Asmerom, Lawson Named Cal Track & Field's Most Outstanding Athletes

May 23, 2001

BERKELEY - Seniors Bolota Asmerom and Dana Lawson earned the Walter Christie Awards honoring the California track & field team's most outstanding male and female athletes Tuesday night at the annual awards banquet at Haas Pavilion.

Asmerom (5000m) and Lawson (shot put, discus) will compete next week at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore.

Other awards given out included:

Outstanding Track Athlete
Male: Ahmad Wright
Female: Zhauntel Holman

Outstanding Field Athlete
Male: Rhuben Williams
Female: Dana Lawson

The Al Regan Award (most improved)
Male: Vincent Ibia
Female: Shawna Adkins

The Brutus Hamilton Award (top scholar)
Male: Bubba McLean
Female: Jennifer Joyce

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