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Villanova Senior Student Athletes of the Year: Emily Lipari & Sam Ellison

Villanova Track athletes stole the show as Emily Lipari and Sam Ellison were named the Wildcat Senior Student Athletes of the Year.

The Awards are "given to a senior who has excelled in both athletics and academics in addition to making a positive impact through community service. The winner must have a high grade-point average in addition to being a significant contributor to his/her team."

Sam Ellison is a 6x All-American, 5x BIG EAST champion, and two time Penn Relays champion. As a Fullbright scholar, he will attend the University of Birmingham (UK) next year.

Emily Lipari ends her Villanova career with a pair of NCAA Championships, 9x All-America honors, 13 BIG EAST titles, 6 Penn Relays Championship of America titles.