Joyce Pounds Hardy Award Winners
Three-time winner Regina Cavanaugh
Presented annually to the most outstanding female Rice athlete, the award honors long-time Rice supporter Joyce Pounds Hardy and recognizes the Owls' top overall student-athlete for her efforts in sports, in the classroom and in the community.
1975 Janis Tymeson, volleyball
1976 Debbie Turner, basketball
1977 Shelly Pennington, basketball
1978 Debbie Turner, basketball
1979 Patti Sharp, basketball & volleyball
1980 Patti Sharp, basketball & volleyball
1981 Kay Snell, swimming
1982 Pat Krieger, basketball
1983 Katherine Osten, basketball
1984 Regina Cavanaugh, track & field
1985 Regina Cavanaugh, track & field
1986 Regina Cavanaugh, track & field
1987 Catherine Spradley, track & field
1988 Pam Klassen, track & field
1989 Michelle Barz, track & field
1990 Robyn Bryant, track & field
1991 Patricia Bowen, volleyball
1992 Julie Jiskra, track & field
1993 Claudia Haywood, track & field
1994 Emily Massad, track & field
1995 Candace Lessmeister, track & field
1996 Holly Welch, track & field
1997 Darcy Cruikshank, volleyball
1998 Sheila Madigan, track & field
1999 Elizabeth Corneliuson, swimming
2000 Jenny Cafferty, basketball
2001 Jessica Sommerfeld, track & field
2002 Erin Brand, track & field
2003 Kim Lawson, basketball
2004 Lindsey Maynard, basketball
2005 Keia Watkins, track & field
2006 Blair DiSesa, tennis
2007 Callie Wells, track & field
2008 Diane Gu, swimming
2009 Eleanor Waite, track & field
2010 Tracey Lam, volleyball
2011 Karen Gerken, swimming
2012 Becky Wade, track & field
2013 Andie Obermeyer, soccer
2014 Dominique Harmath, tennis
2015 Natalie Beazant, tennis
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