Sunday, May 4, 2014

49ers all-sports banquet award winners

The Charlotte 49ers held their 2013-14 all sports banquet Sunday at Halton Arena. Here's a list of the award winners, including the inaugural Jon Richardson Scholarship, donated by Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson and his wife Rosalind in honor of their late son and father of 49ers assistant football coach Johnson Richardson.


Baseball: Justin Seager

Men’s basketball: Mike Thorne (most improved)

Women’s basketball: Ny Hammonds

Cheerleaders: Ashley Holmes

Men’s cross-country: Zach Greth

Women’s cross-country: Maraya Slatter

Football: Jamal Covington (offense); Mark Hogan (defense); Donjore Gainey (scout offensive); Jordan Abrams (scout defensive).

Gold Dusters dance team: Charlotte Brown

Golf: Franco Castro

Men’s soccer: Kyle Parker

Women’s soccer: Monica Trickett

Softball: Chelsea Ingersoll*

Men’s tennis: Jordi Massalle Ferrer; Forrest Edwards

Women’s tennis: Lisa Grosselius

Men’s indoor track and field: Kerrick Williams

Women’s indoor track and field: JoAnn Blakney

Men’s outdoor track and field: Jake Deaton*

Women’s outdoor track and field: T’Sheila Mungo*

Volleyball: Amanda Videmsek

*-for 2013 season; 2014 season not yet completed

Special Awards

Hayward Grubstake Award: Ben Cherry, men’s basketball

Gold Nugget Award: Olivia Rankin, women’s basketball

Vincent Vernitsky Award (men’s and women’s cross-country/track and field): Ben Sterett, Kim Spano.

Jon Richardson Scholarship (football):  Thomas La Bianca.

David Schlee Award (men’s soccer): Nick Barnhorst

Wendi Cook Award (women’s tennis): Macy Vonderschmidt

Coaches Award (volleyball): Laura Cantrell

Academic Awards

Hugh McEniry Awards (male): Coye Still, track and field; Patric King, baseball; Jeremy Dennis, men’s soccer; Ferrer, men’s tennis.

Bonnie Cone Awards (female): Dana Robertson, women’s soccer; Chelsea Matson, cross-country; Michelle Hovey, volleyball.


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Anonymous said...

You must mean UNC 49ers or UNCC 49ers

These dopes dont realize how stupid they look after the dumb AD Rose changed the name to copy Cincy Bearcats. ( Cincinnati Bearcats )

So why not the Charly 49ers?

If you hack someones name then do it right idiots !!!

Anonymous said...

Go Charlotte 49ers.

Anonymous said...

No the guy had it right, it is unc concord.

Anonymous said...

So mens basketball gave no MVP? Just a most improved to Thorne? And a gave the Grubstake to a 1 and done player who attended 3 colleges?

Henry is clearly MVP, and a Grubstake should have gone to a 4 year player. Slap in face.