After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past three months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected nine outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Male Player of the Year award.
The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.
Here are the finalists, who were all named to the All-FCIAC and All-State teams, and their accomplishments (based on information submitted by coaches):
TYLER ANCRUM, BRIDGEPORT CENTRAL BASKETBALL: Ancrum averaged 15.1 points and 7.0 assists per game, and was named the most valuable player of the FCIAC Tournament.
AHMED HOURANI, FAIRFIELD WARDE WRESTLING: Hourani was 46-1 with 34 pins, winning the FCIAC, Class L and State Open championships and finishing second at the New England championships at 285 pounds.
KEVIN JACK: DANBURY WRESTLING: Jack finished 47-1, winning the FCIAC, Class LL, State Open and New England championships at 132 pounds.
ALEX LEWIS, GREENWICH SWIMMING: Lewis set state records in winning the 100 freestyle and 100 backstroke and was part of a record-setting relay team at the FCIAC championships; set state records in winning the individual events at the Class LL meet; and set a state record in the 100 freestyle, a meet record in the 100 backstroke and was part of two winning relay teams at the State Open meet.
JEREMIAH LIVINGSTON, WESTHILL BASKETBALL: Livingston averaged 25.1 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals per game.
KYLE ODIERNO, TRINITY CATHOLIC HOCKEY: Odierno led the Crusaders in goal with a 1.90 goals against average.
SHNYDEN PIERRE, BRIEN MCMAHON TRACK: Pierre won the 300, 55-meter dash and was part of the winning 4×200 relay team at the Class LL championships; won the 300 and was second in the 55 and relay at the State Open; was second in the 300 and part of the winning relay team at the New England Championships.
HARRY STANTON, NEW CANAAN HOCKEY: Stanton finished with 29 goals and 21 assists for 50 points.
TOMMY WATTERS, DARIEN HOCKEY: Watters finished with 20 goals and 20 assists for 40 points.
Those are the nine finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the 2013 BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Male Player of the Year.