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Courtesy: Duke Athletics
Duke Hosts Fifth Annual STARS Banquet
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 04/26/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke University Athletic Association presented 13 awards Monday, April 24 at the fourth annual Student-Athlete Talent and Recognition Show (STARS). The event, hosted by Dylan Murphy (senior, Track & Field) and GoDuke.com's Ryan Craig in Reynolds Auditorium, recognized athletic, academic and service achievements and top moments from 2016-17.

Awards ranged from the Social Media Award to Unsung Hero and Performance of the Year, and were nominated and voted upon solely by the Blue Devil student-athletes. Recipients of the Heidrick Family Postgraduate Scholarships, ACC Top Six for Service Awards and the ACC Senior Scholar-Athletes of the Year were also honored during the event.

Mixed in with award presentations were live performances by several student-athletes and videos featuring a number of Duke squads.

For more on the 2017 edition of STARS, check out the attached video recaps.

SOCIAL MEDIA AWARD
Morgan Reid

SWAGGA AWARD
Maddie Price

MOST ENCOURAGING STUDENT-ATHLETE
Mitch Finesilver

FUNNIEST ACTION SHOT
Schuyler DeBree

MOST SUPPORTIVE TEAM
Wrestling

UNSUNG HERO
Kat McDonald

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Ella Stevens

DUKE MVP AWARD
Jacob Kasper

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Jordan Tucker

PLAY/PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Swimming & Diving sweeps UNC

GEORGE GRODY ALL-AROUND STUDENT-ATHLETE AWARD
Jordan Tucker

HEIDRICK FAMILY POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Elizabeth “Fizzy” Horne
Michael Wilson

ACC TOP SIX FOR SERVICE AWARDS
Gabe Brandner

Jaida Lemmons

Corbin McCarthy

Abby Pyne

Jordan Tucker

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ACC SCHOLAR-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Christina Gibbons
DeVon Edwards



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