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Paez, Person and Silverio Named Wendy's Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week

April 25, 2005

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech standouts Daisy Paez, Montrell Person and Alison Silverio were named the Wendy’s Georgia Tech Student-Athletes of the Week for Monday, April 25, 2005.

Paez, a native of Loxahatchee, Fla., led the 18th-ranked Yellow Jackets to a 3-1 week, including a win over archrival No. 12 Georgia. During the week, Paez went 2-for-5, with one RBI and drew two walks to lead Tech to wins over UGA, 4-3, and Georgia State, 7-0. On Saturday against ACC foe Virginia Tech, the Loxahatchee, Fla., native tied a single game Tech record with home runs on consecutive at bats, finishing the afternoon 3-for-4, with five runs batted in, three walks and two dingers. Paez finished the week with a .556 batting average (5-for-9), with two home runs, six RBIs, five walks and posted a 1.222 slugging percentage and .714 on base percentage.

Person, a senior from Merriville, Ind., won the 110-meter high hurdles with a season-best time of 13.89 to claim his fourth ACC title and lead the men’s track and field team to a fifth-place finish at the 2005 Outdoor ACC Championships. He posted a fifth-place finish in the men’s 100 meters with a season-best time of 10.80.

Silverio, a sophomore from Louisville, Ohio, led the women’s team to its first ACC Championship in school history with a 4-3 win over Miami. During the tournament, she went 3-0 in singles and 1-0 in doubles, including the clinching match at No. 4 singles against Miami. For her performance, she was named the ACC Championship MVP.

2004-05 Athletes of the WeekAug. 30 Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Sept. 7 P.J. Daniels (Football) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 13        Calvin Johnson (Football) and Ann Armsby (Cross Country)Sept. 20        Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Lynnette Moster (Volleyball)Sept. 27        Lynnette Moster (Volleyball) and Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis)Oct. 4  Roberto Castro (Golf) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Oct. 11 GT Defense (Football), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jayme Gergen (Volleyball)Oct. 18 Lynnette Moster (Volleyball), Chris Reis (Football) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Oct. 25 Lauren Sauer (Volleyball), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Nov. 1  Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Marko Rajevac (Tennis) and Evan Stowers (Diving)Nov. 8  Kacie Anson (Tennis) and Andy Tidwell-Neal (Football)Nov. 15 Djay Jones (Football) and Lindsey Laband (Volleyball)Nov. 22 Jill Ingram (Basketball), Sam Morgan (Swimming) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Nov. 29 Stephanie Higgs (Basketball) and Nicholas Thompson (Golf)Dec. 6  Jarrett Jack (Basketball), Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball) and Lauren Sauer (Volleyball)Dec. 13 Marisa Aston (Volleyball) and Luke Schenscher (Football)Jan. 3  Reggie Ball (Football), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Jessica Williams (Basketball)Jan. 10 Anthony Morrow (Basketball) and Chioma Nnamaka (Basketball)Jan. 17 Chaunte Howard (Track), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Zeb Sion (Track)Jan. 24 Jason Howard (Swimming), Jill Ingram (Basketball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Jan. 31 Ryan Bishop (Swimmng), Brandy Depland (Track) and Kristi Miller (Tennis)Feb. 7  Christine Sheridan (Softball) and Sukhwa Young (Tennis)Feb. 14 Roberto Castro (Golf) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Feb. 21 Brian Ford (Track), Andriane Lapsley (Track), Danny Payne (Baseball) and Vesna Stojanovska (Swimming)Feb. 28 Fatmata Fofanah (Track), Jarrett Jack (Basketball) and Sam Morgan (Swimming)Mar. 7  Aileen Morales (Softball), Chan Song (Golf) and Matt Wieters (Baseball)Mar. 14 Will Bynum (Basketball), Chaunte Howard (Track), Kristi Miller (Tennis) and Jeremy Slayden (Baseball)Mar. 21 Steven Blackwood (Baseball), Andriane Lapsley (Track) and Alison Silverio (Tennis)Mar. 28 Marko Rajevac (Tennis), Jessica Sallinger (Softball) and Matt Wieters (Baseball)Apr. 4  Dana Rogers (Track), Alison Silverio (Tennis) and Chan Song (Golf)Apr. 11 Brian Ford (Track), Jeff Kindel (Baseball), Dasha Potapova (Tennis) and Jessica Sallinger (Softball)Apr. 18 Kelly Anderson (Tennis), Jose Luis Muguruza (Tennis) and Chan Song (Golf)Apr. 25 Daisy Paez (Softball), Montrell Person (Track) and Alison Silverio (Tennis)

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