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Navy Wrestling Awards Handed Out

Junior Corey Wilding was the recipient of the 2016-17 Brett J. Harman Award.
May 9, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Navy wrestling program recently celebrated another successful season with its end-of-the-year banquet where a number of awards were presented.  The following is a list of those awards and the recipients.

Ed Peery Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Jadaen Bernstein
Given in honor of former Navy Wrestling Coach (1960-87) and National Wrestling Hall of Fame member Ed Peery.  The award is presented to the Navy wrestler who demonstrates outstanding leadership, work ethic and competitive spirit

Travis Manion Memorial Wrestling Trophy
• 2016-17 recipient - Ryan Harman
Presented by the Trustees, Athletic and Scholarship Programs, U.S. Naval Academy Foundation, to the Navy wrestler from the graduating class who displayed outstanding leadership and work habits throughout his career.  This wrestler has great qualities of aggressiveness, determination, good sportsmanship and compassion for others.  The team’s success and the success of the program are more important to this individual than personal success.

Brett J. Harman Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Corey Wilding
Given to the Navy wrestler who demonstrates selfless character in both thought and action; an individual who routinely puts the team ahead of himself.  This person is able to maintain a positive attitude in spite of adversity and his disposition lifts the morale of his teammates.  His infectious attitude toward life and the sport of wrestling inspires those around him to excel in sport and life

Lt. Cmdr. Weems Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Jared Prince
In memory of Lieutenant Commander George Thackray Weems, the award is presented to the Navy wrestler who displays aggressiveness, determination, good sportsmanship and team spirit

Coaches Award
• 2016-17 recipients - Robert Winning, Ty LaFramboise and Spencer Carey
The Coaches Award goes to the Midshipman who displayed great leadership and work habits throughout the season.

Team Performance Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Zack Davis
This award is presented to the Midshipman who is always ready and performs at a high level when called upon.

Iron N
• 2016-17 recipient - Robert Winning
The recipient of the Iron N Award is someone who consistently exemplifies characteristics of discipline, focus and attitude day in and day out.  The weight room is another opportunity for any athlete to improve mentally and physically, while building confidence, courage and cohesion.  This award goes to the person who maximizes every opportunity to do just that.

Most Wins Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Jadaen Bernstein / 31-10 record
Awarded to the Navy wrestler who earns the most wins during the season.  

Ray Swartz Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Jared Prince / 8 wins by fall
Given in honor of former Navy Wrestling Coach (1938-60) and National Wrestling Hall of Fame Member Ray Swartz.  This award is presented to the Navy wrestler achieving the most falls in the least aggregate time.  

Most Improved Wrestler Award
• 2016-17 recipients - Michael Coleman and Steban Cervantes
This award is presented to the Midshipman who has made steady improvements throughout the season.

Most Promising Freshman Award
• 2016-17 recipient - Jared Prince
The Most Promising Freshman Award is presented to the Navy wrestler of the freshman class that performed above his peers throughout the season.


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