Conference Carolinas Announces 2015 Murphy Osborne Finalists

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Conference Carolinas has selected seven student-athletes as finalists for the Murphy Osborne Award. Finalists are nominated by their institutions based on academic and athletic excellence, leadership, service, and community involvement during the year. The award winner is the conference student-athlete determined to have the most outstanding accomplishments of the year. The finalists for this outstanding senior award are as follows: Brianna Thomas of Barton College, Nicolas Obermayer of Belmont Abbey College, Hanlon Maivelett of Erskine College, Summer Kremer of King University, Nicole Eno of Limestone College, Francesca Ceppi of the University of Mount Olive, and Lukas Janes of Pfeiffer University.

To be eligible for the award, nominees must be a senior student-athlete with a minimum grade point average of 3.25. The candidate must be a full-time student at the time of nomination, must have been a full-time student for at least two years at the member school, and must be a starter or important substitute in a conference sport. The recipient is selected by the conference Faculty Athletic Representatives. The Murphy Osborne award winner, selected from these finalists, will be announced March 18, 2015.

2014-2015 Conference Carolinas Murphy Osborne Finalists


Brianna Thomas

Barton College, Women's Basketball

Nicolas Obermeyer

Belmont Abbey College, Men's Soccer

Hanlon Maivelett

Erskine College, Baseball

Summer Kremer

King University, Women's Volleyball

Nicole Eno

Limestone College, Women's Volleyball

Francesca Ceppi

University of Mount Olive, Women's Tennis

Lukas Janes

Pfeiffer University, Men's Soccer