Saluting the Spring Scholar-Athletes
Continuing a 'Partnership in Excellence'
SALEM, Va. --- The ODAC and Farm Bureau
Insurance have built a strong relationship over the past few years,
emphasizing the importance of the complete student-athlete
experience at the NCAA Division III level. That "Partnership
in Excellence" continued this spring as the ODAC and Farm Bureau
salute the nine winners of the 2010 ODAC/Farm Bureau
Insurance Scholar-Athlete Awards from the spring athletic
The ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Award is given to a student-athlete in each of the conference's 22 sponsored sports. Farm Bureau Insurance of Virginia is the presenter of each of the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete Awards. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore standing and have spent at least one full academic year at the nominating institution, must maintain at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, and must have participated in at least 50-percent of the team's events. The awards are selected in a vote of the conference's sports information directors.
Listed and linked below are each of the winners from the ODAC's nine spring sports. To learn more about each athlete, click his or her associated link.
BASEBALL: Max Axelrod, Virginia Wesleyan College
GOLF: Brian Creghan, Guilford College
MEN'S LACROSSE: Kyle Jett, Hampden-Sydney College
WOMEN'S LACROSSE: Emmy Mathews, Washington and Lee
SOFTBALL: Lauren Duguay, Lynchburg College
MEN'S TENNIS: William Moss, Hampden-Sydney College
WOMEN'S TENNIS: Sarah Budrus, Hollins University
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD: Jamison Monahan, Roanoke College
WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD: Christina Rhodes, Bridgewater College