Being a student athlete in college requires dedication and determination. And at Colorado School of Mines, where all our athletes are engineers or scientists, an extra measure of grit is needed to succeed. Mines Athletics recognizes the best of the best with the annual Blaster Awards. This year’s Blaster Awards, announced in mid-June, featured two ME students among the award winners (below) and many more ME students as nominees. Visit minesathletics.com to view the full list of award winners and nominees.
MALE IRON DIGGER AWARD: Trevor Howard – Baseball
The Iron Digger Award recognizes someone who has demonstrated unparalleled dedication to physical preparation. Candidates will have been at the forefront of their team’s training in both personal improvement and leadership, exemplifying what it means to work behind the scenes.
MALE OREDIGGER EXCELLENCE AWARD: Ryan Wilson – Soccer
The Oredigger Excellence Award is given to a senior who has completed their eligibility and has distinguished themselves in an outstanding manner in achievement, leadership, and school spirit over the course of their career.