Athlete Of The Week
For The 2015-16 Season



The Hokies collected five gold medals at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field championships last weekend in Tallahassee, Florida. Chris Uhle led Tech's pole vaulters with his second title while the squad followed suit in places two through seven. Freshman Matija Muhar took the crown in the javelin in his collegiate debut. Thomas Curtin highlighted the men's track taking gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters to become a seven-time ACC champion. Hanna Green led the women's team with her third title in the 800 meters, posting an Olympic Trials qualifying time in the final.


DATE ATHLETE SPORT
May 16Men's Outdoor Track & Field TeamSecond ACC Team Title
Thomas CurtinMen's Outdoor Track & Field
(5,000 meters & 10,000 meters ACC Champion)
Hanna GreenWomen's Outdoor Track & Field
(800 meters ACC Champion)
Matija MuharMen's Outdoor Track & Field
(Javelin ACC Champion)
Chris UhleMen's Outdoor Track & Field
(Pole Vault ACC Champion)
May 9Ryan TuftsBaseball
May 2Kelsey MerickaSoftball
Apr. 25Amerigo ContiniMen's Tennis
Apr. 18Joao MonteiroMen's Tennis
Apr. 11Lauren DuffSoftball
Apr. 4Torben LaidigMen's Outdoor Track & Field
Mar. 28Brandon FialaMen's Swimming & Diving
(200 IM, 100 & 200 Breaststroke All-American)
Mar. 21Solomon ChishkoWrestling
(141-lb. All-American)
Nick BrascettaWrestling
(157-lb. All-American)
David McFaddenWrestling
(165-lb. All-American)
Zach EpperlyWrestling
(174-lb. All-American)
Jared HaughtWrestling
(197-lb. All-American)
Ty WalzWrestling
(HWT All-American)
Klaudia NaziebloWomen's Swimming & Diving
(200 Butterfly All-American)
Mar. 14Thomas CurtinIndoor Track & Field
(5,000m All-American)
Hanna GreenIndoor Track & Field
(800m All-American)
Deakin VolzIndoor Track & Field
(Pole Vault All-American)
Mar. 7Joey DanceWrestling
(125-lbs. ACC Champion)
Zack ZavatskyWrestling
(184-lbs. ACC Champion)
Feb. 29Brandon FialaMen's Swimming & Diving
(200 IM & 200 Breaststroke ACC Champion)
Robert OwenMen's Swimming & Diving
(400 IM ACC Champion)
Hanna GreenWomen's Track & Field
(800 meters ACC Champion)
Feb. 22Klaudia NaziebloWomen's Swimming & Diving
Feb. 15Zach EpperlyWrestling
Feb. 8Sidney CookWomen's Basketball
Feb. 1Francesca FusinatoWomen's Tennis
Jan. 25Sidney CookWomen's Basketball
Jan. 18Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
Jan. 11Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
Jan. 4Hannah YoungWomen's Basketball
Dec. 14Justin BibbsMen's Basketball
Dec. 7Vanessa PanousisWomen's Basketball
Nov. 30Joey SlyeFootball
Nov. 23Zach LeDayMen's Basketball
Nov. 16Solomon ChishkoWrestling
Nov. 9Ty WalzWrestling
Nov. 2Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
(Individual ACC Champion)
Oct. 26Joao MonteiroMen's Tennis
Oct. 19Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
Oct. 12Isaiah FordFootball
Oct. 5Thomas CurtinMen's Cross Country
Sept. 28Murielle TiernanWomen's Soccer
Sept. 21Merlin BausMen's Soccer
Sept. 14Laila GrayWomen's Soccer
Sept. 7Merlin BausMen's Soccer
Aug. 31Murielle TiernanWomen's Soccer


Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week
List of Honor

Athletes are retired after winning the award three times.
NAMESPORTDATES WON
Zach LeDayMen's BasketballNov. 23, Jan. 11, Jan. 18

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The Virginia Tech Athlete of the Week is nominated by the Athletics Communications Staff and is voted on by employees of the Athletic Department.
Individuals winning an event at conference championships are automatically given the award for Athlete of the Week.
Teams winning their conference postseason titles are automatically given the award for Team of the Week.