Annual Awards Banquet Honors Top Mesa Athletic Achievements
MESA, AZ - The many achievements of the Mesa athletic program were honored Saturday at the school's annual Awards Banquet, held at the Culinary Arts Department of the East Valley Institute of Technology.
Chosen as Most Outstanding Male and Female Athletes were football quarterback Blake Kemp, pictured right with head coach Ryan Felker, (So., Chandler, AZ/Chandler H.S.) and two members of the national championship women's basketball team, Peace Amukamara (So., Goodyear, AZ/Millennium H.S.) and Mariah Willadsen.(So., Mesa, AZ/Red Mountain H.S.).
Kemp broke virtually all MCC passing records in leading the T-Birds to an 8-3 record and second consecutive bowl appearance. He is headed to East Carolina next year.
Amukamara was a first team All-American, as well as MVP of the NJCAA Division II national tournament this year and Region I tournament in each of the last two seasons. She will move on to Arizona State in the Fall.
Willadsen was the spiritual leader of the national championship team and has maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her MCC career. She will play at Northern Arizona next season.
For a complete list of award winners please click the link above.