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Wrestling seniors honored; Vinson is Athlete of Year

Lister speaks, receives highest career honor at 65th Annual Varsity Awards Banquet

May 4, 2012

Wrestling seniors honored; Vinson is Athlete of Year

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VESTAL, N.Y.—Wrestlers Justin Lister and Donnie Vinson took home two of the biggest honors at the 65th Annual Varsity Awards Program, held Thursday night at the Events Center.

Lister was one of two senior athletes selected to offer remarks in front of the 500+ in attendance and he also received the Jake Pitler Award, given to honor career achievement and leadership.

Vinson, a junior, earned Athlete of the Year honors and was featured prominently in the 2011-12 Highlight Video, which culminated the evening.

Seniors Matt Kaylor, Mike McKeever and Lister were also honored at the Senior Recognition Dinner.

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