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05/18/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/18/2024 16:03

Tiger Club Athletics Awards Announced for 2024

Roy Dennis Scholar-Athlete Award

The Roy Dennis Scholar-Athlete is the highest honor bestowed by the athletic department and honors Roy Dennis, a former coach and athletic director at Occidental College. The award is given annually to the senior male and female student who, in the opinion of the department, achieved the most in athletics and academics.

  • Toni Thompson, Women's Basketball; majors: economics, Media Arts and Culture
  • Evan Karp, Men's Soccer; major: psychology

The Yeomans Award

This award honors Pat Yeomans, who is considered the greatest tennis player in Occidental's history. The award is given annually to the senior male and female student who, in the opinion of the department, excelled in an individual sport while shining in the classroom.

  • Ciara Gillen, Women's Track and Field; major: chemistry
  • Christopher Haliburton, Men's Track and Field; major: Diplomacy and World Affairs

The Dunlap Award

This awards honors Grant Dunlap, who contributed to Occidental in the roles of coach, athletic director, and professor. The award is given annually to the senior male and female student who, in the opinion of the department, excelled in a team sport while shining in the classroom.

  • Chloe Hetzel, Women's Soccer; major: psychology
  • Christian Guillaume, Men's Water Polo; major: kinesiology

Trevor Moawad Leadership Award

Former All-SCIAC Oxy men's soccer and basketball player Trevor Moawad '95 has risen to the top of the mental conditioning profession in the world of sports. The Trevor Moawad Leadership Award is given to the top male and female athletes, who make an exceptional commitment to making their teammates better both on and off the field.

  • Gabriela Etopio, Women's Basketball; major: Urban and Environmental Policy
  • Joey Schwartz, Men's Soccer; major: economics

Glen & Julie Johnson Service Award

Glen and Julie Johnson have been exemplary Tiger Club members, giving the Occidental Athletics community gifts of time, service and resources. The Glen and Julie Johnson Award recognizes one male and one female student-athlete who have been outstanding in their commitment to serving others outside of the classroom or field of play.

  • Elsie Cady, Women's Swimming and Diving; major: psychology
  • Sebastian Romero, Men's Soccer; majors: economics and Spanish