4th-annual Lynchburg Sports Awards honors Hornets' best

Dr. Garren giving remarks at the LSA awards

Lynchburg, Va. -- University of Lynchburg's athletic department honored its best and brightest Monday evening at the 4th-annual Lynchburg Sports Awards, handing out its season and career accolades and recognizing the tremendous achievements of Hornet student-athletes in the 2018-19 academic year.

Lynchburg athletics recognized 35 student-athletes, athletic trainers and support staff with special awards, and recognized its senior student-athletes with the presentation of 80 Crimson & Gray awards to the Class of 2019.

The following individuals earned recognition for Lynchburg's special awards:

Dr. Jack M. Toms Male Senior Athlete

Dr. Jack M. Toms Female Senior Athletes

Male Athlete of the Year

Female Athletes of the Year

Male Rookie of the Year

Female Rookie of the Year

Male Academic Athlete of the Year

Female Academic Athletes of the Year

Betty Spencer Award (presented to Lynchburg athletics' top fan)

Dr. Patricia Aronson Award for Clinical Excellence in Athletic Training

  • Zack Maust (graduate)

  • Jess Riquelme (undergraduate)

Anne Gibbons Award for Service

LHSN Progressively Improving Award

  • Hannah Grasberger, photographer

1% Award (given by the strength & conditioning department for excellence in leadership and character)

Lynchburg athletics also paid homage to its six All-American athletes from the past year: softball third baseman Taylor Mabry, Johnson, McLaurin, Mertens, Simpao and Waring.

The Hornets aren't done in Spring 2019, either, with two teams -- softball and men's lacrosse -- bound for the NCAA Division III tournament and several track & field athletes poised to make a splash at the national meet over Memorial Day weekend.

--LYN--

Fri Aug 30
at Liberty University Challenge
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Fri Aug 30
3:30 PM
Mary Baldwin
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
5:30 PM
Bryn Mawr
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Aug 31
10:00 AM
Meredith
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
1:00 PM
Lebanon Valley
vs. Lynchburg
Sat Aug 31
2:00 PM
Catholic
vs. Lynchburg
@ Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. Route 42 Classic
Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
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@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
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Fri Aug 30
7:00 PM
Roanoke
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Non-conference match
Sat Sep 07
5:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke Invitational
Sun Sep 08
4:30 PM
Regent
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 11
7:00 PM
Mary Washington
vs. Lynchburg
Fri Sep 13
7:00 PM
Oglethorpe
vs. Lynchburg
Wed Sep 18
7:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 21
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Catholic
Wed Sep 25
7:00 PM
Washington and Lee
vs. Lynchburg
Non-conference match
Sat Sep 28
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Roanoke
Wed Oct 02
4:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Bridgewater (Va.)
Non-conference match
Wed Oct 09
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon
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Sat Aug 31
3:00 PM
Lynchburg
vs. Johns Hopkins
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sun Sep 01
3:00 PM
Mt. St. Mary (N.Y.)
vs. Lynchburg
@ Salem, Va. Roanoke College Kickoff
Sat Sep 07
12:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.)
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1
Sun Sep 08
2:00 PM
Kalamazoo
vs. Lynchburg
Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3
Sat Sep 14
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Emory
Sun Sep 15
11:00 AM
Lynchburg
at Piedmont
Piedmont Invitational
Wed Sep 25
6:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Chris. Newport
Sat Sep 28
1:00 PM
Lynchburg
at Washington and Lee
Sat Oct 05
1:00 PM
Bridgewater (Va.)
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Wed Oct 09
4:00 PM
Randolph
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