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 six outstanding finalists for our BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Female Player of the Year award.
The winner will receive a custom-made long-sleeve T shirt with name and uniform number on the back.
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).
Gianna Bruno, New Canaan Hockey: Bruno finished with 33 goals and 14 assists to pass the 100-point mark for her career.
Morgan McCormick, Wilton Track: McCormick won the 3,200-meter run at the FCIAC and State Open championships and finished 12th at the New England Championships.
Emily Philippides, Greenwich Track: Philippides set records winning the 1,000 and 1,600 at the FCIAC Championships, won the 1,000 and was second in the 1,600 at the Class LL Championships, won the 1,000 and was fifth in the 1,600 at the State Open and finished second in the 1,000 at the New England Championships.
Leah Sarkisian, Danbury Track: Sarkisian won the 600 at the FCIAC, Class LL and State Open meets and finished fourth at the New England Championships.
Kiki Tropsa, Darien Hockey: One of the state’s top defenseman, Tropsa finished with 6 goals and 9 assists despite missing five weeks with an injury and had a plus-24 rating. Tropsa scored the tying goal in the state championship to force overtime in a game the Blue Wave went on to win.
Claudia Tucci, Trumbull Basketball: Tucci averaged 17 points and 9 rebounds to help lead the Eagles to the FCIAC championship and their third state championship appearance in school history.
Those are the six finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the BlueStreak-Ruden Report FCIAC Winter Female Player of the Year.