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Burns and Glinski Highlight Athletics Banquet as Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Burns and Glinski Highlight Athletics Banquet as Scholar-Athletes of the Year

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The D'Youville Athletics Department celebrated its annual Athletics Banquet Wednesday night at the College Center Gym. The Saints recognized each team's individual award winners as well as the department's Scholar-Athletes and seniors at the event.

The Scholar-Athlete of the Year award went to the male and female student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average. This year's recipients were Riley Burns from women's cross country and Jeremy Glinski from baseball.

Each team recognized individual athletes for their accomplishments on and off the playing surface. The Most Valuable Player award went to the player whose performance contributed significantly to the team's success. The Most Improved Player award went to the team member whose dedication and effort increased the impact they had on their team from the beginning to the end of the season. The Saint Award went to the team member who impacted their program and department by exhibiting leadership, character, and sacrifice.

Full photo album can be found here.

The award recipients were as follows:

Women's Soccer

Most Valuable Player – Maggie Leeds

Most Improved Player – Gabby Brown

Saint Award – Jordan Pachla

Men's Soccer

Most Valuable Player – Nick Dumond

Most Improved Player – Guillermo Cabello

Saint Award – Ahmad Rashid

Women's Volleyball

Most Valuable Player – Emma Wlostowski

Most Improved Player – Kendal Haberer

Saint Award – Nathalya Rocha

Men's Cross Country

Most Valuable Player – Henry Smith

Most Improved Player – Dalton Holthouse

Saint Award – Davis Oswald

Women's Cross Country

Most Valuable Player – Hannah Kennedy

Most Improved Player – Riley Burns

Saint Award – Kaitlyn Furtado


Most Valuable Player – Julia Cecil

Most Improved Player – Julia Clapper

Saint Award – Riley Nyhlen


Most Valuable Player – Yuliia Kashelian

Most Improved Player – Katelyn Hoover

Saint Award – Camilla Dutiel


Most Valuable Player – Emily Williams

Most Improved Player – Alyssa Mankowski

Saint Award – Makayla Pasierb

Men's Basketball

Most Valuable Player – Chris Stinement

Most Improved Player – Jared Sullivan

Saint Award – Mason Putnam

Women's Basketball

Most Valuable Player – Sara Pfeiffer

Most Improved Player – Riley Riedel

Saint Award – Stella Mollica

Men's Volleyball

Most Valuable Player – Randy Adorno

Most Improved Player – Josh Miller

Saint Award – Anthony Dean


Most Valuable Player – Chris AuClair

Most Improved Player – Alec Boucher

Saint Award – Mateo Santos


Most Valuable Player – Maddy Pepke

Most Improved Player – Gianna Adamo

Saint Award – Jenna Reynolds

Men's Lacrosse

Most Valuable Player – Steve Lucas

Most Improved Player – Jean Centeno

Saint Award – Lean Adams Jr.

Women's Lacrosse

Most Valuable Player – Marissa Malvaso

Most Improved Player – Anna Hayes

Saint Award – Jordan Pachla