Posted by Amy Seklecki on September 7, 2017
The 2016–2017 Aurora University Male Athlete of the Year is junior men’s track and field student-athlete Ryan Njegovan. He highlighted his season during the Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field campaign — and made AU history — when he won the NCAA Championship in the indoor shot put and the outdoor discus.
The 2016–2017 Aurora University Female Athlete of the Year goes to senior women’s track and field student-athlete Lisa Rodriguez. She was a three-time NCAA All-American in the Outdoor Track and Field Championships as she competed in the 200-meter (finished third), the 100-meter (finished seventh) and the 4×100 meter relay (national runners-up).