Rare threepeat for Drummond

JONATHAN MCKEOWN
Last updated 13:00 14/11/2012

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Nelson College's Morrison Cup for best all-round athlete in the school was awarded to Mitchell Drummond at the school's prizegiving last week.

The school-leaver claimed a rare threepeat after winning the top sports award in both 2010 and 2011.

Mitchell was the Nelson College First XV captain, receiving his 50th cap for the college. In the Press Cup competition, Mitchell was the regular season top points-scorer and first player to reach 100 points. He also won the Phillip McDonald medal for most outstanding player in the Press Cup.

Mitchell attended the Crusaders Knights camps, was a member of the Nelson Bays under-18 team, was the Buccaneer top secondary school rugby player in the region and made the New Zealand Secondary Schools Barbarians team.

In rugby sevens, Mitchell is a member of the Nelson College senior sevens team, which placed second in the country last year and will play at the nationals early next month. Mitchell was a member of the Nedlands senior A club team that recently competed at the Borneo international club sevens tournament.

In touch rugby, he was the Nelson College senior A captain, is a member of the New Zealand under-19 team and was named in the New Zealand secondary schools tournament team.

In cricket, he was the Nelson College First XI captain. For the Stoke-Nayland senior team, he was named wicketkeeper of the year, under-23 player of the year and most promising batsman.

Mitchell was a member of the Nelson senior men's representative side and was named the Nelson men's senior representative player of the year.

The Wood Cup for best all-round athlete under-16 went to Adam Leonard. Adam is a member of the Nelson College A basketball team, the Nelson under-17 A basketball team, was a referee at the under-15 South Island basketball championships and was selected to referee at under-15 national championships.

In cross-country, Adam was fourth at the Nelson College cross-country championships, sixth at the Tasman cross-country regionals and was a member of the winning six-man team at the Tasman regionals. In Nelson College athletics, he placed second in the 800 metres and second in the 1500m.

Adam is a member of the Nelson College First XI cricket team, was a cricket rep for Nelson under-16 and under-17 as an all-rounder and also plays for the Wanderers senior cricket team.

Athletics: Senior Cup for senior athletics champion: Mitchell Hunt. Junior Cup: Keegan Fisher. Evan Beattie Memorial Cup for Intermediate Championship: Marcell Curry. Collins Cup for 100m senior championship: Quade Dearman. Headmaster's Cup for 200m senior championship: Quade Dearman. Barron Cup for 400m senior championship: Mitchell Hunt. Duncan Cup for 800m senior championship: Cameron Murdoch. Talbot Cup for 1500m senior championship: Mike Lowe. Marjoribanks Shield for 80m and 100m senior championship: Quade Dearman. Jackson Cup for 110m hurdles senior championship: Ricci Persico. Masefield Cup for most points in jumps and hurdles: Ricci Persico.

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Basketball: Baden Turley Cup for influence in basketball: Finn Delany.

Chess: Smart Trophy, school chess champion: Yong Lun Tan.

Cricket: McLaren Cup for best cricketer in the school: Mitchell Drummond. Methven Cup for the best cricketer under-17: Daniel Grimes. Dee Cup for excellence in fielding: Joel Harden. Robinson Cup for best bowler in the school: Daniel Grimes. Patrick and James McKenna Trophy for best batsman in the school: Giles Black.

Cross-country: Cooper Cup for Senior cross-country champion: Michael Lowe, Graham Cup for the intermediate champion: Ross McPhie.

Cycling: Andrew Jones Memorial Cup for Influence in Cycling: Matt Black.

Golf: Best gross score in inter-school competition: Jamie Machen. Cresswell Cup for the best nett score in inter-school competition: Ben Norrish.

Hockey: Nelson College Senior Player of the Year: Sam Hay. Top of the South Trophy for influence in hockey: Jamie Machen. Wilson Cup for the most improved player in the First XI: Sam Miller.

Outdoor education: Carty Cup for Tramping: Luke Johnston. Chas Boyce Prize for Mataki Leadership: James Goodall.

Rugby: First XV Cup for most improved forward: Sam Coventry. First XV Cup for most improved back: Te Puoho Stephens. Warburton Medallion, presented to the senior goal-kicking winner: Mitchell Drummond.

Shooting: Junior Chaytor Cup for smallbore shooting: Jordan Dixon. Senior Chaytor Cup for smallbore shooting: James Peter. Broadhurst Trophy for field shooting: Dean Harvey.

Softball: Marty Grant Cup for contribution to softball: Daniel Mallabar.

Soccer: Brydon Bros Cup for influence in soccer: Philip Tunepa. Spicer-Heath Cup for sportsmanship in the First XI: Kevin Choi.

Swimming: Eastern Extension Telegraph Co Cup for senior champion: Fraser Neill. Intermediate Champion: William Borrell.

Tennis: Muir Cup for senior singles champion: Henry Neas. Cebu Cup for senior doubles champions: Henry Neas and Louis Ironside.

Ultimate frisbee: Best Senior Player: Eli Jones.

Underwater hockey: Warwick King Trophy for top player: Zachary Coombs-King. Nelson Underwater Hockey Association Trophy for contribution to underwater Hockey: Rupert Oakeley.

Sports Masters Cup: For contribution to sport and recreation: Jamie Machen.

Volleyball: Dalzell Cup for influence in volleyball: James Anderson.

Board Of Trustees Medallions (sport): New Zealand under-16 inline hockey team: Josh Stove. New Zealand under-23 underwater hockey team: Zach Coombes King. New Zealand under-19 underwater hockey team: Justin Sturrock. New Zealand under-19 underwater hockey team: James Christian. New Zealand secondary schools all-round gymnastics champion: Dan Parker. New Zealand ultimate team: Eli Jones. New Zealand under-19 touch team: Mitchell Drummond. New Zealand under-19 touch team: David Havili. New Zealand under-17 touch and under-19 touch teams: Mitchell Hunt. New Zealand under-20 Maori rugby team: Kerehama Barrett. New Zealand under-60kg boxing title: Marcus Jones. New Zealand under-20 rock-climbing champion: Christoph Riedel. New Zealand under-19 beach volleyball team: Monty Brosnahan. New Zealand under-17 beach volleyball team: James Anderson. New Zealand under-17 beach volleyball team: Harry Fergusson. New Zealand under-17 volleyball team: Harry Fergusson. New Zealand under-17 volleyball team: Amohia Busby. New Zealand secondary schools volleyball: Finn Delany. New Zealand under-18 basketball team: Finn Delany. New Zealand under-18 basketball team: Jasper Irvine. New Zealand under-16 aquathon champion: Luke Kelly. New Zealand under-19 aquathon champion: Kaiori McGuinniety. New Zealand secondary school rugby sevens team: Steven Soper. New Zealand mountainbike junior super D champion: Jake Glover. New Zealand under-19 mountainbiking downhill champion and team: Leo Sandler. New Zealand secondary schools track and field team, 3000m: Mike Lowe. New Zealand secondary schools softball: Daniel Mallabar. New Zealand motocross junior cross-country champion: Ethan Bruce.

- © Fairfax NZ News

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