The Arena Club’s “Athlete of the Week” is a scholarship program that recognizes outstanding local high school athletes. Coaches, parents, and community members may nominate an Athlete of the Week to The Arena Club. Each week The Arena Club will select a high school athlete based on nominations from area coaches. Weekly winners will receive a performance “Athlete of the Week” t-shirt and may be featured on The Arena Club’s website, Facebook page, road marquee, and print publications. At the end of the school year, a $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one of the weekly winners to go towards the college of their choice.
Weekly winners will be chosen from students from 9th-12th grade, however the final $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a senior. The school with the winning “Athlete of the Year” will also receive a two-week team training package that includes speed/weight room for two hours, four days a week for the winner’s team for the following season.
We are very excited to be able to honor and recognize our local high school athletes and sports teams, and we hope parents, coaches and students are equally excited and take advantage of this great opportunity.
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2016/17 Athletes of the Week
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Harford Tech freshman, Emma Ryan, as the Athlete of the Week for September 20th!
Emma made the Harford Tech Cobras Varsity soccer team in her freshman year! On Monday, September 12th, at the game against Joppa, Emma scored three goals to help the Cobras win 10-0. On Wednesday, September 14th, Emma scored one goal and had one assist to lead the Cobras in a 4-0 win over Loch Raven. In addition to playing soccer in High School, Emma is also a member of the HFC United Thunder Soccer team who were finalists in the 2016 OBGC Capital Cup! Congratulations, Emma!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate John Carroll freshman, Ellie Bruggeman, as the Athlete of the Week!
John Carroll Field Hockey freshman, Ellie Bruggeman, made the winning goal in last Monday’s IAAM Field hockey Championship Game. The goal came in the first half with 11 minutes remaining. The game went on the be very exciting with ups and downs, but the Patriots went on to shut out the Lions to claim the title for the 3rd consecutive year. Congratulations, Ellie!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Havre De Grace junior, Clay Harris, as the Athlete of the Week!
Clay Harris of Havre De Grace high School played a big part in helping his team survive and advance to the state semi-finals this past weekend. The Warriors junior kicked his way into the history books as he tied the state record with four field goals including a 38-yard go-ahead kick to defeat Surrattsville 19-14 in regionals and secure a spot in the 1A semi-finals. Harris and the rest of the Warriors will have another chance to make history this Friday when they take on Edmondson High School with a State Championship appearance on the line. Congratulations, Clay!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Havre De Grace senior quarterback, Mike Flosser, as the Athlete of the Week!
Havre De Grace High School quarterback, Mike Flosser, electrified the stadium with three touchdowns to help the Warriors take down Edmondson-Westside High School and advance to the state title game for the second year in the row. Flosser passed for 104 yards, two TD’s to go along with 74 rushing yards and a touchdown. Flosser ‘s team will play Fort Hill for all the marbles in the 2016 1A State Finals, December 10th at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD. Congratulations, Mike!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Patterson Mill forward, Chyna Latimer, as the Athlete of the Week!
Chyna opened the 2016-2017 girls basketball season red hot for Patterson Mill. The 5'11” forward had 20 plus points and eight rebounds in each of the first three games. Latimer, the 2017 George Washington commit, is approaching 1,000 points on her high school career. Congratulations, Chyna!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Harford Tech swimmer, Mason Young, as the Athlete of the Week!
Mason is making a name for himself at the high school level. Last week, Young took first place in the 500 freestyle and 100 backstroke. The Cobra freshman is at the top of the leader board with the county’s best times in the men’s backstroke, individual medley and freestyle events. Also, Young turned heads nationwide at the NCAP meet at the University of Maryland by breaking the 13-14 age boys’ state record in the 200 back (1:52.36) held by the Olympic-great Michael Phelps (1:52.55). The record was set by the 23 gold medal Olympian back in 2000. Young also set the state record in boys’ 13-14 age 100 backstroke. Congratulations, Mason!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Patterson Mill senior, Sean Reddish, as the Athlete of the Week! Sean is a senior wrestling captain who went 8-0 this past weekend at the Tomahawk Duals, having seven wins by pin and a forfeit. His success helped Patterson Mill to a first place trophy as a team. Reddish brings a high intensity work ethic into every match which makes him a force to be reckoned with in the UCBAC. Congratulations, Sean!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Edgewood basketball player, Breanna Humbles, as the Arena Sports Factory Athlete of the Week!
