Black & Golden Globes Set for Saturday Night
Demon Deacon
April 29, 2016

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@DemonDeacons)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Wake Forest Athletics is set to host its annual end-of-year awards ceremony – the Black & Golden Globes – on Saturday night at Benton Convention Center to honor athletic excellence and achievements from the 2015-16 seasons.

Modeled after national entertainment award shows, the Black & Golden Globes will be emceed this year by Matt James (’15), a former member of the football team, and will feature a red carpet entrance and multimedia presentations for awards in 14 categories, including Male and Female Athlete of the Year.

Other awards being given out on the night include Team Video of the Year, Athlete Power Couple, Weight Room Junkies and the Best on Social Media, to name a few.

WakeForestSports.com will have a full recap of the evening and winners will be announced on both the website and the department’s official Twitter account, @DemonDeacons, as well as the team’s individual Twitter pages throughout the program.

2015-16 Black & Golden Globes Nominees
Female Athlete of the Year

Valerie Dahmen – Field Hockey
Samantha Jones – Cross Country
Kimmy Guerin – Tennis
Jessie Merckle – Track & Field

Male Athlete of the Year
Will Craig – Baseball
Jack Harrison – Soccer
Skander Mansouri – Tennis
Will Zalatoris – Golf

Female Rookie of the Year
Ariel Stephenson – Basketball
Jule Grashoff – Field Hockey
Emma Davis – Tennis

Male Rookie of the Year
Robert Heppenstall – Track & Field
Petros Chrysochos – Tennis
Bryant Crawford – Basketball

Mrs. Deacon
Corey Washburn – Cheer
Krysta Wangerin – Field Hockey
Caroline Wootten - Soccer

Mr. Deacon
Tanner Owen – Golf
Ryan Janvion – Football
Andrew Harris – Soccer

Head Coach of the Year
Bobby Muuss – Men’s Soccer
Jen Hoover – Women’s Basketball
Tony Bresky – Men’s Tennis

Assistant Coach of the Year
Tim Sullivan – Men’s and Women’s Track & Field
Dane Brenner – Men’s Soccer
Jeremy Feldman – Men’s Tennis

Female Team of the Year
Basketball
Tennis
Golf

Male Team of the Year
Soccer
Tennis
Golf

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