Wingate and Lenoir-Rhyne Earn ITA NCAA Division II Regional Awards

Wingate and Lenoir-Rhyne Earn ITA NCAA Division II Regional Awards

TEMPE, Ariz. (May 15) – The 2019 ITA NCAA Division II men’s and regional award winners were announced on Wednesday (May 15).

Wingate's Michael Cabana was named Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year, while LEnoir-Rhyne's Brigit Folland was named ITA Assistant Coach of the Year and Wingate's Tolunay Sumer was selected as the ITA Rookie of the Year. 


The national award winners will be announced on May 21.  

Wilson/ITA Coach of the Year

Jerome Simon; Mercyhurst University (Atlantic)

Omar El Kheshen; Southwest Baptist University (Central)

Gregory Coache; Southern New Hampshire University (East)

Bryan Morrow; Wayne State University (Midwest)

George Samuel; Barry University (South)

Joshua Cobble; Cameron University (South Central)

Michael Cabana; Wingate University (Southeast)

Mark Bohren; Azusa Pacific University (West) 

ITA Assistant Coach of the Year

George Frazier; West Liberty University (Atlantic)

Carlos Crisostomo; Harding University (Central)

Fabio Minami; Queens College NY (East)

Jean-Baptiste Mateo; Lynn University (South)

Jacob Carey; Cameron University (South Central)

Brigit Folland; Lenoir-Rhyne University (Southeast)

Kirby Ronning; Azusa Pacific University (West)

ITA Rookie of the Year

Nils Plutat; Edinboro University (Atlantic)

Adham Gaber; Southwest Baptist University (Central)

Kareem Rashad; Queens College NY (East)

Maximillian Witthaus Robolledo; University of Indianapolis (Midwest)

Bruna Faletto; Saint Leo University (South)

Anish Sriniketh; St. Edward’s University (South Central)

Tolunay Sumer; Wingate University (Southeast)

Vantentin Masse; Hawaii Pacific University (West)


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