May 9, 2014 — FM recently held its Annual Raiders Athletic Awards Banquet. Awards went to: Women’s Basketball: MVP: Monae Abrams, Coaches Award: Kassandra Flowers, Coaches Award: Sherice Gayle; Softball: Coaches Award: Cori Manson, Coaches Award: Alyssa Palmateer, Most improved: Kathryn Oeser; Women’s Soccer: MVP: Hanna Cromie, Most Improved: Maris Plank, Coaches Award: Cari Cestone; Volleyball: MVP: Caitlyn Heyward, Most Improved: Sarah Wyzomirski, Coaches Award: Emily Robinson; Men’s Basketball, MVP: Kadeem Stanislas, Coach’s Award: Khaleeq Baum, Most Improved: Kenny Barr; Baseball: MVP: Greg Ruddy, Coaches Award: Cullen Beauregard, Most Improved Player: James Holmes; Men’s Soccer: MVP: Austin Lee, Most Improved: Hassballah Yaya, and Coaches Award: Andrew Beckham.
Lady Raiders Basketball Player Monae Abrams was presented with Female Athlete of the Year and Raiders Baseball Player Greg Ruddy was presented with Male Athlete of the Year.
Lady Raiders Volleyball Player Emily Robinson was presented with Female Academic Athlete of the Year and Men’s Baseball Player Cullen Beauregard was presented with Male Academic Athlete of the Year.
Monae Abrams was named to the 3rd team NJCAAA All-American Women’s Basketball, the 1st Team All-Region III Women’s Basketball, and the Player of the Year Mountain Valley Conference and 1st team Women’s Basketball; Kassandra Flowers was named to the 1st team A-Region III Women’s Basketball and the 1st team All Mountain Valley Conference Women’s Basketball; Whitney Ostrander was named to the 1st team All Mountain Valley Conference Volleyball; and Stephanie Rice was named to the 2nd Team All Mountain Valley Conference Women’s Basketball.
The following athletes were inducted into the “Raider 3.0 Club,” student-athletes who earned a 3.0 GPA or higher: Jason Agresta, Cullen Beauregard, Amanda Bieniek, Hannah Cromie, Joe Deso, Marquis Edwards, Sherice Gayle, Gabriella Hale, Kohei Harada, Caitlyn Hayward, Elizabeth Hayward, James Holmes, Andrew Houser Austin Lee, Sissina Maccharelli, Kristjan Maksuti, Cori Manson Dakota Mereness, Charlene Moreira, Allison Ostrander, Whitney Ostrander, Anthony Payne, Angelica Perez, Erica Redwood, Rebekah Reichard, Emily Robinson, Jason Roth, Greg Ruddy, Chance Steele, Alex Vickery, Carly Washburn, and Cassidy Washburn.
Head Coach of the Lady Raiders basketball team and the College’s Athletic Director Kevin Jones was named Conference Coach of the Year. The Lady Raiders had an outstanding season, finishing with a 21-5 record.
“I commend and congratulate all of our players, our coaches, and our supportive administration for another outstanding athletic year,” stated Athletic Director Kevin Jones.