MOSCOW, Idaho - The University of Idaho held its annual scholar-athlete banquet on Tuesday and honored 100 total Vandal student-athletes for their success in the classroom.
Athletes who achieved a 3.0 grade-point average in 2010-11 are recognized as Vandal Scholar-Athletes. This year, every team was represented and 100 total student-athletes earned the award.
A record 26 student-athletes earned the Avista Academic Excellence Award for posting a 3.75 GPA or better, while seven of those earned perfect 4.0 GPAs for the year.
Avista Utilities is the sponsor of the program for a third year in a row.
Avista Academic Excellence Award honorees (3.75 GPA or better)
Football: Daniel Micheletti
Volleyball: Alex Sele, Kelsey Taylor
Soccer: Lauren Layton, Alison Page, Chelsea Small
Men's Cross Country/Track and Field: Alex Brekke, Jeremiah Dubie, Markus Geiger, Joe Hartman, Eugenio Mannucci, Spencer Meinburg, Jeff Osborn
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field: Laurel Draper, Ali Middleton, Diana Rosslerova, Julia Veseth
Women's Basketball: Ana Overgaard
Men's Tennis: Abid Akbar, Dylan Bodet, Jake Knox, Kevin Lee
Swimming and Diving: Si Jia Pang, Kelsie Saxe, Staci Stratton
Women's Golf: Kayla Mortellaro
Vandal Scholar-Athletes (3.0 GPA or better)
Football: Brandon Artz, Tyler Brooks, Logan Bushnell, Bobby Cowan, Bryce Davis, Nathan Enderle, Pat Enders, Clell Hasenbank, Aaron Lavarias, Daniel Micheletti, Brian Reader, Brennett Rodseth, Trey Williams
Volleyball: Janelle Chow, Julia Church, Jenny Feicht, Cassie Hamilton, Alex Sele, Kelsey Taylor, Allison Walker
Soccer: Kristi Atkinson, Liz Boyden, Melissa Canite, Jennifer Eugenio, Jill Flockhart, Erica Hart, Jenn Hull, Lauren Layton, Christine Leathem, Megan Lopez, Alison Page, Amber Pimley, Cassandra San, Chelsea Small, Caroline Towles
Women's Cross Country/Track and Field: Laurel Draper, Morgan Dunning, Karlene Hurrel, Kelly Jacka, Anna Kalbrener, Ali Middleton, Gabby Midles, Diana Rosslerova, Ellen Rouse, Lauren Schaffer, Bridget Schwenne, Julia Veseth
Men's Cross Country/Track and Field: Jeff Aronson, Alex Brekke, Colin Briggs, James Clark, Josh Dalton, Jeremiah Dubie, Joe Hartman, Markus Geiger, Jeremy Klas, Andrey Levkiv, Jason Lorentz, Eugenio Mannucci, Spencer Meinburg, Jeff Osborn, Luke Tonnemaker, Andrew White
Swimming and Diving: Savannah Bettis, Calleagh Brown, Katie Hendricks, Elizabeth Jagusch, Rachel Klancher, Alyson O'Brien, Si Jia Pang, Kelsie Saxe, Chelsey Stanger, Staci Stratton
Men's Basketball: Joe Kammerer
Women's Basketball: Bianca Cheever, Emily Doran, Jessica Graham, Rachele Kloke, Yinka Olorunnife, Ana Overgaard
Men's Tennis: Abid Akbar, Taylor Bieberle, Dylan Bodet, Filip Fichtel, Alex Joitoiu, Jake Knox, Kevin Lee, Sam Lyons, Lachlan Reed
Women's Tennis: Silvia Irimescu, Yvette Ly, Barbara Maciocha, Jana Siwa
Men's Golf: Justin Kadin, Matt Rawitzer, Stefan Richardson
Women's Golf: Kayla Mortellaro, Alyssa Nilsson, Teo Poplawski, Gracie Schory