Student Athletes of the Year Award

Each year the UMC Athletics Advisory Committee selects the most outstanding individuals (usually one male and one female) who have distinguished themselves--both in their respective sport(s) and in their academic performance to receive the Student Athlete of the Year Award. Criteria for the award include excellence in their respective sport or sports and a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher.

Eligibility

Eligibility

 Criteria for the award include excellence in their respective sport or sports and a 3.2 cumulative GPA or higher.

Award Recipients

Award Recipients

  • 2017
    Sierra Trost, Ham Lake, MN, and Aaron Hollcraft, Crookston, MN
  • 2016
    Alexa Thielman, Buffalo, MN, and Drew Selvestra, Eagan, MN
  • 2015
    Ashley Martell, Somerset, WI, and Matt Borowicz, Stephen, MN
  • 2014
    Katie Sheetz, Grand Rapids, MN, and Jesse Jennings, Robbinsdale, MN
  • 2013
    Almir Krdzalic, Sioux Falls, SD, and Chelsea Wiesner, Rochester, MN
  • 2012
    Almir Krdzalic, Sioux Falls, SD, and Megan Eul, Rosemount, MN
  • 2011
    Cody Brekken, Crookston, MN, and Katie Bowar, Moorhead, MN
  • 2010
    Student Athletes of the Year Award
  • 2009
    Cody Brekken, Crookston, MN, and Nicole Veres, Random Lake, WI
  • 2008
    Joey Kollar of Norwood-Young America, MN and Theresa Crance of Timber Lake, SD
  • 2007
    Brett Shelanski of Bloomington, MN, and Danika Kent of Lancaster, MN
  • 2006
    R.J. Rollins of Anchorage, AK, and Joan Ebnet of Pequot Lakes, MN
  • 2006
    Brock Anundson of Baudette, MN, and Karna Plaine of Hatton, ND
  • 2004
    Troy Berneking of Grand Marais, MN, and Christie Chappell of Almonte, ON, Canada
  • 2003
    Jay Tupa, Fargo, and Cathy Behr, Willmar
  • 2002
    Steven Brandt, Kimball, and Jean Korkowski, Brandon
  • 2001
    Steven Brandt, Kimball, and Angela Swanson, Brainerd
  • 2000
    Chris Bruggeman, Crookston, and Sheila Roux, Ada
  • 1999
    Mark Olsonawski, Hallock, and Stacy Lill
  • 1998
    Jason Lindquist, Dalton; Mark Olsonawski, Hallock; and Karla Thormodson, Dalton
  • 1997
    Jeremy Engelstad, Gatzke; Ronda Olson, Alvarado; and Chrissy Nettum, Climax
  • 1996
    Jesse Maruska, Fosston, and Ronda Olson, Alvarado
  • 1995
    Tobias Dewey, Sperling, MB, and Chrissy Nettum, Climax
  • 1994
    Ken Essay, and Tricia Swenson, Fertile
  • 1993
    Peter Nordell, Danville, CA, and Gina Wardner, Crookston
  • 1992
    Darin Marcussen and Ronda Pehling, Walker
  • 1991
    Mark Halliday, Crookston, and Kari Torkelson, Thief River Falls