9 Male, 6 Female Finalists For BlueStreak-Ruden Report Winter Players of the Year


After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, starting on Sunday morning it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected nine outstanding male and six female finalists for the BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Male and Female Player of the Year award.

The winners will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.

The final fields were compiled after talking to and getting recommendations from a number of league coaches in each sport, as well as personal observations. 

The nine male finalists are:

Tyler Ancrum, Bridgeport Central Basketball

Ahmed Hourani, Fairfield Warde Wrestling

Kevin Jack, Danbury Wrestling

Jeremiah Livingston, Westhill Basketball

Alex Lewis, Greenwich Swimming

Kyle Odierno, Trinity Catholic Hockey

Shnyden Pierre, Brien McMahon Track


Harry Stanton, New Canaan Hockey

Tommy Watters, Darien Hockey

The six female finalists are:

Georgia Cassidy, Darien

Hannah DeBalsi, Staples 

Rachel Gartner, Danbury

Catherine Granito, New Canaan

Claire Howlett, Westhill

Linda McAuley, Trumbull

The voting will run from Sunday morning until noon on Wednesday, so check back and be prepared to vote.