Spires Spotlight
 
Drew Cortez
Drew Cortez
Football
August 16, 2017

Drew Cortez, a St. Joseph, Mo. native, is a junior on the Spires football team. He's started at quarterback since his freshmen season, and last season, he led Saint Mary to an 8-3 record, which is the best finish in program history. Cortez completed 59 percent of his passes while throwing for 1,735 yards in his sophomore campaign. He tossed 16 touchdowns, including a program record 99 yard touchdown pass in a win over Friends University. He also ran for two touchdowns in 2016.

Cortez and the Spires will begin their season on August 26, hosting Trinity Bible at noon.