National senior women’s team captain Alana Lewis and national senior men’s team member Mickell Pierre were named the Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board’s Female and Male Players of the Year when the local organisation hosted their 15th anniversary awards at the Guardian Life Building in Columbus Circle, Westmoorings on Sunday.
Pierre was part of the men’s national team that won the historic
TTHB Honour Roll
Most Goals — Zene Henry (8) (Paragon)
Most Goals — Tariq Marcano (16) (Malvern)
Trinity Division —Women
Most Goals — Nicole Aming (10) (TTDF)
Most Goals — Desmond Archer (14) (Paradise)
Most Goals — Nicholas Wren (10) (TTDF)
Open Day Winners
Women — Paragon
Men — TTDF
Big Four Women — Paragon
Big Four Men — Petrotrin
Most Goals — Kristin Abreu (10) (Ventures)
Most Goals — Tariq Marcano (21) (Malvern)
Champions Mixed — TTDF
Most Goals -Nicholas Wren (17) (TTDF)
Champions Women — Notre Dame
Most Goals — Yesenia Luces (13) (Ventures)
Champions Men — Paragon
Most Goals — Akim Toussaint (31) (Paragon)
Most Goals — Kristin Thompson (10) (Paragon)
Most Goals — Wayne Legerton (20) (Petrotrin), Kiel Murray (20) (Paragon)
Youth Player of the Year Female — Amy Olton
Youth Player of the Year Male — Tariq Marcano
Goalkeeper of the Year Female — Petal Derry
Goalkeeper of the Year Male — Ron Alexander
Top Five Players
of the Year
5.Dana De Gannes
2.Dwain Quan Chan
TTHB Nominee Sports Person of the Year 2013
Female — Alanna Lewis
Male — Mickell Pierre
bronze medal for this country at the Pan American Cup competition in Canada back in August.
Lewis, a player with Paragon, spearheaded the national squad to seventh spot at the female edition of the Pan American Cup in Mendoza, Argentina back in September.
Lewis helped her team to the TTHB Opening Day female title while they finished second in the TTHB Outdoor Championships.
Both Lewis and Pierre emerged from the Five Players of the Year on the women’s
and men’s side in a list that also included Amy Olton, last year’s TTHB Woman Hockey Player of the Year Blair Wynne, Teresa Lezama, Dana De Gannes (women), Darren Cowie, Dwain Quan Chan, Kwandwayne Browne and Akim Toussaint (men).
Notre Dame captured three awards, namely the Under-19 Boys and the National indoor and outdoor championship titles for the women’s divisions. Shandy Carib Magnolias’ Olton was named Youth Female Player of the Year.
The Youth Male Player of the Year was Tariq Marcano of Malvern, who captured the Most Goals award for the U-19 Boys indoor and outdoor competitions, while national senior team goalkeeper Petal Derry was chosen as the Female Goalkeeper of the Year, with Petrotrin’s Ron Alexander capturing the Male Goalkeeper of the Year title.
Notre Dame were selected as the Female Team of the Year, while Paragon gained the Male Team of the Year award.
In a short address, former Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (T&TOC) president and current TTHB president Douglas Camacho stated that the TTHB had a satisfying year on the field, with the men’s and women’s senior team’s performances on the field and off the field in terms of administration development where TTHB officials are sought worldwide for their expertise. He vowed to continue developing both aspects of the sport which he said were intertwined.
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee secretary general Annette Knot asked the hockey community to follow the example of the late Nelson Mandela and to continue to work together for the betterment of the sport.