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February Student-Athletes of the Month Announced

February Student-Athletes of the Month Announced

TUCSON, Ariz. – The student-athletes for the month of February 2024 have been announced by C.A.T.S. Academics and the honorees include Yannick Malik (Men’s Golf), Trevor Long (Baseball), Magdalena Hagsten Skarda (Women’s Swim & Dive) and Grace Reeder (Triathlon).
Athlete: Yannick Malik
Year: Sophomore
Sport: Men’s Golf
Hometown: Munich, Germany 
Yannick Malik, a sophomore on the men’s golf team, has grown into being a more independent learner. He utilizes the academic support and makes the necessary appointments that best help him succeed. He shows excellence both in academics and as a member of the men’s golf team. Everyone who interacts with Yannick enjoys his positivity, work ethic and overall care towards his academic pursuits.” – Senior Associate Director Jennifer Mewes


Trevor Long
Year: Senior
Sport: Baseball
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
Trevor Long is a senior student-athlete who embodies excellence both on and off the field. Throughout his four years at the University of Arizona, Trevor has demonstrated remarkable dedication, balancing demanding academics with baseball. As a standout athlete, he has achieved numerous accolades and successes, showcasing outstanding skill, teamwork, and leadership qualities. In the classroom, Trevor excels, maintaining high grades while navigating the demands of his busy athletic schedule. As he approaches graduation, Trevor continues to inspire others with his passion for both athletics and academics.” – Senior Associate Director Jennifer Mewes


Magdalena Hagsten Skarda
Year: Freshman
Sport: Women’s Swimming & Diving
Hometown: Kumla, Sweden 
“Magdalena is a dedicated and accomplished freshmen student-athlete as a member of the Women’s Swim team. She excels both in the pool and academically and has shown everyone her commitment to her sport and academics. Magdalena strives to do the best every day and always does it with a smile on her face. Her positive and cheerful nature shines through in everything she does and with anyone she interacts with.” – Academic Counselor Elle McAlister and Program Coordinator Luisa Bautista 


Grace Reeder
Year: Senior
Sport: Triathlon
Hometown: Asheville, N.C.
Grace Reeder, a native of Asheville, N.C., is a senior student-athlete and member of the Triathlon team. She has had incredible academic success…


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