23 Honored With MVP and Sports Awards

Spring 2017 season closes out an exciting year of athletics.

By
Brian Muldoon
June 16, 2017
Phillips Exeter Academy Golf Stella Woo

A fun and exciting spring athletics season wrapped up and coaches have made tough choices to announce the 2017 spring award winners. There were so many great individual and team performances over the past ten weeks of competition. We are grateful to all of our student-athletes, and their family and friends, for helping make the 2016-17 year special.

Congratulations to seniors Sarah Brown and Collin Shapiro, recipients of the Phillip Curtis Goodwin ’25 Award that goes to the four-year female and male who best embody the qualities of sportsmanship and participation.

2017 Spring Athletic Award Winners

The Dana J.P. Wingate, Memorial Baseball Trophy for excellence on the diamond:

NICHOLAS MOORE ‘17

COLLIN SHAPIRO ‘17

The Most Valuable Member of the Softball Team:

ELLA JOHNSON ‘18

The Charles M. Swift Coaches' Trophy, awarded annually to that senior who in spirit and action has done most to enhance the traditions of boys rowing at Exeter:

JOHN RAGONE ‘17

The E. Chandler Sanborn Trophy, awarded annually to that senior who in spirit and action has done most to enhance the tradition of girls rowing at Exeter:

NORA EPLER ‘17

The Joseph T. Gifford, Memorial Lacrosse Trophy, Most Valuable Player Award:

MATTHEW McSHEA ‘17

The Class of 1947 Robert W. Kesler ‘47 (Hon) Boys’ Lacrosse Award. Awarded to a deserving player who by his/her daily performance and overall commitment to Exeter Lacrosse best typifies the spirit and dedication for which coach Kesler is remembered. Awarded to:

TAMER SULLIVAN ‘17

The Cycling Rider of the Year Award:

BRYCE MORALES ‘19

The Holleran Family Girls' Lacrosse Most Valuable Player Award, awarded annually to that player who best embodies leadership, team spirit, and excellence in performance:

HANNAH GUSTAFSON ‘17

The Class of 1947 Robert W. Kesler ‘47 (Hon) Girls’ Lacrosse Award. Awarded to a deserving player who by his/her daily performance and overall commitment to Exeter Lacrosse best typifies the spirit and dedication for which coach Kesler is remembered:

KELSEY DETELS ‘17

The Arthur H. Lockett, Memorial Tennis Trophy, Most Valuable Player Award.  Awarded to:

SERGIO ESCOBAR ‘17

The Most Valuable Member of the Girls' Tennis Team:

MELISSA LU ‘17

The Stephen Potter Memorial Outdoor Track Trophy, Leadership, Team Spirit, and Excellence in Performance:

GARRETT PITT ‘17

ATTICUS STONESTROM ‘17

The Most Valuable Member of the Girls' Track Team:

MARGARET HOCK ‘19
The J. Eric Shellabarger, Memorial Golf Trophy:

CHARLIE DUBIEL ‘17

J. STELLA WOO ‘17

The Most Valuable Member of the Girls' Water Polo Team:

ISABELLE WISE ‘19

The Most Valuable Member of the Boys' Volleyball Team:

BENJAMIN SWETT ‘17

The Oscar Pearson Track Trophy, Most Valuable JV Track Member:  

JUNI TERRY '17

The Basil Orton Track Trophy, Most Valuable Prep Track Member:

JINWOO KANG ‘20

MATTHEW WABUNOHA ‘20

Philip Curtis Goodwin '25. Awarded to the four-year girl who best embodies the qualities of Sportsmanship and Participation:

SARAH BROWN ‘17

Philip Curtis Goodwin '25. Awarded to the four-year boy who best embodies the qualities of Sportsmanship and Participation :

COLLIN SHAPIRO ‘17