Thirteen UAA athletes are in the running for the prestigious Bill McKay Athlete of the Year trophy.
The nominees are Karolin Anders (women's indoor track AND field), Dylan Anthony (men's cross country), Matt Bailey (hockey), Stefany Bryan (gymnastics), Kylie Burns (women's basketball), Micah Chelimo (men's indoor track AND field), Marine Dusser (women's skiing), Kyle Fossman (men's basketball), Niko Harmanen (men's skiing), Ruth Keino (women's outdoor track AND field), Joyce Kipchumba (women's cross country), Cody Parker (men's outdoor track and field) and Katelynn Zanders (volleyball).
The 30th annual award will be presented Friday, April 25, at the athlete-of-the-year banquet at Lucy Cuddy Hall on campus.
The award is voted on by a committee comprised of UAA Athletics staff members, local media and Benton Bay representatives.
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