UC Celebrates National Student-Athlete Day

April 17, 2014

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati Student-Athlete Support Services (SASS) celebrated the 27th annual National Student-Athlete Day on Tuesday, April 15, with a gathering of all UC student-athletes prior to the baseball game versus Xavier and the distribution of several annual awards.

Started by the National Consortium for Academics and Sport to celebrate the academic, sporting and community achievements of student-athletes, the annual celebration of National Student-Athlete Day included the presentation of the Nancy Hamant Scholar-Athletes Award, the volleyball team winning the Bearcats Cup and the introduction of Nathan Anderson (men's swimming) as the new president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

Bearcats CupBearcats Cup Winners

Nancy Hamant Scholar-Athletes
Chase Beckmann - Cross Country/Track & Field
Emmi MacIntyre - Volleyball

2013-14 Scholar-Athletes of the Month
Peter Jannelli - Men's Soccer
Andrea Malek - Women's Golf
Tony Miliano - Football
Madi Lang - Volleyball
Brian Barney - Men's Track & Field
Amanda Hardewig - Women's Swimming
Joe Scherpenberg - Men's Swimming
Megan Knoop - Lacrosse
Matt Ring - Baseball