The program honored teams and individuals for their accomplishments this season and featured a special presentation from the forensics team in addition to a soloist and a guest speaker. During dinner, the guests were treated to a special presentation by Imagine Development Corporation that highlighted moments from the various teams this season.
The night’s top award, Most Outstanding Athlete, went to a couple of athletes that have become accustomed to winning awards, Dominique Rodgers- Cromartie (football) and Dominique Ward- Holmes (women’s track). The Academic Excellence Award recipients were softball’s Bridget Metzger with a 3.875 GPA and football’s Pierre Washington with a GPA of 3.923.
The banquet was capped off with remarks from TSU president, Dr. Melvin Johnson followed by the singing of the alma mater.
Team Award Recipients
Spirit Award- Brandon Williams
Rookie of the Year- Calvin McNabb
Most Improved- Kellen Woodard
Lineman of the Year- Cecil Newton
Special Teams Player of the Year- Eric Benson
Back of the Year- Javarris Williams
Offensive Player of the Year- Chris Johnson
Most Valuable Player- Dominique Rodgers- Cromartie
Men’s Cross Country/ Track & Field
Cross Country Award- Anes Koko
Indoor Award- Buford Williams
Most Valuable Player- Kendra Appling
Civitan Sportsmanship Award- LaDarious Weaver
Academic Award Winner- Riley Ervin
Most Valuable Player- Bruce Price
Most Valuable Player- Kelly Davis
Women’s Cross Country/ Track & Field
Outstanding Cross Country- Danielle Abraham
Indoor Athlete of the Year- Dominique Ward- Holmes