PSU Athletics hands out Panther Awards

May 4th, 2004 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Plymouth State University athletic department handed out 19 Panther Awards Monday evening in a ceremony hosted by President Donald P. Wharton.

PSU athletic teams present a Panther Award to the individual(s) in each sport who best represent Plymouth State on and off the field, with each of the teams and the athletic training department setting its own specific criteria for the award.

“I congratulate you on your accomplishments, both individually and as a team,” Wharton told the group of over 200 student-athletes.  “You are a wonderful group which has represented the University with pride, and make us all proud.  I am honored to recognize your achievements, and thank you for what you all bring to Plymouth State University.”

2003-04 Panther Award Recipients

Field Hockey, Whitney Swaffield (Sr., Wolfeboro, N.H.)


Football, Jason Bordas (Sr., Elmore, Vt.)

Men’s Soccer, Jayson Smith (Jr., Northwood, N.H.)

Women’s Soccer, Meagan Leenig (So., Wappinger Falls, N.Y.)

Women’s Tennis, Katie Olsen (Sr., Reading, Mass.)

Women’s Volleyball, Sonia Trudell (Sr., Somersworth, N.H.)

Men’s Basketball, Ryan Chicoine (Sr., Gorham, Maine)

Women’s Basketball, Courtney O’Clair (Sr., Stow, Mass.)

Ice Hockey, Charlie McLeman (So., Winchester, Mass.)

Men’s Skiing, Garrett Lashar (Sr., Kingfield, Maine)

Women’s Skiing, Whitney Swaffield (Sr., Wolfeboro, N.H.)

Women’s Swimming, Scarlette Scarborough (Sr., Salem, N.H.)

Women’s Diving, Krit Kearins (Sr., Andover, Mass.)

Wrestling, Dan Moskowitz (Jr., Amherst, N.H.)

Baseball, Michael Campo (Sr., Londonderry, N.H.)

Men’s Lacrosse, Eric Gobiel (Sr., Chelmsford, Mass.)

Women’s Lacrosse, Hillary Arthur (So., Essex Jct., Vt.)

Softball, Heidi Beaulac (Sr., Newmarket, N.H.)

Athletic Training, Shaun Gross (Sr., Gorham, N.H.)

(Front Row, L-R) Charlie McLeman, Sonia Trudell, Courtney O’Clair, Heidi Beaulac, Whitney Swaffield, Meagan Leenig, Hillary Arthur.

(Back Row, L-R) Ryan Chicoine, Dan Moskowitz, Jason Bordas, Scarlette Scarborough, Krit Kearins, Katie Olson, Michael Campo, Jayson Smith, Eric Gobiel, President Wharton.

(Note: Garrett Lashar and Shaun Gross are not pictured because they were attending class.)

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