NOHS ESPY Awards
The NOHS ESPY (Excellence in Sports Yearly) Awards provide a reward for our student-athletes that recognize their performance and hard work throughout the season. The four award categories include:
- Male-Student Athlete of the Season
- Female Student-Athlete of the Season
- Breakthrough Athlete of the Season
- Best Team of the Season
Congratulations to all of our student-athletes that represented the Eagles in the 1st Annual NOHS Spring ESPY Awards. The purpose of bringing a post-season voted award to NOHS is to create more of a familiarity between the student-athletes, the community, and our athletic department.
With more than 6,000 total votes, the NOHS ESPY’s provided four categories, including Male Student-Athlete of the Spring, Female-Student Athlete of the Spring, Breakthrough Athlete of the Spring, and Best Team of the Spring.
And now for the Spring ESPY Awards Winners..
Spring Sports Season Nominee for Top Female Athlete – Sam Bereznay
The 1st Annual Female Student-Athlete of the Spring is Sam Bereznay. Senior track and field runner representing the 200m and 400m earned her fourth varsity letter. Also has two varsity letters in soccer.
Spring Sports Season Nominee for Top Male Athlete – Lucas Blaufuss
This 1st Annual Male Student-Athlete of the Spring is Lucas Blaufuss. Junior Eagle pole vaulter Lucas Blaufuss is an SWC champion. Lucas won the pole vault event during the SWC championships at Amherst High School. With a vault of 13 feet 9 inches Lucas became a league champion and set a new North Olmsted High School Record. Lucas was an SWC champion and 1st team all conference performer this track and field season.
Spring Sports Season Nominee for Breakthrough Athlete – Tyler Jones
The 1st Annual Breakthrough Athlete of the Spring features an underclassman who excelled as a discus and shot put athlete. Sophomore thrower Tyler Jones is just scratching the surface of his athletic potential. The two year starter in football placed 3rd in the discus at the SWC Championships with a personal best of 148′.
Spring Sports Season Nominee for Best Team – Boys Tennis
Led by Head Coach Matt DeMain and assistant coaches Brennan McGilvray and Bryan Deekan, the Eagles placed 4th in the SWC. Eagles finish the season with a 5-3 SWC record. The team also had two sectional quarter-finalists.
Varsity Team: Taylor Benjamin, Saajan Patel, Matt Lupu, Lucas Duncan, Stephen Lehman, Hunter Baylon, and Omar Wahdan
The Spring Sports nominated winners will join the Fall and Winter season winners for a final end of the year vote for the 1st annual NOHS 2016-2017 ESPY Award.
Congratulations to the Fall 2016 ESPY Winners:
- Male Student-Athlete: Max Hess – Boys’ Soccer
- Female Student-Athlete: Taylor Sharosky – Cheerleading
- Breakthrough Athlete: Brendan Cummings – Boys’ Soccer
- Team: Boys’ Varsity Soccer Team
Congratulations to the Winter ESPY nominees:
- Male Student-Athlete: Matt Hull – Boys Bowling
- Female Student-Athlete: Madison Neidermeyer – Cheerleading
- Breakthrough Athlete: Shawn Donovan – Hockey
- Team: Boys’ Varsity Bowling Team
We sincerely thank you for all of the support and congratulations to all the student-athlete nominees and winners.
Voting will open soon for the year end ESPY Award.