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| March 10, 2016

The Mohonasen Central School District held its annual Athletic Hall of Fame dinner on March 7 at Mallozzi’s in Schenectady. This year’s class includes six inductees:

Stacy Anderson Vadney, Class of 1992
  • Four year Varsity letter winner in softball
  • Named to the Suburban Council All Stars – Varsity Softball (1990, 1991, 1992)
  • Best batting average in Suburban Council (1990)
  • Mohonasen High School’s Best Female Athlete Award (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)
  • Earned the Mohonasen High School 100% Award in Varsity Softball (1991)
  • Named to the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference, 1st Team (1994 and 1995)
  • Named to the NYS Women’s Collegiate Athletic Association, 1st Team (1994 and 1995)
  • Union College Softball MVP (1994)
  • Ranked among Union College’s softball record leaders in six categories: batting average (4th), extra base hits (10th), triples (6th), home runs (8th), season base hits (9th), and innings pitched (10th)
Robert Fredericks, Class of 1950
  • 4-year Varsity Baseball, 21-4 record, 2 no-hitters
  • 3-year Varsity Basketball
  • Full Scholarship George Washington University, Baseball 16-3 record
  • Signed professional baseball contract with the Dodgers in 1952
  • Assigned to minor leagues then called to the Army in 1952
  • Returned to the Dodgers for 2 more years
Jim Johnson, Class of 1967
  • 3 years Varsity Soccer (midfielder, center halfback); co-captain 65-66, 66-67; MVP 66-67. Class A-B Section Champs 66-67, 18-1 overall record
  • 3 years Varsity Basketball (guard, small forward). Captain ’66-’67; Led team in scoring with 14 PPG, 2nd leading rebounder. Voted first team All-Suburban Council, ’66-‘67
  • 2 years Varsity Track and Field
  • 1 year Varsity Tennis
  • Mohonasen School and Community Association Award for Outstanding Male Athlete 1967
  • 3 years soccer (midfield) at Boston University, tri-captain 1971-72
Paul Manikas, Class of 1975
  • Suburban Council All-Start in Baseball, Basketball and Soccer
  • 4-year Varsity Baseball Starter
  • Mohonasen High School Male Athlete of the Year, 1975
  • Selected 1975 Basketball Prep All American
  • 39 points single basketball game, freshman team
  • Siena College baseball
  • Larry Bowers Memorial Fund Awards
George Wodarzak, Class of 1951
  • 3-year Varsity Letter Winner Baseball; 3-year Varsity Letter Winner Basketball, 2-Year Varsity Letter Winner Football; 1-Year Varsity Letter Winner Soccer
  • 1951 All County Half Back; 1951 Draper Touchdown Leader (8)
  • 1951 All County Scholastic Baseball Team (starting right fielders)
  • 1951 Class B Western Conference League Football Scoring (3rd place)
  • Led 1951 Scholastic County Batting Championship with .500 batting average
  • Union College starting football halfback (4 years)
  • Union College starting baseball outfielder (4 years)
Joseph Ziobrowski, Class of 1982
  • Varsity Basketball, 1980-1982,
  • Selected to the exceptional Senior All-Star Team 1982
  • Varsity Baseball 1981-1982, 1982 Suburban Council Championship,  Section 2 Class A Championship, Section 2, Class A-B Championship, Regional representative
  • Siena College pitcher, 1982-1986
  • Division 1 New York State All Star 1986
  • 1989 Schenectady Baseball Club Hall of Fame inductee, selected one of Schenectady’s top athletes in its first 100 years