First 16 Siggys awarded

First 16 Siggys awarded



In front of a large crowd in Seiberling Gymnasium, the first 16 Siggy Awards were given out to members of the Heidelberg Athletics community.  Host Scott Carpenter regaled the crowd with his monologue and segments taken from The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.  

Midway through the program, a video tribute for Dr. Brian Haley was shown.  Current players and staff shared their appreciation for Haley, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award. 

This year's nominees (winners in bold):

  • Top Male Athlete of the Year: Richard Dowdley (WRS), Cartel Brooks (FB), Hamid Shariff (MSC)
  • Top Female Athlete of the Year: Sophie Goobic (TF), Sarah Parker (VB), Paige Ricketts (WBK)
  • Top Male Individual Performance in a Game/Competition:  Richard Dowdley (WRS, won Wheaton Invite), Donteea Dye (FB, 12 receptions for 213 yds, 2 TD), Alexis Mendoza (MSC, game-winning overtime goal vs. BW in OAC tournament)
  • Top Female Individual Performance in a Game/Competition: Sophie Goobic (TF, 2nd at nationals), Paige Atterholt (SB, no-hitter vs. Juniata), Theresa Jackson (WBK, 29pts in OAC tournament vs. Mount Union)
  • Top Breakthrough Male Athlete of the Year:  Derek Hug (BSB), James Mees (FB), Marcquice Taylor (MBK)
  • Top Breakthrough Female Athlete of the Year:  Catarina Orr (TF), Lindsay Marcum (WSC), Carli Patrick (WBK)
  • Top Male Newcomer (Freshman/Transfer) of the Year: Dylan Dombi (XC, TF), Alexis Mendoza (MSC), Kiere Bennie (MBK)
  • Top Female Newcomer (Freshman/Transfer) of the Year:  Rachel House (XC, TF), Rachel Raimondo (VB), Theresa Jackson (WBK)
  • Coach for the Year:  Brian Haley (MSC), Matt Palm (BSB), Morgan Shriver (WBK)
  • Team of the Year:  Wrestling, Football, Men's Soccer
  • Lifetime Achievement Award:  Brian Haley (MSC)
  • Top Male Student-Athlete: Eric Monroe (BSB)
  • Top Female Student-Athlete: Catarina Orr (TF)
  • SAAC Athletic Trainer of the Year: Tyson Depinet, Monica Bates, Ryan Musgrave
  • SAAC Student Athletic Trainer of the Year: Jackie Abrecht, Ashley Kessler, Marcus Hatter
  • SAAC Special Recognition Award – Best supportive Professor/Faculty Member:  Matt Palm (AD), Dr. Traci Stark (FAR), President Rob Huntington