FAIRBANKS-Friday night in the Gold Room of the Westmark Hotel in downtown Fairbanks the UAF Athletics Department Awards Banquet gave out numerous awards including Most Outstanding Athletes. The awards were to a couple of under classmen.
Freshman Nichole Bathe and sophomore Tim Sherry came away with the top individual athlete honors.
Bathe, a member of the women's ski team, won the women's Most Outstanding Athlete award for her breakout freshmen season. Bathe was named First Team All-American after placing fourth in the 5K classic and 13th in the 10K race at the NCAA championships. She also won the NCAA Central Region individual 5K classic title.
Sherry is a member of the storied rifle program and he shot his way to smallbore NCAA title. Along with his national championship he is a NRA First Team All-American in smallbore and air rifle. He is also a CRCA First Team All-American.