Academy Volleyball would like to congratulate Mia Cergol, Jack Driscoll, and Matt Rivera on the special honors they received by the Newsday sports writers. Driscoll was named the Long Island Player of the Year for boys varsity volleyball. Cergol took home Suffolk County Girls Varsity Volleyball Player of the Year and Rivera was named the Suffolk County Boys Volleyball Coach of the Year.
Please join us in congratulating all three on their well-deserved honors.
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Jack Driscoll, Long Island Player of the Year
“Jack has been the cornerstone of our program over the last three years," Sachem North coach Matt Rivera said. "His mix of athleticism and intellect make him a truly special player. As a senior his leadership and grit were essential to this team's success."
Mia Cergol, Suffolk County Player of the Year
"An all-around athlete," Tremaroli said. "She's great to work with. She's a great leader, and she plays with her heart."
Matt Rivera, Suffolk County Coach of the Year
With Rivera at the helm, Sachem North finished as the state Division I runner-up after a 3-1 loss to Fairport in Albany. The Flaming Arrows were undefeated entering the match and finished the season with an overall mark of 18-1.