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Comets Coaches and Players Recognized with Post-Season Awards

Comets Coaches and Players Recognized with Post-Season Awards

Head Coach Lauren Wilson, Assistant Coach David Fitzgerald, and 6 Lady Comets were recognized for their accomplishments at the Greater Cleveland Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association banquet last week.

Coach Wilson was recognized with the prestigious GCSSCA Kim Mahoney Award, which is given to a coach for ethics and sportsmanship.  The Kim Mahoney award process begins with a nomination from peers and is considered the highest honor a coach can receive on the state level.  The plaque presented to Coach Wilson reads: “In recognition of your commitment to the teaching of good sportsmanship, respect, character, and the development of the whole person.”

Comets Assistant Coach David Fitzgerald was recognized by the GCSSCA as the Assistant Coach of the Year in Greater Cleveland. 

Sophomore Carley Goldberg was named First Team and Senior Miranda Carlton was named to the Second Team by the GCSSCA.  Senior Juliana Kontul and sophomores Farren Lesko and Jacklyn Rzepka were named GCSSCA Honorable Mention.  Juliana also made the GCSSCA All-Academic Team.

The Greater Cleveland Conference named Senior Sydney Kowit as its First Team Goalie with Carley Goldberg and Miranda Carlton also being named First Team All-GCC.  Jacklyn Rzepka and Farren Lesko were named Honorable Mention All-GCC.

At the Fall Awards Banquet, Sophomore Macarah Morgan received an award for having the highest GPA on the team and the team itself was recognized for having a cumulative GPA of over 3.6.  Senior Taylor Ellman, junior Mayah Morgan, sophomore Nicollee Hammer, and freshmen Avani Pham, Jamie Simmerson and Allison Maersch all received their first varsity letter.  Juliana Kontul was recognized for being a four-year letter-winner, Miranda Carlton for lettering three years and Sydney Kowit for lettering two years.