Athletic Department

Varsity Club Most Outstanding Athletes
Release: Sunday 06/27/2014 
by Bradley University

Each spring, the Bradley Department of Athletics presents the annual Bradley Athletics Most Outstanding Female and Male Athlete Awards.  In order to be eligible for the award, active student-athletes must have earned All-Missouri Valley Conference notice during the current athletic year.  The list of nominees is announced during the annual All About The B Awards ceremony and the votes of head coaches, selected staff members, local sports media and fans are tallied following the final athletic competition of the year.

The 2014 Bradley Athletics Most Outstanding Athletes are sophomore cross country and track runner Kristen Busch and senior soccer player Wojciech Wojcik.  After earning all-conference honors during the 2013 MVC Cross Country Championships, Busch won individual league titles in the 2014 MVC Indoor Track 5,000 meters and the 2014 MVC Outdoor Track 10,000 meters.  She qualified for the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, advancing to the finals in the longer race to earn USTFCCCA All-America honorable mention recognition.  Wojcik was the 2013 MVC Men's Soccer Player of the Year and shared the nation's lead with a school-record 14 assists.  After helping the Braves win the 2013 MVC Tournament title at Shea Stadium, Wojcik either scored (three) our assisted all four goals during Bradley's two games in the 2013 NCAA Men's Soccer Championship.

Varsity Club Most Outstanding Athlete Winners
Year Women's Recipient Sport Men's Recipient Sport
2014 Kristen Busch Cross Country/Track Wojciech Wojcik Soccer
2013 Danielle Lemek Women's Golf Mike Tauchman Baseball
2012 Sarah McMahon Cross Country/Track Bryan Gaul Soccer
2011 Mary Goldkamp Cross Country/Track Bryan Gaul Soccer
2010 Mary Goldkamp Cross Country/Track Chris Cutshaw Soccer
2009 Ashley Birdsong Softball Theron Wilson Basketball
2008 Bari Erais Golf Joe Donoho Soccer
2007 Bari Erais Golf Ryan Curry Baseball
2006 Meaghan LeBlanc Golf Chris Dunsheath Soccer
  Lindsay Stalzer Volleyball    
2005 Meaghan LeBlanc Golf Marcellus Sommerville Basketball
2004 Laura Harms Softball Marko Marevic Tennis
      Marcellus Sommerville Basketball
2003 Tamara Hart Cross Country/Track Tim Regan Soccer
2002 Kelly Dillon Golf Gavin Glinton Soccer
2001 Sara Bailey Basketball Gavin Glinton Soccer
      Jerome Robinson Basketball
2000 Mary Ellen Hill Cross Country/Track Rob Dye Basketball
      Gavin Glinton Soccer
1999 Mary Ellen Hill Cross Country/Track Gavin Glinton Soccer
1998 Mary Ellen Hill Cross Country/Track Adebayo Akinkunle Basketball
1997 Tammy Van Oppen Basketball Anthony Parker Basketball
1996 Natalie Quinn Softball Anthony Parker Basketball
      Doug Robertson Baseball
1995 Amy Pera Softball Anthony Parker Basketball
Prior to 1995, the Alumni B-Club Most Outstanding Athlete Award was presented to just one student-athlete, regardless of gender.
Year Recipient Sport
1994 Jen Wethington Softball
1993 Joel Moore Baseball
1992 Andrea McAllister Women's Basketball
1991 Valerie Wancket Women's Basketball
1990 Karin Nichols Women's Basketball
1989 Anthony Manuel Men's Basketball
1988 Hersey Hawkins Men's Basketball
1987 Hersey Hawkins Men's Basketball
1986 Jim Les Men's Basketball
1985 Voise Winters Men's Basketball
1984 Mike Dunne Baseball
1983 Judy Burns Women's Basketball
1982 David Thirdkill Men's Basketball
1981 Mitchell Anderson Men's Basketball
  Connie Griffith Women's Basketball
1980 Mitchell Anderson Men's Basketball
1979 Mitchell Anderson Men's Basketball
1978 Roger Phegley Men's Basketball
1977 Roger Phegley Men's Basketball/Baseball
1976 Jim Caruthers Men's Basketball
1975 Tom Les Men's Basketball
1974 Seymour Reed Men's Basketball
1973 Jim Potter Men's Track and Field
1972 Sam Simmons Men's Basketball
1971 Bill Lofgren Men's Tennis
1970 Tom Carney Men's Swimming and Diving
1969 Dave Lundstrom Men's Basketball/Golf
1968 Joe Allen Men's Basketball
1967 Joe Allen Men's Basketball

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