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Marymount Athletics Announces Year-End Awards at Annual Banquet

Sunday, May 06, 2012
Arlington, Va. – Marymount University’s athletics department announced its year-end awards at its annual student-athlete recognition banquet on Sunday afternoon. Junior men’s golfer Peter Johns was named Male Athlete of the Year while junior women’s basketball player Katelyn Fischer and senior women’s swimmer Anna Macedonia were named Co-Female Athletes of the Year.

On the academic side, Fischer was also named the Linda McMahon Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year while junior men’s golfer Nick Ryerson garnered Linda McMahon Male Scholar Athlete of the Year honors. Senior women’s basketball player Julie Tomesheski was honored with the James Shelton Award.

Male and Female Athlete of the Year Awards
Peter Johns, Sr., Men’s Golf
Johns helped lead his program to one of the best seasons in MU history. He was named Second Team All-CAC for the third consecutive year after posting a 78.5 stroke average and tying for 6th at the CAC Golf Championships. Johns also posted five top-10 finishes in tournaments on the year.

Katelyn Fischer, Jr., Women’s Basketball
Fischer became the 11th women’s basketball player in program history to earn All-America accolades. She was also the sixth Saint to be named CAC Player of the Year and the second in as many seasons. Fischer led the CAC in scoring, three-point shooting and minutes played while ranking second in assists and free throw shooting, and was also seventh in steals and 10th in rebounding. She scored in double-figures 23 times on the year and at least 20 points in 10 games, including a career-high 31 against Catholic while posting seven double-doubles.

Anna Macedonia, Sr., Women’s Swimming
Individually, Macedonia won the 50 freestyle to set a CAC Championship mark and earn an NCAA provisional ‘B’ time, won the 100 backstroke to break the league record and post an automatic NCAA ‘A’ time and won the 100 freestyle to break her third CAC Championship meet record an earn another NCAA ‘B’ time. She also teamed to win both the 200 and 400 freestyle relays, both of them program records. Macedonia led off the 200 medley relay team that finished third overall and posted a Marymount record with a time. At nationals, Macedonia garnered Honorable Mention All-America honors with a 14th place finish in the 100 backstroke. She also finished 27th in the 100 freestyle and 29th in the 50 freestyle.

Linda McMahon Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award
Nick Ryerson, Jr., Men’s Golf
Ryerson posted perfect 4.0 grade point average with a major in business. A two-time CAC Scholar-Athlete, he helped his program to one of the best seasons in program history.

Katelyn Fischer, Jr., Women’s Basketball
Fischer posted a 3.972 grade point average with a major in business. She was an All-CAC performer, CAC Player of the Year, and Honorable Mention All-American along with earning Capital One Bank/CoSIDA First Team Academic All District honors.

James Shelton Award
Julie Tomesheski, Sr., Women’s Basketball
The James Shelton award is presented to the person who personifies the positive nature, loyalty, team-first attitude, and commitment to Marymount for which James Shelton has always been known. Senior Julie Tomesheski could be seen on the sidelines of multiple teams events, running the Special Olympics basketball tournament and was also active in campus ministry and served as a resident advisor.

Male Athlete of the Year
Peter Johns, Jr., Men’s Golf

Co-Female Athlete of the Year
Katelyn Fischer, Jr., Women’s Basketball
Anna Macedoina, Sr., Women’s Swimming


Linda McMahon Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Nick Ryerson, Jr., Men’s Golf

Linda McMahon Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Katelyn Fischer, Jr., Women’s Basketball

James Shelton Award
Julie Tomesheski, Sr., Women’s Basketball

Team MVP and Coaches Awards
Men’s Cross Country – Mark Flores (MVP)
Men’s Cross Country – Tam Nguyen (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Cross Country – Megan McMinn (MVP)
Women’s Cross Country – Karen Nevin (Coach’s Award)
Men’s Soccer – Kjell Crooke (MVP)
Men’s Soccer – Eric Kamta (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Soccer – Katie Hamelin (MVP)
Women’s Soccer – Gaby Prellezo (Coach’s Award)
Men’s Basketball – Reed Scott (MVP)
Men’s Basketball – Aaron Walsh (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Basketball – Katelyn Fischer (MVP)
Women’s Basketball – Jackie Bohenek (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Basketball – Sam Spencer (Coach’s Award)
Men’s Swimming – Greg Shumaker (MVP)
Men’s Swimming – Rett Neiman (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Swimming – Anna Macedonia (MVP)
Women’s Swimming – Meghan Morch (Coach’s Award)
Golf – Peter Johns (MVP)
Golf – Nick Ryerson (Coach’s Award)
Men’s Lacrosse – David Huson (MVP)
Men’s Lacrosse – Mike Smith (Coach’s Award)
Women’s Lacrosse – Emily Beck (Coach’s Award)