Senior Athletic Awards Announced

May 29, 2012

Middlebury College recently recognized eight seniors with its annual Athletic Awards. The following were recipients of the awards:

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.
Michael Schmidt (Wilmette, Ill.) – Cross Country/Track
Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.) – Cross Country/Track

Deborah Parton Memorial Award
For exemplifying the spirit and of dedication of Deb Parton
Brittany Perfetti (Clifton Heights, Pa.) – Women’s Basketball

John P. Stabile Memorial Trophy
Awarded annually to the male athlete who best exemplifies the Middlebury Spirit.
Matt Wassel (Rumson, N.J.) – Football/Baseball

Mike Wilson Trophy
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.
Alyson Downing (Rumney, N.H.) – Softball
Charlie Strauss (Eagle River, Wis.) - Hockey

Hazeltine-Klevenow Memorial Trophy
For best combining ability in athletics and excellence in scholarship.
Margo Cramer (Seattle, Wash.) – Cross Country/Track
Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) - Men's Soccer

Matt Wassel, Brittany Perfetti, Alyson Downing and Charlie Strauss.