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UMW names scholar-athletes and athletes of the year

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Liz Green ’14 and David Heller ’14 were named UMW scholar-athletes of the year.

Green is the 2011 CAC Runner of the Year winner in cross-country and earned all-conference and all-region honors in the 2012 season. The business administration major is from Viera, Fla.

Heller is a UMW soccer team member who was an All-Capital Athletic Conference team member. The business administration major is from Alexandria, Va.

Lisa Charney ’13 and Alex Anderson ’15 were named the first-ever UMW athletes of the year.

Charney is a consensus first-team All America selection who led the UMW field hockey team to a 20-2 record and the CAC Championship. She was named CAC Conference Player of the Year and the national Division III Player of the year, and she was chosen for first team all-region, first team all-conference, and first team all-state recognition. The psychology major from Fairfax, Va., helped UMW reach the NCAA Final Four and scored 25 goals for the season.

Anderson is a three-time All America winner at the NCAA Division III Championships. The chemistry major from Vienna, Va., won the national championship in the 400-yard individual medley and was named CAC Men’s Swimmer of the Year.

The athletes were given these honors at the annual spring sports banquet, held in April.

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