summer in the TGCA All Star Game for rising seniors.  She also has a 4.1 GPA and is ranked 35th in the 2022 senior class.  Keegan was unanimously voted team captain by her teammates and aspires to play volleyball at the next level.



Austin Markwardt, Sr



Austin Markwardt is a senior and #1 tennis player on the Roo Tennis Team.  As returning District MVP and four-year letterman Austin has been a dominate force and a great leader on the court this season. He is leading the team in singles and doubles wins as well as scoring. He is 6-3 in both singles and doubles competition. Two of these losses came to top tiered players in the state in two very closely contested tie break sets.  Since those losses he has dominated his competition winning straight sets with a combined scoring of 72-25, reeling off six straight singles and doubles matches. Austin is ranked in the top five of his class academically and plans to attend Texas A&M University in the fall of 2022. 

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