Source: Grosse Pointe News Online

Blue Devil honorees

by the Grosse Pointe News

July 04, 2013

At Grosse Pointe South’s awards night several special awards were given to team members. South’s 2013 most valuable athlete award went to both Hannah and Haley Meier. Most Improved was handed to Megan Sklarski and Neala Berkowski, with the rookie of the year award going to Kayli Johnson. Special coaches awards were given to Madison Hunter, Christy Ford and Jasmine Brathwaite, and the Blue Devil of the Year award went to Aubryn Samaroo. In addition to eight new school records, 89 South runners earned league all-academic awards. Hannah Meier, for the fourth straight year, was the team’s top point scorer. Four-year veterans of the team included Annalise Bissa, Kayla Ellis, Meredith Gilbert, Sam Holm, Milena Lai, Allie Marion, Haley Meier, Hannah Meier, Gertie Mulier, Mia Perkins, Samaroo, and Cecily Tennyson. The four-year veterans enjoyed an undefeated span that included 28 consecutive dual meet wins, four state regional titles and three Division 1 state championships. Team captains to the 110 member squad included Nicole Keller, Perkins, Haley Meier, Hannah Meier, and Samaroo. South was coaches by Leo Lamberti, Mike Novak, Shawn McNamara, Tereza Schaible, and Steve Zaranek.