Five UMass Athletes Receive Alumni Association Awards
4/1/2009Five UMass Minutewomen have been named Alumni Association scholarship and award recipients for 2009. Skier Emily Shilletto and distance runner Shiyi Zan were named William F. Field Alumni Scholars. Singles tennis player Laura Danai, rower Erin Kelley, and field hockey middy Erin Parker earned the Senior Leadership Award. (more)
Women's Skiing Finishes Sixth In Slalom At USCSA Nationals
The UMass Women's Ski Team closed out its season with a sixth place finish in the slalom at the USCSA Nationals. After finishing sixth in the Giant Slalom, the Minutewomen skied consistently in the second event, led by Emily Shilletto's 12th place finish. Shilletto and men's co-captain Alex Zahoruiko were named combined Second Team All Americans. The Minutewomen finished the USCSA Nationals in sixth place overall out of 20 teams. In addition, Shilletto, Heidi Skinner, Jamie Taloumis and Amy Gifford were all named Academic All Americans.
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