GU Athletics Celebrates Senior Student-Athletes
May 5, 2017 SPOKANE, Wash. -- Men's basketball player Przemek was named the Male Senior Athlete of the Year and women's golfer Ciera Min was named the Female Senior Athlete of the Year, respectively, as the sixth annual Evening of Excellence honored the Bulldog seniors and recognized all Gonzaga student-athletes for another great year in competition, in the classroom and in the community.
Women's cross country and track student-athlete Jessica Mildes was named the Female Scholar Athlete of the Year, while men's golfer Ryan Gaske was the Male Scholar-Athlete of the year. Men's Rowing student-athlete Cole Garcia was presented the Leadership Award.
In addition, 25 student-athletes were inducted into Gonzaga University's chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma, the national college athlete honor society. Chi Alpha Sigma exists to encourage and reward high academic scholarship of college athletes at four-year accredited colleges and universities, to recognize outstanding academic achievement by intercollegiate varsity letter winners and to encourage good citizenship, moral character, and friendship among the high academic achievers in college athletics. Founded in 1996, and comprised of members from all levels within the NCAA and the NAIA, Chi Alpha Sigma has grown to over 280 University chapters nationwide. The seniors inducted today have maintained a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA while earning varsity letters in their respective sports. This year's inductees are: Emily Anderson (Women's Cross Country/Track), Sydney Anderson (Women's Soccer), Karley Baggerly (Women's Soccer), Mitchell Beard (Men's Cross Country/Track), Kelly Bieraugel (Women's Soccer), Sam Brown (Baseball), Sarah Carter (Women's Soccer),Emily Coic (Women's Cross Country/Track), Katy Culver (Women's Cross Country/Track), Morgan Douglass (Volleyball), McKayla Ferris (Volleyball), Cole Garcia (Men's Rowing), Ryan Gaske (Men's Golf),Ian Goldizen (Men's Cross Country/Track), Jakob Granlund (Men's Soccer), Kiara Kudron (Women's Basketball), Julie Henling (Women's Cross Country/Track), Lauren Luke (Women's Soccer), Olivia Marsh (Women's Rowing), Jessica Mildes (Women's Cross Country/Track), Ciera Min (Women's Golf), Meg Rapp (Women's Soccer), Lauren Saunders (Women's Cross Country/Track), Forest Tarbath (Men's Cross Country/Track), and Kate Wagner (Women's Cross Country/Track).
The following is a look at this year's individual award winners.
Male Senior Athlete of the Year
Female Senior Athlete of the Year
Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
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