Katie MacEwen, right, a communication major who followed in her father’s footsteps to play soccer for SFU, is among six athletes from SFU's women's soccer team who have earned Great Northern Athletic Conference academic honours.

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Academic honours for six SFU soccer stars

March 19, 2021
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Six student-athletes from SFU’s women’s soccer team have earned Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) academic honours.

Players include Gabrielle Brissette, a major in resource and environmental management; Hollis Roeske and Amanda Scott, both health sciences majors; Valerie Silva, an education major, whose parents Lloyd and Sheila both played for soccer for SFU; Jenieva Musico, studying in the Beedie School of Business and Katie MacEwen, a communication major who followed in her father Craig's footsteps to play soccer for SFU. Her mother was also an SFU grad and her brother is also currently a student.

"From an education standpoint, SFU is a world-class school with a fantastic reputation," says MacEwen, who has represented B.C. numerous times during her youth career and won a gold medal at the 2015 Western Canada Games. "From a soccer perspective, it's an up-and-coming program with an incredible history."

To qualify for GNAC All-Academic teams, presented by Barnes & Noble College, players must have a GPA of 3.20 or greater, be a letter winner on their team and be in their second year or greater.

For more on the players, click here.