2017 Winter Award Winners

XCR17 Award Winners
XCR’17 award winners. Back row: Lisa Gunn, Liam Adams, Tom Vernon, Mason Scott, Damien Bruneau, Laura Paterson. Front row: Bianca Puglisi, Muse Tesema

Athletics Essendon officially brought the curtain down on the XCR’17 season of cross country and road racing with its Winter Presentation at the Union Hotel on Sunday.

The club would like to congratulate the following award winners and extend its thanks to all athletes, coaches, team managers, officials, and club helpers for their efforts throughout the year.

Open Men

Most Valuable Athlete: Liam Adams
Most Consistent: Tom Vernon
Best Club Person: Damien Bruneau

Open Women

Most Valuable Athlete: Emilie Guy
Most Consistent: Laura Paterson
Best Club Person: Lisa Christie Gunn
Rising Star Award: Julia McLaren

Junior Men

Most Valuable Athlete: Muse Tesema
Most Consistent: Mason Scott

Junior Women

Most Valuable Athlete: Amelia Mazza-Downie / Emily Mizis
Most Consistent: Bianca Puglisi / Ruby Ali