NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University Athletics hosted the 2019 Bruins' Choice Awards Monday evening in the Ayers Academic Center.
The athletic department celebrated the on-field and in classroom achievements of its student-athletes, with Voice of the Bruins Rich Tiner serving as event emcee.
Among the highlights: Abbie Whitehurst receiving the Bruin Pride Award and Dr. Rich Tiner Altruism Award, Allie Svoboda receiving Moment of the Year Award, and Dylan Windler and Hayley Baker receiving the Presidential Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award.
2019 Bruins' Choice Awards (Winner(s) in BOLD)
Female Newcomer of the Year: Conley Chinn, Courtney Alama, Jamilyn Kinney, Peyton Lee, Taylor Floyd
Male Newcomer of the Year: Jacob McLeod, Joshua South, Nick Muszynski, Ares Marlonsson, Grayson Murphy
Female Athlete of the Year: Darby Maggard, Ellie Harmeyer, Brooklin Lee, Julie Garst, Kortney Schardt, Alicia Veltri, Karly Hibbard
Male Athlete of the Year: Hendrik Inno, Marko Ilic, Dylan Windler, Jacob McLeod, Kevin McClain, Drake Mitchell, Casey Queener
Game of the Year: Men's Track Record-Breaking Performance at OVC Indoors, Men's Basketball Defeats Temple in NCAA Tournament, Men's Soccer Rallies Past Eastern Illinois, Volleyball Defeats OVC Champion Austin Peay
Female Moment of the Year: Allie Svoboda Returns From Injury to Score vs. LIU Brooklyn, Katelyn Dunstan Shoots 67 at WKU, Jenny Roy Records Triple-Double at Austin Peay, Emily Nyugen Scores Golden Goal vs. SEMO, Brooklin Lee Throws No-Hitter in Season Opener
Male Moment of the Year: McLeod brothers run at Cross Country Nationals, Men's Basketball on Selection Sunday, Noah Trenkler Sinks Hole-in-One at UNA, Devon Gardner Hits Three Homeruns vs. Eastern Illinois, Inno & Ililc Qualify for ITA Fall Nationals
Presidential Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Hayley Baker, Dylan Windler
Director of Athletics' Character Award: Jenny Roy, Daniel Booker, Jr.
Betty Wiseman Inspiration Award: Emma Kate Liu
Rich Tiner Altruism Award: Abbie Whitehurst
Bruin Pride Award: Abbie Whitehurst
Graduating Senior Academic Achievement Award: Jenny Roy, Daniel Booker, Jr.
Academic Achievement Award (highest GPA per team): Logan Jarvis, Dylan Windler, Jenny Roy, Ethan Akdamar, Ben Weisel, Maria Brauer, Daniel Booker, Jr., Emma Kate Liu, Creaghan Diekema, Kameron Ziesig, Hayler Baker, Vincent Sterkens, Mical Johnson, Haley Sullivan
SAAC Academic Inspiration Award: Dr. Haskell Murray, Sam Simpkins
David Fish Award: Ruhi Desai