Dennis Semrau covers prep sports for 100.5 ESPN and ESPNWisconsin.com
Jack Monis, Lakeside Lutheran High School
Sports: Football, basketball, baseball.
Sports highlights: Jack is a three-time letterwinner and a three-year starter in football at safety as a sophomore and at quarterback as a junior and senior. He is a co-captain as a senior for the Warriors, who won the Capitol North Conference title and have advanced to the third round of the WIAA Division 4 playoffs. He earned All-Capitol North Conference second-team honors. As a junior, he earned all-league second-team honors at quarterback, rushing for 1,106 yards and 17 touchdowns and passing for 602 yards and five touchdowns. He earned all-conference honorable mention honors at safety as a sophomore.
He is a three-time letterwinner, three-year starter and two-time All-Capitol North Conference second-team selection in basketball as a power forward. He averaged 11.5 points per game as a junior and averaged 11.1 points and a team-best 6.5 rebounds per game as a sophomore. He earned a varsity letter in baseball as a freshman as a shortstop and pitcher.
Pre-game ritual or superstition: Throwing with Coach Scott Bolin.
Cumulative GPA: 3.8.
Favorite subject/class: Economics.
Favorite teacher: Mr. Vanderhoof.
Quick quote: “Competing in sports has taught me that nothing great comes without great effort.”
Three words to describe me are: Passionate, hard-working, social.
I got my start in sports: Playing tee ball with my dad.
I wish I could go: Surfing.
My most memorable moments in sports: All of the varsity basketball games my freshman year and sophomore year and this year’s Homecoming game.
I like about high school sports: Getting to play with my best friends.
I enjoy playing football because: I get to play with and for the best guys and coaches around.
Advice: “Bring the wood.”
My role models are: My mom, Trisha, and dad, Peder.
Most inspirational teammate: Charlie Miller.
My family also includes: My sister, Abby.
Words to live by: “Do the work!”
Favorite athlete: JR Smith.
Favorite team: Milwaukee Brewers.
Favorite opponent: Lake Mills
Favorite facility/site to compete in: East Gym at Lakeside Lutheran.
Favorite movie: Anything with Will Ferrell
Favorite TV show: ‘The Office’.
Favorite food: Caleb Raymond’s steak tacos.
Favorite fast food place and/or restaurant: 5 Guys.
Favorite sport on TV: NBA basketball.
Favorite place to visit: Winner’s Edge in Pewaukee.
I want to visit: Mediterranean Sea.
Top three favorite songs: ‘Blessings’ by Chance the Rapper; ‘Meet Virginia’ by Train; ‘Only One’ by Kanye West.
Primary news source: Twitter.
Favorite website: Hudl.com.
I drive: A 2005 Subaru Outback
Dream car: A Mercedes Benz G Wagon.
I can’t live without: My Momma.
I like Lakeside Lutheran High School because: Of it’s family atmosphere.
If I could change anything: Wouldn’t miss three weeks with a knee injury this year.
I wish we could play: Oconomowoc.
I wish I could meet: Stonewall Jackson.
Dream date: Take a girl out for a nice dinner and then come home and play board games with her family.
Dream gift: An English Bulldog preferably named Winston.
Preferred brand of shoe: Adidas.
My perfect day: A Friday night football win and then hanging with the boys.
I like to read: Coach Bauer’s scouting report.
This and that: Member of National Honor Society … volunteer work includes coaching youth football and basketball camps, taking a Mission trip to Boise, Idaho … member of High Honor Roll throughout high school … played AAU basketball with the Wisconsin Crusaders.
Post-high school plans: Attend a four-year college to study business and to play basketball or football.
Did you know? I live 40 minutes from school in Oconomowoc.
Career goal: Sports business.