Senior women’s soccer player Blakely Mattern has been named as a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. Candidates are chosen based on their dedication and achievement in four areas: Classroom, Character, Community and Competition. An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School, the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Fans can vote for Mattern daily until November 13 by clicking here or text their vote for Blakely by texting “W6” to 74567. Fan balloting will be coupled with votes from coaches and media to determine the recipient of the award. Winners will be announced during the 2009 Women’s College Cup in College Station, Texas.