Rhody Athletics Class of 2015 Honored at Senior Banquet

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KATE CAPISTRAN
Winifred Keaney Award Winner
TIM CAPUTO
Elizabeth Holmes Award Winner
CATIE STEFFEN
Elizabeth Holmes Award Winner
EMILY THOMESEN
Elizabeth Holmes Award Winner
JALEN YOUNG
Albert LeBoeuf Award Winner

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. -  Five University of Rhode Island seniors received awards (click images above to play videos) while the entire 2015 graduating class of student-athletes was honored at URI's Senior Student-Athlete Awards Banquet, held at Quidnessett Country Club.

Tim Caputo (baseball), Catie Steffen (volleyball) and Emily Thomesen (swimming & diving) received the Elizabeth Holmes Award - presented annually to the male and female graduating seniors who have combined exceptional scholastic achievement with outstanding athletic ability.

Jalen Young (men's track & field) was presented the Albert LeBoeuf Award while Kate Capistran (rowing) took home the Winifred Keaney Award - both of which are presented to the most outstanding male/female student-athlete who has been a role model in his/her collegiate career and has remained in good academic standing.

Prior to the presentation of these four awards, all student-athletes in attendance were presented with graduation stoles and framed varsity letters.

The night began with a welcome from director of athletics Thorr Bjorn and wrapped up with a slideshow featuring images of each senior student-athlete.