A Fine 9: Vote For The BlueStreak-Ruden Report Winter Male Player Of The Year


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.



  1. Kyle is a great athlete as well as a highly regarded presence in school. I am proud to endorse him as male Player of the Year

  2. Vote For Kyle Odierno Goalie for Trinity Catholic High School
    1,037 minutes played
    774 shots
    728 saves
    with a 94% save percentage
    Giving up 2 or less goals in 15 of his 23 games

  3. We vote for Alex Lewis from Greenwich HS! His dedication and hard work over the years has really put him as a top swimmer!

  4. My vote is for Kevin Jack! He worked so hard to be where he is today..His dedication and strong willed attitude to this sport is just impeccable!! I am so happy for him and to watch him grow up to be the athlete he is makes it even better! A true Champion!

  5. I am voting for Harry Stanton!!! His oldest brother Charlie was a great influence on his curious and winding path to manhood. Go NC Rams!!!

  6. As a teacher/administrator for 40 years and wrestling coach with Western CT State Univerisity Wrestling/Grappling Team producing medical book study How To Prevent A Deadly Heart Attack:Fight! with Westchester Medical Center, Vahalla, NY, I can unconditionally report Kevin Jack IS a stellar superstar given his unprecedented sportsmanship record since he started wrestling in Danbury and affiliated training with Coach John Degl in Somers, NY. Kevin Jack deserves Winter Player of Year!

  7. My vote is for Kevin Jack, I have known him for many years and have seen him faced with many obstacles not only on the mat but with daily decisions, he always takes the high road.

  8. Kevin Jack DESERVES the honor Winter Player of Year & I say that as MMA Hall of Famer Al Bruhn inducted December 2011 by Aggressive Combat Sports in Danbury Pal Building. Kevin DEMONSTRATES the best of best sportsmanship and again as teacher/administrator of 40 years I know how best to judge character of all students/athletes.

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