From the University of Chicago's formative years as a member of the Big Ten Conference to its current status as a charter member of the University Athletic Association, UChicago Athletics has counted numerous distinguished scholar-athletes among its ranks. Among those UChicago scholar-athletes are 11 Rhodes Scholars -- including four since 1996.
Most recently, Nick Juravich was selected in 2006. Captain of the cross country and track & field teams, Juravich served as president of the Undergraduate Order of the C.
2001 recipient Brad Henderson was a two-time All-UAA men's basketball player who helped lead the Maroons to back-to-back NCAA Division III tournament appearances, capped by a spot in the national quarterfinals in 2001.
The most recent female athlete to win a Rhodes Scholarship, Erin Bohula (1999) was a starting shortstop for Chicago softball teams that won 34 of 53 games her final two years.
In 1904, track & field athlete Robert Henry was included among the first Americans to receive Rhodes Scholars.
UChicago also boasts 1910 recipient Edwin Hubble, a basketball player who later became a distinguished scientist for whom the Hubble Space telescope is named.
|2006||Nick Juravich||Men's Cross Country/Track & Field|
|2001||Brad Henderson||Men's Basketball|
|1984||Sean Mahoney||Men's Basketball|
|1983||Patricia Connelly||Women's Basketball|
|| John McDonough
| Men's Basketball/Football
|1913||Robert Merrill||Men's Fencing|
|1910||Edwin Hubble||Men's Basketball/Track & Field|
|1904||Robert Henry||Men's Track & Field|