Alumna K. Jenkins

WPFC Alumna voted the GNAC Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Female Scholar Athlete votes 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Kelsey Jenkins, SPU 7 2 0 25
Emily Jepsen, WWU 0 4 4 12
Katharine Lotze, CWU 2 1 2 10
Kalli Stanhope, MSUB 1 1 0 4
Morgan Klemm, SMU 0 0 3 3
Haleigh Lloyd, UAA 0 1 1 3
Ashley Potter, WOU 0 1 0 2

Male Scholar Athlete voting 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Alex Harrison, WWU 6 0 3 21
Maurus Hope, NNU 3 0 6 12
Derrick Webb, CWU 1 4 1 12
Alfred Kangogo, UAA 0 4 1 9
Tyler Schultz, SPU 1 2 0 7
Zack Frehlick, SFU 0 1 0 2

Seattle Pacific soccer player Kelsey Jenkins and Western Washington decathlete Alex Harrison have been voted the Athletic Conference Female and Male Scholar-Athletes of the Year

The selections are made by the conference’s athletic directors.

The two will now be candidates for the Conference Commissioners Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, which will be selected this summer.

Jenkins (Sr., Kent, WA – Kentwood) has been a standout for the Falcons on the field and in the classroom over the past four seasons.

The political science major completed her undergraduate work with a 3.94 GPA and has earned a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.

Three times she earned CoSIDA Academic all-district and GNAC Academic all-conference honors. She was a CoSIDA first team selection in 2009 and 2011 and earned third team honors in 2010 as well as earning GNAC honors in all three seasons.

On the field, she was a three-time GNAC all-star, capping off her career by earning Year assists, including two in a NCAA first-round playoff victory.

Jenkins, who guided SPU to a 17-3 record scoring three game-winning goals, was selected to the Daktronics All-American third team in 2011 and twice was a Daktronics first team all-region selection (2009, 2011).

She was a three-time National Soccer Coaches Association all-region selection, earning first team honors in 2010 and 2011 and third team accolades in 2009.

She finished her playing career ranked 23 history in points scored with 57, netting 17 goals – nine of them game-winners – and 23 assists leading SPU to a remarkable 71-9-6 record including a national mchampionship in 2008.