UNH Women’s Basketball Player Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year
University of New Hampshire's Ivy Gogolin was named the 2020-21 America East Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Wednesday.
“I’m so proud of Ivy for all she accomplished this year on and off the court,” UNH head coach Kelsey Hogan said in a statement.
Hogan said that despite the challenges of this academic year, Gogolin continued to stay positive and be a phenomenal leader.
"All of her hard work and commitment both in the classroom and on the court make her the true example of a scholar-athlete. I could not be more thrilled for her receiving this recognition,” Hogan said.
Gogolin will be a senior next year and has a 3.89 cumulative grade point average as a double major in business administration: information systems/business analytics and business administration: management, according to a press release.
The 6-foot-2 forward started all 20 games and averaged 11.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 25.6 minutes per game. Gogolin led UNH in field goal percentage, offensive rebounding, and both free throws made and attempted.
Gogolin was voted to the 2021 America East All-Academic Team and has been named to the conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll every year, according to a press release.
This past May, Gogolin was inducted into the National College Athlete Honor Society, Chi Alpha Sigma.
Gogolin is the fifth Wildcat to receive the America East Women’s Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year award. The previous honorees were Anne Colton (1995), Sheila Danker (1997), Orsi Farkas (1999) and Danielle Clark (2007).
According to the press release, Scholar-Athlete of the Year honorees were nominated by their institution and then voted upon by the conference’s Student-Athlete Engagement Committee. Each nominee was a starter or prominent reserve and carries a GPA of 3.50 or higher.
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