Mountaineers hold Senior Athletic Awards night

Iron Mountain seniors, Alex Wilson, left, and Emily Copley pose with the Pat Izzo Award at Mountaineer Gym on Sunday. (Courtesy photo)

IRON MOUNTAIN — Iron Mountain senior student-athletes were honored at the annual Senior Athletic Awards Night on Sunday, in Mountaineer Gym.

Emily Copley and Alex Wilson were honored with the distinguished Pat Izzo Memorial award.

The Pat Izzo Memorial award is awarded to those who display sportsmanship, school spirit, character, desire, and leadership. It honors students who, although maybe not the star athlete, are always there with a smile, rooting on their team, motivating others and leading with integrity. The Award is in memory of the late Pat Izzo, a former Mountaineer.

Copley and Wilson’s names have been added to the list of awardees on the Pat Izzo Memorial award plaque that hangs in the Izzo-Mariucci Building.

Shayna Hruska and Matthew Colavecchi were presented with the prestigious Izzo-Mariucci Scholarship award. The Izzo-Mariucci Scholarship award is a $5,000 scholarship awarded to Iron Mountain senior student athletes who aspire to be in a lettered sport (or club sport) at the college or university level, who demonstrate qualities of good sportsmanship and high moral character, and have participated in a multiple high school sports.

Hruska and Colavecchi’s names have been added to the list of awardees on the Izzo-Mariucci trophy that is displayed in the Izzo-Mariucci Building.

All athletes were presented with a Senior Athlete Plaque, thanks to the Iron Mountain Athletic Booster Club. Each athlete honored during the ceremony is listed below.

Volleyball MVP — Isabella Lewis

Boys Soccer MVP — Tyler Winch and Alex Wilson

MVP Lineman of the Year — Fulton Stroud

MVP Back of the Year — Luke Wolfe

Football MVP — Luke Wolfe

Girls Tennis MVP — Mallory Maracini

Cheer MVP — Kassie Munday

Bowling MVP — Kyle Lautzenheiser

Wrestling MVP — Fulton Stroud

Boys Basketball MVP — Matthew Colavecchi

Girls Basketball MVP — Emily Copley

Boys Track MVP — Luke Wolfe and Matthew Colavecchi

Girls Soccer MVP — Emily Copley

Softball MVP — Lindsey Sorensen and McKinlee Peterson

Boys Tennis MVP — Reece Kangas

Baseball MVP — Nikolai Burgoon

Story was submitted to The Daily News.


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