Football Team Hosts Annual Awards Dinner

Varsity Mustang Football Team, along with Head Coach John-James Shepherd (right)

BRONX, NY – The Mustang Football team celebrated their title as “Best in The Bronx” at the annual awards dinner, held inside Truman’s culinary cafe on April 20th, 2018.  The 5-4 varsity squad and 6-2 junior varsity squad were recognized by their coaching staff for a successful season – especially after a tough start at the beginning of the fall.

Team MVP German Camilo

The banquet also included special recognition awards for standout players from both squads.  The award recipients for the varsity team included:

  • Courage Award: Brandonlee Eccleston
  • Ironman Award:Tyrese Shepherd
  • Most Valuablle Lineman: Kimani Williams
  • Academic Excellence Award: D’Ante Fair
  • Most Improved Player: Dayvon Rush
  • Leadership Award: Jordi Mota
  • Most Valuable Defensive Player: Tyrone Buckner
  • Most Valuable Offensive Player: Tyrell Foster 
  • Team Overall Most Valuable Player (MVP): German Camilo

Recipients of special team awards on the junior varsity team included:

JV Special Award Recipients

  • Offensive Player of the Year: D Amari Ball
  • Defensive Player of the Year: Muhammed Wally
  • Iron Man Award: King-David Washington
  • Iron Man Award: Axel Hernandez
  • Iron Man Award: Elijah Harris
  • Academic Award: Daniel Sanchez
  • Outstanding Lineman of the Year: Christian Silva
  • Most Improved Player: Missibaou Diallo
  • Most Improved Player: Ernest Ojevwe

To see an album of photos from the dinner, click here.

 

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