The Gators JV Team: League Champions Feb. 23, 2014
Gators Varsity: PREP Thanksgiving Tournament Champions 2013
Crystal Lake South JV Team: 2nd Place in PREP Thanksgiving Tournament
CL South Hockey Club: Senior Class 2014. Left to right: Dave Nicholas, Cory Lamasky, Shane Gustafson, Max Rudolph, Sean O'Neil, Connor Hudak. Goalie front: Cory Wasilewski.
Shane Gustafson played three seasons on the Gator varsity squad.
He is among the top 10 scorers in Gator history with 83 goals, 104 assists and 187 points (as of January).
Shane is a two time all-conference selection and served as an alternate captain as a junior and co-captain of the varsity team this season.
Shane’s 35 goals lead the team and his two-way play has made him one of the top penalty killers in the league.
Off the ice, Shane also played on the Gator baseball team.
After graduation, Shane will attend Northern Illinois University where he plans to continue his hockey career.
Shane's parents are Craig and Debbie Gustafson.
Dave Nicholas played three seasons with the Gators. He served as the JV captain for two seasons.
Dave’s intelligence, intensity and will to win are second to none. He is a leader both on the ice and in the classroom.
Dave started his hockey career as a forward on the South JV team as a sophomore and was moved to defense where he has been the heart and soul of the Gator defense for the past two seasons.
After graduation Dave will be attending either the University of Illinois-Chicago or Colorado School of Mines where he plans on studying physics.
Dave's is parents are Rob and Lori Nicholas.
Connor Hudak played four seasons with the Gators, three of those as a full-time member of the South Varsity squad.
Doc never backed down from anyone or any situation and served as the team’s alternate captain as a junior and co-captain this season.
He was selected to the JV All Conference team as a freshman and the Varsity All-Conference team as a junior and senior. He was also selected to try out for Showcase as a junior.
His 24 career goals, 73 assists and 97 points (as of January) make him the all-time leading scorer among Gator defensemen.
After graduation, Connor will attend Indiana University to major in finance.
Connor's parents are Tony (Annie) Hudak and Lisa (Alan) Walters.
Cory Wasilewsi is in his second season with the Gators.
In his second year as the starting varsity goaltender, Cory posted 30 victories including nine shut outs (as of January). His stingy 90% save percentage and 2.61 Goals- Against-Average kept the Gators in every game.
Cory was selected to the State’s showcase tryouts as a junior.
Cory plans to continue his hockey career in college and is choosing between Indiana University and Illinois State where he plans to study business administration.
Cory's parents are Rich and Mary Wasilewski.
Sean O'Neil is a four-year member of the Crystal Lake South Hockey program and two-year member of the varsity team.
Sean registered double digit goals in both of his varsity seasons with 24 career goals, 20 career assists for 44 points (as of January).
He has two power play goals this year and six career game winning goals.
Sean also was a member of Gators Varsity Golf Team and played for the Gator baseball program.
After graduation, Sean will be attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana to study business administration.
Sean's parents are Chris and Lisa O’Neil.
Cory Lamasky played two seasons with the Gators.
As a member of the South Blue Line corps, he was a strong contributor at both ends of the ice, providing solid defense while registering 13 goals, 26 assists and 39 points (as of January) in his two varsity campaigns. Five of those goals came on power plays.
Cory hopes to continue playing hockey in college.
Cory's dad is Mark Lamasky
Max Rudolph also played four seasons with the Gators.
His drive and dedication to succeed took him from one of the team’s most improved JV players his freshman year to a spot on the Varsity All-Conference team as a senior.
Max has spent two-plus seasons on the varsity team and has 15 goals, 19 assists and 34 points (as of January).
Off the ice, Max spent time as a member of the Gator baseball team.
Max left for boot camp in May, and will be patrolling our shores as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Max's parents are Scott and Janet Rudolph.