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Black & Gold Banquet

 

 

Black & Gold Award Winners

 

Jim Robins Award**

The Jim Robins Award is given annually to perpetuate the memory of James A. Robins, class of 1892, whose life and teaching exemplified selfless devotion to learning, to honor, to participate in sports and to service to youth and Vanderbilt. It is awarded to the senior student-athlete in whose life these virtues are most evident.

2004-2005: Annie Menees (Tennis). 2005-2006: Brent Richard (Soccer),2006-2007: Eileen Bouldin (Swimming), 2007-2008: Shan Foster (MBB)

2008-2009: Christina Wirth (Women's Basketball)

 

Community Service Award

Awarded to a student-athlete who has performed numerous hours of community service and has made a significant contribution to the Nashville community. 

2004-2005: Meg Spies (Lacrosse), 2005-2006: Anna Morgan (Track),

2006-2007: Shannon Capps (Women's Cross Country and Track and Field), 2007-2008:Brooke Shinaberry (Lacrosse)

2008-2009: Rob Whiting (Men's Cross Country)

Dr. Jerry Reves Award

Awarded to the graduating senior student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA. 
2006-2007: Molly Frew (Lacrosse),2007-2008: Shannon McConnaughey (Swimming)

2008-2009: Amanda Scott (Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)

"Play of the Year"*

Awarded to the student-athlete who had the most outstanding play that was either a turning point in their season or the cause of a significant moment or win for their team. 

2004-2005

Female - Audra Faulk (Tennis)

Male - Jason Holwerda & Corey Smith (Basketball)
2005-2006

Female -- Amanda Taylor (Tennis)

Male -- Jay Cutler (Football)

2006-2007

Female -- Carla Thomas (Basketball)

Male -- Derrick Byars (Basketball)

2007-2008

Female -- Josie Earnest (Bowling)

Male -- Shan Foster (Basketball)

 

2008-2009

Female -- Meredith Marsh (Women's Basketball)

Male -- Bryant Hahnfeldt (Football)

 

Miss & Mr. Commodore*

Awarded to a graduating senior student-athlete who best represents their team, the student-athlete body, and the campus community. 

2004-2005

Miss Commodore - Paige Roberts (Track & Field)
Mr. Commodore - Antoan Richardson (Baseball)

2005-2006

Miss. Commodore- Erica Grimaldi (Basketball)

Mr. Commodore- Brent Richard (Soccer)

2006-2007

Miss. Commodore- Caroline Williams ( Basketball)

Mr. Commodore- Jordan Magarik (Tennis)

2007-2008

Miss. Commodore- Brooke Shinaberry (Lacrosse)

Mr. Commodore- Jonathan Goff (Football)

 

2008-2009

Miss. Commodore- Christina Wirth (Women's Basketball)

Mr. Commodore- Reshard Langford (Football)

 


Tolbert Cup

Awarded to the team who has the best combined total of GPA, winning percentage, and community service hours.

2004-2005

Women's Basketball

2005-2006
Women's Soccer

2006-2007

Men's Cross Country

2007-2008

Women's Tennis

 

2008-2009

Men's Cross Country

Newcomer of the Year* (created 2005-06)

Awarded to the student-athlete who is either a freshman or a first-year transfer who had the most significant impact on their team.

2005-2006

Female- Jenn Risper ( Women's Basketball)

Male - Earl Bennett (Football)

2006-2007

Female- Catherine Newman (Women's Tennis)

Male - Chris Nickson (Football)

2007-2008

Female- Rita Jorgensen (Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)

Male- AJ Ogilvy (Basketball)

 

2008-2009

Female- Anna Carr (Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)

Male- Jeff Taylor (Basketball)

Comeback Player of the Year* (created 2005-06)

Awarded to a student-athlete who has either triumphed over physical adversity or a student-athlete who has persevered to achieve their goals in their respected sport. 

2005-2006

Female- Brooke Shinaberry (Lacrosse)

Male- Kenny Schoeni (Soccer)

2006-2007

Female- Brittany Sizer (Cross Country and Track and Field)

Male- George Smith (Football)

2007-2008

Female- Adrienne DiRaddo (Women's Cross Country and Track and Field)

Male- Davis Nwankwo (Basketball)

 

2008-2009

 

Female- Nicole Lukens (Women's Soccer)

Male- Aaron Westlake (Baseball)

*  Nominated by team members and voted on by SAAC.

** Voted on by Athletic Staff


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