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|Echan, Introduced by Philly Legend, Receives Merrill Award|
|Michael Echan, '05, a Communication major, was recently awarded the Harry Merrill Award for Collegiate Sportswriting. As a sports editor for the Collegian, Echan is the second Lasallian to receive this honor in its 21 years of existence. |
Members of the Philadelphia Sports Writers' Association who sponsor the award recognized Echan for his achievements in sportswriting.
Echan states that he "was taken aback and flattered when [long-time Philadelphia sports broadcaster/voice of the Philadelphia Phillies] Harry Kalas introduced me to the crowd as the first award recepient of the night."