Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Year End Banquet

Student-Athletes Honored at Annual Year End Banquet

Charlotte, NC - Johnson & Wales Charlotte held its annual Athletics Recognition Banquet on Saturday night in order to recognize the numerous accomplishments of Wildcat student-athletes during this truly special year in the history of the program. Following dinner, Athletic Director Trudi Lacey and Manager of Alumni Relations Chris Plano presented the Above & Beyond Award, named for the latter, to Jerry Lanuzza, chair of the College of Culinary Arts for everything he has done on behalf of the Athletic Department in 2017-18. This was followed by recognition of all state and national award winners. Each head coach spoke about their specific team and season and gave out several team awards. Each team also recognized Eastern Metro Athletic Conference All-Academic award winners, the first official acts as members of the new conference. The ceremony closed with the announcement of the Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year.

STATE & NATIONAL AWARDS

USCAA Academic All-Americans

Men's Soccer: John Lowes, Jason Rosales

Women's Soccer: Ashley Allen, Danielle Doyle, Sabrina Dulaney, Abigail Durisseau, Kylie Priddy, Jaedan Smith, Lana Truese

Men's Basketball: Miles Myrick

Volleyball: Angelique Davis, Johmillet Berrios, tiy Gonzalez

USCAA All-Americans

Women's Soccer: Danielle Doyle (1st Team), Kylie Priddy (2nd Team), Lana Truese (2nd Team)

Volleyball: Johmillet Berrios (2nd Team), Kendall Watson (Honorable Mention)

Women's Basketball: Ineesha Hankerson (2nd Team), Vanderia Shackleford (2nd Team)

Men's Soccer: Sam Fanning (1st Team), Jalen Jackson (1st Team), Weeb Isaac (2nd Team), John Lowes (2nd Team)

USCAA National Players of the Week

Volleyball: Lucy Herrmann, Donna Harris

Women's Soccer: Danielle Doyle, Lana Truese

Women's Basketball: Ineesha Hankerson, Vanderia Shackelford

Men's Soccer: Jalen Jackson, John Lowes

NCCSIA All-State Selections

Women's Soccer: Danielle Doyle (1st Team), Lana Truese (1st Team)

Men's Soccer: Sam Fanning (1st Team), J.T. Fucci (1st Team), Jalen Jackson (1st Team)

Women's Basketball: Ineesha Hankerson (1st Team)

USCAA National Awards

Women's Soccer: Danielle Doyle, Women's Soccer Student-Athlete of the Year

Men's Soccer: Jalen Jackson, Men's Soccer National Player of the Year

Women's Basketball: Jennifer King, National Coach of the Year; Chase Muhammad, National Championships All-Tournament Team; Ineesha Hankerson, National Championships Most Valuable Player

TEAM AWARDS

Volleyball

Blue Award: Halle Franklin

Stephanie Harris Wildcat Award: Teyana Eason

Gold Award: Johmillet Berrios

Women's Soccer

Wildcat Award: Danielle Doyle

Most Improved Player: Fatima Flores

Keystone Award: Jaedan Smith & Sabrina Dulaney

Gold Award: Lana Truese

Men's Soccer

Wildcat Award: John Lowes

Most Improved Player: Imani Washington

Rookie of the Year: Danny Kearney

Staff Player of the Year: Sam Fanning

Team Player of the Year: J.T. Fucci

Men's Basketball

Most Important Person: Alcyone Moore

Coaches Award: Kevin Cummings

Most Outstanding Player: James Veal

Women's Basketball

Most Improved Player: Jada Morgan

Hustle Award: Eufrasia Harris

Wildcat Award: Vanderia Shackleford

Above & Beyond Award

Jerry Lanuzza

Student-Athletes of the Year

Women's Basketball Team & Sam Fanning