Athlete Of The Week
    For The 2015-16 Season



    Kelsey Mericka - Mericka led the Hokies offense with seven RBI and a .636 average, including a perfect outing at the plate in game two on Saturday with a three-run home run. The redshirt-senior launched her second grand slam of the season to solidify Tech's 15-0 rout over rival Virginia on Senior Day. She posted a 1.182 slugging percentage at the plate with perfect fielding at third.


    DATE ATHLETE SPORT
    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


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    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.
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