Student Athletes of the Year
The 2016 Hall of Fame committee is proud to announce the 2015 Cañada College Student-Athlete of The Year award.
Ariel Mangum - Women’s Volleyball
Rhondell Goodwin- Men's Basketball
The 2014 Hall of Fame committee is proud to announce the 2014 Cañada College Student-Athlete of The Year award.
Sarah Rotter - Women’s Golf
A Fremont native, Sarah graduated from Mission San Jose High School where she led the team to a conference championship. In her two years at Cañada, Sarah was team medalist with an average of 76.
She was a 1st Team All-Coast Conference selection and Conference Most Valuable Player. Sarah led the team to two consecutive Northern California Championships and this season led the Lady Colts to a 2nd place finish in the State Championship. She was also medalist at the North/South Invitational tournament this season.
Sarah has a 3.3 GPA and received a golf scholarship from Sonoma State University where she will pursue a degree in Business Administration.
Dylan Cook - Baseball
A two year starter for the Colts, Dylan played 1st Base, 2nd Base, Shortstop and Left Field. As a freshman, Dylan carried a .315 batting average and earned 2nd Team All-Coast Conference. This season, Dylan batted in the middle of the order and helped lead the Colts to a 2nd place conference finish and a berth in the State playoffs. He batted .311 in the Coast Conference and had 49 hits, 27 RBI’s and scored 28 runs. He was selected 1st Team All-Coast Conference.
Dylan has a 3.0 GPA and is being actively recruited by various universities at this time.
The 2013 Hall of Fame committee is proud to announce the inaugural Cañada College Student-Athlete of The Year award.
The Female Student-Athlete of The Year recipient is Annika Nousiainen from our Women's Varsity Golf team. The Redwood City native has a 3.75 GPA and 1.5 handicap. She led the Lady Colts to the 2012 State Finals. Annika attended Truckee High School in Northern California where she led her team to two consecutive 3rd place finishes in the State High School Golf Championships. Annika then played golf at College of the Desert and competed in the Southern California regional tournament. Family health issues brought her back to Redwood City in 2012 where she led the Lady Colts to a Northern California Championship and a 3rd place finish in the State Championship. She received a scholarship to play golf at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego next fall and plans to study Business Administration.
Pierce Precht, a two year starting pitcher on our Varsity Baseball team is the Male Student-Athlete of The Year. The 6'1 left handed pitcher was a starter for the Colts in 2012 and 2013. Pierce graduated from San Mateo High School, where he was named Peninsula Athletic League Pitcher of the Year in 2010. As a freshman at Cañada he posted a 6-3 record in 10 starts with a 3.02 ERA and earned 2nd Team All-Coast Conference. This season, Pierce was 6-4 in 13 starts with 1 save, 1 shutout, 2 complete games and a 3.01 ERA. He was nominated 1st Team All-Coast Conference. Pierce has a 2.7 GPA and plans to major in psychology. He is being actively recruited by various universities at this time.
To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as a California Community College student-athlete and have notable achievements in three areas of excellence: Classroom, Character, and Competition. The student-athletes' are awarded rings courtesy of Jostens Ring Company.
Congratulations and continued success to all outstanding student body members!