NORFOLK, Va. –Aaron Carver (Men’s Basketball) and Alyssa Sebesto (Lacrosse) were the winners of the John R. Broderick and Kate Broderick Award given to Old Dominion’s best all-around athlete. B.J. Stith (Men’s Basketball) and Iris Achterhof (Women’s Soccer) were named the Alumni Association male and female Athletes of the Year. Justin Herrera of men’s tennis and Achterhof were named the 2019 recipients of the Jack Wilkins/James Howard Scholar Athletes of the Year at the annual Old Dominion University Athletic honors banquet Monday night.
Also handed out on Monday night were the Championship Effort Award, given to Ali Wahab (Wrestling) and Katie Miller (Lacrosse), the Newcomer of the Year was awarded to Lance Boykin (Football) and Ajah Wayne (Women’s Basketball) and the Monarch Cup Winner for community service was given to lacrosse.
2018-19 Team MVP’s Field Hockey – Rebecca Birch / Erin Huffman Men’s Soccer – Niko Klosterhalfen Women’s Soccer – Kira Laurento Football – Oshane Ximines Men’s Basketball – B.J. Stith / Ahmad Caver Women’s Basketball – Ajah Wayne Men’s Swimming and Diving – Noah Wilkins Women’s Swimming and Diving – Jacklyn VandePoel / Emilie Petit Wrestling – Larry Early Men’s Golf – Calvin Greschner Women’s Golf – Charlotte De Corte Women’s Sailing – Olivia Windemuller Co-ed Sailing – Jack Elkin Men’s Tennis – Aziz Kijametovic Women’s Tennis – Brooke Pilkington Rowing – Irena Tobola Lacrosse – Glory Johnson Baseball – After the Season
OUTSTANDING STAFF MEMBER Mike Conrad – Athletics Facilities Supervisor
JACK WILKINS/JAMES HOWARD SCHOLAR AWARD Female: Iris Achterhof – Women’s Soccer Male: Justin Herrera – Men’s Tennis
ODU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION’S ATHLETES OF THE YEAR Female: Iris Achterhof – Women’s Soccer Male: B.J. Stith – Men’s Basketball
CHAMPIONSHIP EFFORT (great teammate, character, representative of ODU) Female: Katie Miller - Lacrosse Male: Ali Wahab - Wrestling
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR Female: Ajah Wayne – Women’s Basketball Male: Lance Boykin - Football
JOHN R. BRODERICK AWARD Female: Alyssa Sebesto - Lacrosse Male: Aaron Carver – Men’s Basketball