November 24, 2003 - by
GILL NAMED ATHLETE OF THE YEAR BY NCAA SOUTH REGION

Nov. 24, 2003

Tallahassee –
Senior Vicky Gill won NCAA South Region Athlete of the Year for the 2003 season after finishing first in the race held November 15, 2003. Gill and other athletes and coaches were honored last night at a banquet held in conjunction with the NCAA Cross Country Championships. Gill will race alongside the women’s team, who earned their second at-large bid in school history at the regional meet. The women’s award was presented by the Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Coaches Association. The winner of the region is automatically selected and submitted for the NCAA Athlete of the Year honors.


Other winners include:

 2003 WICCCA Awards 

Region Coach of the Year Athlete of the Year Northeast Ray Treacy, Providence Kim Smith, Providence Mid-Atlantic Peter Farrell, Princeton Treniere Clement, Georgetown Ron Helmer, Georgetown Southeast Mike Whittlesey, UNC Shalane Flanagan, UNC South J.J. Clark, Tennessee Vicky Gill, Florida State Great Lakes Tim Connelly, Notre Dame Molly Huddle, Notre Dame Midwest Jay Dirksen, Nebraska Amanda Bales, Mississippi South Central John Hayes, Texas Mary Kinyanjui, TCU Mountain Patrick Shane, BYU Michaela Mannova, BYU West Eric Peterson, UCLA Alicia Craig, Stanford

2003 USCCCA Awards

Region Coach of the Year Athlete of the Year Northeast Mick Byrne, Iona Richard Kiplagat, Iona Mid-Atlantic Marcus O’Sullivan, Villanova Dan Mazzacco, Penn State Southeast Don Weber, Kentucky Thomas Morgan, Kentucky South Dan Waters, Georgia Simon Ngata, Georgia Great Lakes Jerry Schumacher, Wisconsin Gavin Thompson, Eastern Michigan Midwest Dick Weiss, Oklahoma State Mindaugasa Pukstas, Oklahoma State South Central John McDonnell, Arkansas Paul Morrison, Texas Mountain Mark Wetmore, Colorado Dathan Rotzenhein, Colorado West Mark Conover, Cal Poly Ian Dobson, Stanford

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