PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – The UNBC Timberwolves’ proud history of merging academics and athletics continued Tuesday with their annual Academic All-Canadian reception and donor recognition.
To be considered an Academic All-Canadian, a student-athlete must be an active member of a varsity team while achieving a GPA of 3.67 or higher throughout the academic year.
Fifteen Timberwolves earned Academic All-Canadian status, part of a group of 3,101 students from universities across Canada. Of this year's recipients, seven have earned the recognition twice, while five recipients are three-time Academic All-Canadians.
In addition, UNBC introduced the Presidential Academic Achievement Award, given to the Timberwolves varsity team with the highest GPA during the 2014-15 season. With a team GPA of 3.06, the women’s soccer team were the inaugural winners of the award, edging the women’s basketball team by .01 of a point.
The full list of Academic All-Canadians is as follows:
- Ashley Anderson, Women’s Soccer
- Francesco Bartolillo, Men’s Soccer
- Jeff Chu, Men’s Basketball
- Jessica Erickson, Women’s Soccer
- Harjas Grewal, Men’s Soccer
- Tanya Grob, Women’s Soccer
- Katia Hartwig, Women’s Soccer
- Darin Kamsteeg, Men’s Soccer
- Clay Kiiskila, Men’s Soccer
- Thomas McMurtry, Men’s Basketball
- Jasprit Nijjar, Women’s Basketball
- Logan Phenuff, Men’s Soccer
- Hannah Pudlas, Women’s Basketball
- Jo Ribeiro, Women’s Soccer
- Sarah Robin, Women’s Basketball