Athletic Department Hosts 19th-Annual Awards Celebration

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GENESEO, N.Y. - The SUNY Geneseo Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation hosted its 19th-annual Awards Celebration, Thursday night, in Wilson Ice Arena.

Over 350 student-athletes, coaches and administrators were in attendance to recognize the outstanding achievements, both on the playing field and in the classroom, over the last academic year. The department also handed out its nine major awards while all the members of the Class of 2019 received a special award in appreciation of their service to the department.

Below are the finalists for each of the department's nine major awards with the winner listed in bold.

Nick Hayes Memorial Award
Presented to the senior student who has the most outstanding contribution to the athletic department in a non-playing capacity.

Benny Eisenhut (Women's Lacrosse Student Assistant)
Casey Mae Filiaci (Athletic Communcations/Event Management)
Amelia Stash (Athletic Training)

Fred Bright Outstanding Male Contribution & Leadership Award
Presented to the senior male student-athlete who has significant athletic achievement and has demonstrated a personal commitment to the college's values of service, leadership, community and excellence.

Duggie Lagrone (Men's Ice Hockey)
Matthew Modelewski (Men's Swimming & Diving)
Sean Welch (Men's Cross Country/Track & Field)

Fred Bright Outstanding Female Contribution & Leadership Award
Presented to the senior female student-athlete who has significant athletic achievement and has demonstrated a personal commitment to the college's values of service, leadership, community and excellence.

Emily Ast (Women's Volleyball)
Hannah Madden (Women's Track & Field)
Taylor Moore (Softball)

Dr. Dan Mullin Scholar-Athlete Award
Presented to the senior male student-athlete who has the most outstanding combination of athletic achievement, grade point average and academic honors in his career.

Clark Davis (Men's Swimming & Diving)
Gavin Gleasman (Men's Soccer)
Sean Welch (MXC/T&F)

Dr. Myrtle Merritt Scholar-Athlete Award
Presented to the senior female student-athlete who has the most outstanding combination of athletic achievement, grade point average and academic honors in her career.

Erin MacDougall (WT&F)
Jennifer Moran (WSOC)
Sydney Ng (WS&D)

Male Athlete of the Year
Presented to the top male student-athlete, regardless of class, who had the most outstanding athletic accomplishments of the academic year.

Gillan Faulkner (MT&F)
Conlan Keenan (MHOC)
Sean McAneny (MXC/T&F)

Female Athlete of the Year
Presented to the top female student-athlete, regardless of class, who had the most outstanding athletic accomplishments of the academic year.

Emily Janiszewski (WSOC)
Elise Ramirez (WXC/T&F)
Samantha Reichman (WS&D)

Ira S. Wilson Award
Presented to the senior male student-athlete who has the most outstanding athletic accomplishments over his four-year career.

Jack Crowley (MLAX)
Gillan Faulkner (MT&F)
Devin McDonald (MHOC) 

Louise Kuhl Award
Presented to the senior female student-athlete who has the most outstanding athletic accomplishments over her four-year career.

McKenna Brooks (WBB)
Shayna Held (WT&F)
Nancy Nasky (WS&D)