Campus and Community

Award Banquet Honors Outstanding Athletes

UHD Sports and Fitness held its 17th annual awards banquet this weekend, which recognized the most outstanding participants and contributors in a variety of sports and fitness activities at UHD. University President Bill Flores addressed the audience and stressed the important role club sports can play in promoting school pride and spirit on a college campus. Some other notable moments included the awarding of the department’s oldest awards, including Athlete of the Year to Jackie Noyola and Jason Rosemond and Sportsmanship to Nathan Marin. The special service recognition was awarded in the name of Sister Adele Brennan to a deserving student on the powerlifting team and includes a $4,000 scholarship gift.

For a complete list of award winners and for some photos of the event please visit

www.uhd.edu/sportsandfitness/awards_banquet.html.

Coryn Wolf and Yolanda Meledez at the banquet.

Coryn Wolf and Yolanda Meledez at the banquet.

Mark Martinez poses with his award.

Mark Martinez poses with his award.