Red Lion High grad Ali Posey honored as York College's outstanding senior female athlete
- Red Lion's Ali Posey was recently honored as York College's outstanding senior female athlete.
- Dalton Myers won the award as York's outstanding senior male athlete.
- Beth Wiseley won the Jake Jaquet Fighting Heart Award.
Red Lion High School graduate Ali Posey was among the three major winners when the York College athletic department held its annual awards ceremony recently.
Posey won the Georgia Heathcote Stallman Award, which goes to the outstanding senior female athlete.
Posey was a two-time All-America field hockey player for the Spartans. She finished the year with 21 points on seven goals and seven assists. She also had two game-winning goals.
Posey concluded her career as one of three York players all-time with 100 points. She finished with 120 points on 50 goals and 20 assists to go along with 12 game-winning goals in 76 career games.
Wiseley wins Jaquet Award: The Jake Jaquet Fighting Heart Award went to Beth Wiseley.
The Jaquet Award is presented to the member of an athletic squad who is not necessarily an outstanding athlete (but can be), who goes above and beyond what is asked of or expected of him/her.
Wiseley, who overcame cancer and various injuries, was a part of the women’s basketball program for the last four years. Wiseley has graduated and already has a nursing job.
Myers gets Klinedinst Award: Dalton Myers won the Daniel J. Klinedinst Award as the outstanding senior male athlete.
Myers led the Spartans to a Capital Athletic Conference men's basketball title and a berth in the NCAA Division III Tournament. He earned all-region honors and was an All-CAC first-team selection for the second time in his career. He finished his career with 1,499 points, good for ninth on the all-time scoring list.
DeMeester Awards: The Dr. William DeMeester Academic Awards were released after the ceremony.
The DeMeester Awards recognize the male and female four-year senior student-athletes who have the highest cumulative grade-point averages. The team awards recognize the teams with the highest GPA for the 2017-2018 school year.
Men’s lacrosse midfielder Ryan Cook captured the individual men’s award. He concluded his Spartan career with a 3.88 GPA in sport management.
Swimmer Danielle Werner picked up the women’s award with a 3.94 GPA in nursing.
For the second straight year, the softball squad captured the women’s team DeMeester Award with a a team GPA of 3.59.
The men’s tennis team earned the men’s DeMeester Award with a 3.41 GPA.
Overall, the 477 Spartan student-athletes combined to post a cumulative GPA of 3.25.
Note: The original photo of Ali Posey for this story was incorrect. A correct photo has now been posted.