Senior Athletes Honored

May 19, 2005

5/19/05 - <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College recently recognized eight seniors with its annual Athletic Awards at a senior luncheon. The following were recipients of the awards:<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

A. Bayard Russ '66 Memorial Athletic Award

Honoring, when merited, that senior who is most outstanding in two intercollegiate sports by best exemplifying the excellence of performance, aggressiveness, leadership, tremendous desire and team spirit of A. Bayard Russ '66.

Ashley Pullen (Oakland, Maine) - Field Hockey & Squash

Brian Phinney (Ripton, Vt.) - Hockey & Lacrosse

John Rusten (Federal Way, Wash.) - Soccer& Alpine Skiing

Deborah Parton Memorial Award

For exemplifying the spirit and of dedication of Deb Parton

Mayo Fujii (Londonderry, Vt.) - Women's Soccer

John P. Stabile Memorial Trophy

Awarded annually to the male athlete who best exemplifies the Middlebury Spirit.

Eric Shanley (Plymouth, Mass.) - Football

Mike Wilson Trophy (These two awards were presented to underclassmen)

Awarded, when merited, to the Middlebury athlete, who, while overcoming personal challenge, has shown such spirit, enthusiasm and unselfish devotion to the members of the team that is has been an inspiration in creating team morale.

Jason Korsmeyer (Weston, Mass.) - Swimming

Hazeltine-Klevenow Memorial Trophy

For best combining ability in athletics and excellence in scholarship.

Lauren Guza (La Canada, Calif.) - Softball

Will Rawson (Bethesda, Md.) - Lacrosse