CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Twenty-seven outstanding Tar Heels will be honored on Saturday as Athletic Director’s Scholar-Athletes, a UNC award that recognizes selected student-athletes for outstanding academic achievement.
The 2022-23 winners will be recogized at halftime of the men’s basketball game on Saturday evening at the Dean E. Smith Center against Virginia.
All have represented their teams with distinction, balancing the demands of participating in a varsity sport while also excelling academically. Most of the honorees are seniors, but in some cases an outstanding junior is selected.
Women’s basketball senior Malu Tshitenge is this year’s only two-time honoree after having also been honored last season.
2022-23 Honorees are:
Brooke Behan, Field Hockey
Maycee Bell, Women’s Soccer
McKenna Brunick, Women’s Track & Field
Patrick Crockett, Men’s Track & Field
Elizabeth Culton, Gymnastics
Hannah Davis, Rowing
Mark Dillon, Men’s Tennis
Julia Dorsey, Women’s Lacrosse
Amy Dragelin, Women’s Swimming & Diving
Sarah Followill, Women’s Fencing
Austin Greaser, Men’s Golf
Elijah Green, Football
Jessica Judge, Rowing
Krista Junkkari, Women’s Golf
Rob Landry, Men’s Basketball
Marcus Loving, Wrestling
Alex Mays, Men’s Swimming & Diving
Alex Morris, Women’s Cross Country
Victor Olofsson, Men’s Soccer
Max Riemer, Baseball
Henry Shugart, Men’s Fencing
Michael Spragley, Men’s Cross Country
Bri Stubbs, Softball
Malu Tshitenge, Women’s Basketball
Karenna Wurl, Volleyball
Anika Yarlagadda, Women’s Tennis
P.J. Zinsner, Men’s Lacrosse
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