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Mount Mercy Honors Spring Athletes

Tue, Jun 12th 2018 12:00 pm

                Mount Mercy Athletic Director Douglas Webster announced the award winners and letter winners for the spring sports season at a recent honors assembly.  Awards were given to athletes from the track, tennis, softball, and lacrosse teams.  The awards that were given were the Most Valuable Athlete who is the athlete that the coach felt contributed the most to the team's success, the Coach's award which is given to the athlete who exhibits the best effort, attitude, dedication and team spirit and the Most Improved Athlete is given to the girl whose skills progress the most throughout the course of the season.

                The Most Valuable Athlete for track was awarded to freshman Angelina Larivey of Angola.  The Coach's Award was given to senior Christina Billittier of Angola and freshman Megan Reilly of Hamburg was the Most Improved.

                Sophomore first singles player Madeline DiGiore of Lakeview was the Most Valuable athlete on the tennis team.  The Coach's Award was given to senior Paige Siebold of West Seneca and senior Kate Marabella of Cheektowaga was the Most Improved Athlete.

                Senior outfielder-catcher Fiona Danahy of Buffalo and senior second baseman Emily Lewandowski of East Aurora shared the Coach's Award. Junior Alesia Hamm of Buffalo won the Most Improved Player Award.

                Senior forward Mary Barnes of Fredonia was named the Most Valuable Athlete on the lacrosse team.  Sophomore Sara Geiser of West Seneca was honored with the Coach's Award and sophomore Reilly D'Anthony of Buffalo was tabbed as the Most Improved Player.