Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamed Named 2020 Hunsinger Award Winner

Modern Ohio Wesleyan University graduate and cross country and keep track of and industry college student-athlete Ahmed Hamed (Hilliard, OH/Bradley) has been chosen as the receiver of the 2020 North Coast Athletic Conference Don Hunsinger Award. 

Hamed, a three-activity college student-athlete, noticed accomplishment on the cross country system proclaiming All-NCAC to start with-workforce accolades following a fifth-area finish at the 2019 NCAC championship. He also gained second-workforce honors at the 2018 (14th) and 2017 (11th) convention championships. For the duration of his senior campaign, he gained all-area honors with a twenty seventh-area finish at the NCAA Wonderful Lakes cross country regional. In keep track of and industry, Hamed and his teammates captured three NCAC championship titles, two all through the indoor season (2017 & 2018) and a person all through the out of doors season (2018).

Hamed’s accomplishment was not just limited to athletics all through his career at Ohio Wesleyan as he recently graduated with a 3.93 quality-level-average although learning accounting, politics and govt. The three-time NCAC Honor Roll receiver was also a three-time United States Keep track of and Discipline & Cross State Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Educational Cross State honoree, although remaining named to the Dean’s List each individual semester at Ohio Wesleyan. Hamed was honored as the receiver of the Presidential Award, the Dr. Richard Gordin Award, the Bliss and Mildred Wiant Award, the Dr. Dude Sarvis Variety Award, the Joan Harvey Superb Accounting Pupil Award, the Meek Management Award and the Rev. Jon R. Powers Jitstis Sosyal Interfaith Award. He is as a three-time Dale J. Bruce Leading-50 Scholar Athlete and a two-time Leading-ten Athlete at OWU. He was a Midwest Political Science Association once-a-year convention exploration variety and received the Theory into Practice Grant, the Gilman and Batchelor Scholarships and was named an Accounting Fellow. Hamed is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Eta Sigma and Sigma Iota Rho. He was a School Athletics Details Administrators of America (CoSIDA) Educational All-District Keep track of & Discipline/Cross State workforce honoree. 

In addition, Hamed was actively associated with the Ohio Wesleyan campus neighborhood all through his time in Delaware. On campus, he served as the President of both Tauheed (Muslim Pupil Association) and the Interfaith Management Council and was the 2020 class agent on the Baccalaureate Committee. Hamed worked as an OWU Link Mentor, was the co-government director of the Mock Conference and was associated with the Wesleyan Council on Pupil Affairs, serving as the co-chair for the Pupil Inclusion Advocacy Committee and as the interim chair for the Educational Affairs Committee.

Hamed was a person of 7 remarkable nominees considered for the variety committee. The other candidates integrated:

Hunter Jenkins, Men’s Lacrosse, Hiram School
Jay Klein, Men’s Soccer, DePauw University
Peter Pittroff, Men’s Lacrosse, Denison University
Jordan Rawls, Men’s Basketball, Allegheny School
Michael Tanchevski, Men’s Soccer, Wabash School
Jake Zalenski, Men’s Tennis, Kenyon School

This award commemorates previous Oberlin administrator and coach Don Hunsinger, who experienced a considerably-reaching affect on the athletes he coached in a broad wide variety of sports activities. Around a lot more than three a long time, Hunsinger served Oberlin as athletic director, chairman of the department of physical instruction, experienced stints as head coach for Yeoman soccer, baseball, and men’s and women’s tennis, and assisted with the men’s and women’s basketball programs. 4 occasions he gained NCAC Mentor of the Year recognition, two times in men’s tennis and two times in women’s. Hunsinger, who retired from the School in 2008, proceeds to serve the convention as Director of Tennis. 

The award acknowledges a person male senior college student-athlete who has distinguished himself throughout his collegiate career in the regions of academic achievement, athletics excellence, support and leadership. Every convention establishment can nominate a distinguished male college student-athlete for the honor. A committee of North Coast Athletic Conference directors and faculty associates, in conjunction with the convention business, would make the variety.

NCAC Don Hunsinger Award Winners
2020 – Ahmed Hamed, Ohio Wesleyan
2019 – Erich Lange, Wabash
2018 – Jason Wesseling, Denison
2017 – Trevor Manz, Kenyon
2016 – Geno Arthur, Oberlin
2015 – Casey Cempre, Denison
2014 – Andrew Chevalier, Kenyon
2013 – Curtis Ramsey, Kenyon
2012 – Sharif Kronemer, Ohio Wesleyan
2011 – Kyle Herman, Ohio Wesleyan
2010 – J. David Gatz, Ohio Wesleyan
2009 – Kyle Holliday, Ohio Wesleyan