St. Martin's Wrestling - Metairie, Louisiana
Most Valuable/Most Improved Wrestlers - 1979 to 2005
In 1979 Coach Al Trevino decided to recognize certain individuals annually as the St. Martin's wrestling team's Most Valuable and Most Improved wrestlers.
The first recipients in 1979 were Senior Canadian Mike Gloven (Most Valuable) and eighth-grader Alan Kirschbom (Most Improved).
Certain other individuals who graduated prior to 1979 should also be on this list, most notably Stuart Ostrolenk, Tommy Brannon and Martin James. In the Webmaster's opinion, Steven Kantrow and Jeff Martin could easily be on this plaque.
Two wrestlers, Todd DeMonte and Hans Ryden, earned the Most Valuable honor three times. Four others (Martin Muller, Anders Ryden, Duke Kerrigan and Danny Navar) earned it twice.
One wrestler, David Grevemberg, earned the Most Improved honor three times (which does make one wonder). Three others (Patrick Calhoun, Jonathan Schudmak and Stiles Anderson) earned it twice.
The plaque pictured at left is proudly displayed in the foyer of the Adkerson Gymnasium.
|Paul Kirschbom & Hans Ryden
|Todd DeMonte & Hans Ryden
|Lea Perez, IV