Falcon Alumni Athletes

West Catholic Athletics has a proud tradition of alumni who go on to play at the next level. The alumni listed below participated in DI or professional athletics.


  • Anne Platte '70, Western Michigan University / St. Louis Streak, Basketball
  • Mike Franckowiak '71, Central Michigan University / Denver Broncos & Buffalo Bills, Football
  • Greg Meyer '73, University of Michigan / Boston Marathon Winner
  • Kathy (Grzegorski) Johnson '81, Aquinas College / Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame, Basketball
  • Scott Makarewicz '85, Michigan State University / Detroit Tigers & Houston Astros, Baseball
  • Matt Jung '92, Loyola University - Chicago / Winlings (China), Basketball
  • Sam Weatherhead '13, Michigan State University / Canadian Pro Golf Tour, Golf



  • Kendra (Meyers) Hallagin '12, Central Michigan University, Track
  • Libby (Schichtel) Garcia '12, University of Notre Dame, Track
  • Joe Harmon '13, University of Detroit Mercy, Track
  • Sam Weatherhead '13, Michigan State University, Golf
  • Carl Myer '15, University of Michigan, Football & Track
  • Mackenzie Ondersma '15, Central Michigan University, Golf
  • Nick Solarewicz '15, University of Detroit Mercy, Tennis
  • Mitch Stanitzek '15, Central Michigan University, Football
  • Bryce Witham '15, University of Minnesota, Football
  • Libby O'Brien '16, Central Michigan University, Track
  • Zach Smith '16, Southeast Missouri University, Baseball