Nanooks make Capital One All-Academic district teams

Submitted 2 years 3 months ago by jcook.

FAIRBANKS-Five Nanook juniors were named to the Capital One Academic All-District at Large Teams today.

Sean Cahill of the hockey team has a 3.97 GPA in business admin. He had 10-6-1 record, won seven straight games and saved at 90 percent in UAF's first season in the WCHA. He is a part of the Division I Region 8 team.

Ryan Anderson of the rifle team has a 3.92 in bio science and was this year's PRC smallbore champ and placed fourth in air rifle at the NCAA championships.

Teammate Mats Eriksson has a 3.96 GPA in business admin and was fifth overall in air rifle at NCAAs.

Danielle Lyons of the swim team is a two-time All-American in the 200 and 800 freestyle relays. Lyons has 3.95 in bio science.

Alyson Mcphetres of the UAF ski and cross country team has a 3.91 GPA while double majoring in foreign language and geological engineering. She podiumed in two Central region races last year and placed 10th and 12th in the mass and classic starts at regions this year.

Anderson, Eriksson, Lyons, and Mcphetres are part of the Division II men's and women's teams but all five have a chance to make it on the Capital One Academic All-America At-Large teams which will be picked on June 4-5.