The Champions Reception recognizes the achievements of Grenadier student-athletes and raises funds for the athletic department. Your support helps us provide the best experience for our student-athletes while ensuring they have the best possible resources and facilities. Funds will also support our student-athletes' pursuit of athletic and academic success.
2023 Champions Reception
This year's event will recognize the following award winners on Oct. 21, 2023:
- Male Athlete of the Year: Trevor Campbell, Sr., Shortstop, Louisville, KY
- Female Athlete of the Year: Autumn Oehlstrom, Sr. Outfielder, Lisbon, OH
- Jim Morris Champion of Character award: Ysa Fox, Sr. Infielder, Guilford, IN
- Distinguished Athletic Alumni: Jeff Klump, Founder and President MidAmerica Safety Solutions, Class of 2010
The Champions Reception Awards
Awards will be given to the Male and Female Athlete of the Year. The Jim Morris Champions of Character Award, named in honor of former IU Southeast men's basketball coach and first athletic director, Jim Morris will also be given. This award will be awarded to a student-athlete who exemplifies strong moral character and sportsmanship. We also award the Grenadier Gratitude Award and the Distinguished Athletic Alumni Award at the event.
The Champions Reception Athletes
One main objective of the Champions Reception is to reengage former Grenadier student-athletes. The Champions Reception is a perfect forum for past teammates and friends to get together to tell stories and to relive the glory days of playing college athletics.