It was a night of reflection, smiles and laughter as the San Jose State men's and women's cross country teams gathered to celebrate the end of the year awards banquet over the weekend.
The celebration included dinner and an awards presentation in the Gold Room at South Campus. Head coach Ron Davis and assistants Letiwe Patton and Ginny Chapmen presented the awards.
Nicholas Sherrell and Alexa Richter took home the award for most team spirit. Alexandra Seda and Matthew Stephens were the recipients of the most improved player award. Finally, Rebecca Garcia and Mueen Ghoury were selected as the teams' most valuable players for their performance and veteran leadership throughout the season.
Senior awards were also handed out to this year's graduating seniors: Stephanie Cano, Alexa Richter Jessica Ponce and Katie O'Connell
"I had a fun year with this team," said Davis. "We created many memories and made stepping stones for the future of our program."
2012 Cross Country Team Awards
Best team spirit - Nicholas Sherrell & Alexa Richter
Most Improved - Alexandra Seda & Matthew Stephens
MVP - Rebecca Garcia & Mueen Ghoury
Senior Awards - Stehanie Cano Richter Ponce O'Connell