After a long list of memorable accomplishments over the last three months, it is time for you to decide who was the very best of the best. We have selected four outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Female Player of the Year award.
The winner will receive a trophy from BlueStreak Sports Training and the Stamford Advocate.
Here are the finalists and their accomplishments (based on information submitted by coaches):
MEGAN D’ALESSANDRO, WESTHILL BASKETBALL: D’Alessandro led the FCIAC in scoring with a 21.0 average, as well as 7 rebounds, 2 assists and 2.5 steals per game to lead the Vikings to an 18-5 record.
HANNAH DEBALSI, STAPLES TRACK: DeBalsi set school records winning the 1,600 and 3,200 at the FCIAC championships, a meet record at the 3,200 and took second in the 1,000 at the Class LL championships, won the 3,200 at the State Open championships, set a school record and won the 3,200 at the New England championships and finished 10th in the 2 mile at the New Balance Nationals. DeBalsi is the top-ranked freshman in the country in the 2 mile.
OLIVIA HOMPE, NEW CANAAN HOCKEY: Hompe finished the season with 61 goals, 44 assists and 105 points to help lead the Rams to the FCIAC final and state championship, where she was named the most valuable player. With 384 points, Hompe finished her career as the second-leading scorer nationally.
CATHERINE LACY, DARIEN TRACK: Lacy was the FCIAC, Class L, State Open and New England champion in both the long jump and as a member of the Darien 4×200 meter relay team. Her long jump of 18-7.5 was the best in New England this season. Darien’s 1:44.23 relay time was also the best in New England this year.
Those are the four finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the 2013 BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Female Player of the Year.