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Fall Sports Awards Ceremony

Fall sports teams honored during Fall Sports Awards Ceremony on campus

Jan. 20, 2012

Point Park University fall sports student-athletes who were recognized as Point Park Scholar Athletes (3.2+ GPA) take the stage. A total of 53 student-athletes earned that recognition. Photo by Nichelle Navarro.


Point Park University's fall sports teams were honored at the Fall Sports Awards Ceremony Jan. 20 on campus. The event was held in the Lawrence Hall Ball room (3rd Floor). A reception with food and drinks followed in the Lawrence Hall Lobby.

The event included athletic and academic awards for players and coaches, remarks from the administration and remarks from the fall sports coaches. Sports teams recognized were Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Soccer and Volleyball.

Highlights of the evening included handing out academic awards for NAIA Scholar-Athletes, Capital One (R) Academic All-District and All-American and Point Park Scholar-Athletes. Also, athletic awards for all-conference and All-American were presented as were award for AMC Coaches of the Year.

The academic achievements were particularly impressive with a total of 53 fall sports athletes being named Point Park Scholar-Athletes with a GPA of 3.2 or higher. A total of 12 fall sports athletes made the grade as NAIA Scholar-Athletes as juniors or seniors with GPAs of 3.5 or higher.

The student-athletes recognized were as follows:

NAIA Scholar-Athletes (Jr. or Sr. with 3.5+ GPA)
Men's Cross Country:
Joe DeWitt
Women's Cross Country: Leah Bubeck, Lindsay Dill
Men's Soccer: Phil Malle, Wido Sagerer
Women's Soccer: Karly Shorts, Liz Velez
Volleyball: Amanda Ardinger, Margaret Gillooly, Lindsey Oberacker, Rachel Stedina, Amanda Wenger

Point Park Scholar-Athletes (3.2+ GPA)
Men's Cross Country:
Joe DeWitt, Dylan Grunn, Chris Kennedy, Connor Mulvaney, Jon Rohlf, Luke Shannon
Women's Cross Country: Leah Bubeck, Carleigh Dettorre, Lindsay Dill, Katie Johnston, Becky Lessner, Keri Rouse, Martine Saul, Christiana Wisniewski, Ashley Goodsell
Men's Soccer: Matt Annecchiarico, Matt Dziak, Andres Escobar, Zach Fischer, Reid Gustin, Brett Gwosden, Wendelin Hobel, Anil Kapur, Mitch Kelman, Phil Malle, Zeke O'Donnell, Jack Pilkinton, Anthony Russo, Wido Sagerer, Alex Sala
Women's Soccer: Lauren Evans, Ryan Holl, Kari Kowalski, Megan Kuntz, Emily Levier, Amanda Mikolay, Angela Robinet, Anna Shaw, Karly Shorts, Kristina Stammer, Liz Velez, Lauren Vernail
Volleyball: Amanda Ardinger, Ashley Campbell, Margaret Gillooly, Alyssa Hall, Chelsea Katkich, Lindsey Oberacker, Taylor Roddy, Keaton Sausman, Rachel Stedina, Amanda Wenger, Nicole Wurstle.

Capital One (R) Academic All-District First Team (3.3 + GPA, voted on by CoSIDA members):
Lindsey Oberacker (volleyball), Anna Shaw (women's soccer), Matt Annecchiarico (men's soccer) and Alex Sala (men's soccer)

Capital One (R) Academic All-American First Team (3.3+ GPA, voted on by CoSIDA members):
Lindsey Oberacker (volleyball)

All-AMC Awards

All-AMC First-Team
Lindsey Oberacker (Player of the Year)
Brittany Lhota
Tayler Pugliese (Setter of the Year
Nicole Wurtsle
Honorable Mention
Rachel Stedina
AMC Coach of the Year
Mike Bruno

Men's Soccer
All-AMC First Team
Alex Sala
Francis Tabi
All-AMC Second Team
Shane Lucas
Brett Gwosden
Matt Annecchiarico
Honorable Mention
Mitch Kelman
AMC Coach of the Year
Jeroen Walstra

Women's Soccer
All-AMC Second Team
Kristina Stammer
Honorable Mention
Louise Delaney
Lauren Evans
Destiny James
Kari Kowalski
Megan Kuntz

AVCA-NAIA All-Northeast Region First Team
Lindsey Oberacker
Brittany Lhota
Honorable Mention
Tayler Pugliese
AVCA-NAIA Northeast Region Coach of the Year
Mike Bruno

NAIA Volleyball All-American
Honorable Mention
Lindsey Oberacker