NEW YORK – Seton Corridor’s Liam Cosgrove (Sea Girt, N.J.), David Festa (Verona, N.J.) and Lizzie Win (Sylvania, Ohio) have been named recipients of the BIG EAST’s prestigious Sports activities Excellence Awards for the 2020-21 yr on Thursday.
The BIG EAST Sport Excellence Awards are given to at least one student-athlete in every BIG EAST-sponsored sport based mostly on educational credentials, athletic accolades or performances and volunteer service to the group. Scholar-athletes who’ve attained junior educational standing and a minimal cumulative grade-point common of three.00 are eligible. The winners are chosen by the BIG EAST School Athletics Consultant Council.
On the subject of the 100-yard butterfly, Cosgrove reigned supreme within the BIG EAST. The Sea Girt, N.J., native received the occasion every of his ultimate three years within the pool capped off by his school-record setting swim in a time of 47.10. Total, Cosgrove is a four-time BIG EAST Champion having been named to the All-BIG EAST Staff every of his 4 years at The Corridor. A dominant pressure each within the pool and within the classroom, Cosgrove earned a spot on the BIG EAST All-Tutorial checklist all 4 years in South Orange to the tune of a 3.737 cumulative GPA and 7 Dean’s Checklist appearances.
Festa earned All-BIG EAST First Staff honors after going 6-4 with 67 strikeouts, a formidable 2.00 ERA and a miniscule .175 opponent’s batting common. In convention play, he went 5-1 with a 1.54 ERA with 40 strikeouts. At one level, he allowed solely three earned runs and tossed three full video games over 5 consecutive profitable choices from his begin at Villanova on April 18 to his gem thrown in opposition to Creighton on Might 15. A BIG EAST All-Tutorial Staff choice, Festa’s yr culminated along with his choice within the thirteenth spherical of the 2021 MLB Draft by the Minnesota Twins. The 6-6 right-hander grew to become the 111th Pirate to be picked within the draft.
Win grew to become the primary golfer in Seton Corridor historical past to be named to the All-Convention Staff 4 occasions. Possessing the second-lowest stroke common within the BIG EAST final yr at 75.67, she tied for sixth on the BIG EAST Championship. It was the fourth time she completed among the many prime eight on the convention’s marquee occasion. Win’s legendary Pirate profession involves an in depth ranked third all-time with a profession scoring common of 75.85. No golfer in Seton Corridor historical past has performed in additional than her 111 rounds and her 18 profession top-10 finishes are essentially the most ever for a Pirate. All of this was achieved whereas sustaining a 3.96 grade level common.