Owens Student-Athletes Honored at Awards Banquet
A number of Owens Community College student-athletes were honored Friday
evening at the College's annual Athletics Banquet.
"We are very proud of all our Owens Express student-athletes who have
worked hard this year in the classrooms and on the courts and fields," said
Michael Rickard, Coordinator of Athletics/Activities for Owens. "Their
dedication and commitment is displayed in another year of successful
Rickard announced that Elizabeth Harris, a sophomore women's basketball
player, was named to the NJCAA Division II Honorable Mention All-American
Team. Harris, a Central Catholic High School graduate, is the first
All-American recipient ever for the Owens women's basketball program. She
recently signed a letter of intent to play for the Bowling Green State
University women's basketball team.
Other awards presented during the banquet included the following:
Women's volleyball -
- Lori Wolf, a Swanton High School graduate, and Abby Thompson, a North
Baltimore graduate, were named Co-MVPs of the Year;
- Mackenzie Lehman, an Anthony Wayne High School graduate, and Abby
Thompson, were named Co-Offensive Players of the Year;
- Jaime Walton, an Edon High School graduate, was named Most Improved
Player of the Year;
- Tammy Murphy, a Woodward High School graduate, received the Coach's
- Top scholar-athlete - Jeanette Lewicz, 3.13 grade point average, a
Whitmer High School graduate.
Men's basketball -
- Craig Erquhart, a Lathrup High School (Southfield, MI) graduate, was
named MVP of the Year;
- Pete Paule, a Perrysburg High School graduate, received the Coach's
- Shaun Fountain, a Beechcroft High School (Columbus, OH) graduate, was
named Most Improved Player of the Year;
- Top scholar-athlete - Pete Paule 3.79 GPA, a Perrysburg High School
Women's basketball -
- Holly Volmar, a Cardinal Stritch High School graduate, received the
- Amy Amstutz, a Pandora-Gilboa High School graduate, was named the Most
Improved Player of the Year;
- Elizabeth Harris, a Central Catholic High School graduate, was named
Best Defensive Player of the Year:
- Top scholar-athlete - Tammy Murphy, 3.80 GPA, a Woodward High School
Men's baseball -Top scholar-athlete - Michael Music, a Woodmore High
School graduate, 4.0 GPA.
Additional awards will be presented after the season ends, May 22.
Cheerleading - Top scholar-athlete - Beth Henderson, a Central Catholic
High School graduate, 3.0 GPA.
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