Sunday, February 14, 2016

Christopher Dock honors Erik Kratz

Phillies catcher Erik Kratz received Christopher Dock’s Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award for a Professional Athlete on Friday during the school's Alumni of the Year awards presentation.

Christopher Dock honors Erik Kratz

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Erik Kratz with the framed jersey he received.
Erik Kratz with the framed jersey he received.

Phillies catcher Erik Kratz received Christopher Dock’s Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award for a Professional Athlete on Friday during the school's Alumni of the Year awards presentation.

Kratz is the first Dock graduate to receive the award.

“As many of you know, Erik became an everyday catcher for the Phillies this past August, and took that opportunity to show his God-given athletic ability as a player,” said Dock athletic director Tim Ehst, who made the presentation.

“His athletic ability was shown through being one of the few major-league catchers to throw out runners from his knees, but also by stepping up with key hits that led to several Phillies victories during their run to make a playoff spot this past season.

"At Dock, we have been proud to call Erik one of our own, not only for his athletic prowess, but also for the character and life values he lives by.”

Kratz received a framed Phillies jersey, which will become part of a display in Dock’s Longacre Center Athletic Hall of Honors. In addition to the Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award, the 1998 graduate was named one of Dock’s Young Alum of the Year.

For more information on the awards, visit www.dockhs.org.

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