DURANT, Okla. – Following the final contests of the 2021-22 athletic seasons, Southeastern has announced the selection of its Male and Female Athletes of the Year, with men's basketball's Adam Dworsky taking home the male honor while women's tennis star Skye Royall and softball standout Cheyenne Mahy shared the female honor.
Dworsky and Mahy each pick up the honor for the second-consecutive season, while Royall becomes the second freshman in as many seasons to earn Athlete of the Year recognition.
Dworsky, a native of Flower Mound, Texas, earned a pair of All-Central Region honors, earning a first team nod from the D2CCA and a second team selection by the NABC, all in addition to earning a spot in the Reese's Division II All-Star Game. The Savage Storm finished the season with a 24-6 record after winning the Great American Conference regular season championship.
Dworsky picked up the GAC Player of the Year award after averaging 17.7 ppg and leading the region with 6.8 assists per game. He shot 51.9 percent from the field for the season overall and 45.9 percent from beyond the arc and boasted a 3.06 assist/turnover ratio.
He also become climbed to fifth on the NCAA Division II career assists list with 884 career assists, finishing his career with the single game, single season, and career assists record both at Southeastern and in the GAC.
Royall, a native of Safety Bay, Australia, was named the league's Freshman of the Year and a first team All-GAC selection after posting 18 singles victories on the season, including three in league play, primarily in the top two positions in the lineup.
She also added 13 wins in doubles play, partnering with Georgia Hosking through the conference portion of the season.
Royall and her teammates also picked up a Great American Conference tournament championship, the third for the program since joining the GAC.
Mahy, a junior from Atwater, Calif., earned second team All-Central Region recognition from the NFCA and D2CCA, and was a first team All-Great American Conference selection as a utility-pitcher, the same position she earned all-region honors for.
Offensively, she was a .339 hitter with team highs in doubles, with 15, and RBI, with 35, while adding a triple and five home runs as well as 30 runs scored.  She slugged .520 on the season and carried a .360 on-base percentage.
In the circle, Mahy posted a 15-10 record with a 3.44 ERA with 23 starts across 39 appearances.  She tossed 166.2 innings with 11 complete games, tossing a perfect game and a no-hitter on the season. She tallied 139 strikeouts on the year while holding opponents to a .254 batting average.