Student-Athlete Services

 

2014 Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony

The Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony is an annual event that recognizing the hard work and dedication of BW student-athletes in both the academic and athletic arenas.

On Monday, April 28, 2014, Student-Athlete Services hosted the 12th annual Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony.  The ceremony was a time to honor athletes, coaches and professors who have contributed to the BW community through athletics and/or their support of athletics.

During the ceremony, 83 student-athletes were recognized as Jacket Scholars.  Jacket Scholars are sophomore, junior and senior student-athletes who have maintained a 3.5, or higher, cumulative grade point average.

Additionally, 36 student-athletes were inducted into the National College Athlete Honor Society, Chi Alpha Sigma.  Chi Alpha Sigma recognizes student-athletes who maintain a 3.40, or higher, cumulative grade point average by their junior or senior year and have lettered in a collegiate varsity sport.

 

 



A group of 2014 Chi Alpha Sigma Inductees

 

 

 

2014 STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARD RECIPIENTS

Top Team GPA (Women): Women’s Cross Country and Women’s Tennis
Top Team GPA (Men): Men’s Tennis


   
Sophomore Abigail Snow (Women’s Track & Field) was a co-recipient of the Academic Excellence Highest Sophomore Student-Athlete GPA Award.


 
Sophomore Austin Stephan (Football) was a co-recipient of the Academic Excellence Highest Sophomore Student-Athlete GPA Award.

 
 
Junior Alayna Chlad (Women’s Volleyball) earned the Academic Excellence Highest Junior Student-Athlete GPA Award.
 


Senior Ellen Fedick (Women’s Lacrosse) earned the Academic Excellence Highest Senior Student-Athlete GPA Award.
 
 


Senior Katy Johnson (Women’s Lacrosse) earned the Campus and Community Service Award.
This award is presented to the student-athlete who exhibits a high level of involvement in the Baldwin Wallace University community and/or local community. Volunteering, community development projects, and student mentoring are examples of the activities in which the award recipient will be involved.


Senior Brooke Hradisky (Women’s Cross Country and Track) earned the Leadership Award.
This student-athlete will have taken a leadership role or positive role model position on his or her respective team. The recipient of this award will be a person who has challenged teammates, motivated teammates, and set a high standard for the team in terms of academic excellence, team behavior, and athletic integrity.


Senior Whitney Yoder (Women’s Tennis) was a co-recipient of the Sportsmanship Award.
This award is presented to the student-athlete who displays great character both outside the sport and during competition, especially while interacting with student-athletes from opposing schools. The recipient of this award will possess a strong sense of morality, fairness, and civility that is always evident - especially under the stress of competition.



Senior Jon Hofer (Football) was a co-recipient of the Sportsmanship Award.
This award is presented to the student-athlete who displays great character both outside the sport and during competition, especially while interacting with student-athletes from opposing schools. The recipient of this award will possess a strong sense of morality, fairness, and civility that is always evident - especially under the stress of competition.

 Senior Andrew Taylor (Wrestling) earned the Jerry Zemelka Yellow Jacket Award (Male).
This award is presented to one male and one female athlete who have acted as an inspiration to teammates and the Athletic Department as a whole. This inspiration may come in the form of unwavering school spirit, the student-athlete's ability to overcome adversity, or the student-athlete's personal work ethic and commitment to his or her team. The recipient of this award will exemplify the ideals of compassion, respect, and goodwill. He or she will be a student-athlete who embraces the virtues of diversity and is involved with activities that promote harmony with their team and the Baldwin Wallace University community. The individuals should possess remarkable school spirit, personal strength and a strong sense of devotion to his or her team.

Senior Bridget Walsh (Women’s Lacrosse) earned the Jerry Zemelka Yellow Jacket Award (Female).
This award is presented to one male and one female athlete who have acted as an inspiration to teammates and the Athletic Department as a whole. This inspiration may come in the form of unwavering school spirit, the student-athlete's ability to overcome adversity, or the student-athlete's personal work ethic and commitment to his or her team. The recipient of this award will exemplify the ideals of compassion, respect, and goodwill. He or she will be a student-athlete who embraces the virtues of diversity and is involved with activities that promote harmony with their team and the Baldwin Wallace University community. The individuals should possess remarkable school spirit, personal strength and a strong sense of devotion to his or her team.

 
Head Coach Jack Bethlenfalvy (Women’s Tennis) was a co-recipient of the Excellence in Coaching Award.
This award is presented to the coach who embodies leadership, sportsmanship, and is a positive role model for athletes.
The recipient challenges and motivates his/her team to improve and strive for excellence.



Assistant Coach Kevin Phipps (Track & Field) was a co-recipient of the Excellence in Coaching Award.
This award is presented to the coach who embodies leadership, sportsmanship, and is a positive role model for athletes.
The recipient challenges and motivates his/her team to improve and strive for excellence.
 
Dr. Alan Kolp (Religion Department; Faculty Athletic Representative) earned the Excellence in Teaching Award.
This award is presented to a full or part-time faculty member who encourages and challenges student-athletes in the classroom and also supports their athletic endeavors.

 

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