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Rockhurst trio receive GLVC Scholar-Athlete of the Year AwardsJune 15, 2011
Rockhurst’s Clarke Fry (men’s golf), John Lazenby (men’s tennis) and Maureen Rielley (women’s tennis) are among 10 student-athletes honored with the Great Lakes Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Of The Year Award for their respective sports for the 2010-11 season.
Fry, a junior from Manhattan, Kan., was named the 2010-11 GLVC Men’s Golfer of the Year after posting a 74.3 stroke average. He was an All-GLVC First Team selection as he tied for fourth at the GLVC Championships held at Panther Creek Country Club in April. Fry shot the low round at the event with a 69 and ranked seventh in the league in stroke average. The marketing major has maintained a 3.46 cumulative GPA while playing golf for the Hawks and in addition to making the Dean’s List, was a member of the Academic All-GLVC Team. He finished in the top five in four different events during the year and shot a 73 or better in nine rounds. Fry earned medalist honors at the Illinois Springfield Spring Invitational and qualified for the NCAA Super Regional for the third year in a row.
Lazenby, a sophomore from Joplin, Mo., excelled at No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles for the Hawks in 2010-11. He helped lead Rockhurst to GLVC Championship and to the final eight in the NCAA Division II Men’s Tennis Tournament. Lazenby is a pre-med major at Rockhurst and has posted a 3.90 cumulative GPA. He was a member of the Academic All-GLVC Team, was an ITA Scholar-Athlete and a member of the Dean’s List. Lazenby was 16-3 in singles competition and 18-6 in doubles. He earned All-West Division and All-GLVC honors while also capturing the ITA Midwest Regional doubles championship. He finished seventh in doubles at the ITA Small College National Championships. Rockhurst finished the year 22-4 overall, while Lazenby ranked 15th in singles in the ITA Division II Midwest Region poll.
Rielley, a junior from Overland Park, Kan., maintained a 3.46 cumulative GPA while also being named the 2010-11 GLVC Player of the Year. Rielley, a communications and history major, was named All-West Division and All-GLVC after posting a 19-4 singles record and 20-2 mark in doubles. She is ranked 48th in the ITA Division II national rankings and second in the Midwest Region. Rielley helped the Hawks to a 17-6 overall record and to the GLVC West Division title with a perfect 5-0 league mark. She was named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team, was named an Academic All-GLVC selection, an ITA Scholar-Athlete and was a member of the Dean’s List. Rielley captured the ITA Midwest Regional singles championship in the fall and placed seventh in singles at the ITA Small College National Championships.