Annual Award Winners



Jack B. Riffle Award

Presented annually to a male and female athlete in the senior class for outstanding athletic accomplishments.

Given in honor of Jack B. Riffle '50, Hamilton College trustee and long-time booster of the Continentals.



Left to right: head men's hockey coach Rob Haberbusch, Robbie Murden '17, Morgan Fletcher '17, head women's soccer coach Colette Gilligan and head women's lacrosse coach Patty Kloidt.



Jean-Marius Gelas Memorial Award

Presented annually to a male and female athlete in the senior class who have displayed outstanding development in sportsmanship, leadership, character and athletic ability during their college years.

Given in honor of Jean-Marius Gelas, long-time coach of many Hamilton teams including soccer, tennis and fencing.



Left to right: head men's hockey coach Rob Haberbusch, Bennett Hambrook '17, Lillie Simourian '17, head women's lacrosse coach Patty Kloidt and head men's and women's squash coach Jamie King.



Milton H. Jannone Award

Presented annually to a male and female athlete in the senior class who are recognized by the department for outstanding athleticism,  academic achievement, and service to the community.

Given in honor of Milton H. Jannone '43, Hamilton's first football all-American and a standout in basketball and track & field.



Left to right: head field hockey coach Gillian McDonald and Emma Anderson '17 (not pictured, Jack Pierce '17).