North Texas Celebrates Year's Best At Scrappys

Male Student-Athlete Of The Year Mason Fine
Male Student-Athlete Of The Year Mason Fine
April 30, 2018


DENTON - North Texas student-athletes, coaches and staff celebrated Mean Green achievements in athletics, academics and community service at the second annual The Scrappys ceremony Monday night at the Union Ballroom.

The event was highlighted by a banquet and the recognition of the best performances of 2017-18 as voted by coaches, administrators and Mean Green fans.

The Female Student-Athlete of the Year was Dominique James of the Conference USA champion UNT soccer team. James, a junior defender from Fort Worth, was first-team All-C-USA, first-team C-USA All-Academic, and was the C-USA Tournament Defensive MVP.

The Male Student-Athlete of the Year award went to Mason Fine of the C-USA West Division champion Mean Green football team. Fine, a sophomore quarterback from Peggs, Oklahoma, set school records in 2017 by completing 324 of 511 passes for 4,052 yards and 31 touchdowns, and was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference selection.

Here is a list of all of the award winners and team most valuable players:

Highest Team GPA, Fall 2017Volleyball
Highest Team GPA, Spring 2018Volleyball
Male Newcomer of the YearRoosevelt Smart
Female Newcomer of the YearKatie Clark
Individual Performance of the YearTaylor Torres
Team MomentFootball "The Drive"
Team of the YearSoccer
Female Student-Athlete of the YearDominique James
Male Student-Athlete of the YearMason Fine
Men's Basketball MVPRoosevelt Smart
Women's Basketball MVPTerriell Bradley
Men's Cross Country MVPMike Lowe
Women's Cross Country MVPSusannah Lynch
Football MVPMason Fine
Men's Golf MVPIan Snyman
Women's Golf MVPLauren Cox
Soccer MVPDominique James
Softball MVPNicole Ochotnicki
Swimming and Diving MVPIsabelle Morris
Men's Track and Field MVPJavier Lopez-Ibarra
Women's Track and Field MVPBreanna Eckels
Tennis MVPMaria Kononova
Volleyball MVPKarley York
Cheer MVPIllyssa Mathis
Dance MVPCailey Ursin
Mascot MVPMax Neuroth
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