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Volleyball's Callahan Named JMU McCollum Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Courtesy:JMUSports.com Release:04/25/2011
Courtesy: JMUSports.com
HARRISONBURG, Va. - James Madison University Athletics handed out its top departmental awards at the program's annual banquet held on campus, April 25, with senior Lindsay Callahan garnering the Gary '81 & Fredericka (Cookie) McCollum Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year award.

A media arts and design major with minors in sport communication and computer information systems, Callahan adds JMU Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year to a long list of accomplishments during her four-year career. She was twice named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID) Academic All-State team as well as earning JMU Dean's List five times and President's List once. The Virginia Beach, Va., native was twice honored as a JMU Athletic Director Scholor-Athlete and is a four-time CAA Commissioner's Academic Award winner. On the court, Callahan graduates as one of the most successful student-athletes in program history. She was a First Team All-CAA honoree in 2010 and a CAA All-Rookie selection in 2007. She is one of three players in program history to compile over 1,300 kills and 900 digs. In the JMU volleyball record books, Callahan ranks second in total attack attempts (3, 942), third in kills (1,354), fourth in sets played (454), fifth in kills per set (2.98) and eighth in digs (978).

In other awards, seniors Dawn Evans (women's basketball) and CJ Sapong (soccer) were named the Female and Male Athletes of the Year, respectively, while senior Lindsay Callahan (volleyball) and junior Dixon Wright (football) was voted the program's Gary '81 & Fredericka (Cookie) McCollum Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.



Additional Finalists for the JMU Athletic Department Annual Awards

Gary '81 & Fredericka (Cookie) McCollum Female Scholar-Athlete
Morgan Kelly , Lacrosse
Teresa Rynier , Soccer
Brittany Wilhelm , Track & Field

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