May 11, 2006
College Park, Md. - At the President's Cup Awards Ceremony, which gives recognition to athletes who achieve both academically and in community service, numerous members of the University of Maryland track and field team received awards.
Senior Dominic Berger was named the most outstanding athlete from the state of Maryland at the ceremony last week. Berger was an indoor track and field All-American, won the indoor ACC Championship in the 60-meter hurdles, and won the outdoor ACC Championship in the 110-meter hurdles. He is looking to finish strong in his senior campaign at this weekend's IC4A Championships and at the NCAA Championships.
Danielle Siebert was awarded the Founders Award for academic and community service. The senior has the Terrapins top-two times in the 1,500 meters and will compete at the ECAC Championships this weekend.
Senior Allison Carney, who won the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Onesty/Abramson Invitational, received the ACC and the M-Club community service awards.
Other honorees were Laurel Jefferson, who won an award for having the highest individual cumulative GPA on the women's cross country team. Beau Fay and Pat Reeves also received awards, for highest cumulative GPA on the men's indoor track team and cross country team, respectively.
The Women's Cross Country Team received the champ's life skill cup for community service and school spirit, while the Men's Cross Country team was named the top academic team of all male sports.
The Terps return to action this weekend at the ECAC/IC4A Championships in Princeton, N.J. Continue logging on to UMTerps.com for complete results.