Wesley Holds Annual All-Athletics Awards Ceremony

Wesley Holds Annual All-Athletics Awards Ceremony

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DOVER, Del. – Football's Joe Callahan and Elizsha Streeter of the women's track & field team have been named the Wesley College Male and Female Athletes of the Year, it was announced at the Wolverines' annual All-Athletics Awards Ceremony on Tuesday evening at the Wesley College Chapel.

A junior quarterback from Absecon, N.J., Callahan led Wesley to its tenth-straight NCAA Playoff and sixth National Semifinal during that stretch.  Callahan was one of four finalists for the Gagliardi Trophy, which goes to the top individual player in small college football encompassing athletics, academics and community involvement.  In one of the best seasons in Division III history for a quarterback, Callahan passed for 4,190 yards and 46 touchdowns, both of which were school-records.  Callahan was also named First Team All-South Region at his position by D3football.com and the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

Streeter was named the Capital Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Athlete of the Year after winning the 200m Dash and 400m Dash at the 2015 Indoor Track & Field Championship.  A sophomore from Hagerstown, Md., Streeter was also a member of the Wolverines 4x400m Relay that won the conference title.  Now an owner of 12 Wesley school-records, Streeter also owns the CAC indoor record in the 200m, 400m dash and 4x400m Relay, , as well as the 4x100m Relay outdoors.  During the indoor season, Streeter was one of just two athletes to be nationally-ranked in the 60m, dash, 200m dash and 400m dash.

Prior to the ceremony, the Athletic Department also presented Wesley College President Dr. William N. Johnston, and his wife Susan Johnston, with a gift in recognition of their service to the College and department.  Johnston, Wesley's President since 2008, announced his plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year.

Wesley also honored Rachel Hausler of the volleyball team and both men's lacrosse's Josh Ladd and Rob Mills of the baseball team as recipients of the Shirley Wentworth Award.  The Wentworth Award is named in honor of Shirley Wentworth, the late wife of the legendary former Wolverine men's basketball coach, Jim Wentworth. Shirley's spirit lives on through this award representing outstanding sportsmanship, work ethic, character, courage and commitment.

Every Wolverines athletic team announced its MVP and honored it's seniors for the 2014-15 season at the ceremony.

Major Awards
Male Athlete of the Year: Joe Callahan (football)
Female Athlete of the Year: Elizsha Streeter (women's track & field)
Shirley Wentworth Award: Rachel Hausler (volleyball), Josh Ladd (men's lacrosse), Rob Mills (baseball)
 

Most Valuable Players
Baseball: Tyler Hunter
Men's Cross Country: Luis Arteaga
Women's Cross Country: Dieunise Desir
Men's Basketball: Wayne Lennon
Women's Basketball: Brionna Johnson
Field Hockey: Devin Price
Football: Joe Callahan
Golf: Dylan Chessher
Men's Lacrosse: James Moss
Women's Lacrosse: Kaitlin Brennan
Men's Soccer: Robert Dina
Women's Soccer: Morgan Warrington
Softball: Breanna Hartman
Men's Track & Field: Matt Bundy (indoor)
Women's Track & Field: Elizsha Streeter (indoor)
Volleyball: Meghan Marshall