Major Award-Winners from 2017-18 Recognized at Hall of Fame Banquet

In attendance Saturday at the E-Club Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to receive their major departmental awards from the 2017-18 school year were (from left) Morgan Bolduk, Samantha McKosky, Anthony Stigler, Megan Lasto, and McKenzie Reimondo. Unable to attend was Tarchee Brown.
In attendance Saturday at the E-Club Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to receive their major departmental awards from the 2017-18 school year were (from left) Morgan Bolduk, Samantha McKosky, Anthony Stigler, Megan Lasto, and McKenzie Reimondo. Unable to attend was Tarchee Brown.

Athletic Department’s
Major Award-Winners

2017-18

Francis E. Geissler Male SportsPerson-of-the-Year

Presented to a senior for team spirit, sportsmanship, integrity, and dedication 

Winner: COOPER GOSLIN / Cross Country/Track & Field

Bonnie J. Edmondson Female SportsPerson-of-the-Year

Presented to a senior for team spirit, sportsmanship, integrity, and dedication 

Winner: ALEX KALLGREN /Field Hockey

Morrell Service Award

In honor of former athletic department student-workers and brothers

John, Tim, Brian and Patrick Morrell for industriousness and long-term service to the department 

Winner: MICHAEL LaMALFA

 Administrative Assistant/Women’s Basketball

Faculty Athletic Representative Team Academic Award

Winner: WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY
Presented to this program for the sixth time in the 22-year history of the award.
Team also became the first Eastern men’s or women’s team to win

the Little East Conference championship last fall

Team Sport Female Rooke-of-the-Year

MORGAN BOLDUK* / Softball / Freshman / Vernon

  • - Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Year
    - 1st-team All-Little East as a pitcher
    - Led Eastern in every pitching category
    - Led team in batting average and in three additional categories

Team Sport Male Athlete-of-the-Year

TARCHEE BROWN* / Basketball / Senior / Rockville

  • First 1st-team All-America in program history
  • First New England Player-of-the-Year in program history
  • Little East Conference Player-of-the-Year
  • Set program career record with 1,959 career points 

Individual Sport Rookie-of-the-Year

MEGAN LASTO* / Women’s Swimming / Freshman / Orange

  • First Eastern swimmer to win a major Little East Conference season-ending major award when she was named LEC Rookie-of-the-Year
  • Won 400 individual medley at NEISDA Championships, becoming only the 2nd Eastern freshman ever to win an event at NEISDA
  • - 6-time All-NEISDA in 3 individual events and with 3 relays
  • Led team at NEISDA with 84 points in her three individual events

Individual Sport Athlete-of-the-Year

                                                        SAMANTHA McKOSKY* / Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field / Junior / Deep River

        Finished 12th individually in helping team win its first Little East Conference cross country championship

  • Became program’s first New England Alliance/Little East champion in outdoor 1,500 meters
  • Broke her own program record in outdoor 1,500 with 14th-place finish at New England  Division III Championships
  • Became program’s first individual to win Little East indoor mile, doing it in program record time

Team Sport Female Athlete-of-the-Year

      McKENZIE REIMONDO* / Soccer / Senior / Portland
         Named to All-Little East Conference team for 4th straight season

  • Named to All-Little East team FIRST TEAM for third straight year, equaling the program record for first-team selections
  • Started all possible 73 matches in her career
  • Finished in a tie for 9th all-time in program history with 18 assists

Team Sport Male Rookie-of-the-Year

ANTHONY STIGLER* / Baseball / Freshman / Mansfield
- 3-time Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Week

  • Started all 41 games in the outfield for a team which reached Little East tournament championship round
  • Tied for 2nd on team with 7 multiple-RBI games
  • Tied for 3rd on the team with 11 multiple-hit games