Max Touloute of the men's soccer team and Courtney Cronin of the softball team were recognized recently as the Male and Female Athletes of the Year at the 2012 IPFW Awards Banquet held at the Marriot Marquis Ballroom.
The banquet honored members of every team, in addition to specific all-athletic awards.
The 2012 Senior Female Athlete of the Year was awarded to Anne Boese of the women's basketball team. Receiving the honor on the men's side was Roberto Cabrini of the tennis team.
Nate Shipman of the men's soccer team earned the Freshman Male Athlete of the Year award, while Emily Spencer of the volleyball team was recognized as the Freshman Female Athlete of the Year.
Seven IPFW student-athletes were recognized as David R. Skelton Award Nominees: Anne Boese from women's basketball, John Peckinpaugh from the men's basketball program, Kyle Ackerman from men's soccer, Cassie Wolfe from softball, Ashley Dillon from women's volleyball, and the duo of Lauren McCracken and Alaina Jones from the women's soccer team. The winner of the 2012 David R. Skelton Award went to Justine LeBlanc from the women's soccer program.
Alli Hook of the women's volleyball team was the recipient of the Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Award, and the volleyball program earned a team honor as they won the 2012 Mastodon Cup.
Alex Forsyth of the women's tennis program earned the Senior Academic Excellence Award with a 3.98 GPA. Max Touloute was recognized for the second time on Sunday night after earning the Rolland Award.
The IPFW Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) Service to Student-Athletes Award went to assistant athletic director for equipment and outdoor events, Amanda Tallman. The Tony Laux Volunteer of the Year award went to Heather Schuller, while the Fan of the Year was presented to Bill Daugherty.
The following student-athletes were selected to individual team honors by their respective coaches.
Due to the length of the season, the baseball team will hand out awards at the end of the regular season
Most Valuable Players: Frank Gaines and Trey McCorkle
Most Improved Player: Joe Edwards
Coach's Award: John Peckinpaugh
Most Valuable Players: Anne Boese and Stephanie Rosado
Most Improved Player: Sarah Haluska
Coach's Award: Amanda Hyde
Most Spirited: Megan Stemes
Most Improved: Mercedes Huffman
Coach's Award: Mariah Kiefer and Kyle Jurick
MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Most Valuable Player: Steven Zimmerman
Most Improved Player: Taylor Crowell
Coach's Award: Vince Corona
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
Most Valuable Player: Sarah Hutchings
Most Improved Player: Julie Jeszenszky
Coach's Award: Jordan Tomecek
Most Valuable Player: Drew Imel
Most Improved Player: Jake Groninger
Coach's Award: Bruno Carvalho
Most Valuable Players: Alyssa Turney and Allison Curtis
Most Improved Player: Maggie Talbert
Coach's Award: Ashton Taft
Most Valuable Player: Max Touloute
Most Improved Player: Colin Helmrich
Coach's Award: Kyle Ackerman and Mitch Falkenstern
Most Valuable Player: Tylar Allison
Most Improved Players: Krysta Hedrick and Amber Lawrence
Coach's Award: Justine LeBlanc
Most Valuable Players: Courtney Cronin and Ashleigh Bousquet
Most Improved Players: Megan Flenniken and Alex Bousquet
Coach's Award: Brittany Kachur
Most Valuable Player: Roberto Cabrini
Most Improved Player: Tim Saltys
Coach's Award: Joao Freitas
Most Valuable Players: Anita Henestrosa and Raquel Vescovi
Most Improved Player: Marcy Huck
Coach's Award: Alyssa Tucker
INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Most Valuable Player: Kayla Boyes
Most Improved Player: Kayla Zink
Coach's Award: Sarah Hutchings
OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD
Most Valuable Player: Sarah Hutchings
Most Improved Player: Theresa McHugh
Coach's Award: Kaylin Taylor
Most Valuable Player: Ivan Matos
Most Improved Player: J.W. Kieckhefer
Coach's Award: Dan Madar
Most Valuable Player: Emily Spencer
Most Improved Player: Tessa McGill
Coach's Award: Allison Hook