BUFFALO, N.Y. – May 15 – The Erie Community College athletics department held its annual awards night Wednesday at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center.
In addition to the athletics department naming the athletes of the year and honoring various individuals for their contributions, each team honored its most valuable player.
The most valuable players were:
- Kermit Helmer Award (Men’s Bowling MVP) – Devon Miller, Dundee, N.Y.
- Kermit Helmer Award (Women’s Bowling MVP) – Morgan Anderson, Orchard Park, N.Y.
- Larry Katzman Award (Men’s Soccer MVP) – Rich Bund, Silver Creek, N.Y.
- Cheerleading MVP – Ashley Domino, Lancaster, N.Y.
- Women’s Soccer MVP – Allyson Wrazen, East Aurora, N.Y.
- Volleyball MVP – Rylie Bean, Hamburg, N.Y.
- Helen DiPota Award (Women’s Basketball MVP) – Bethany Hall, Muskogee, Okla.
- Richard R. Dry Award (Men’s Basketball MVP) – Devon Elliott, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Ralph J. Galanti, Jr. Award (Hockey MVP) – Eric Mueller, Hamburg, N.Y.
- Lacrosse MVP – Destiny Sampson, Irving, N.Y.
- Marie Stachowski Award (Softball MVP) – Kesley Grosch, Depew, N.Y.
- Paschal C. Rubino Award (Baseball MVP) – Brian Barry, Derby, N.Y.
Also awarded were the following:
- Appreciation Award – John Danna, ECC professor, and Lida Mosovich member of the Erie CC College Information Technology Services department.
- George E. Killian Award – Matt Bean, ECC hockey associate coach
- Kermit Helmer Scholarship Award – Gabrielle Damin (bowling), Clarence, N.Y.
- Helen R. Cornell Award – Korin Frantz (volleyball, softball), Grand Island, N.Y.
- Ralph J. Galanti, Sr. Athletic Scholarship Award – Cody Alessi (baseball), Trinity, Fla.
- Grace Galanti Athletic Achievement Award – Rylie Bean (volleyball), Hamburg, N.Y.
- Lawrence C. Spring Female Athlete of the Year – Bethany Hall (women’s basketball), Muskogee, Okla.
- Lawrence C. Spring Male Athlete of the Year – Devon Elliott (men’s basketball) Brooklyn, N.Y.