Personal Best: Highlights Video Showcases Scholar Athletes

Another season of sport has come to an end for most scholar athletes at Davidson. To celebrate their achievements and the year's many memorable moments–from personal bests to college records–the athletic department hosted the inaugural aCATemy Awards. Men's basketball color commentator Jarod Latch emceed, as Wildcats were honored with 17 awards, including three team-based honors.

Enjoy this video of 2016-17 highlights, and check out the aCATemy award winners below.

Tommy Peters AwardJack Gibbs - Men's Basketball

Rebecca A. Stimson AwardElise Lankiewicz - Women's Swimming & Diving

Male Athlete of the YearJack Gibbs - Men's Basketball

Female Athlete of the YearElise Lankiewicz - Women's Swimming & Diving

Helen DeVane Carnegie Freshman of the YearAlexa Abele - Women's Tennis

Best UpsetMen's Basketball win over top-seeded Dayton in the Atlantic 10 Championship

Best Postseason Performance - IndividualElise Lankiewicz - Women's Swimming & Diving

Best Postseason Performance - TeamBaseball's run to the 2016 A-10 Championship

Record Breaking PerformanceElise Lankiewicz' school record breaking 100-yard freestyle at the 2017 NCAA Championship

Breakthrough PerformanceJustine Lyon - Women's Basketball

Overcoming AdversityKiShawn Pritchett - Men's Basketball

Community InvolvementNate Casey - Football

Support Staff Game ChangerWill Dubose - Equipment Room

Thomas D. Sparrow AwardNate Casey - Football

Susan K. Roberts AwardEmily Franklin - Volleyball

Wildcat Pride Fan of the YearMatthew Kennedy

Best Team GPAWomen's Cross Country


  • May 9, 2017


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