Dorothy Chong of the No. 7 Lewis-Clark State College women’s tennis team and Jeff Lowndes of the 16th ranked Warrior men have earned awards from the ITA West Region.
Chong, a senior from Kuching, Malaysia, was the recipient of the Senior of the Year Award, and is the second Warrior to receive the honor.
Pei Yuin Keng, also from Malaysia, took home both the regional and national Senior of the Year Award, and also the Arthur Ashe Award.
Chong will complete her major in Biology this spring.
Lowndes, a senior from Vancouver, Wash., was the recipient of the 2013 Arthur Ashe, Jr. Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship, an honor that has been given to several Warriors over the years.
Dermot O’Grady, Vinicius Vieira, Jonathan Berhane and Oliver Sindayigaya have all won the award on the men’s side, and Shefat Baishakhi won it on the women’s side.
Both Chong and Lowndes will be honored at the Banquet of Champions during the NAIA Men’s and Women’s National Championships next week in Mobile, Ala.