SUU’s Evans/Wright Named As Big Sky Scholar-Athletes of the Year

first_imgJuly 5, 2018 /Sports News – Local SUU’s Evans/Wright Named As Big Sky Scholar-Athletes of the Year Tags: Big Sky Conference/MaCail Evans/Matthew Wright/Scholar-Athletes Written by Brad James FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah-Southern Utah University’s MaCail Evans and Matthew Wright have been named as the 2018 Big Sky scholar-athletes of the year Thursday.To qualify for this award, student-athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.2, be a member of their graduating class and/or have completed their last year of intercollegiate athletic eligibility, have completed at least two years of intercollegiate competition and be a letter-winner in their respective sport.Evans, a former Thunderbirds volleyball standout and a native of Minersville, Utah, appeared in all 110 sets for Southern Utah and was second on the squad with 244 kills.Additionally, she added 136 total blocks during the 2017 campaign and is sixth in program history in total blocks.Wright, a native of Enoch, Utah, represented the Thunderbirds on the national stage several times in 2016 and 2017 as he ran in the NCAA Cross Country national championship meet on two occasions.He also ran at the NCAA West prelims during the 2017 outdoor season and also competed at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country championships twice as well.Wright leaves SUU as a six-time medalist at various Big Sky Conference Track & Field championship meets.last_img

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