The 46th annual Fitzpatrick Trophy Award goes to Thornton Academy quarterback Michael Laverriere. He wins the honor from the list of semi-finalists including Trey Wood from Brewer and Dylan Bolduc from Portland.

The award goes to the top high school senior player for 2016.

Laverriere rushed for almost 1,400 yards and 20 touchdowns. He also threw for 800 yards and seven TDs. Laverriere was also in on 63 tackles as a safety.

Former UMaine coach and now associate AD at UM made the announcement...

Past Maine Fitzpatrick Trophy winners

Year    Recipient      School
2015 Joe Esposito Portland
2014   Brett Gerry   Marshwood
2013 Ben Lucas Cony
2012 Donald Goodrich Cheverus
2011 Jordan Hersom Leavitt
2010 Peter Gwilym Cheverus
2009 Jack Mallis Windham
2008 Nat Doehler Bonny Eagle
2007 Jack Hersom Lawrence
2006 Jared Turcotte Lewiston
2005 John Weichman Bonny Eagle
2004 Nicolas Tymoczko Bucksport
2003 Phill Bourassa Biddeford
2002 Carl Frye Portland
2001 Lee St. Hilaire Winthrop
2000 Jason O'Tash Massabesic
1999 Kevin Bougie Sanford
1998 Robert Parisien Biddeford
1997 Nate Sergent Gardiner
1996 Dustin Ireland Mt. Blue
1995 Joe D'Andrea Portland
1994 Jeremy Tardiff Oxford Hills
1993 Mike Hamel Waterville
1992 Bert Rich South Portland
1991 Art Leveris Thornton Academy
1990 John St. Onge Biddeford
1989 Steve Knight Marshwood
1988 Kirk Mathieu Lawrence
1987 Brian Seguin Lewiston
1986 Bob Giroux Thornton Academy
1985 Gerry Gelinas Biddeford
1984 Scott Woodward Biddeford
1983 Shaun Hawkins Portland
1982 Mike Rutherford Portland
1981 Dan Federico South Portland
1980 Claude Leclair Biddeford
1979 Pat Philippon Bangor
1978 Tony Matoin Sanford
1977 Gerry Raymond Lewiston
1976 Paul Belanger Sanford
1975 Mike Edwards Bangor
1974 Josh Waldman Waterville
1973 Pete McCarty Bangor
1972 Marty Milligan Rumford
1971 Ron Marchand Biddeford