Friday, November 22, 2019

ECCC Student-Athletes Honored at 2019 Fall Sports Awards Banquet

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2019 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held Nov. 21 in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.

Football

East Central Community College football players honored at the 2019 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held on the campus in Decatur, and their respective high schools, include (front row, from left) sophomore linebacker Elijah Keyes of Mize, Luke 2:52 Award and Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Second Team All-Conference South Defense; sophomore defensive lineman Ronnie Thomas of Clinton, Captain Award for Defense and MACJC First Team All-Conference South Defense; freshman running back JD Martin of Wetumpka, Ala., Captain Award for Offense and MACJC Second Team All-Conference South Offense; and freshman kicker/punter Robens Beauplan of Lehigh Acres, Fla., Riverdale, MACJC First Team All-Conference South Offense and National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Team; and (back row, from left) sophomore linebacker Anthony Blakely of Green County, Most Improved Defense Award; sophomore offensive tackle TyKeem Doss of Aliceville, Ala., Most Improved Offense Award, MACJC First Team All-Conference South Offense and Most Valuable Offensive Lineman, and NJCAA All-Region 23 Team; and sophomore linebacker Payton Rogers of Forest, Scholar-Athlete Award. (EC Photo)

Men’s Soccer

East Central Community College men’s soccer players honored at the 2019 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held on the campus in Decatur, and their respective high schools, include (front row, from left) freshman goalkeeper Chase Graham of Vicksburg Warren Central, Most Valuable Player; freshman forward/midfielder Dorian Cox of Jackson Jim Hill, Best Defense Award; sophomore midfielder/defender Joel Hill of Newton County, Scholar-Athlete Award, Team Captain, Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Conference, and MACJC All-Star Team; and sophomore midfielder Terrell Johnson of Jackson Murrah, Golden Boot Award, MACJC All-State, and MACJC All-Star Team; and (back row, from left) sophomore midfielder Jake Cockroft of Kosciusko, MACJC All-Star Team; freshman midfielder Raphael Salles of San Paulo, Brazil, Hustle Award; and freshman goalkeeper Jacob Vickers of Biloxi, Warrior Award. The Warriors also received the MACJC Tom Shepard Award for sportsmanship. (EC Photo)

Women’s Soccer

East Central Community College women’s soccer players honored at the 2019 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held on the campus in Decatur, and their respective high schools, include (front row, from left) sophomore goalkeeper Emily Pitts of Pearl, Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Star Team; sophomore midfielder Leah Anderson of Leyland, United Kingdom, Golden Boot Award, National Junior College Athletic Association All-Region 23 Team, MACJC All-Conference, MACJC All-Star Team, MACJC Player of the Week, and United Soccer Coaches National Player of the Week; freshman defender Susie Stevison of Long Beach, Defensive Player of the Year, MACJC All-Conference, and Team Captain; and sophomore midfielder Lia Richardson of Huntingdon, United Kingdom, MACJC All-Star Team; and (back row, from left) sophomore defender Hayden Sullivan of Florence, Scholar-Athlete Award and Team Captain; freshman forward Hannah Herren of Florence, MACJC Player of the Week; sophomore midfielder Macey Spencer of Florence, Most Valuable Player, NJCAA All-Region 23 Team, and MACJC All-Star Team; and sophomore defender Katelyn Morson of Vicksburg Warren Central, Warrior Award. (EC Photo)