Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame recognized eight outstanding high school senior multi-sport athletes

 

The Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame recognized eight outstanding high school senior multi-sport athletes at a picnic today at Dansbury Park in East Stroudsburg, PA, with the presentation of plaques and citations from their Pennsylvania State Representatives.

Thank you to all of our board members who helped to make this event a success and special thanks to Chuck Frantz of Frantz Trophies and Plaques in Northampton providing the beautiful plaques for all of our winners.

Here is a list of all of the winners, the high schools they attended, the sports they played, where they will be attending college, and what sport(s) they will be playing in college:

Big School Male Athlete of the Year: Devante Cross, Parkland High School, football, basketball, and track & field; University of Virginia for football

Big School Female Athlete of the Year: Siena Salvaggio, Parkland High School, swimming and volleyball; Penn State University for swimming

Small School Male Athlete of the Year: Joe Espinal, Wilson High School, cross country and track & field; Lehigh University for cross country and track

Small School Male Athlete of the Year: Spencer Hay, Palmerton High School, basketball and track & field; Penn State University for track & field

Small School Female Athlete of the Year: Hannah Edwards, Catasauqua High School, field hockey and softball; University of Pittsburgh for softball

Big School Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: John Jakobsen, Stroudsburg High School, football and wrestling; Lehigh University for wrestling

Big School Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Katie Bacher, Emmaus High School, cross country & track & field; MIT for both cross country and track & field

Small School Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Chad Cooperman, Salisbury High School, basketball and baseball; Bloomsburg University for baseball

Small School Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Hannah Edwards, Catasauqua High School, field hockey and softball; University of Pittsburgh for softball

Congratulations to all of the winners and good luck to all of them as they continue their careers in college in the fall.

Ed White
Chairman, Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame Board

The Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame also recognizes former high school, college, amateur, semi-pro, and professional athletes who excelled while playing one or more sports in the Lehigh Valley for consideration for induction into the Hall of Fame. This year’s Hall of Fame class – which will be announced next month – will be inducted at our annual banquet on Saturday, October 15, at the Northampton Community Center; more details on that event will be released in July. For information on tickets or to advertise in the banquet program, please contact LVSHOF Chairman Ed White.

 

Information provided by: Ed White

Chairman, Lehigh Valley Sports Hall of Fame