Area M’s 2016 Fall Classic

AREA M Fall Classic Logo

This past Sunday, October 9th, 700 Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes met in Hershey, PA for Area M’s 2016 Fall Classic. 22 of these athletes were Philadelphia soccer players on the 7v7 team, Philly Strykers, and 5v5 team, Stars and Stripes. Other sports offered at this competition were Long Distance Running/Walking, Powerlifting, and Volleyball.

Click here to check out photos from the event, courtesy of PennLive! Philadelphia teams are in the teal/black jerseys!

 

Area M’s 2016 Fall Classic Facebook Event

 

SOCCER
TeamAthletesHead CoachPlace
Philly Strykers     7 v 7Matthew Grabowski, Joseph Rynkiewicz, Ryan Bogan, Charles Zisette, Angel Rodriguez, Brian Stulz, Mitchell Stahl, Samuel Fioravanti Jr, Jason Bixby, Daniel Charlton, Jesse Rose, Matthew BeckmanRyan Milaniak 2nd Place
Stars and Stripes 5 v 5 Ian Capacio, Allison Davidson, Danny Amrick, Jackie Lutts, Emmett Abdo, Lisa Barbour, Kristie Walls, Michael Weinberg, David Brent Williams, Kayla AtkinsCharles Abdo 1st Place

 

Thank you to our two Head Coaches and the Assistant Coaches from the Philly Strykers: Gary Bixby, Walt Beckman, Samuel Fioravanti Sr, Linda Rose and John Rose and the Assistant Coaches from Stars and Stripes: Ronald Atkins and Karen Aviso, who put in long hours to help our athlete prepare for this tournament!