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The Super 5: Vote for the BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Male Player of the Year

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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 five outstanding finalists for our annual BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Male 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):

SCHADRAC CASIMIR, TRINITY CATHOLIC BASKETBALL: Casimir averaged 26.1 points, 4.4 assists, 3.2 steals, 2.9 rebounds, made 58 percent of his 2-point shots, 41 percent of his 3-point shots and 90 percent of his free throws to lead the Crusaders to the FCIAC and Class L championship games.

BRENDAN HATHAWAY, DARIEN HOCKEY: Hathaway finished with 24 goals, 21 assists and 45 points in 22 games for the Blue Wave before suffering a broken ankle in the FCIAC Tournament.

KEVIN JACK, DANBURY WRESTLING: Jack finished the season 43-0, winning FCIAC, Class LL, State Open and New England championships. Jack was selected the FCIAC and state Wrestler of the Year and became just the second person in state history to be named a Super 32 All-American.

ALEX LEWIS, GREENWICH SWIMMING: Lewis won two individual events and was part of two winning relay teams at the FCIAC championships, set the state record in the 100 backstroke, won the 100 butterfly, was part of a state-record setting medley relay team and part of the winning 400 free relay team at the Class LL championships and won the 100 back and was part of two winning relay teams at the State Opens.

HENRY WYNNE, STAPLES TRACK: Wynne had a dream season, winning the 1,000 and 3,200 at the FCIAC championships, set a meet record in the 1,600 and won the 3,200 at the Class LL championships, won the 1,000 and 1,600 at the State Open championships, set a state record in winning the 1,000 at the New England championships and set a state record in winning the mile at the New Balance Nationals.

Those are the five finalists. You have until noon on Wednesday to select the 2013 BlueStreak-Overtime FCIAC Winter Male Player of the Year.

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