14 Maroons placed on UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team

14 Maroons placed on UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team

UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team

CHICAGO – A total of 14 University of Chicago student-athletes were included on the 2016-17 University Athletic Association (UAA) Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team, which was announced on Tuesday.

Now in its ninth year, the UAA Presidents Council Scholar-Athlete Team recognizes individuals who earn First Team All-Association honors and carry a 3.50 or greater cumulative grade point average during that playing season. The eight UAA teams combined for 99 selections during the 2016-17 academic year.

Ade Ayoola (Jr.) – Women's Track & Field

  • UAA Champion in the outdoor high jump (1.64 meters)

Nicco Capotosto (So.) – Men's Soccer

  • UAA MVP and First Team All-UAA (Midfielder)

Chandler Carroll (Jr.) – Football

  • First Team All-UAA (Running Back)

Nicolas Chua (Jr.) – Men's Tennis

  • First Team All-UAA (1st Singles)

Claire Costelloe (Jr.) – Women's Track & Field

  • UAA Champion in the outdoor 10,000 meters (36:52.55)

Max Hawkins (Sr.) – Men's Tennis

  • First Team All-UAA (2nd Doubles)

Timofey Karginov (Sr.) – Men's Cross Country

  • First Team All-UAA, placed seventh at the UAA Championship (25:04.87)

Rachel Kim (So.) – Women's Tennis

  • First Team All-UAA (3rd Singles)

Khia Kurtenbach (Jr.) – Women's Cross Country / Women's Track & Field

  • UAA Champion in the indoor 5,000 meters (17:22.45) and the outdoor 5,000 meters (17:22.04)
  • First Team All-UAA, placed second at the UAA Cross Country Championship (21:47.29)

Patrick LeFevre (Jr.) – Men's Track & Field

  • UAA Champion in the indoor 55-meter hurdles (7.73)

Andrew Maneval (Sr.) – Men's Track & Field

  • UAA Outdoor Men's Most Outstanding Field Performer
  • UAA Champion in the outdoor discus (46.99 meters) and the outdoor shot put (15.34 meters)

Jenna McKinney (So.) – Women's Soccer

  • UAA MVP and First Team All-UAA (Midfielder)

Britta Nordstrom (Sr.) – Women's Basketball

  • First Team All-UAA (Forward)

Mary Claire Tuohy (Sr.) – Volleyball

  • First Team All-UAA (Libero)