April 12, 2004
All-America volleyball player Kele Eveland and track all-America Brendon Mahoney received the Georgia Tech Athletic Association’s highest honor, the Total Person Award, at the annual Yellow Jacket Celebration, held Monday evening.
The Total Person Awards are presented annually to the male and female senior student-athletes who best exemplify excellence in academics, athletics, leadership and service. Eveland, from Grand Rapids, Mich., is the first first-team all-America volleyball player in school history who finished her career as the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time leader in assists. Mahoney, from Cumming, Ga., is a two-time all-America and eleven-time all-conference runner.
Erin Voeltz, a senior softball pitcher from Westlake, Calif., received the Robert Cup as Tech’s top senior student athlete.
The Captain’s Captain Award was presented by the Georgia Tech Letterwinners Club to senior Marvin Lewis, who led the Tech basketball team to the NCAA championship game.
All-ACC football standout John Paul Foschi received the Delta Air Lines Partners in Leadership Award.
Nate Curry, a rising senior wide receiver on the Tech football team, and sophomore tennis standout Kelly Anderson were awarded the Bobby Dodd Scholarships for 2004-05, recognizing Tech’s top returning scholar-athletes.
A Special Recognition Award was given to all-America shortstop Tara Knudsen, who broke the ACC home run record, while women’s basketball standout Alex Stewart was presented the Perseverance Award.
Georgia Tech registrar Jo McIver received the Faculty/Staff Recognition Award.
The Georgia Tech All-Academic TeamRecognizes the top scholar on each team:Jennifer Christensen (women's swimmingBarton Crist (men's cross country)Jordan Crews (baseball)Itai Eden (men's swimming)Kele Eveland (volleyball)Neta Ezer (women's cross country)Nicholas Flieg (cheerleading)Will Hardy (football)Jennifer Lentz (women's track)David Nelson (men's basketball)Maria Nieto (women's tennis)Scott Schnugg (men's tennis)Jonathan Spillman (men's track)Fallon Stokes (women's basketball)Erin Voeltz (softball)Chan Wongluekiet (golf)
All-ACC Top Six for Service: Alex Stewart (women’s basketball) Amandi Rhett (track) Sekita Grant (tennis) Erin Voeltz (softball) Itai Eden (swimming) Nate Curry (football)
Student-Athlete Advisory Boards Spotlight Awards: Jayme Gergen (volleyball) Kirby Cross (cross country) Neil McDonough (cross country) Gerris Wilkinson (football) Kevin Larsen (golf) Jasmina Pacariz (women’s baskeball) Tasha Waugh (softball) Andriane Lapsley (women’s track) Montrell Person (men’s track) Jill Vukmanic (women’s swimming) Matt Figh (men’s swimming) Maria Nieto (women’s tennis) West Nott (men’s tennis) Mario West (men’s basketball)