NAME: Vinicius Santana

SCHOOL: Notre Dame-Fairfield

GRADE: Junior

SPORT: Soccer

ACCOMPLISHMENT: Scored two goals and had an assists in a 7-0 win over Stratford. Scored a goal and added two assists in a 4-1 win over Bethel. Scored two goals in a 3-2 win over Harding, the winning goal coming with just three minutes left. Assisted on a goal in a 3-2 loss to New Fairfield. Scored two goals and had a assist in a 6-1 win over Brookfield.


NAME: Sarah Grinalds

SCHOOL: Ludlowe

SPORT: Swimming

GRADE: Sophomore

ACCOMPLISHMENT: In 101-77 win over Warde, Grinalds won the 50-yard freestyle (17.07) and the 100-yard freestyle (1:00.56) and anchored the Falcons’ winning 400-yard freestyle relay (4:22.56) and 200-yard medley relay teams.

Coaches who wish to nominate an athlete for Athlete of the Week can call Fairfield Citizen sports writer Chris Elsberry by 5 p.m. Tuesday at 203-400-4765 or email him at