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2014 SCC Winter Sports Player and Coaches of the Year, presented by OrthoNOW

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During the 2013-14 academic year, the Southern Connecticut Conference will be naming a Player of the Year and Coach of the Year in each of its 28 sponsored sports.   Many thanks to league corporate sponsor Connecticut Orthopaedic Specialists and its affiliate OrthoNOW for sponsoring the awards.   The Player and Coach of the Year honorees are selected by the respective sport’s head coaches at the conclusion of the regular season.

Winter Sports Players of the Year

Cheerleading – Michelle Kauffman (Daniel Hand)

Gymnastics – Stefani Taschner (Daniel Hand)

Girls Basketball – Tanaya Atkinson (Career)

Girls Indoor Track – Denae Rivers (Wilbur Cross)

Girls Ice Hockey – Edy Moritz (Guilford)

Wrestling – Will Chowanec (Xavier)

Boys Basketball – Paschal Chukwu (Fairfield Prep)

Indoor Track – Christian Alvarado (Fairfield Prep)

Boys Ice Hockey – Division I – Ryan Lynch (Notre Dame-West Haven)

Boys Ice Hockey – Division II – Adam Shea (Amity Regional)

Boys Ice Hockey – Division III – Jonathan Lovorn (Newtown)

Boys Swimming – Division I – Bjorn Davis (Fairfield Prep)

Boys Swimming – Division II – Noel Haren (Daniel Hand)


Winter Sports Coaches of the Year

Cheerleading – Megan Morrissey (Branford)

Gymnastics – Jamie Whiting (North Haven)

Girls Basketball – Michelle Martinek (Amity Regional)

Girls Indoor Track – Travis Gale (Wilbur Cross)

Girls Ice Hockey – Kris Arnold (Simsbury)

Wrestling – Mike Cunningham (Xavier)

Boys Indoor Track – Jeremy Iverson (Amity Regional)

Boys Basketball – Jeff DeMaio (Guilford)

Boys Ice Hockey –Division I – Joe Morrell (West Haven)

Boys Ice Hockey – Division II – Mike Richetelli (Amity Regional)

Boys Ice Hockey – Division III – Dave Festa (Sheehan)

Boys Swimming – Division I – Fran Connolly (Cheshire)

Boys Swimming – Division II – Kristin Skuches (Foran)


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