Maggard and Snyder Named USU Male and Female Athlete of the Year
Cache Valley Daily Monday, Apr. 16, 2018
Utah State cross country/track & field senior Dillon Maggard and junior Alyssa Snyder were named the Male and Female Athlete of the Year, respectively, at the annual Robins Awards, taking place on Saturday, April 1. ... Other nominees for Male Athlete of the Year included football senior Jalen Davis, tennis senior Jaime Barajas, basketball sophomore Sam Merrill, golf senior Braxton Miller and track & field sophomore Sindri Gudmundsson. ... Other nominees for Female Athlete of the Year included basketball sophomore Olivia West, gymnastics junior Madison Ward, soccer senior Bailee Hammond, volleyball senior Lauren Anderson, track & field junior Brenn Flint and tennis freshman Sasha Pisareva. Finalists for the Athlete of the Year were selected by members of the athletics department. A selection committee over these categories then selected the winners. The awards were just two of 20 honors extended by the University during the evening, with students, faculty and staff all receiving recognition to their individual contributions to Utah State.