Plymouth State Athletics presents Panther Awards

One prestigious award given to each team

            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 more than 500 PSU students and student-athletes.

 2011-12 Panther Award Recipients 

Sport Name Class. Major Hometown/High School
Baseball Justin Campo Sr. Accounting Londonderry, N.H./Londonderry
Men’s Basketball Kyle Walker Sr. Business Admin. Brooklyn, N.Y./Brook. Coll. Aca.
Women’s Basketball Michaela Galvin Sr. Childhood Studies Windham, N.H./Salem
Competitive Cheer Amelia West Jr. Marketing Nashua, N.H./Nashua South
Field Hockey Brittany Treichel Sr. English Clinton, Conn./Morgan School
Football Josh Duford Sr. Childhood Studies Claremont, N.H./Stevens
Men’s Ice Hockey Chris Mohar Sr. Physical Education Broomfield, Colo./Holy Family
Women’s Ice Hockey Nicole Provencher Sr. Enviro.Science/Policy Guilford, Conn./Guilford
Men’s Lacrosse Mike Ventura Jr. Marketing Columbia, N.J./No.Warren Reg.
Women’s Lacrosse Jill Gerzabek Sr. Tourism Mgmt./Policy  Branford, Conn./Branford
Men’s Skiing Tom Sampson Sr. Business Admin. Plymouth, N.H./Plymouth Reg.
Women’s Skiing Marley Pawlak So. Business Admin. West Dover, Vt./Stratton Mtn.
Men’s Soccer Parker Spear Jr. Business Admin. Sodus Point, N.Y./Sodus Central
Women’s Soccer Sarah Pandiscio Sr. Finance Simsbury, Conn./Simsbury
Softball Allie Luisi Sr. Business Admin. N.Kingstown, R.I./N.Kingstown
Women’s Swim/Diving Nicole Brodeur Sr. Psychology Claremont, N.H./Vermont Acad.
Women’s Tennis Megan Cooper Sr. Biology Camarillo, Calif./Rio Mesa
Volleyball Sarah Cady Sr. Childhood Studies Holliston, Mass./Holliston
Wrestling Mike Willey Sr. Management Tewksbury, Mass./Tewksbury
Athletic Training Jill Kimball GS Athletic Training Albany Township, Me./Telstar


(Front Row, L-R) Marley Pawlak, Michaela Galvin, Nicole Provencher, Amelia West, Sarah Cady,
Nicole Brodeur, Brittney Treichel, Jill Gerzabek, Allie Luisi, Sarah Pandiscio, Jill Kimball
(Back Row, L-R) Pemi The Panther, Tom Sampson, Parker Spear, Mike Ventura, Josh Duford, Kyle Walker,
Chris Mohar, Mike Willey, Justin Campo, Provost Julie Bernier, President Sara Jayne Steen.

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