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Denita-Sue Pieterse Selected As Finalist for the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award

Denita-Sue Pieterse Selected As Finalist for the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award

Conference Carolinas Unveils 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Award Finalists

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Conference Carolinas unveiled the finalists for the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Scholar-Athlete Award on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. 

The Murphy Osborne Award goes to an outstanding senior student-athlete and it is the highest academic award presented by Conference Carolinas. The winner of the 2019-20 Murphy Osborne Award will officially be announced on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 

Student-Athletes are nominated by their institutions based on their academic, athletic and service accomplishments. The Faculty Athletic Representatives (FARs) from all Conference Carolinas institutions submit institutional nominations and votes are cast by the FARs.

To be eligible for the award, the student-athlete must be a December or May graduating senior or a first-year graduate student completing athletic eligibility at the same institution as undergraduate matriculation. The student-athlete must be a full-time student at the time of nomination, must have been a full-time student at the member school for at least two years and must be a starter or important substitute in a conference sport.

The award is named for longtime educator and college and university administrator Dr. Murphy Osborne.

2019-20 Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Award Finalists

Luis Reyes - Barton Men's Swimming

Liam Maxwell - Belmont Abbey Men's Volleyball

Steffi Kong - Converse Women's Tennis

Lindsey Stigler - Chowan Softball

Denita-Sue Pieterse - Emmanuel Women's Swimming

Stokes Brownlee - Erskine Men's Golf

Sean Kohlhase - King Men's Volleyball

Jaden Acklin - Lees-McRae Women's Tennis

Lexi Allen - Limestone Women's Lacrosse

Taylor Moncrief - Mount Olive Track & Field

Austin Dixon - North Greenville Men's Lacrosse

Sawyer Price - Southern Wesleyan Baseball

MEN’S SWIMMING UNDEFEATED
January 26, 2020 MEN’S SWIMMING UNDEFEATED
MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 9-0
October 27, 2019 MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 9-0
MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 5-0
October 20, 2019 MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 5-0
MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 4-0
October 13, 2019 MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 4-0
MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 3-0
October 6, 2019 MEN'S SWIMMING MOVES TO 3-0