Entries for month: May 2012

Male and Female Athlete of the Year 2011-12

Robin Arjes is the proud recipient of the Female Athlete of the Year award at Riverland Community College for the 2011-12 campaign.  A sophomore from Austin, MN Robin was a three-sport athlete this past season.  In volleyball, she was second on the team with 42 blocks and also had 124 kills on the season.  The 6’0” forward in basketball averaged over 8 points/game and 5 rebounds.  She also led her team in steals with 42 thefts.  The left-handed hitting first baseman led her softball team in homeruns with (6), doubles (7) and RBI (16) while batting .304 for the season.

Matt Boswell has been named Male Athlete of the Year at Riverland Community College for the 2011-12 sports season.  Matt is a sophomore from Austin, Texas and has been a two-year standout for the baseball team.  As a freshman, Matt was named All-Conference and All-state as an infielder (shortstop and 3rd baseman).  He batted .398 (47 for 118) with 10 doubles, 29 runs, and 31 RBI.  In his sophomore year, he currently is hitting .365 and leads the team with 54 hits (54 for 148), runs (41) and 13 doubles.  The 6’0’, 205 lb. first baseman bats clean-up for the Blue Devils and hopes to lead the team to their third world series appearance in the past four years.