The Emory University Athletics Department held its annual awards banquet on Tuesday, April 25, where it announced the recipients of its major awards for the 2016-17 school year. The following is a list of the winners with a brief description of the award.
ALIBERTI AWARD – Presented to a male and female varsity athlete who demonstrates continued athletic improvement, persevere in their academic studies and show profound loyalty to Emory athletics.
Male – Kyle Monk (Baseball)
Female – Sarah Maher (Volleyball)
BRIDGES AWARD – Presented to the outstanding all-around male and female varsity athlete.
Male – Andrew Wilson (Swimming and Diving)
Female – Marcela Sanchez-Aizcorbe (Swimming and Diving)
McCORD AWARD – Presented for outstanding career or season performance in an individual-based sport by a male and female varsity athlete.
Male – Aman Manji (Tennis)
Female – Bridget Harding (Tennis)
McDONOUGH AWARD – Presented to the male and female varsity athlete who have made positive contributions to the Emory community as a student, athlete and citizen.
Male – Christian Baker (Swimming and Diving)
Female – Hannah Meyer (Soccer)
PARTIN AWARD – Presented for outstanding career or season performance in a team-based sport by a male and female varsity athlete.
Male – Jackson Weeg (Baseball)
Female – Jessica Holler (Volleyball)
EMORY SCHOLAR-ATHLETE AWARD -- Presented to the varsity athlete who best exemplifies the ideals of a student-athlete through their academic and athletic success.
Recipient – Kyle Monk (Baseball)
FRESHMAN IMPACT AWARD – Presented to a first-year student who demonstrates the exceptional dedication and spirit that defines Emory athletics. The recipient will have made a positive impact on his or her team through competition and sportsmanship.
Male – Sage Ono (Swimming and Diving)
Female – Shivani Beall (Soccer)