PORTLAND, ORE. – The University of Alaska Anchorage had 26 student-athletes receive the Great Northwest Athletic Conference’s Faculty Athletic Representative’s Scholar-Athlete Award Thursday.
UAA’s 26 honorees is the third-most among league schools this year.
The award honors student-athletes with a cumulative grade point average of 3.85 or higher. All student-athletes at a GNAC full-member school are eligible, regardless of whether the sport is sponsored by the GNAC.
Alaska Anchorage Honorees
Trey deGraaf Ice Hockey Management Fr. 4.00 Red Deer, Alta.
** Marcus Deuling Skiing History Jr. 3.96 Whitehorse, Yukon
Drake Glover Ice Hockey Marketing Fr. 3.87 Anchorage, Alaska
** Alex Jackstadt Ice Hockey Economics Jr. 4.00 Anchorage, Alaska
*** Olivier Mantha Ice Hockey Mathematics Sr. 4.00 La Tuque, Que.
Zac Masson Ice Hockey Management Fr. 4.00 Newmarket, Ont.
Nolan Nicholas Ice Hockey Justice So. 3.85 Thunder Bay, Ont.
Eric Sinclair Ice Hockey Construction Management Fr. 4.00 Kenora, Ont.
Michael Soetaert Skiing Health Sciences Fr. 4.00 Edmonton, Alta.
* David Trinkberger Ice Hockey Management So. 3.85 Landshut, Germany
* Dominic Unterberger Skiing Accounting So. 4.00 Revelstoke, B.C.
*** Madeleine Arbuckle Gymnastics Environment & Society Sr. 3.94 Winnipeg, Man.
Ruth Cvancara Cross Country/Track Nursing Fr. 3.94 Anchorage, Alaska
Li Djurestaal Skiing Global Logistics & Supply Chain Management Fr. 3.88 Sundbyberg, Sweden
Grace Gannon Cross Country/Track Psychology Fr. 4.00 Anchorage, Alaska
Maria Gudmundsdottir Skiing Physical Education So. 3.88 Tretten, Norway
* Natalie Hynes Skiing Nursing & Health Sciences So. 4.00 Whitehorse, Yukon
** Yvonne Jeschke Track and Field Physical Education Jr. 4.00 Au am Rhein, Germany
* Michaela Keller-Miller Cross Country/Skiing Accounting So. 4.00 Plymouth, Minn.
* Louisa Marie Knapp Gymnastics Physical Education So. 3.93 Rellingen, Germany
Yemi Knight Track and Field Environment & Society Jr. 4.00 St. Michael, Barbados
* Marie Ries Track and Field Journalism & English So. 4.00 Wenden, Germany
* Hannah Rudd Skiing Health Sciences So. 3.88 Plymouth, Minn.
* Hailey Swirbul Skiing Civil Engineering So. 4.00 El Jebel, Colo.
** Alix Wells Skiing Health Sciences Jr. 4.00 Prince George, B.C.
** Casey Wright Skiing Physical Education Jr. 4.00 Melbourne, Australia
*-number of times the individual has won the award