Winter Athletes Earn Awards, Honors

Members of the Hotchkiss winter athletics programs earned a variety of awards and honors that were announced in a video ceremony sent out to all students on May 15.

For a full list of the Hotchkiss team awards, click here.

In addition to the Hotchkiss awards, several winter varsity athletes received all-star league commendations. In addition, several members of the winter JV and thirds teams received a Coaches Award. These names are listed below:

ALL-STAR RECOGNITIONS:

Boys Varsity Basketball:
All NEPSAC Class A Team: Kyle Jenkins ‘20, Miles Brewster ‘20, Dusan Neskovic ‘20 
All NEPSAC Class A Honorable Mention: CJ Mitchell ‘21, Aidan Rodgers ‘21, Vasja Pandza ‘20
1,000 Point Career: Kyle Jenkins ‘20

Girls Varsity Basketball:
All-NEPSAC Class A: Jordyn Harrison ‘22

Boys Varsity Hockey:
All NEPSAC West First Team: Nicholas Traggio ‘20 and Henry Wilder ‘20
All NEPSAC West Honorable Mention: Gavin Puskar ‘20
New England Hockey Journal Prep School Coach of the Year: Mike Traggio ‘91
New England Hockey Journal Prep Player of the Year: Henry Wilder ‘20
New England Hockey Journal Prep All-Rookie Team: Karsen Dorwart ‘22

Girls Varsity Hockey:
Hobey Baker High School Character Award: Sandrine Brien ‘20

Boys Varsity Squash:
All NEPSAC Class A Second Team: Taylor Clayton ‘20 & Obi Okoli ‘20
All NEPSAC Class A Honorable Mention: John Nicholson ‘22

Girls Varsity Squash:
All NEPSAC Class A First Team: Ellie Burke ‘20

Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving:
Founders League:
William Wildish ’21: 50 Free Champion
Jeffrey Lim ’21: 100 Butterfly Champion
New School Record:
Leo Poggi '20, Royce Shey '21, Jeffrey Lim '21, William Wildish '21 set a new school record in the 400 freestyle relay with a time of 3:11.88.

Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving:
Founders League:
Jillian Cudney ’20: 50 Free and 100 Free Champion
Meera Kasturi ’22: Diving Champion
Emily Bukowski '22, Abby Powell '21, Elise Nam '20, Jillian Cudney '20: Champions in the 200 Free Relay
Top-3 New Englands:
Jillian Cudney ’20: 3rd in the 50 Freestyle and 2nd in the 100 Freestyle
Emily Bukowski '22, Abby Powell '21, Clara Preisig '21, Jillian Cudney '20: 3rd in the 400 Free Relay
Emily Bukowski '22, Abby Powell '21, Elise Nam '20, Jillian Cudney '20: 3rd in the 200 Free Relay
New School Records:
Emily Bukowski '22, Abby Powell '21, Elise Nam '20, Jillian Cudney '20 set a new school record in the 200 freestyle relay with a time of 1:38.85.
Emily Bukowski ‘22 set a new school record in the 100 Breaststroke with a time of 1:06.77
Emily Bukowski '22, Abby Powell '21, Clara Preisig '21, Jillian Cudney '20 set a new school record in the 400 Freestyle Relay with a time of 3:35.47
Meera Kasturi ‘22 shattered the 11-dive record with a score of 464.85 breaking the old record of 407.45 set in 2018 by Olivia King.
Jillian Cudney ‘20 set a new school record in the 50 freestyle with a time of 23.43.

Jillian Cudney ‘20 set a new school record in the 100 freestyle with a record of 51.25.

Varsity Wrestling:
WNEISWA League Champion: Charlie Knight ‘20, 4th place at 182 lbs
NEISWA League: Mackenzie Huang ‘20, 2nd (168 lbs, Girls Division), Simone Straus ‘21, 5th (142 lbs, Girls Division)
Simone Straus ‘21: All-American

 

FOUNDERS ALL-LEAGUE AWARD

Boys Varsity Basketball
CJ Mitchell ‘21 & Aidan Rodgers ‘21

Girls Varsity Basketball
Delaney Hayes ‘20 & Sadie Gould ‘20

Boys Varsity Hockey
Jack Ferguson ‘20 & Jeremy Abraham ‘20

Girls Varsity Hockey
Emily Ferguson ‘20 & Jelani Adorno ‘20

Boys Varsity Squash
Obi Okoli ‘20 & John Nicholson ‘22

Girls Varsity Squash
Nina Flinn and Mary Wood

Boys Varsity Swimming & Diving
Chris Tolis ‘21 & Zach Scrima ‘22

Girls Varsity Swimming & Diving
Clara Preisig ‘21 & Rachel Mokriski ‘21

Varsity Wrestling
Charlie Knight ‘20 & Mackenzie Huang ‘20

 

THE COACHES AWARD

Boys JV Basketball
Elijah Stone ‘20

Boys 3rds Basketball
Meszion Ramsden ‘20 & Ben Kinnear ‘20

Girls JV Basketball
Lucy Haswell ‘20 & Deb Adeyemi ‘20

Girls 3rds Basketball
Shandel Samuels ‘20 & Nina Sukonrat ‘20

Boys JV Hockey
Matthew Weinstein ‘20

Girls JV Hockey
Serena Zhou ‘20

Boys JV Squash
Justin Han ‘20 & Jack Kempczinski ‘20

Girls JV Squash
Tamsin Nottage ‘20 & Maggie Ottenbreit ‘20

Boys JV Swimming & Diving
Giancarlo Mendoza '23

JV Wrestling
Reece Yang ‘21 & Brant Hadzima ‘20

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