2012 Award Recipients

Blue Award

Ben Greenwood (Rogaining) –
Ben and his Rogaining partner won the 2012 Australian Universities Rogaining Championship and will attend the 2013 World Rogaining Championships in Russia, they are the current ACT Rogaining Champions. Ben came 2nd in the Open Category Australian Roagaining Championships and 1st in the Mixed Open. Ben was also selected as Race Director for the 2013 Inward Bound Race at the ANU which was a very successful event. 
Ben is also studying toward a Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Finance. 
 
Catherine Culvenor (Cycling) –
In 2012 Catherine was selected in the ACT and the Australian Sprint teams. Whilst representing her country Catherine came 4th in the Oceania Elite women 500m championship and 11th in the elite women individual sprint championship. Representing the ACT at the Australian National Championships Catherine came 2nd in the National Elite womens 500m time trial, 3rd in the National Elite womens individual sprint, and 4thin the National Elite womens Keirin. She also came 1st in the 1 lap Time Trial September Grand Prix and 4th in the Individual sprint September Grand Prix.
All the while Catherine is studying toward a Bachelor of Statistics at the ANU. 

Half Blue Award

Yan Naing (Judo) –
Yan competed at the 2012 Australian University Games and won Gold in the under 60kg category, he backed this up with Bronze in the Champion of Champions category. He also was selected in the Judo team of the tournament, the Green and Gold team. 
 
Renae Domaschenz (Rowing) –
Renae won three medals at the 2012 Australian University Games, silver in the men’s four, silver in the mixed four and bronze in the men’s eight. Renae was also selected for the 2012 ACT team that competed in the Youth Cup against NZ. 
 
Francis Snelgar (Rowing) –
Francis also won three medals at the 2012 Australian University Games, silver in the men’s four, silver in the mixed four, and bronze in the men’s eight. Francis was also selected for the 2012 ACT team that competed in the Youth Cup against NZ. 
 
Jacqueline Williams (Rowing) –
Jacqui won a silver medal in the mixed four at the Australian University Games and also won a gold in the NSW Championships under 21 women’s quad scull. Jacqui was also selected for the 2012 ACT team that competed in the Youth Cup against NZ. 
 
Sarah Bourke (Rowing) –
Sarah won silver at the 2012 Australian University Games in the women’s pairs. Sarah was also nominated by Rowing Australia to the International Rowing Federation in Switzerland for the 2012 Parmigiani Spirit Award as a student rower who displays exemplary life values. 
 
Alexander Carey (Rowing) –
Alex won bronze in the men’s eight at the 2012 Australian University Games. Alex was also selected for the 2012 ACT team that competed in the Youth Cup against NZ. 
 
Emily Caudle (Rowing) –
Emily won silver in the mixed four at the 2012 Australian University Games. Emily was also selected for the 2012 ACT team that competed in the Youth Cup against NZ. 
 
Richard Young (Rowing) –
Richard won two medals at the 2012 Australian University Games, silver in the men’s four and bronze in the men’s eight. Richard was also the 2012 ANU Boat Club Captain. 

Peter McCullagh Achievement Award

The “Peter McCullagh Award recognises achievement by an individual in ANU Sporting Clubs across administrative achievement, outstanding contribution to clubs, or sporting excellence (non-student).” 
 
There were no awards for the 2012 sporting year. 

Club of the Year Award (2011 & 2012)

ANU Boat Club – In 2011 the Boat club increased its membership by 5%, retained qualified coaches from novice to elite level, ran a highly successful “introduction to rowing” program for first time rowers, improved and maintained the amenity of the boatshed and surrounds, increased its annual financial turnover, met all audit requirements and had members appointed to various committees locally and nationally. In 2012 the club continued to build on its success in 2011 and increased membership by a whopping 28%, again ran a highly successful “Introduction to Rowing” course, retained their high quality coaches for all squads, competed successfully at the Australian, NSW and ACT Championship regattas, the rowing ACT winter time trials, and the Head of the Yarra. The club also became the number 1 ranked men’s rowing team, the number 3 ranked women’s rowing team, and the number 2 overall at the Australian University Games. On top of this the club also completed purchase or refurbishment of 17 boats, increased its annual financial turnover, met all audit requirements, and continued to have several members appointed to committees which are important to the functioning of rowing locally and nationally. 

Sport Star of the Year Award