Congrats: Top 15

1 Jun 2012 by admin, No Comments »

On Thursday morning, seniors Courtney McIntosh and Sophie Evans were among the thirty student athletes from Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar honored for their athletic and academic achievements, as well as community involvement, at the 51st Annual Athletic Awards Breakfast. Special guest speaker, Misty May, a Newport Harbor High School graduate, gave an inspirational message and shared about her experiences as a two-time Olympic gold medalist and the winningest female beach volleyball player. Thank you to the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce for hosting such a special event to recognize the student-athletes.

Congratulations to Sophie and Courtney for this exciting honor.

You can find a full list of the thirty student athletes in yesterday’s edition of the Daily Pilot. Read a few of Daily Pilot Sports Editor Steve Virgen’s highlights from the Athletic Awards Breakfast here.

Sophie Evans – The field hockey standout helped lead the Sailors to three straight Tournament of Champions titles. As a senior, the team captain was named the TOC MVP and first-team All-Sunset League honors. The 3.97 GPA student was a Daily Pilot Athlete of the Week and helped Newport to an OC Championships title.

Courtney McIntosh – McIntosh, a three-year girls’ varsity field hockey player, played a vital role to Newport Harbor winning its fourth consecutive Los Angeles Field Hockey Association Tournament of Champions title. She was named to the all-tournament team and earned the Sunset League Most Valuable Defensive Player award. McIntosh, who has a 4.32 GP, is bound for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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