MILTON, Mass. - The Curry College Athletics Department recently announced the recipients of its 2015-2016 Annual Awards. The following awards were presented by Athletic Director Vinnie Eruzione on May 6:
Male/Female Athletes of the Year
This award goes to the male/female athlete who displays the highest athletic performance throughout their Curry career. The selection is made by the coaching staff and normally the individual selected will be an All-Conference player.
Male Athlete of the Year: Ryan Madden (Soccer)
Female Athlete of the Year: Alexis Cran (Lacrosse)
Male/Female Scholar-Athlete Awards
This award goes to the male/female athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of a scholar and athlete. The recipient must be of junior or senior academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The coaching staff will make the selection and normally the individual selected will be an All-Conference player.
Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Ellery O'Hara (Hockey)
Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Elizabeth Aekus (Basketball)
Colonel Pride Awards
Student-Athlete - This award goes to the senior athlete who best exemplifies the ideals of Colonel Pride. Not necessarily based on talent, the award is given to one who displays good sportsmanship, coachability, an excellent work ethic, and embodies pride in all he/she does. The coaching staff makes this selection.
Supporter - This award goes to a member of the college community or friend of Colonels Athletics for their support and dedication to the Curry student-athlete. This selection is made by the coaching staff.
Colonel Pride Award, Student-Athletes: Shannon Griffith (Basketball)
Colonel Pride Award, Supporter: Jools Pemberton (Sodexo)