Saints Announce Awards at Annual Basketball Celebration


Siena held its annual First Niagara Basketball Celebration Monday night at the Glen Sanders Mansion. The following awards were presented:

Men’s Basketball Awards:

Doc Marcelle - Most Valuable Player - Marquis Wright

Hustle Award - Rob Poole

Reverend Benjamin Kuhn Student Athlete Award - Jimmy Paige

Jim Sullivan Most Improved Player - Javion Ogunyemi

Billy Harrell Rebounder Award - Lavon Long

Dan Cunha Defensive Player of the Year Award - Marquis Wright


Siena Women’s Basketball Awards

MVP – Tehresa Coles

The Rookie of the Year Award - Margot Hetzke

Sixth Player Award – Symone Kelly

Best Defensive Player Award – Tehresa Coles

Most Improved Player Award - Emia Willingham

The Val Higgins Award for Leadership - Ida Krogh

The Inaugural Strength and Conditioning and Toughness Award - Meghan Donohue

The Joe Hogan Award for Desire, Dedication and Positive Attitude - Kollyns Scarbrough

Vicki Aromando Academic Excellence Award - Kelsey Booth


The Donohue Family, recipients of the Howard T. Tucker Award for their dedication to Siena Basketball

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