|Brimmer and May recognizes those outstanding athletes who have played a major role in making Brimmer and May successful not only in academics but also in athletics. These student-athletes demonstrated truly exceptional skill, sportsmanship, and leadership throughout their careers at Brimmer and May.|
|Kyle Casey '09 was inducted into the Brimmer and May Athletics Hall of Fame in May 2012, at the Athletics Awards Ceremony.|
During his time at Brimmer and May, Kyle was characterized by his aggressive and physical style of play, which is difficult to teach and admired by all coaches. He is a young man of tremendous character with an outstanding work ethic who would not settle for anything less than perfection. He was a leader in all aspects of the game from scoring, to team defense, and was chosen as captain all three years he played at the School. No player worked harder or had more desire to be the best he can be. Kyle was encouraging to other athletes and shared tips and pointers at halftime of their games. He was the first player to congratulate a teammate or extend a hand to help an opponent off the floor. Kyle took his academics and athletics seriously, and his attitude and approach to both were a rare mixture to find in a young athlete. They were key factors in his success.
Kyle won the Most Valuable Player for Varsity Basketball all three years and also won the Upper School Sportsmanship Award twice. He wrapped up his Brimmer and May career with 1,173 points, over 900 rebounds, and over 250 blocks. Kyle was recognized all three years as a New England Prep School Athletic Conference selection and earned Most Valuable Player honors at the 2009 St. Sebastian’s Tournament. He won 83 games and won a NEPSAC title as a Sophomore. Brimmer and May Athletic Director Jeff Gates commented duirng the Athletic Awards Ceremony that, "Kyle will go down in history as one of the best players ever to play basketball at Brimmer and May."
Kyle went on to become a dominant college player at Harvard University, where he earned many accolades for his achievements on the basketball court.
Emma Becker can best be described as hard working, driven, and team oriented. Emma’s contributions were integral to the success of both the basketball and tennis teams. As an athlete she earned 10 varsity letters, four in basketball and six in tennis. In addition to that, she was recognized as the Most Valuable Player on her basketball team twice and collected the same honors in tennis an impressive four times. Emma Becker was not only a fine athlete but also an excellent student. She was an honor roll student and earned high honors four times. Emma won the Scholar Athlete award in 2003 and the Sportsmanship Award in 2006.
Emma continued her tennis career while attending Linfield College after graduation. She played No. 6 singles and was an integral part of varsity squad that won conference championships in two consecutive seasons. She was named her team's Most Improved Player in 2007. The following year she transferred to Keene State College to study Early Childhood Development. As a student at Keene State, she was on the Dean’s List each semester and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She will begin a career as an infant-toddler teacher at a child care center. Becker was chosen for the Hall of Fame because of her contributions as a student-athlete at the Brimmer and May School.Chris Warren
Chris Warren graduated from Brimmer and May in 2006. Chris can be characterized as one of the hardest working athletes to have ever played sports at Brimmer and May. He spent countless hours in the gym and weight room working on his basketball skills. He was a four year varsity player, serving his final two years as captain. During his four years on the team he was part of four league titles and a New England Championship. As a member of the team he won the Most Improved Player Award, The Coach's Award and Most Valuable Player Award. He was recognized as a league all-star during his junior and senior seasons. He was just the fourth player in Brimmer and May history to reach one thousand points in a career. What makes this feat so impressive is that Chris accomplished this playing six fewer games per season than what is commonly scheduled currently. His total of 1,204 points is the fourth highest total in school history.
Chris is a graduate of Williams College and is currently employed by Cambridge Associates, an investment consulting firm based in Boston.
Words like talented, enthusiastic, fearless, and confident are best used to describe this three-season athlete. Eileen Davidson came to Brimmer as an eighth grader and immediately made a name for herself. She was the first eighth grader to play varsity sports. On the soccer field she played right wing, she played off guard in basketball, and she placed center in lacrosse. Eileen would have been a three-season athlete all five years at Brimmer and May if not for an injury that did not allow her to play basketball one season. Eileen was captain of her soccer team for two years, as well as a three time all-league player for both basketball and lacrosse. Her soccer and basketball teams both won the league titles in 2001. Eileen led both her soccer and lacrosse teams in scoring as a junior and senior. Eileen won the Outstanding Athlete Award in eighth grade, and the Never Give up, Never Give In award as both a freshman and senior. She was selected as a league All-Star in soccer and lacrosse. She was a tremendous competitor and a pleasure to watch. We commend her on all the hard work she put forth when many athletes would have given up.
