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Thunderwolves Celebrate Achievements at 2022 Athletic Awards

April 8, 2022

The Thunderwolves celebrated their 2021/2022 season with the Athletic Awards on Friday afternoon.  After an untraditional season filled with rescheduled games and shut downs, it was an opportunity to gather and highlight all of the hard work that the athletes, coaches and teams had accomplished. Congratulations to all of the award winners, athletes, coaches and support staff on a successful season!

For a full listing of major and team awards, please see below:


Major Awards

Hank Akervall Award

Paige Kobe, Track & XCR

Argus Award

Tiffany Reynolds, WBB & Mike Zale, Wrestling

Female Freshman of the Year

Natalie Hynes, Nordic Skiing

Male Freshman of the Year

Joe Mack, Men’s Hockey

Female Athlete of the Year

Madison Clayton, Wrestling & Shaylynn Loewen, Nordic Skiing

Male Athlete of the Year

Conor McGovern, Nordic Skiing & Michael Okafor, Men’s Basketball


Team Awards

Men’s Hockey

Rookie of the Year Joe Mack

Best Offensive Player Joe Mack & Tyler Ho

Best Work Ethic Greg Smith

Best Defensive Player Tyler Jette & Kyle Auger

Most Valuable Player Tyler Jette 


Women’s Basketball

Rookie of the Year Eva Guilera

Most Improved Player Ally Burke

Best Defensive Player Tiffany Reynolds

Amanda Nesbitt Award Kaylah Lewis

Most Valuable Player Tiffany Reynolds


Men’s Wrestling

Rookie of the Year Mateo Anisi

Most Improved Wrestler Chase Birch

Most Valuable Wrestler Mike Zale


Women’s Wrestling

Rookie of the Year Nina Zigic

Most Improved Wrestler Riley Tubaro

Most Valuable Wrestler Madison Clayton

Frank Schaller Award Erin Clayton


Cross Country Running

Most Valuable Runner – Female Paige Kobe

Most Valuable Runner – Male Connor MacIntosh


Indoor Track & Field

Most Valuable Runner – Female Amy Stieh

Most Valuable Runner – Male Niko Dowhos 

Erron Williams Memorial Spirit Award Braedan Prochnicki


Women’s Volleyball

Rookie of the Year Alexis Cancade

Coaches Award Tori Dauvin

Corrinne Kollmann Award Rebekah Hara

Most Improved Jaime Couvrette

Most Valuable Player Megan Nahachewsky & Virginie Franks


Women’s Nordic Skiing

Rookie of the Year Natalie Hynes

Most Valuable Skier Shaylynn Loewen

Sportsperson of the Year Sarah Lutes


Men’s Nordic Skiing

Rookie of the Year Luke Pollex

Most Valuable Skier Conor McGovern


Men’s Basketball

Rookie of the Year Chris Sagl

Most Improved Player Seth Johnson

Best Defensive Player Dylan Morrison

Most Valuable Player Michael Okafor & Laoui Msambya


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