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Matt Hebbert and Laura Wilson have been honored as the 2005 Student Athletes of the Year at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. -Campus Communications Photo

**For Immediate Release**

OPSU’s Wilson and Hebbert . . . As Good As It Gets!
by Aggie Sports on 05/10/05

Goodwell, OK – Of the awards given each year at Oklahoma Panhandle State University, among the most prestigious are the Male and Female Student Athletes of the year. The honor is based not only on athletic accomplishment – it also includes academic achievement, leadership and citizenship.The 2005 Female Student Athlete of the Year is Laura Wilson, and the 2005 Male Student Athlete of the Year is Matt Hebbert.Wilson, a junior from Fremont, Ohio, is a psychology major who was an exemplary performer on the women’s basketball team. Laura is an extremely hard worker on the basketball court as well as in the classroom, and has superior leadership skills. She played a key role in the success of this year’s Lady Aggie team and is a tenacious defender and excellent shooter.Hebbert, a senior from Hyannis, Nebraska, will be graduating this Saturday with a degree in agribusiness. A fierce competitor and dedicated student, Matt has been a consistent point scorer and a strong leader for this year’s rodeo team. Hebbert has been instrumental in this year’s run of consecutive rodeo wins and will lead the team in their quest for yet another national title.Both Wilson and Hebbert are wonderful examples of the young people who represent the school as well as personify the great things that intercollegiate athletics has to offer.

The 2005 Oklahoma Panhandle State University Student Athletes of the Year – Matt Hebbert and Laura Wilson – As Good As It Gets!











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