Kyle Bond graduated from Brimmer and May in 2008. At Brimmer and May, Kyle lettered in basketball, lacrosse, and cross country. He received the Most Improved Player award in lacrosse and was the MVP in Cross Country. He played on the varsity basketball team as an eighth grader, and during his tenure here helped lead the basketball team to two League Championships and two New England Class “D” Championships. He was a two-time recipient of the coach’s award in basketball and a two-time team captain. As a sophmore he won the Never Give Up, Never Give In Award, and as a junior hr was named the highest of honors—the Scholar Athlete Award.
Having just completed his sophomore year at Washington and Lee University in Virginia, one of the top liberal arts institutions in the nation, Kyle is majoring in business administration, with a minor in philosophy, and he is one of the top guards on the varsity basketball team. Last year, Kyle was instrumental in helping the team progress all the way to the finals in the Old Dominion Athlete Conference, one of the top rated D3 conferences for basketball in the nation. On the basketball court, Kyle has been named Player of the Game and has been a game leader in scoring, assists, and rebounds.
Kerry Kiley can be characterized by her aggressive and physical style of play which is difficult to teach and is something that coaches admire. She rarely settles for less than perfection in her own play but will be the first to support a teammate struggling to be proficient in her game. Kerry was an impact player on each team she played on. She was a leader on the field and on the court, who was respected by her teammates. She played to win while maintaining the highest standards of sportsmanship and integrity. She was admired and feared by opposing coaches and players. Kerry earned twelve varsity letters playing soccer, basketball, and softball and was a three-season athlete for all six of her years at the school. She won four Most Improved Player Awards, seven most Valuable Player Awards, and four Coaches Awards, was voted captain many times by her teammates, and was selected as a league all-star in both soccer and basketball. She also was named the Outstanding Athlete in every one of her six years. Kerry went on to play division 3 soccer at The College of Wooster in Ohio. Her team made the conference championship, and Kerry was named captain of her college team.
Jill Lee was a three-season athlete five out of a possible six years. In the fall she played one year each of soccer, field hockey, and golf and ran cross-country for three years. These are all of the fall interscholastic sports Brimmer and May offers. In addition, she played basketball in the winter and lacrosse in the spring. On the golf team she scored her first par just two weeks after picking up a club for the first time. Many of her coaches have described her as a dedicated, hardworking, coachable, and especially determined athlete. She makes the players around her better because of her attitude and strong work ethic. She won thirteen end-of-season awards: 1 Most Improved Player Award, 6 Most Valuable Player Awards, and 6 Coach’s Awards) as well as being name to the league all-star lacrosse team for four years. In addition, she won 6 major end-of-year awards: 1 Scholar Athlete Award, 2 Never Give Up, Never Give In Awards, and 3 Outstanding Athlete Awards). Lacrosse has been her true love and the sport that she is truly passionate about and dominates in. Jill is the top goal scorer in Brimmer and May history. In her sophmore year she lead the team in scoring with 49 goals. It was not surprising to see Jill stand out as one of the best players in the league during an allstar game, one time scoring 4 goals for her team. Jill has been playing division three college lacrosse at the College of Wooster.
David excelled in soccer, basketball, and baseball. Possessing sound skills in soccer, he stood out in this sport because of his athleticism and passion. In soccer he was the starting center forward for his last three seasons and has over 30 goals to his credit. He led the Gators to four straight league championships and the 2005 New England Prep School championship. As a junior he became the third player in Brimmer and May’s history to score 1,000 points. In addition during Davids freshman and sophmore years at Brimmer he and several other athletes pursued the possibility of starting a baseball program. In the first year, he was one of two starting pitchers. In fact, he pitched the school’s first game. In that game he struck out sixteen batters, while singling twice. He is not only an outstanding athlete but a fine young man as well. As a three season athlete, David was named captain of the basketball team, won numerous post season awards, and was named the Outstanding Athlete as a junior and senior. David went on to play basketball at Brandeis University.
Bobby Brayboy began his education at Brimmer and May as a first grader. He is well remembered for his athletic talents as well as many other interests that he has pursued. Brimmer and May’s run of athletic excellence started with the boys’ basketball program, led by Bobby Brayboy. Bobby was a true scorer from the shooting guard/ small forward position, and his tremendous slashing ability and smooth shooting enabled him to be Brimmer and May’s first 1,000 point scorer. More importantly, Bobby embodied all that Brimmer wants its athletes to be. He won the Scholar-Athelte award for three consecutive years. During his senior year, Bobby received almost straight A’s taking the most challenging courses Brimmer had to offer. His desire to excel on the basketball court was matched only by his desire to excel in the classroom and on the stage. Bobby represented “the better” and “the best” of Brimmer and May’s motto and should be the standard for all of the school’s student athletes. He went on to play college basketball at Brandeis University.