Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Bridgton Academy Ice Hockey celebrated a great season and recognized a few deserving players with their 2010 Hockey Banquet.
The event started with a wonderful meal followed by presentation of the "Team Manager Awards". Team Manager, Cam Meserve, awarded Kyle O'Connell, the loudest bang off the glass award for his numerous missed shots. Nate Potter was awarded "The Biggest Bully Award", for picking on the Team Manager all year. George Costa won "The Biggest Kid Award" and was presented with his own matchbox truck to play with. Robby Campbell was awarded the "Muscle Mass" and was presented a T-Shirt. Chris Howard was earned himself "Most Likely to Be Asleep Award". Lastly, Mike Iacobucci was presented with "The Best Facial Hair Award". The audience also enjoyed a season highlight video constructed by Mr. John Campbell, father of Robert Campbell.
Following the Manager Awards, Coaches Lounsbury and Meserve presented the 2009-2010 Ice Hockey Awards. The Unsung Hero Award, which is awarded to the person who quietly gives 100% was presented to David Stevens(Lynn, MA/Lynn English High School).
Jake Donahue(Swampscott, MA/Swampscott High) was presented The Most Improved Award which is given to the player who has improved as a hockey player the most throughout the year.
The Coaches Award is given each year to a player who the Coaches feel best represent the program. This year Coach Lounsbury and Meserve had numerous players who could of won this award. After serious debate, the Coaching Staff elected to present the award to Team Captain Kyle O'Connell(Bridgewater, MA/Bridgewater Raynham High).
The last award presented is the 410 Award. This award is named for Bridgton Hockey Players Patrick Reddy and Brian Doucette who tragically lost their lives in an automobile accident. The award is presented to the player who is considered the best teammate by his peers. This year, Bridgton Hockey, welcomed back to campus the Doucette Family to help present the award. Tim Haroules(Westford, MA/Westford Academy) was voted on by his peers as this years recipient.
After the awards were given out, each member of the team was presented a copy of the video, a team photograph and a sports participation certificate. Additionally, the team present Team Manager Cam Meserve with a Boston Bruins sweat shirt and Lucic t-shirt.