CONWAY, Ark. _ Just after a just one-yr hiatus thanks to covid-19, the University of Central Arkansas’ Bear Decision Awards, introduced by the UCA Bookstore, returned Tuesday night at To start with Stability Subject at Estes Stadium.

    The once-a-year occasion honors and acknowledges UCA’s most effective and brightest scholar-athletes for their achievements, both athletically and academically, all through the college year. Dr. Brad Teague, UCA’s director of athletics, and University student-Athlete Advisory Committee president Jaxson Baker (men’s basketball) and vice president Carly Hudspeth (women’s basketball) served as the hosts for the night.

    The awards are voted on by the UCA athletics administration and head coaches from a checklist of university student-athletes nominated by their respective head coaches.

    Several awards were being handed out, which includes the yearly Male and Feminine group cumulative grade-point awards, which went to the women’s tennis staff (3.73 GPA) and men’s golf team (3.47 GPA).

    The female Freshman of the Yr Award went to Jenna Wildeman from softball. The male Freshman of the Year was A.J. Mendolia from baseball.

    The female Athlete of the Calendar year, dependent solely on their athletic achievements, was also Wildeman. The male Athlete of the Year was extensive receiver Tyler Hudson from soccer.

    The feminine Pupil-Athlete of the Year, which also incorporates academics, was Elin Kumlin from the golf crew. The male University student-Athlete of the Calendar year was Will Siler from football, with teammate Hayden Ray accepting for him.

    The Mentor of the Calendar year Award went this calendar year to all of UCA’s head coaches for their extraordinary efforts in the course of the pandemic yr. This year’s new _ and with any luck , ultimate _ Covid Staff Award was a three-way tie between tennis, women’s golf and women’s basketball. All 3 of all those teams registered zero constructive covid assessments throughout the earlier calendar year.

    UCA’s 400+ student-athletes have been handled to ice cream courtesy of Hiland Dairy and had been entertained on the Estes Stadium videoboard by TikTok video clips from their possess coaches.

(WINNERS IN Bold)

Feminine CUMULATIVE GPA AWARD:
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Tennis – 3.73
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MALE GPA CUMULATIVE AWARD:
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Men’s Golfing – 3.47
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male GPA award BCA 2021 - Golf

Feminine FRESHMAN OF THE Yr:
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Anna Bommes – Cross Nation
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Bria Garmon – Seaside Volleyball
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Pim-orn Thitisup – Golfing
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Zoe Van de Cloot – Soccer
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Sara Steimel – Track & Industry
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Jenna Wildeman – Softball
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Charlie Tidwell – Volleyball
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Sumomo Hamanaga – Tennis
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female freshman 2021 BCA - Wildeman

MALE FRESHMAN OF THE Calendar year:
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Brendan Simmons – Basketball
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Blaine Calhoon – Golf
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Zach Shawl – Soccer
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T.J. Robinson – Observe & Field
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A.J. Mendolia – Baseball
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Justin Lairy – Soccer
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male freshman BCA 2021 - Mendolia

Feminine ATHLETE OF THE Year:
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Tamara Reeves – Cross Country
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Lucy Ibeh – Basketball
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Elin Kumlin – Golfing
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Emma Hawkins – Soccer
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Ajah Criner – Track & Discipline
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Bailey Waddington – Volleyball
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Jenna Wildeman – Softball
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Yada Vasupongchai – Tennis
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female AOY BCA 2021 - Wildeman

MALE ATHLETE OF THE Yr:
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Alex Hanson – Cross Country
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Tyler Hudson – Soccer
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Zachary Jewell – Monitor & Field
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Jared Chatham – Basketball
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Alberto Suarez – Soccer
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Tyler Cleveland – Baseball
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Nate Jolly – Golf
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MALE AOY BCA 2021 - Hudson

Feminine Scholar-ATHLETE OF THE Calendar year:
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Kennedy Timmerman – Cross Place
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Jenna Wildeman – Softball
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Lucy Ibeh – Basketball
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Elin Kumlin – Golf
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Gracie Hair – Soccer
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Ayanna Harris – Track & Field
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Bailey Waddington – Volleyball
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Religion Hasness – Beach Volleyball
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Fuka Nonoyama – Tennis
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female SA of Year BCA 2021 - Kumlin

MALE Pupil-ATHLETE OF THE Year:
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Hunter Henderson – Cross Nation
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Brendan Simmons – Basketball
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Nate Jolly – Golfing
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Will Siler – Football
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Ole Kjorholt – Soccer
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Jaron Hamilton – Track & Subject
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Kolby Johnson – Baseball
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male SA of Y BCA 2021 - Siler (Ray)

      

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