Breanna came up big for the Lady Rams in last week’s win over North Harford. Humbles, while having a great shooting game scoring 11 points, also played excellent defense to keep her team in first place in the Upper Chesapeake Conference. Congratulations, Breanna!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Bel Air basketball player, Elizabeth Hillman, as the Arena Sports Factory Athlete of the Week!
The Bobcats' starting point guard started her week with a 30-point performance in the Bel Air High School win over Mt. Hebron. Elizabeth helped lead the Bobcats in blowout wins over Fallston and Harford Tech, in which she added 12 more points. Hillman also put in the work on the defensive end with averaging four steals over the last three games. The North Carolina commit (Lacrosse) is looking to build on her performance into the state playoffs. Congratulations, Elizabeth!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Harford Tech swimmer, Tucker Young, as the Arena Sports Factory Athlete of the Week!
This past weekend at the 1A, 2A, and 3A High School Championships, Tucker won the 50 freestyle with a time of 21.48. He broke a Harford County record that was set in 1980 and earned a USA Speedo Futures Cut. He was also second in the 100 free. Tucker has participated in the Maryland LSC 15 and upstate meet where he came in fourth in the 100 free with a time of 47.45. He made USA sectional cuts in the 50 free,100 free, 200 free, and 100 fly. Congratulations, Tucker!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Fallston High School midfielder, Justin Williams, as the Athlete of the Week!
The Cougars went on a three game winning streak last week, ending with a win over Delaney at Hopkins' Historic Homewood Field. Senior Midfielder Justin Willliams led the Cougars through a three-game week with an outstanding 11 goals and three assists total. Justin started off his week of scoring with five goals and one assist against River Hill on April 3rd. Two days later, Williams was back in the scoring column against Havre de Grace with a hat trick and another helper (three goals, one assist). Lastly, Williams was able to tally another three points at Hopkins' Homewood Field against long-time rival Delaney. Averaging almost five points a game, Justin Williams was a huge part of Fallston's big week, and is our Athlete of the Week! Congratulations, Justin!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate Patterson Mill High School junior pitcher, Carson Uebersax, as the Athlete of the Week for April 9th-15th!
On Monday, Carson threw a shutout and only gave up three hits for the red-hot Patterson Mill Huskies baseball team. The Huskies pitcher threw 70 pitches throughout the six-inning shutout and recorded zero walks along the way. He tallied five strikeouts against Rising Sun on Monday and recorded three more strikeouts during the Huskies fourth win of the week against Harford Tech on Saturday. Congratulations, Carson!
The Arena Club would like to congratulate another Fallston High School lacrosse standout, Ben Claffee, our Athlete of the Week!
Senior attackman Ben Claffee and the Cougars stepped up in order to clinch two quality wins over county rivals, Patterson Mill and C. Milton Wright. Claffee started his week off with three goals and two assists against the visiting Huskies on Tuesday night. Ben was only just getting started; on Friday night Claffee found the back of the net six times against the arch rival CMW Mustangs. It was a classic back-and-forth battle that can always be expected out of the two Harford County powerhouses, but Claffee was the deciding factor with his seven total points (six goals, one assist). Claffee ended his week with nine goals and three assists in two huge local match-ups to earn himself “Athlete of the Week!” Congratulations, Ben!
The Arena Club would like to present Elise Alders from Patterson Mill girls lacrosse with our Athlete of the Week!
On Thursday, April 27th, Patterson Mill’s Elise Alders scored five goals to lead her Huskies over the host, CMW Mustangs. Earlier in the week Alders also tallied one goal and one assist during their Monday night win over Rising Sun. Her five-goal performance against CMW was the push needed to keep the Huskies alive in the UCBAC race. Her seven points throughout the week is why she is the Arena Club Athlete of the Week! Congratulations, Elise!