Brevard, N.C.- Erica Zaveta of the women's cycling team and Cypress Gorry of the men's cycling team have been named the Sports Spot Student-Athlete of the Month for October. The award is presented by Sports Spot, in conjunction with the Brevard College Athletic Department.
Zaveta was voted the Female Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Kayla Hanus of volleyball and Hannah Cook of cross country.
Zaveta wins the honor after helping the Brevard College cycling team win its third Division II Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championship in the last four years. Zaveta earned 3rd place medals in the Women's Cross Country, Short Track, and Downhill events. These performances earned her a 2nd place finish in the Women's Overall Individual Omnium.
Gorry was voted the Men's Student-Athlete of the Month by the BC Head Coaching staff over fellow nominees Patrick Helmick of cross country and Ty Jeter of football.
Gorry is named Athlete of the Month honors after helping the Brevard College cycling team win its third Division II Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championship in the last four years. Gorry captured individual National Championships in both the Men's Cross Country and Short Track events.
These two athletes will be presented with action shots recognizing their award, which will be displayed in the lobby of Boshamer Gymnasium for the entire school year. A total of eight female and male Sports Spot Athletes of the Month will be selected in the 2012-2013 academic year. The award is selected from qualified candidates each month by the athletic department staff.