The term student-athlete applies to many at the University of Regina.
On Wednesday, it was announced 71 student=athletes at the U of R carried a grade-point average in excess of 80% during the 2016-17 season meaning they are considered as Academic All-Canadians./
The 71 is the second highest total in program history, trailing only the 78 Academic All-Canadians that the U of R had in 2015-16.
“”We’re extremely proud of each of our Academic All-Canadians for their hard work both in the classroom and athletically,” U of R Director of Sport, Community Engagement, and Athlete Development Lisa Robertson said. “The number of recipients both last year and the previous year speaks strongly to the emphasis that the coaches of each of our teams have placed on academic development.”
2016-17 University of Regina Academic All-Canadians
Men’s Basketball (3) – Brandon Buttazoni, Benjamin Hillis, Samuel Hillis.
Women’s Basketball (3) – Ainsley MacIntyre, Christina McCusker, Avery Pearce.
Rams Football (10) – Roe Borgmann, Joey Dwyer, Dilan Elgert, Zack McEachern, Adam Rask, Alex Rorke, Mason Rossler, Ryan Schienbein, Daniel Scraper, Jordan Wyonzek.
Men’s Hockey (3) – Tristan Frei, Mitch Kilgore, Isaac Schacher.
Women’s Hockey (6) – Bailey Braden, Sarah Hornoi, Jolene Kirkpatrick, Jaycee Magwood, Tamara McVannel, Krista Metz.
Women’s Soccer (12) – Olivia Bolen, Jet Davies, Taeganne Galger, Shayla Kapila, Sienne Krynowsky, Racquel Marshall, Kacey McFee, Meghan McFee, Sarah Moroziuk, Lauren Petras, Rachel Taylor, Karlee Vorrieter.
Men’s Swimming (2) – Marcell Madar, Noah Wasyliw.
Women’s Swimming (3) – Meghan Edwards, Lexy King, Eva Madar.
Men’s Track & Field (6) – Carter Howe, Mason Lanigan, Quinn Legare, Shawn McLean, Adam Strueby, Taylor Teckchandani.
Women’s Track & Field (8) – Joy Becker, Elizabeth Chernick, Kaytlyn Criddle, Anneliese Davis, Darbi Edwards, Danielle Major, Hillary Mehlhorn, Erika Stockhorst.
Men’s Volleyball (4) – Matthew Aubrey, Michael Corrigan, Nathan Wiggins, Dalton Wolfe.
Women’s Volleyball (4) – Kirstin Greve, Ashlee Sandiford, Molly Wade-Cummings, Haley Wagar.
Men’s Wrestling (3) – Waylon Decoteau, Lucas Hoffert, Jordan Tholl.
Women’s Wrestling (4) – Sena Debia, Inga Hammer, Tina Trombley, Maeghan Wild.