NAME: Jeramie Connor
Coach's Quote -- "Jeramie is an outstanding defensive player and pitcher on the defending regional championship team. He is an excellent leader both on the field and in the classroom. Jeramie is the definition of an ideal student-athlete." – Jeff Schulkens, Baseball Coach
SCHOOL: Newport Central Catholic
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'9"-155 lbs.
PARENTS: Marty & Debbie
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mom and dad – without their love and support, none of my achievements and goals in life would ever have existed."
FUTURE GOAL: Attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, FL-join the NROTC program-become a Navy Pilot
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Jeramie is a super two-sport star (baseball and basketball). In baseball, as a pitcher (2 no-hitters this season) he went 8-2 last year with a 3.67 ERA (55 Ks in 55 ½ innings.) He also batted .319 with 15 RBIs. He earned numerous honors, including MVP of 9th region tournament and 1st team all-district. He was also named 9th region Div. II Pitcher of the Year. In basketball, Jeramie averaged 11 ppg. as a senior and was named to the district and regional all-tournament teams. A great student (National Honor Society, 1st team all-state for academics), Jeramie will play baseball next season at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida. Very active in community service, Jeramie plays for the Kentucky Colonels during the summer. His favorite athlete is David Wright, favorite entertainer is Chris Tucker, favorite book is Faith of My Fathers and most-like to meet is David Wright.
To view last year's MVPs, go here.
To view the 2006-2007 MVPs, go here.
To view the 2005-2006 MVPs, go here.