Plymouth State Athletics presents Panther Awards

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Plymouth State University athletic department presented the annual Panther Awards on Sunday in a ceremony attended by President Sara Jayne Steen.

            Each of the 19 PSU athletic teams, plus the athletic training program, presents a Panther Award to the individual in their program who best represents Plymouth State on the field, in the classroom and in the community, with each of the teams setting its own specific criteria for the award. The recipients are recognized publicly in a department ceremony that included nearly 500 student-athletes.

            The following are the 2009-10 Panther Award recipients:  

Sport Name Class. Major Hometown/High School
Baseball Bryant Lausberg Jr. Phys. Education Somersworth, N.H./Somersworth
Men’s Basketball Bryan Tracy Sr. Childhood Studies Manchester, N.H./Central
Women’s Basketball Laura Kent Sr. Phys. Education Bellingham, Mass./Bellingham
Cheerleading Chandra Touch Jr. Social Work Portland, Maine/Portland
Field Hockey Melinda Rozumek Sr. English Salem, N.H./Salem
Football Mike Carone Sr. Criminal Justice Newington, Conn./Newington
Men’s Ice Hockey Andrew Stewart Jr. Business Admin. O'Leary, PEI/Hoosac School (NY)
Women’s Ice Hockey Michelle Leonard So. Undeclared Hopkinton, Mass./Hopkinton
Men’s Lacrosse Matt Johansmeyer Sr. Phys. Education Shelburne Falls, MA/Mohawk Trail
Women’s Lacrosse Kalie Judd Sr. Phys. Education Peabody, Mass./Veterans Mem.
Men’s Skiing Chris Carlucci Sr. Management Mahopac, N.Y./Mahopac
Women’s Skiing Alyssa Deane Sr. Phys. Education Casper, Wyo./Natrona County
Men’s Soccer Tim Allan Sr. Business Admin. Harleysville, Pa./Souderton Area
Women’s Soccer Jen Mooney Sr. Psychology Whitman, Mass./Whitman-Hanson 
Softball Kay LaBrie Sr. Phys. Education Somersworth, N.H./Somersworth
Women’s Swim/Diving Elise Innis Sr. Management Harpswell, Maine/Mt. Ararat
Women’s Tennis Megan Cooper Jr. Biology Camarillo, Calif./Rio Mesa
Volleyball Eliza Badeau Sr. Marketing Foster, R.I./Ponaganset
Wrestling Fred Wilkinson Sr. Management Quogue, N.Y./Riverhead
Athletic Training Ashley Schmidt Sr. Ath. Training Wausau, Wis./Wausau West

2009-10 Panther Award recipients

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