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Four Seniors Win Tiger Award
Posted 05/22/2018 07:38PM

Flannery Brown, Kate Gangi, Jordan Allbrooks and Dylan Friedman are the 2018 Tiger Award winners. 
See all the photos from the Sports Dinner!

Four seniors were honored with the Tiger Award for Overall Excellence at the 2018 Upper School Sports Dinner. The annual event, which was held Wednesday, May 16, also saw a number of Bay Ridge Prep student-athletes honored for their spirit, leadership and skills in various sports programs.

The Tiger Award, the highest honor given to a senior student-athlete, went this year to Jordan Allbrooks, Flannery Brown, Dylan Friedman and Kate Gangi. As the award inscription reads, all four were highlighted for their  "positive character, sportsmanship, team leadership, school spirit" and being "one of the most quintessential student-athletes to grace the classrooms, courts, and fields of Bay Ridge Preparatory School."

Allbrooks, along with senior Nichole Shef, were also given special recognition for their participation in a sport in every season during all four years of Upper School.

Other awards included team awards in the following areas:

Varsity Track
Momentum Medal: Sara Anzalone
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Maeve Fishel
MVP: Gregory Kuznetsov

Varsity Volleyball
Momentum Medal: Kora Lynch, Shaddai Quintero
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Maya Pellitteri, Caroline Sorrentino
Dedication Medal: Arielle Ilan
MVP: Mia Composto

Varsity Boys Tennis
Momentum Medal: Matthew Marcus, David Nigri
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Zach Baker, John Buscemi, Lenny Korchmar, Matthew Marcus, Noah Weiss 
MVP: Dylan Friedman

Varsity Girls Tennis
Momentum Medal: Jordan Allbrooks, Loren Schwartzman, Rose Tobiyash
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Kate Gangi, Michaela Pomeranets
MVP: Deliala Friedman, Rose Tobiyash

Varsity Boys Soccer
Momentum Medal: John Buscemi, Alexander Galasinao, Dmitry Kaganovsky
Spirit & Leadership Medal: John Ciantro, Alexander Maiorana
Offensive MVP: Moses Millman
Defensive MVP: William Drury

JV Boys Basketball
Momentum Medal: Benjamin Drury
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Zakai Hudson, Nicolo Mainardi, Matthew Marcus, Sergei Vichnis
MVP: Ryan Bronstein, David Nigri

Varsity Girls Basketball
Momentum Medal: Rose Tobiyash, Kristen Williams-Libert
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Loren Schwartzman
MVP: Jordan Allbrooks, Shaddai Quintero

Boys Varsity Basketball
Momentum Medal: Dennis Furman, David LeGrand
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Joshua Jeremie, Marcell Saucedo-Elcock
MVP: Immanuel Bodden, Sterling Young

Varsity Fencing
Momentum Medal: Jack Kambeseles, Peter Kambeseles
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Joshua Sikarevich
MVP: Nathan Vaysberg

Varsity Girls Squash
Momentum Medal: Emily Stoddard
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Caroline Sorrentino
MVP: Amanda Solecki, Ariana Solecki

Varsity Boys Golf
Momentum Medal: Moses Millman, Alex Privman
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Si Hao Wang
MVP: Peter Johnston

Varsity Boys Baseball
Momentum Medal: Barry Cohen
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Daniel Arensberg
MVP: Justin Herzfeld, Travis Warnock

Varsity Girls Softball
Momentum Medal: Katherine Aretakis, Dominique Perone, Jessica Zuckerman
Spirit & Leadership Medal: Nichole Shef
Offensive MVP: Charlotte Brown
Defensive MVP: Jordan Allbrooks
Rookie MVP: Shaddai Quintero
MVP: Flannery Brown

PHOTOS: 2018 Sports Dinner

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