Raiders recognize top athletes
Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011
The Seminole State College Athletics Department honored some of its outstanding student-athletes during an end-of-the-year banquet on Tuesday, May 3.
Sophomores Dejai Oliver, a pitcher on the baseball team, and Christy Baranet, an outfielder on the softball team, were named the College's Athletes of the Year. Oliver, a Mid-Florida Conference (MFC) Second Team selection, was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the eighth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball (MLB) First-year Player Draft. Baranet, also an MFC Second Team selection, will transfer to Oklahoma State University to study architecture.
Additional awards were presented in three categories for each sport: Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player and Coaches' Choice. The honorees were:
- Most Valuable Player: Todd Hankins
- Most Improved Player: C.J. Kelly
- Coaches' Choice: Martin Kelly
- Most Valuable Player: Kristie Hoeffer
- Most Improved Player: Jessica Gipson
- Coaches' Choice: Kayla Ramey
- Most Valuable Player: Elia Folch Sola
- Most Improved Player: Kristin Galek
- Coaches' Choice: Kiley Mettler
For more information on Seminole State's athletic programs, visit the Raider athletics home page.
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