July 5, 2010
MADISON, Wis. -- Begun in the 1985-86 academic year at the University of Wisconsin and sponsored by the UW Athletic Board, Athletic Board Scholars have the highest cumulative grade point average in their respective sports, have been in residence at the UW for at least three semesters and have earned a “W” letter during the current season.
Student–athletes designated as a 2009–10 Athletic Board Scholar are:
Brett Valentyn, Sr. Business: Finance & Real Estate, Verona, Wis.
Alyssa Karel, Jr. Nursing, St. Paul, Minn.
Jack Bolas, Jr. Biology, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Megan Beers, So. Elementary Education, Brooklyn, Wis.
Prince Moody, Gr. Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, Columbus, Ohio
Nick Engen, Sr., Accounting, McFarland, Wis.
Beth Weinstein, Sr., Spanish, Highland Park, Ill.
Ryan McDonagh, Jr., Consumer Science, Arden Hills, Minn.
Carla Pentimone, Jr., Communication Arts, Chicago, Ill.
Matt Francsis, Sr., Geology & Geophysics, Stevens Point, Wis.
Katie Hurtis, Sr., Kinesiology, Rochester, Minn.
Kaela Erickson, Sr., Kinesiology, Wauwatosa, Wis.
Max Wilson, Sr. Genetics, Madison, Wis.
Laurie Nosbusch, So. Biology, Mequon, Wis.
Kristyn Hansen, Jr. Marketing, Franksville, Wis.
Swimming & Diving
Tim Feyereisen, Jr. Engineering Mechanics, Hudson, Wis.
Lauren Borja, Jr. Chemistry, Hartford, Wis.
Marek Michalicka, Jr., Economics—Math Emphasis, Ricany, Czech Republic
Alaina Trgovich, Jr., Biology, Munster, Ind.
Track and Field
Jake Fritz, Jr., Electrical Engineering, Milwaukee, Wis.
Megan Seidl, Sr., Zoology, Brown Deer, Wis.
Janelle Gabrielsen, So. Human Development & Family Studies, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Drew Hammen, Sr. Business: Risk Management & Insurance BBA, Random Lake, Wis.