This prize is awarded to that member of the team who in the opinion of the coaches has been the most valuable to the team by their effort, performance, and sportsmanship.
Spring Athletic Awards
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Given in honor of C. Arthur Eddy, varsity softball coach from 1977 to 1994, this award is presented to that girl who through attitude and effort makes the greatest contribution to the spirit and success of the varsity softball team.
The Water Polo Award is presented to that member of the varsity water polo team who has through leadership and example contributed the most to the team's spirit, unity, and success.
The Ultimate Frisbee Award is presented to that member of the varsity Ultimate frisbee team who best demonstrates true joy in playing the game, and encourages play at the most competitive level while never failing to treat teammates and competitors with the upmost respect.
The Girls Track Award is presented to that girl who in the opinion of the captains and the coaches contributed most in loyalty and sportsmanship to the success of the girls track team.
Established by the late George M. Wyckoff '20, of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, the Wyckoff Award is presented to the boy who contributes most in spirit and effort to the success of the track team.
Established by Robert Hartcorn, of Salisbury, Connecticut, former tennis coach at The Hotchkiss School, the Hartcorn Award goes to the winner of the Girls Tennis Tournament.
The Girls Tennis Prize is presented to the girl who makes an outstanding contribution to the tennis team through her unselfish loyalty, and to the school by her all-around fine play.
Established by Robert Hartcorn of Salisbury, Connecticut, former tennis coach of The Hotchkiss School, this award is given to the winner of the Boys Tennis Tournament.
Presented in memory of Alban Barker, head coach of the boys varsity tennis team for twenty-five years, is awarded to the boy who through hard work, spirit, perseverance, and unselfish loyalty makes an outstanding contribution to the tennis team and to the School by his all-around fine play.
This award is named in memory of George A. Goss Jr. '38, who made significant contributions to Hotchkiss athletics. It is awarded to the senior girl who, in the opinion of the Athletic Director and coaches, has contributed the most to Hotchkiss athletics through her ability, enthusiasm, and sportsmanship.
This award recognizes a great friend of Hotchkiss athletics, the late Mr. Bryan. His interest in the School spanned almost six decades and his sons, grandsons, and great grandchildren followed him to Hotchkiss. The award is given to the senior boy who, in the opinion of the Athletic Director and all varsity coaches, is an outstanding athlete and has made the greatest contribution to the School's athletic program.
This award, named in memory of Andrew Knox Dwyer '01, is presented to that senior who, in the opinion of the senior class and the coaches, best demonstrates: a love for Hotchkiss through school spirit, enthusiasm, and loyalty to Hotchkiss athletics as both a participant and a supporter; a commitment to his or her teammates and schoolmates; and a love for the camaraderie that involvement in athletics brings.
Hotchkiss watches are awarded to the girls and boys in the Senior class who have earned at least six varsity letters in their careers at Hotchkiss, two of which must be earned in the senior year.
Endowed by Edward V. Nunes '38, of Greenwich, Connecticut, this trophy is awarded to the student who has contributed the most to the success of the sailing team through his or her dedication, proficiency, and sportsmanship.
This award is given to that member of the three lower classes who, in the opinion of the coaches and senior members of the team, demonstrates exemplary seamanship and sportsmanship, and whose attitude and dedication contributes the most to the overall spirit of the team.
This award, in honor of Kelly Stone, varsity girls lacrosse coach and assistant athletic director from 1980 to 1997, is presented to that member of the girls lacrosse team whose exemplary effort and attitude, loyalty, and superior performances have earned her the respect of both her teammates and coaches.
This award is given to that member of the boys varsity lacrosse team who has shown the most improvement during the year, while demonstrating good sportsmanship.
Named in recognition of the man who started lacrosse as a varsity sport at Hotchkiss and coached this sport from 1965-78, this recognition is given to that member of the boys varsity team whose enthusiasm, determination, and example have earned him the respect of both his teammates and his coaches.
The Girls Varsity Golf Award is presented to that member of the varsity girls golf team who, through leadership and example, contributed the most to the team's spirit, unity, and success.
Given to Hotchkiss by the late Scott L. Probasco '11, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, this award is presented to the winner and the runner-up of the annual school boys golf championship.
This award is presented in memory of David S. Bowen '80, to that member of the boys junior varsity golf team who has shown the greatest interest in golf and who has exhibited good sportsmanship and the desire to improve.
Endowed by the late George W. Blossom Jr. '11, of Chicago, Illinois, this award is given to the most valuable player on the boys varsity golf team.
Established by Roy C. Wilcox, '12, of Meriden, Connecticut, this award is presented to the player having the best batting average on the School baseball team.
This award is presented to a member of the varsity baseball team who has played with spirit and enthusiasm, and has improved the most during the season.
Established by the late Mr. Saunders, of Cleveland, Ohio, this award is presented to that member of the School baseball team who, in the opinion of the coaches and the Athletic Director, has been the most valuable to the team by his effort,
performance, and spirit.