Quintero Named Top UA Student-Athlete Thursday, April 21, 2016 Rafael Quintero accepts the 2016 Sapphire Award for top senior male student-athlete at the University of Arizona. Photo courtesy of Stan Liu/Arizona Athletics. Industrial engineering senior Rafael Quintero received the Sapphire Award for top male student-athlete at the 2016 Arizona Athletics awards banquet on April 19. Quintero, who has qualified for the Olympics for Puerto Rico, is a nine-time All-American and this year's Pac-12 Diver of the Year. A gallery of images from the banquet is available.