After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the past two months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected four outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male Player of the Year award.
The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and The Ruden Report.
There will be a separate vote for the Football Player of the Year next month.
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):
FILOSMAR CORDEIRO, WESTHILL SOCCER: Cordeiro finished with 19 goals and 7 assists and was named the most valuable player of the Senior Bowl.
MARC GUIRAND, STAMFORD SOCCER: Guirand was one of the state’s best defenders, and helped lead the Black Knights, in a rebuilding season, to the No. 6 seed in the FCIAC Tournament.
TREVOR HOPPER, RIDGEFIELD CROSS COUNTRY: Hopper won the FCIAC championship with a course-record time. He was Class LL and State Open runner-up. Hopper then won the New England championship with a course-record time.
JON PALMER GREENWICH SOCCER: A central defender, Palmer anchored a unit that allowed just 0.5 goals a game, with 12 shutouts, and helped lead the Cardinals to the FCIAC title.
Those are the four finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the 2013 BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Fall Male Player of the Year.