May 23rd, 2018, Elizabeth, Colorado: Cardinal Baseball Awards Banquet. Find out what awards and recognition Varsity, JV and C team received and watch the season slideshow video recap.
Photo Credit: Lori McCoin, Wendy/Bill Weidenbacher, Patty Richardson
At Elizabeth High School there are 3 awards given out each year:
1. Cardinal Award: Player selected that best represents Elizabeth High School in the Academic, Athletic and Community realms, voted on by peers.
2. Dedication Award: Player selected by their teammates that showed the most dedication to the program throughout the season.
3. MVP: Player selected for best all around athletic performance voted on by peers.
These 3 awards are presented to all 3 teams.
This year's Cardinal Award goes to Senior Nate Spidel.
2018 Dedication Award winner: Senior Jake Speicher
Elizabeth Baseball Most Valuable Player: Chase Bauer
Here's the rest of the Varsity honors and awards:
Academic All State First Team: Drew Francis, Senior Gage Smith, Senior Nate Spidel, Senior Chase Bauer, Senior Jake Speicher, Senior Cody Brown
Academic All State Honorable Mention: Senior Adam Coleman, Senior Garret Hawkins
CSML All Conference Honorable Mention: Senior Gage Smith, Senior Kayne Weidenbacher, Colt Tyler
CSML 2nd Team All Conference: Senior Jake Speicher
CSML 1st Team All Conference: Tyler Richardson, Senior Colin Steinke
CSML Player of the Year: Senior Chase Bauer
CSML Conference Coach of the Year: Andrew Melton
Coach Melton: "I am honored, humbled and blessed to receive the 2018 Colorado Springs Metro League Coach of the Year honors in my first year here at Elizabeth. Receiving this award is a true testament to the people around me who have supported me. I am happy to share this award with my coaching staff and players. It really shows how successful this season was for the program."
2018 EHS Cardinal Varsity Baseball Slideshow:
2018 EHS Cardinal JV Baseball Slideshow:
2018 EHS Cardinal C Team Baseball Slideshow:
A big thank you to all the parents, fans, players, managers and coaches who made this season possible!
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