The FMCC student-athletes gathered at HFM Boces Wednesday evening to celebrate another successful academic and athletic year. Each coach had the opportunity to acknowledge the Raiders for their many accomplishments on the playing field and in the classroom.
Photo: Athletic Director Kevin Jones, Female Athlete of the Year Miranda Nethaway and Male Athlete of the Year Kerome Grant.
Chris Rogers, Coordinator for Student Athlete Academic Success presented academic awards. Twelve student-athletes were recognized for their grade point average being a 3.5 or better. Twenty-one student-athletes were honored as members of FM's "3.0 club," which recognizes those that have a grade point average above a 3.0.
The academic athletes of the year were honored. The female and male Academic Athletes of the year are volleyball's Jenna Putnam and soccer's Wolfgang Reinke. The most improved academic student athletes were Sabriana Franck and Cory Moore. Women's Cross Country and Volleyball were honored for the highest team GPA's.
Photo: Kevin Jones, Academic Athletes of the Year Jenna Putnam and Wolfgang Reinke, and Coordinator for Student Athlete Academic Success Chris Rogers.
The male and female Athlete of the Year awards went to three sport athlete, Miranda Nethaway and men's basketball Kerome Grant. Volleyball Coach Rachael Salvione was honored for being named Region III Coach of the Year and Conference Coach of the Year. Soccer Coach Cory Leggiero was honored for Mountain Valley Conference Coach of the Year.
Photo: Kevin Jones, Female Athlete of the Year Miranda Nethaway and Male Athlete of the Year Kerome Grant.
Individual Player Awards:
MVP: Aiden VanLoan
MVP: Austin Heroth
Coach's Awards: Emily and Brittany Orminski
MVP: Jenna Putnam and Miranda Nethaway
Photo: Head Soccer Coach Cory Leggiero and Soccer MVP Aiden VanLoan
Coach's Awards: Renee Bellinger and Jon Knack
Coach's Awards: Rylie Smith, Karizma Fleurimond and Shantel Acevedo
MVP: Kerome Grant and Dante Morgan
Most Improved: Saquan Goland
MVP: Damian Sullivan
Most Improved: Charlie Cusano
Mountain Valley Conference High Single Game: Charlie Cusano, 279
Photo: Men's Bowling MVP Damian Sullivan and Head Coach Tom Rathbun.
MVP: Kendra Sweet
Most Improved: Sydney Palmatier
Coach's Award: Shirley Glynn
Coach's Awards: Julie Hampton, Megan Patterson and Gabrielle Smith
Coach's Award: Cameron DeRocker
*Baseball Awards will be announced at the conclusion of their season.
Conference and Regional Awards
Photo (below right): Miranda Nethaway, Jenna Putnam, Kerome Grant, Dante Morgan and Kevin Jones.
Jenna Putnam, Volleyball-1st Team All-Region and 1st Team All-Conference and Conference Player of the Year
Miranda Nethaway,Volleyball-2nd Team All-Region and 1st Team All-Conference
Joseph Perez, Soccer- Mountain Valley All-Conference Goalie of the Year
Kerome Grant, Men's Basketball-3rd Team All-Region and 2nd Team All-Conference
Dante Morgan, Men's Basketball-3rd Team All-Region and 3rd Team All-Conference
Rylie Smith, Women's Basketball-3rd Team All-Conference
Photo (right): All Conference recipients-Kerome Grant, Rylie Smith, Miranda Nethaway, Joe Perez, Dante Morgan and Kevin Jones.
Raiders 3.0 Club (Photo Below)
Soccer-David Vandenabeele, Matthew Smrtic, John Capovani, and Aiden VanLoan
Volleyball-Brittany Orminski, Emily Orminski,
Cross Country-Shawntel Rivera
Women's Basketball-Julie Hampton, and Mariama Jaw
Men's Basektball-Dylan O'Connor and Nick Taylor
Baseball-Ryan Cullam, Kyle Agresta, Coby Caraballo, Ryan McNamara, Cory Moore and Justin Putnam
Softball-Julie Hampton, Braelin Aldi, and Charlene Moreira
Raiders 3.5 Club (Photo Below)
Soccer-Cameron Monks, Wolfgang Reinke and Austin Heroth
Volleyball-Miranda Nethaway, Gabrielle Smith, Jenna Putnam and Megan Ryder
Cross Country-Renee Bellinger
Bowling: Charlie Cusano
Women's Basketball-Miranda Nethaway
Softball-Gabrielle Smith and Miranda Nethaway