Cal State Bakersfield hosted its 8th Annual ROWDYs on Monday at Fox Theater.
The awards highlighted the best and brightest performances from the Roadrunners over the past academic year — from exceptional athletic and academic showings, to grit and leadership on and away from the field of play.
Here are a list of this year’s winners.
Campus Life Leadership Award: Darya Samiee, women’s swimming and diving
Newcomer of the Year: Autumn D’Arcy, women’s swimming and diving; Edgar Barclay, baseball
Clutch Performer of the Year: Russell Rohlfing, wrestling Flachmann Award: Curt Threlkeld, men’s track and field; Jayssie Haynes, women’s swimming and diving
Weight Room Warrior: Corbin Chronister, men’s track and field; Chris Hipa, softball
Rudy Carvajal Community Service Award: Men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams
Best Individual Turnaround: Coral Lake, women’s soccer; Loren Gillilan, men’s swimming and diving
'Runner Spirit Award: Leigh Whitson, dance
Best Individual Contest: Rodrigo Sarmiento, men’s soccer; Mattison DeGarmo, volleyball
Blue-Gold Award: Nicole Curry, softball; Kris Rogic, men’s swimming and diving
Kegley-McCall Award: Women’s soccer team
Heart of a Champion: James Suber, men’s basketball; Brooke Boiseau, volleyball; Mariah LeSure, women’s track and field
Best Academic Performance: Mark Penyacsek, wrestling
Roadrunner Olympics Team of the Year: women’s volleyball; men’s wrestling
AD's Make a Difference Award: Damian Henderson, baseball; Sidney Wicks, volleyball
President’s Award: Chris Hipa, softball; Sean Nickell, wrestling