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Twelve Yellow Jackets Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Honors

Twelve Yellow Jackets Earn ODAC Sportsmanship Honors

FOREST, Va. – The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced the 2014-15 ODAC Sportsmanship Teams for its winter and spring sports and 12 Randolph-Macon student-athletes were honored.

This marks the sixth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.

“I am pleased that the conference recognizes student-athletes for their focus on fair play and sportsmanship," ODAC Commissioner Brad Bankston said.  "The conference prides itself on positive sportsmanship and encouraging student-athletes to lead by example. Each one of the honorees has been selected by the coaches in recognition of their conduct in the arena.  My hat is off to these student-athletes - thanking them for the example they set for all of us.”

The ODAC has a rich tradition in promoting fair play and good sportsmanship in each sport across the league.  The character of the conference’s student-athletes on and off the field is a representation of not only the individuals and teams, but also the institutions for which they play.

Here are the R-MC honorees:

Men’s Basketball – Evan Jackson, senior, Richmond, Va.

Women’s Basketball – Caroline Young, senior, Burke, Va.

Men’s Swimming – Evan Sweeney, freshman, Chester, Va.

Women’s Swimming – Daly McHugh, freshman, Charlottesville, Va.

Baseball – Glenn McLaughlin, senior, Richmond, Va.

Men’s Golf – Kirby Struhar, freshman, Sterling, Va.

Women’s Golf – Tracy Moriconi, junior, Richmond, Va.

Men’s Lacrosse – Alex Jesmer, senior, Fairfax, Va.

Women’s Lacrosse – Katie Russo, junior, Cockeysville, Md.

Softball – Sierra Ford, junior, Powhatan, Va.

Men’s Tennis – Ryan Byrd, senior, Toano, Va.

Women’s Tennis – Angelina Sportelli, senior, Mechanicsville, Va.