Laurie Bollig

Laurie BolligAs the director of communications for Premier Sports, Laurie Bollig works extensively with the Senior CLASS Award program in addition to providing services for the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction, the Bowl Championship Series, the NFL’s 101 Awards, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and various other events and projects.

Laurie Bollig's Columns

UC Irvine’s Andrew Morales sets good example for family

June 20, 2014

When All-American pitcher Andrew Morales from the University of California, Irvine graduated earlier this month with a degree in public health policy, he became only the second member of his large ext… Continue Reading…

Lacrosse and softball winners shine brightly in children’s eyes

June 02, 2014

Shortly after the Senior CLASS Award winner in lacrosse was announced, ESPN writer Dana O’Neill congratulated Princeton’s Tom Schreiber in a very public way via her Twitter feed: “keeping w lax… Continue Reading…

Senior CLASS Award turns lucky 13

August 29, 2013

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (August 29, 2013) – Soccer and volleyball candidates were announced earlier this week marking the 13th year the Senior CLASS Award – a Premier property since 2001 – has been… Continue Reading…

Time management not a problem for hockey winner Cheyne Rocha

April 22, 2013

Cheyne Rocha is a master of time management. Somehow, this extremely bright overachiever has recorded outstanding grades, fashioned a solid collegiate hockey career, scored an interview for the Rhode… Continue Reading…

Loyalty never an issue with Delle Donne and Hulls

April 08, 2013

Delaware All-American Elena Delle Donne considered leaving her home state for the bright lights of a much bigger women’s college basketball stage. Indiana guard Jordan Hulls committed to his hometow… Continue Reading…

Patience pays off for volleyball star Mancuso

January 22, 2013

As her sister Dani was busy helping Nebraska win the 2006 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship, Gina Mancuso was tearing it up on the court as a sophomore at nearby Papillion-LaVista High… Continue Reading…

Perseverance and faith help write Te’o’s story

January 10, 2013

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was everywhere you looked – on every television channel up and down the dial, in every newspaper’s sports section, being interviewed on the radio, chatted about… Continue Reading…

Jewell and McDuff experienced life as student-athletes in uniquely different ways

December 10, 2012

When it came to selecting a college at which to play soccer, Tishia Jewell and Ryan McDuff couldn’t have chosen more divergent paths. Jewell, a Satellite Beach, Fla., native, chose to stay close to… Continue Reading…

Fall season kicks off with stellar list of candidates

October 02, 2012

We’ve barely had time to catch our collective breaths after a great season of Senior CLASS Award winners in 2011-12. We met the likes of Kirk Cousins - a terrific quarterback from Michigan State who w… Continue Reading…

2011-12 Senior CLASS Award winners reflect on award’s meaning

July 05, 2012

They’ve graduated with degrees that will serve them for the rest of their lives. They’ve left lasting impressions on the college communities they have served for four years. They have competed in inte… Continue Reading…
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