anchor the center of the defense that has given up only one goal in recent games.
“What is more impressive than his play on the field during games is his commitment to coming to practice and working hard each and every day. Devin is the type who puts on his hard hat and just goes to work every day. There is no complaining or trying to take shortcuts.”
Usilton was nominated by volleyball head coach Carol Hubbard.
“She is one of our captains, and has consistently led our team in aces,” Hubbard said. “She is always at practice, ready to work hard and lead.
“Jenna also attended camps this summer and was involved in travel ball volleyball, working on improving her game.”
Riggin is the starting goalie on the Eagles’ varsity soccer team. She recently helped ND win its first game of the year in a 4-3 victory over Colonel Richardson Tuesday, Oct. 2, which included a big save in the final moments to keep the Eagles in the lead.
“She has taken the role of goalie with all its pressures, came out there giving 100 percent at every game and practice,” said girl’s soccer head coach Jessica Algier. “She comes to every practice following a game with questions and suggestions for improving.
“She is dedicated to becoming a top-notch goalie, and her willingness to ask questions and take notes of what she needs to improve has more than impressed us all.”
After Tuesday’s victory at Colonel Richardson, Algier called Riggin a phenomenal goalie.
“She has taken a tremendous amount of pressure with ease,” she said. “We worship her. She is top-notch.”
Golf coach Dave Morrissette nominated Meilhammer for athlete of the month.
“Davis is brand new to golf, and has shown an incredible desire to improve in everything he does with golf,” he said. “He even qualified for his first two matches this past week, shot okay, but shows the desire to improve and get better.”
North Dorchester’s Jenna Usilton leaps to hit the ball against Colonel Richardson Thursday, Sept. 6.