2013 Sol Athletes of the Year Nominees: Photos: Dean "The Sportsman" Greenaway: Photo Collage; Carol M. Smith
DECEMBER 10—The BVI Athletics Association is gearing up for its 5th Athletes Awards Gala, where its partner Sol will dole out the 2013 Athletes of the Year Awards in Youth, Junior and Senior divisions.
On the heels of a competitive and successful season, there has been a full slate of nominees for the awards by Sol in each of the divisions.
The forthcoming event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec 27 at the Moorings. Donation is $50 single and $85 per couple.
Sol will also dole out awards to athletes who have established a National Records that stand at season’s end. Records began tumbling with the Jr. Boys Shot Put in the first Development Series Meet on January 12 and ended with the Jr. Boys Discus Throw on August 23 in Medellin, Colombia.
In all, there were 12 National Records established including nine individual marks during the season. Records were also established in the Youth Girls 4x100m and 4x400m Relays and the Youth Girls Sprint Medley Relay.
During the evening, the Most Outstanding Athletes Awards from U9 through the Open Divisions in track events, field events and combined events will be presented as well as the Most Improved Athlete, and the Comeback Athlete of the Year. The Coach of the Year will also be named. Awards for Road Racing will also be presented and two will receive Lifetime Achievement Awards.
A new award—the LIME Collegiate Athlete of the Year—will be introduced this at the gala and three are vying for the prize.
Following are the nominees for the Sol Athletes of the Year and other awards at the 5th BVIAA Gala.
Athletes of The Year presented by Sol Nominees
2013 Sol Youth Male Athlete of the Year—Koen Penn, J’Quaan Smith, Keci Moses
2013 Sol Youth Female Athlete of the Year—Beyonce DeFreitas, Judine Lacey, Arianna Hayde
2013 Sol Jr. Male Athlete of the Year –Kryon McMaster, Khari Herbert, Kadeon Potter
2013 Sol Jr. Female Athlete of the Year—Tarika Moses, Nelda Huggins, Lakeisha Warner, Trevia Gumbs
2013 Sol Sr. Male Athlete of the Year—Eldred Henry, Keron Stoute, Mark Kendall
2013 Sol Sr. Female Athlete of the Year—Tahesia Hairrgan-Scott, Karene King, Ashley Kelly, Chantel Malone
Most Outstanding Track & Field Performances Nominees
2013 Most Outstanding Combined Events Female Athlete—Kanishque Todman, Ashley Penn, Kala Penn
2013 Most Outstanding Combined Events Male Athlete—Keron Stoute
2013 Most Outstanding Men’s Open Track Athlete—Mark Kendal,
2013 Most Outstanding Women’s Field Athlete—Chantel Malone, Kanishque Todman
2013 Most Outstanding Women’s Open Track Athlete—Karene King, Tahesia Harrigan-Scott, Ashley Kelly
2013 Most Outstanding Men’s Open Field Athlete—Keron Stoute
2013 Most Outstanding Women’s Open Field Athlete—Chantel Malone, Kanishque Todman
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-20 Track Athlete— Khari Herbert, Shaquoy Stephens, Tarique Moses
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-20 Track Athlete—Taylor Hill, Shaian Vandenburg, Jonel Lacey
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-20 Field Athlete—Eldred Henry, Kevin Vanterpool, Brandon Andrews, Aundre Turnbull
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-20 Field Athlete—Tynelle Gumbs, Trevia Gumbs
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-17 Track Athlete—Kyron McMaster, Akeem Bradshaw, Ronique Todman
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-17 Track Athlete—Tarika Moses, Nelda Huggins, Lakeisha Warner, L’Tisha Fahie
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-17 Field Athlete—Akeem Bradshaw, Kadeon Potter, Dylan Moses
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-17 Field Athlete—Kala Penn, Ashley Penn, Kiwana Emmanuel
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-15 Track Athlete— Jelani Norman, Rakeel Jack, Khoy Vanterpool, Keci Moses
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-15 Track Athlete— Zakharia Frett, Arianna Hayde, J’Nae Wong, Judine Lacey, Shaquana Stevens
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-15 Field Athlete— Jelani Norman, Rakeel Jack, Khoy Vanterpool, Keci Moses
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-15 Field Athlete—J’Nae Wong, Arianna Hayde, Dekoya Hodge, Mya Walwyn
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under 13 Field Athlete— Chaz Fahie, J’Quaan Smith, Koen Penn
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under 13 Field Athlete—Beyonce DeFreitas, Xiomara Malone, Zara Brown, Myka Walwyn
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-13 Track Athlete—J’Quaan Smith, Koen Penn, Shiloh Dawson
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-13 Track Athlete—Beyonce DeFreitas, Xiomara Malone, Zara Brown
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under-11 Track Athlete—Wyanee Bell, Sha’el Lavacia, Kybah Dawson, Kyron Walwyn
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under-11 Track Athlete—D’Neigh Williams, Alisha Hayde, Shammera Forbes, Kala Liburd
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under 11 Field Athlete—Carlyiek Benjamin, Sha’ei Lavacia, ASPS; J’Khoi Smith WWPS
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under 11 Field Athlete—Izariah Frett, St.Georges; D’Neigh Williams, Abriel Maglorie
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under 9 Field Athlete—Nayerlin Richards, FLPS; A’Keela McMaster, Adeajah Hodge.
2013 Most Outstanding Girls Under 9 Track Athlete— A’Keela McMaster, Jahtavia Williams, Adajeh Hodge
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under 9 Field Athlete—Jason Smith, Deshaun Doyley, Bradford Green.
2013 Most Outstanding Boys Under 9 Track Athlete—M’Khori Crabbe, Jahari Lacey, Kadir Maduro.