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