March 14, 2012

Pittman Tabbed Finalist for Murphy Osborne Award

 

HIGH POINT, N.C. – King College women's volleyball player Ashley Pittman is one of ten Conference Carolinas student-athletes that have been selected as finalists for the Murphy Osborne Award. Finalists are nominated by their institutions based on academic, athletic, leadership, service, and community involvement excellence during the year. The award winner is given to the conference student-athlete determined to have the most outstanding accomplishments of the year.

The finalists for the highest academic award presented by the conference are as follows: Pier-Alexandre Desilets of Barton College, Steven Thiele of Belmont Abbey College, Rebecca Dillion of Coker College, Shannon Bishop of Converse College, Vincent Chauvette of Erskine College, Ashley Pittman of King College, Milissa Rydzik of Limestone College, Lyndsey McIntyre of Mount Olive College, Garrett Dranichak of Pfeiffer University, and Chantel Dodge of Queens University of Charlotte.

To be eligible for the award, a student must be a senior student-athlete with a minimum grade point average of 3.25. The student must be a full-time student at the time of nomination, must have been a full-time student for at least two years at the member school, and must be a starter or important substitute in a conference sport.
The recipient is selected by the conference Faculty Athletic Representatives. The Murphy Osborne award winner, selected from these finalists, will be announced March 21, 2012.
 

2012 Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Finalist
Pier-Alexandre Desilets, Barton College Men's Tennis
Steven Thiele, Belmont Abbey College Baseball
Rebecca Dillion, Coker College Softball
Shannon Bishop, Converse College Cross Country
Vincent Chauvette, Erskine College Men's Tennis & Cross Country
Ashley Pittman, King College Women's Volleyball
Milissa Rydzik, Limestone College Cross Country and Track & Field
Lyndsey McIntyre, Mount Olive College Women's Soccer
Garrett Dranichak, Pfeiffer University Men's Golf
Chantel Dodge, Queens University of Charlotte Softball