Professor Emerita Neill Miller Scholar Athletes of the Year Archives

2007 - 2008

Patrick Rittenauer
Patrick Rittenauer
Patrick Rittenauer

Sport:
Men's Tennis
Hometown:
Offenau, Germany
Major:
International Studies/Political Science

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Patrick Rittenauer kept the men's Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year award with the men's tennis team for the fifth straight year. Rittenauer played number one in singles for most of the year recording a 6-5 singles record and ranks 25th in the ITA national rankings. He led the Bucs to a Sunshine State Conference tournament title, their sixth. An international studies and political science major at Barry, he has a 3.959 GPA. He also becomes the first Buccaneer since Bill Reifsnider (1989-90) and just the second overall to earn Scholar-Athlete and Athlete of the Year in the same year.

Shyla Rider
Shyla Rider
Shyla Rider

Sport:
Softball
Hometown:
Woodbridge, Va.
Major:
Chemistry

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Shyla Rider earned Female Scholar-Athlete-of-the-Year award. A three-year starter for the softball team, she has been the consumate leadoff hitter. She sports a .445 on-base percentage which is third in school history. She is also seventh in runs scored, third in hits and second in doubles. She is on pace to own all those records by the end of her career. A chemistry major, she has posted a 3.957 grade point average.

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