GOSHEN, Ind. — The Goshen College LEAFYs took place on Sunday; GC’s annual event honoring athletic and academic-based achievements by Goshen’s top student-athletes and teams.

The award-winners include:

Ruth Gunden Award for Excellence: Emily Brandeberry

John Ingold Award for Excellence: Lucas Bontreger

Female Athlete of the Year: Mercy Chebet

Male Athlete of the Year: Nelson Kemboi

Female Rookie of the Year: Mady Axsom

Male Rookie of the Year: Ishmail Bangura

Maple Leaf Character Award: Summer Cooper

Highest Women’s Team GPA: Women’s Cross Country

Highest Men’s Team GPA: Men’s Tennis

Coach of the Year: Luke Wagner/Rustin Nyce

Fan of the Year: Jane Metzler

Moment of the Year: Baseball

Victory of the Year: Men’s Tennis

Team Service Award: Women’s Basketball

Reporter Seth Smith-Kauffman spoke with several winners after the event on how they felt being awarded with some of the top-honors in the athletic department.

– Seth Smith-Kauffman, Chief Announcer, Globe Media

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