By Craig Degel
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Arizona track and field coach Dave Murray was presented with the Silver Anniversary Center for Athletes' Total Success Award at the annual senior awards banquet held last night. The award is presented annually to a former UA student-athlete who attended the university at least 25 years ago. It recognizes letter-winners who have made a significant impact in their community and within their chosen profession.
Twenty Arizona student-athletes were also honored with the CATS Award. Presented annually to senior student-athletes who have achieved a well-rounded and balanced collegiate career in acedemics, athletics, personal development and community service, it is the highest honor presented to a student-athlete.
Honorees included: Tony Bouie (football), Rebecca Butt (track), Mike Clark (swimming), Suzanne Castruita (track), Laura Espinoza (softball), Nicole Garrett (gymnastics), Jean Harvey (track), Ulrika Johansson (golf), Charita Johnson (volleyball), Jenna Karadbil (gymnastics), Joe Lohmeier (football), Lamar Lovett (football), Megan Magee (basketball), Cezary Nadecki (swimming), Mario Rodriquez (football), Warner Smith (football), Jacinda Sweet (basketball), Celine Verdier (soccer, tennis), Anson Watts (track), and Bryan Winters (track).
Also, for the first time ever, four UA athletes were honored with the CATS Award of Distinction. It is awarded to the top male and female student-athlete who has excelled far beyond expectations in athletics, academics and all personal endeavors. Honorees are also CATS award winners.
Amy Chellevold (softball), Allison Grace (tennis), Martin Keino (track, cross country), and Ryan Frace (baseball) were the 1995 recipients.
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