Dryden Honors 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Dryden Honors 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees
Posted on 01/14/2019
The Dryden Hall of Fame Inductees for 2019 were recognized at the White Out Basketball Game on Saturday, January 26. Congratulations to this year's inductees!

Joey Motsay - Class of 1981
(Officially inducted in 2018)

Michael Motsay - Class of 1980
Michael was an outstanding multi-sport athlete at Dryden.  He played on the football, basketball, and baseball teams. Michael played three years of Varsity football and was a member of the IAC Championship team. He was a 2nd Team All IAC defensive back during the 1979 season.  Michael was also a member of the 1980 IAC Championship basketball team. He was an IAC 2nd Team All-Star (1979) his junior season and an IAC 1st Team All-Star (1980) his senior year.  Michael also played baseball and was a 2nd Team IAC All-Star performer (1979,1980) as a catcher and played on the 1978 IAC Division Championship team. As a reflection of Michael’s character and leadership abilities he was elected team captain for all 3 sports his senior year.  He was also named Outstanding Senior Athlete for 1979-80 school year. Michael was know for his ability to mentor underclassmen and provided encouragement and help to those around him. Michael went on to play football at SUNY Cortland and was a starter his junior and senior years as a defensive back and punter. He was named Honorary Captain during the 1984 season. Michael participates annually in the Pan Mass 190 mile bike ride. The ride goes from Boston to Provincetown and is a fundraiser for cancer research.

Jeff Humphrey - Class of 1993
Jeff was a three sport athlete during his time at Dryden. He participated in football, basketball, and track. Jeff really shined on the gridiron. As a linebacker Jeff set the single season tackles record with 160 his junior year. He followed that up his senior year by setting the record again with 172 tackles. Jeff was selected as a 1st Team Class B Section IV performer both his junior and senior seasons. He was also picked as the team’s Most Valuable Player both years as well. As a senior Jeff was selected to participate in the Ernie Davis All-Star game. Jeff was also a standout on the hardwood. He was selected as a 1st Team IAC All-Star both his junior and senior seasons. As a guard on the basketball team he set a school record for the most made 3 point field goals in a half with 5. Jeff was also selected to participate in the IAC Exceptional Senior All-Star game. In the spring Jeff took his athletic talents to the track. He was a versatile athlete who competed as a sprinter and  in throwing events. He was a member of the record setting 4x100 relay team. Jeff was also selected as a 1st Team IAC All-Star his junior and senior years in track. As a testament to Jeff’s leadership abilities he was selected as a team captain for all three sports. After graduation Jeff went on to play football at SUNY Cortland. As a Physical Therapist for Cayuga Medical Center Jeff continues to work with many Dryden athletes.   

Daniel Holland - Class of 2010
Dan excelled in athletics regardless of the season. As a three sport athlete Dan’s teams won an IAC Championship in soccer (2007), baseball (2009), and was an IAC runner-up for basketball (2010). Individually Dan was the recipient of many awards. During his soccer career Dan set the single season goal record with 29 goals. He also holds the record for the most career goals at Dryden with 62. Dan was a 1st Team IAC All-Star and 3rd Team All-State selection both his junior and senior seasons in soccer. As a basketball player Dan had the ability to play multiple positions on the floor from point guard to power forward.  He was a 1st Team IAC All-Star his junior and senior years. He led his team in scoring his junior and senior seasons along with being the assist and steal leader his senior year. He was voted Most Outstanding Player by his teammates both years as well. Dan also started as a pitcher and 3rd baseman all 3 years as a member of the varsity baseball team. He was a vital part of the 2009 IAC Championship team. Dan was voted Most Distinguished Male Athlete for the class of 2010. He received a scholarship to play Soccer at Merrimack University. Dan was a valuable member on his Merrimack team that won the NE10 Conference Championship and appeared in their first ever NCAA Tournament.  

Jackie Sutton (Court) - Class of 2004
Jackie was a standout multi-sport athlete at Dryden. She was a 1st Team IAC All-Star performer for all 5 seasons of Varsity  Soccer.  As a freshman she was named the IAC Offensive Player of the Year and as a junior she was named the IAC Defensive Player of the Year.  Jackie was a 3rd team (2002) and 2nd team (2003) All-State performer as well as a Gold Medal Empire State Games winner in Soccer.  Jackie played 4 seasons of Varsity Basketball and was a 2nd Team IAC All-Star as a sophomore and a 1st Team IAC All-Star her junior and senior years.  She also ran track until a torn ACL sidelined her for her senior year.  Jackie continued her athletic career in college playing both soccer and basketball at TC3 and earned a scholarship to play both sports at Post University.  As a two sport collegiate athlete Jackie received numerous awards and accolades.  Including being selected as a 2nd Team All-CACC performer and an Academic All-American in soccer.  Jackie also holds several records including most points in a game (32) and for a season (455) in basketball.  Jackie was a team leader in every sense of the word.  She was selected by her peers as team captain on all three varsity sports in high school and both sports in college. Jackie  continues that leadership role in her position at the University of Maryland where she has worked in an administrative capacity with both athletics and student services. 

Photo from left to right: 
Joey Motsay, Michael Motsay, Jeff Humphrey, Daniel Holland 
Not pictured: Jackie Sutton (Court)