Providence Idol Winner Announced

    July 9, 2012

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. - After a close competition, a Providence Idol winner has been crowned. Genevieve Lacasse of Women's Ice Hockey is the first winner of Providence Idol. A student-athlete from each of our athletic programs competed to become our Providence Idol. As a result, Women's Ice Hockey will be awarded $1,000 toward their varsity athletic program.

    Voting for the competition closed on June 30th. Not far behind Lacasse was Sam Schlich from Women's Swimming & Diving followed by Jake Nolan of Men's Lacrosse in third.

    The nominees for each sport were:
    Men's Basketball - LaDontae Henton
    Women's Basketball - Lola Wells
    Men's Cross Country/Track - David McCarthy
    Women's Cross Country/Track - Emily Sisson
    Field Hockey - Henni Tietze
    Men's Ice Hockey - Alex Beaudry
    Women's Ice Hockey - Genevieve Lacasse
    Lacrosse - Jake Nolan
    Men's Soccer - Jhojan Obando
    Women's Soccer - Laura DiClemente
    Softball - Jen Abrams
    Men's Swimming/Diving - John Fatigati
    Women's Swimming/Diving - Sam Schlich
    Tennis - Maria Clara Bernardez
    Volleyball - Lauren Fletcher