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.