Oct. 23, 2007
IOWA CITY, IA –
University of Iowa Track Coach Larry Wieczorek announced the award winners from the 2006-07 cross country and track seasons at the team’s annual awards banquet this week.
Senior Micah VanDenend was named most valuable competitor and outstanding distance runner, while also taking home the Deacon Jones outstanding cross country runner award. He also served as a team captain for both the track and cross country squads. Freshman Ray Varner was named most dedicated student-athlete and outstanding freshman competitor.
2006-07 Team Awards
2006 “Deacon Jones” Outstanding Cross Country Runner: Micah VanDenend
Most Dedicated Student-Athlete: Ray Varner
Coaches Award: Jeff Kent
Teammate Award: Max Milder
Outstanding Freshman Competitor: Ray Varner
Most Inspirational Competitor: Shane Maier
Most Improved Competitor: Andy Napier
Outstanding Middle Distance Runner: Adam Hairston
Outstanding Distance Runner: Micah VanDenend
Outstanding Sprinter: Paul Chaney, Jr.
Outstanding Field Event: Adam Hamilton
Keatinge/Cretzmeyer Award: David Pierre
Most Valuable Competitor: Micah VanDenend
Senior Parent’s Awards
Adam Hamilton (2003-07) – son of George and Leann Hamilton
Jeff Kent (2004-07) – son of Allen and Karen Kent
David Pierre (2005-07) – son of Silven Pierre and Therancia Salmon
Kale Katt (2005-07) – son of Dean and Ronda Katt
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