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Mary Foster '14 Gets Hoagland Award, Keith Buehler '14 the Aherns Awards as Top Contributors to Athletics in 2013-14

hoagland-ahrens-2014Senior student-athletes and their families were invited to a final gathering Sat., May 24, 2014, the day before graduation, in Silloway Gymnasium as the last major athletic awards for the year were announced - the Suki Hoagland Award for outstanding accomplishment in women's athletics, and the Carl Aherns Award, for outstanding accomplishment in men's athletics. Mary Foster '14 (in top photo with her parents) was introduced by her coach Shona Kerr as the Hoagland Award winner after finishing her fourth year as the Cardinals' #1 women's squash player and earning first-team all-NESCAC laurels for a third straight year. She also defeated both her Amherst and Williams rivals during the annual Little Three matches to claim an unofficial individual Little Three title. Receiving the Aherns Award was Keith Buehler '14 (bottom photo with his parents), introduced by his head coach Chris Potter. Buehler became the first men's ice hockey player at Wesleyan to exceed 100 career points in 11 years as he amassed 112 over his 97 games played. He tied for the team leading in scoring with 26 points in 2013-14 after leading the NESCAC in scoring in 2012-13 with 40 points while earning NESCAC Player of the Year honors that season.