ELMIRA, NY - William Gardner of Olean was among those recognized for successes both on the field and in the classroom at the 2017-18 Elmira College Department of Athletics Awards Reception on May 21.

Gardner received Lowman Award, which is presented to an upper-class student, in good academic standing, whose personality, character, organizational and administrative ability have had a positive impact on athletics and recreational programs.

The reception marked the 48th consecutive year in which members from each of the college's 20 varsity teams, as well as the Sports Medicine Department, were honored for their outstanding achievement with end-of-year accolades.