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 six outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Spring Female 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):
HANNAH DEBALSI, STAPLES TRACK: DeBalsi finished second in the 1,600 and 3,200 at the FCIAC championships, won the 1,600 and 3,200 at the Class LL championships, finished first in the 3,200 and second in the 1,600 at the State Open meet, and on Saturday won the championship in the 2-mile race at the New Balance Nationals.
CLAIRE HOWLETT, WESTHILL TRACK: Howlett won the 1,600 and 3,200 at the FCIAC championships and on Friday finished in third place in the 5,000 meters at the New Balance Nationals.
BRENNA MARTINI, FAIRFIELD LUDLOWE SOFTBALL: Martini batted .517, with four home runs, 17 RBIs, 25 runs scored, 12 extra-base hits and a .592 on-base percentage.
MAKENNA PEARSALL, WILTON LACROSSE: Pearsall finished with 38 goals, 26 assists, 45 forced turnovers, a school-record-tying 118 draw controls and 79 ground balls.
LAUREN PITNEY, ST. JOSEPH SOFTBALL: Pitney batted .484, with two home runs, 29 RBIs, 17 extra-base hits, 39 runs scored and a .747 slugging percentage.
DILLON SCHOEN, DARIEN LACROSSE: Schoen finished with 59 goals, 21 assists, 33 forced turnovers, 24 draw controls and 12 ground balls.
Those are the six finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the 2013 BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Spring Female Player of the Year.