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Academic, Athletic Award Winners

May 12, 2011

Christian de Glymes' athletic career at Vanguard has been one of school records, personal bests and numerous awards — repeatedly named All-GSAC, top finisher in every race in 2009, Athlete of the Year, NAIA Scholar Athlete, personal bests in 8K, school records in 10K and 3K, Most Inspirational Athlete, and returned as team captain. He finishes his career as one of the most decorated Lion runners. According to Coach Bryan, "Christian has been an amazing gift to our program … an extremely hard worker, outstanding leader, exceptional student, Christ-follower, and true teammate." de Glymes' has now graduated, having pursued a major in sociology.

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SARA BOYD

Women's Basketball

Sara Boyd returned to the Lions for her senior season, after already having a spectacular career at Vanguard. She had earned All-GSAC honors with exceptional player statistics, including ranking seventh in the nation for total assists, 10th in assists per game and first in assist to turnover ratio. She has continued to be one of the outstanding players for the Vanguard Lions. Boyd believes that basketball has taught her that hard work pays off and has now graduated, having majored in kinesiology. She plans on a career as a physical therapist.

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TOMISLAV COLIC

Men's Soccer

Tomislav Colic has completed his fourth and final season and sensational athletic career with the Vanguard Lions. Repeating as team captain, Colic's credits have included NAIA Second-Team All-American, and season scoring leader. He has been playing soccer for 16 years, played club soccer in Serbia and hopes to play professionally after having graduated from Vanguard as an international business major. Coach Dodge considers Colic both a team leader and the hardest working player on the team.

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GABRIELA BERGMOANOVA

Women's Tennis

Gabriela Bergmoanova transferred to Vanguard as a sophomore from Auburn University and began this past year as a junior, team captain, and one of the best players in the country. As a sophomore she was the top-ranked player in the NAIA with a 22-1 record in the top spot in Vanguard's lineup. Described as hard-working and dedicated to improving all aspects of her life, Bergmoanova is pursuing a major in international business and hopes to pursue a successful career in business.

SOURCE: Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce

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