LANCASTER, Pa. – Six former Franklin & Marshall student-athletes earned a spot on the Centennial Conference (CC) Silver Anniversary Team for men's and women's basketball, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
Dave Jannetta '95, Charlie Detz '95, Alex Kraft '02, Georgio Milligan '12, and Brandon Federici '18 garnered the recognition on the men's side, while Amy Kreitz '02 landed on the women's team.
The Centennial Silver Anniversary teams are in celebration of the Conference's first 25 years of competition, which began in 1993. During the remainder of July and the first two weeks of August, the CC will honor its member schools' most-distinguished student-athletes in 24 sports.
Criteria for the inclusion of a team are as follows:
Must be a graduate of the institution AND one of the following:
- 3-time or 4-time first-team All-Centennial performer (win same event in swimming, track)
- 2-time Centennial Player of the Year
- 1st team All-America AND 2-time first-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time All-America (1st, 2nd or 3rd team)
Dave Jannetta '95 - Men's Basketball
Elected into the F&M Hall of Fame in 2001, Jannetta was a three-year starter and two-time Centennial Player of the Year. He was named to three All-America teams following his junior season and was represented on four more following his senior campaign. At his time of graduation, Janetta was 10th on the F&M all-time scoring list with 1,272-points (12.5 ppg), seventh on the career assists list (323 / 3.2 apg), fourth on the career steals list (2.2 spg), and fourth on the three-point field goals made list (126).
Charlie Detz '95 - Men's Basketball
A two-time All-American forward, Detz was also an All-CC First Team selection in both his junior and senior seasons. Inducted into the F&M Athletic Hall of Fame in 2012, Detz remains the program's career offensive rebounds leader at 374, while placing 13th in total rebounds at 658.
Alex Kraft '02 - Men's Basketball
Kraft was a two-time All-American for the Diplomats, earning First Team honors in 2000 and receiving Honorable Mention recognition in 2001. He was named the CC Player of the Year in back-to-back seasons – one of only three F&M men's basketball players to accomplish that feat. Kraft was also a four-time All-CC selection and finished his time in Lancaster fourth on the career scoring list at F&M with 1,593 points. He ranked fourth at the time of his graduation in rebounds with 698 and was inducted into the F&M Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010.
Georgio Milligan '12 - Men's Basketball
Milligan was program's only National Player of the Year recipient when he earned the accolade from DIII News in 2012. The Centennial's only four-time All-CC First Team selection, Milligan earned back-to-back CC Player of the Year honors in 2011 and 2012. He started in all 124 games throughout his four-year career – an F&M record – and guided the Diplomats to an astounding 103-21 record, three-straight CC Crowns, and four NCAA appearances. At his time of graduation, Milligan led the program in scoring with 1,932 points – a mark which stands second all-time – while he remains the F&M leader in free throws made (535), is second in assists (628), second in steals (282), and fourth in blocked shots (140).
Brandon Federici '18 - Men's Basketball
Federici is the F&M and Centennial leader in total points (2,072) and is the only men's basketball player to reach the 2,000-point milestone. He was a two-time finalist for the Josten's Trophy, a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American, garnered All-America Second Team honors as a senior and was a three-time All-Region recipient. Federici was named the CC Player of the Year in 2017-18 and was one of only two players in the history of the Conference to earn first team honors all four seasons.
Amy Kreitz '02 - Women's Basketball
Selected to the F&M Athletic Hall of Fame in 2008, Kreitz was a two-time All-America selection in 2001 and 2002 – one of three F&M women's basketball players to accomplish that feat. A three-time All-Centennial First-Team choice and two-time ECAC All-Star, Kreitz was named the 2001 CC Player of the year and was co-winner of F&M's Michael T. Karvasales '35 Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award. Her 1,651 career points are fourth on the program's all-time list, while her 16.3 points per game average is second, her 225 assists are 12th, and her 281 steals are second.