UH-Hilo Honors 78 on ‘National STUDENT-Athlete Day’
A total of 76 student athletes at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo were recognized for their academic and community service work on “National STUDENT-Athlete” Day, which is recognized on April 6.
Started by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports in 1987, “National STUDENT-Athlete Day” recognizes college athletes from across the country who earn a minimum 3.0 grade point average and take part in community service activities.
Baseball, women’s and men’s soccer, and softball each featured 11 athletes who met the qualifications. Women’s basketball followed with nine qualifying student-athletes.
“National STUDENT-Athlete Day” recognition – University of Hawai’i at Hilo
Baseball – Micah Carter, William Cleary, Nathan Green, Jacob Grijalva, Reece Kato, Jaron Manago, Timothy Mendonca, Sean Nearhoof, Jonathan Segovia, Phillip Steering, Morgan West
Women’s Basketball – Alia Alvarez, Lauren Hong, Alexa Jacobs, Pilialoha Kailiawa, Felicia Kolb, Sydney Mercer, Kimberly Schmelz, Keani Shirai, Patience Taylor
Cross Country – Riley Arroyo, Crystal-Lynn Baysa, Anna Mikkelson, Kaylee Rapoza
Women’s Golf – Shannon Abarra, Shantel Antonio, Andi Igawa, Keely Kitamura, Kristen Sawada
Men’s Golf – Kyeton Littel, Conor Morley, Casey Tamura, David Tottori
Men’s Soccer – Max Darris, Andrew Dawrs, Juan David Dias Casallas, Cassidy Dixon, Tyler Hoffman, Trenton Hooper, Joshua Jasper, Anton Lund, Omar Machado, Zachary Solarte, George Wakefield
Women’s Soccer – Kailah Buchanan, Kayla Clarke, Kahri Golden, Annabel Gonzalez, Meghan Langbehn, Nicole Rascon, Kayela Santiago, Alexa Smiley, Danika Steele, Leighana Weaver, Abcde Zoller
Softball – Angela Aguinaga, Billi Derleth, Cyanne Fernandez, Bailey Gaspar, Brittany Huff, Mari Kawano, Cristina Menjivar, Stephanie Pasco, Danielle Pulido, Maria Steadmon, Danielle Wilson
Men’s Tennis – Stefan Coney, Ryuta Ogawa, Kainoa Rosa, Ryan Torio
Women’s Tennis – Trixie Croad, Bianca Novotna, Chelsea Sato
Volleyball – Trixie Croad, Siera Green, Mariya Heidenrich, Marley Strand-Nicolaisen, Kyndra Trevino-Scott