It happens every August – coaches and student-athletes begin the path toward a new season, and members of athletic departments prep themselves for the nine-month marathon which is the new academic year. It happens every June – coaches, student-athletes and members of athletic departments begin their summers following a reflection of the season that just concluded.
Ashland University’s student-athletes will start Finals Week in a few short hours. Prior to that, however, hundreds of Eagles had the chance to dress up and reflect on the 2018-19 athletic year at the fourth ASHPY awards on Sunday (April 28) night in the Upper Convocation Center.
The end of the 2018-19 Ashland University athletic year is approaching, and with that, the fourth annual ASHPY Awards, presented by AU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, will be Sunday (April 28) at 7 p.m. in the Upper Convocation Center.
Ashland competed against regional contenders University of Akron, Ohio State University and Miami University RedHawks. With a 4-3 record in round-robin, Ashland notably defeated Tiffin University and Case Western Reserve University.
In the fall season Ashland competed against regional contenders Ohio University, Beloit College and University of St. Thomas. Starting in swiss-format, the Eagles lost their first two contests before winning out and qualifying for regionals. The finished with a 5-2 overall record.