April 23, 2013
Florida State honored it’s best and brightest student-athletes at the annual Golden Nole banquet Monday evening. The Golden Nole Award is presented to the person on each sport team who has exhibited the ideals of intercollegiate athletics. Head Coaches select these student-athletes by evaluating athletic and academic success as well as their contribution to service to the university and in the community.
GOLDEN NOLE AWARD WINNERS
Women’s Basketball — Leonor Rodriguez
Men’s Basketball – Michael Snaer
Men’s Cross Country – Jakub Zivec
Women’s Cross Country – Amanda Winslow
Football – Dustin Hopkins
Soccer – Casey Short
Men’s Swimming & Diving – Mark Weber
Men’s Swimming & Diving – Tom Neubacher
Women’s Swimming & Diving – Kristine Polley
Women’s Swimming & Diving – Ariel Rittenhouse
Volleyball – Sarah Wickstrom
Baseball – Justin Gonzalez
Men’s Golf – Doug Letson
Women’s Golf – Jessica Negron
Softball – Kelly Hensley
Men’s Tennis – Andres Bucaro
Women’s Tennis – Francesca Segarelli
Men’s Track & Field – Jeff Pelage
Men’s Track & Field – Stefan Brits
Women’s Track & Field – Elizabeth Ichite
Women’s Track & Field – Briana Cherry-Bronson
Sand Volleyball – Stephanie Pellitteri
The Athletic Director’s Cup for Service
The Athletic Director’s Cup for Service is our most prestigious award, and is presented annually to the team that contributes the most service hours to the community over the course of the entire year. The selection is made by measuring the total hours for the team and then dividing by the number of team members.
Women’s Golf (twelfth year in a row)
ACC Top Six for Service Awards
The ACC Top Six for Service recipients were selected each month throughout the year for something unique that distinguished them as top performers in FSU’s community service program. The primary criteria was a willingness to participate and a desire to serve despite time constraints. The selected students made significant contributions to the community and were positive ambassadors for the department.
Kelly Hensley – WSB
Brandon Johnson – MBA
Anthony Porterfield – MFB
Amanda Saxton – WSVB
Chase Seiffert – MGO
Caroline Smith – WSW
Doc Fauls Award
The Doc Fauls award, established in 1998, is an award that recognizes the senior Seminole Student-Athlete that has overcome the most adversity to participate in athletics for Florida State University.
As the Head Athletic Trainer at Florida State University from 1954-1986, Don Fauls had the opportunity to touch the lives of many. He consistently treated each and everyone in an honest, professional manner and was always willing to take the time to help the athletes through the physical and emotional pain that often came with participation in intercollegiate athletics.
Women’s Basketball – Morgan Toles
Football – Chris Thompson
Jason Evans Memorial Scholarship
The Jason Evans Memorial Scholarship is given annually to an exceptional athletic training student. This scholarship is named for Jason Evans, who was an outstanding, first-year athletic training student, ranked #1 in his admission class. In the fall of 2006 he and his sister were tragically killed. This scholarship commemorates Jason and his family’s commitment and passion for athletic training at Florida State University.