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Lansing, Webb named recipients of Howlett Award

August 31, 2010
Recent Drake graduates Olivia Lansing (Dellwood, Minn.) and Garrett Webb (Prairie Village Kan.) were named co-recipients of the Tim and Jerry Howlett Award as Drake's top athletes for 2009-10 during the annual Bulldog Corn Feed Monday Night at the Izaak Walton League."¨"¨

More than 300 Drake fans attended the 26th annual event which traditionally kicks off the upcoming athletic season at Drake."¨"¨

Webb joined former Drake and Major League Soccer standout Ezra Hendrickson, who collected third team accolades in 1993, as the only Bulldogs to garner All-America playing honors in program history.

Starting all 24 games in which he appeared, "¨Lansing established herself as the greatest player in the short four-year history of Drake women's golf. "¨"¨Lansing was one of nine individuals selected nationally by the NCAA Women's Golf Committee to participate in the NCAA Central Regional this past weekend."¨"¨ She became just the fifth player in Missouri Valley Conference history to capture multiple medalist honors winning the league's individual title this season as well as a sophomore in 2008, while finishing as runner-up in 2009.

By winning, Lansing earned a third-straight MVC all-conference award.  Lansing was named the MVC Golfer of the Week 11 times during her career at Drake.