ODAC/StellarOne Bank Spring Sportsmanship Teams Announced

ODAC/StellarOne Bank Spring Sportsmanship Teams Announced
Hornets Have 10 Honored
Story Courtesy of the ODAC Office

FOREST, Va. - The Old Dominion Athletic Conference announced its the 2013 ODAC/StellarOne Sportsmanship Teams in each of 11 spring sports sponsored by the conference.  This marks the fourth year the league has recognized these fine student-athletes for their excellence in sportsmanship.

The 10 Lynchburg College student-athletes honored were:

Brandon Miller, Baseball
Nicole Shipp, Softball
Rachel Jones, Equestrian
Chad Wisecarver, Golf
Jacob Sentz, Men's Lacrosse
Hailey Bossert, Women's Lacrosse
Josh Johnson, Men's Tennis
Betsy Stipa, Women's Tennis
Tyler Richardson, Men's Outdoor Track
Mel McFayden, Women's Outdoor Track

"I am pleased that the conference recognizes student-athletes for their focus on fair play and sportsmanship," explained ODAC Commissioner Brad Bankston.  "The conference prides itself on positive sportsmanship and encouraging student-athletes to lead by example. Each one of the honorees has been selected by the coaches in recognition of their conduct in the arena.  My hat is off to these student-athletes - thanking them for the example they set for all of us."

The ODAC has a rich tradition in promoting fair play and good sportsmanship in each sport across the league.  The character of the conference's student-athletes on and off the field is a representation of not only the individuals and teams, but also the institutions they play for.

"All of us at StellarOne Bank are excited to be an official corporate sponsor, touching the lives of so many in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference," said Angela Ross, Chief Branding Officer for StellarOne.