Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletic Banquet

Banquet Program

SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (May 8, 2009) – The Mount Holyoke College Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards celebration on Thursday evening in Chapin Auditorium. Individuals from all 14 varsity teams were honored. Associate Athletic Director Lori Hendricks served as the event’s emcee.

Senior Sarah Gray earned the prestigious Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award. A member of the crew team at the College, Gray was selected by the department for her outstanding achievements as both an athlete and a scholar. The award, which is sponsored by the Mount Holyoke Alumnae Association, is considered by many to be the department’s most prestigious. A neuroscience major, Gray helped lead Mount Holyoke to its second straight Seven Sisters Championship and was later selected to the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) All-Conference Team.

A total of 42 Lyons took home Senior Athlete Awards. They each participated in their sport for at least three years, including their senior year.

2009 Award Winners

Peter Meltzer Award (Volleyball)
Chelsea Tracy ‘09

Ann C. Cummings Award (Swimming & Diving)
Lisa Nash ‘09

Noll Newcomer of the Year Award (Swimming & Diving)
Lindsay Schonborn ‘10

The O'Malley Cup (Crew)
Taylor Nelson ‘09

Holly Metcalf Award (Crew)
Katie Ouellette ‘09

Fiske-Harrington Cup (Soccer)
Lauren Orr ‘10

Ruth C. Timm Recognition Award (Lacrosse)
Ava Gottschall ‘09

Lauren Filipiak Memorial Award (Lacrosse)
Ashley DeFlumere ‘09

Alice Crothers Bland Memorial Award (Basketball)
Katie Austen ‘09

Ruth C. Andrew Award (Golf)
Martha Elson ‘09

Sally Barnes Bondurant Award (Tennis)
Heather Richardson ‘12

Cramer Player's Award (Tennis)
Ashley Fallon ‘09

Winter Hill Challenge Trophy (Riding)
Amanda Pettengill ‘09

Rookie of the Year Award (Squash)
Shara Robertson ‘12

Player's Cup Award (Squash)
Pamela Anckermann ‘09

Betsy Brown Recognition Award (Cross Country)
Rebecca Engell ‘11

Achievement Award (Outdoor Track & Field)
Miriam Larson-Koester ‘12

Achievement Award (Indoor Track & Field)
Miriam Larson-Koester ‘12

Mildred S. Howard Award (Field Hockey)
Anne Doton ‘09

Athletic Directors Award
Lisa Nash ‘09

Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award
Sarah Gray ‘09