Varsity athletes must register a grade point average of 3.0 for the year to qualify for the award
Alex Botoman is in his third year in the position of Assistant, Athletic Communications. Botoman joined the athletic communications staff full-time after working in the office as an undergraduate in 2009-10.
Botoman serves as the primary media contact for the Wake Forest women's soccer and men's and women's tennis teams. In his work with the women's soccer team, Botoman handled all media efforts as the squad advanced to the 2011 NCAA College Cup and captured the 2010 ACC Championship. He served as the Media Coordinator for the first four rounds of the 2011 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship, which were hosted by Wake Forest.
A native of Marietta, Ga., Botoman graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest in 2010 with a bachelor of arts in history and a minor in journalism. While a student, Botoman also wrote for the Old Gold & Black newspaper, covering Demon Deacon football, basketball and tennis.
In his spare time, Botoman travels the South working as a professional tennis umpire. Among the events that he has officiated are the ATP's Winston-Salem Open, the WTA's Family Circle Cup and the NCAA Tennis Championships.
Botoman resides in Winston-Salem.