Posts Tagged ‘Academic All-Canadian’

Student first, then athlete

In this image: Sven Stammberger holds a basketball up to the camera.

Earlier this month, Sven Stammberger was selected as a U Sports Top 8 Academic All-Canadian for the 2017-2018 season.  The former captain of the Dalhousie Tigers men’s basketball team, Stammberger is the 14th student-athlete from Dalhousie University to be honoured in this way since 1993. Only McGill University has generated more Top 8 Academic All-Canadians. …

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Student athletes honored at Academic All-Canadian luncheon

Dal Athletics rewarded its high achievers on Jan. 23. (Photo by Jasspreet Sahib)

After a near cancellation due to budget cuts, 69 of 100 of Dalhousie’s Academic All-Canadian honourees took centre stage at the 15th annual Academic All-Canadian Luncheon on Jan. 23 in the McInnes room of the Student Union Building. Parents, coaches and academic mentors were in attendance to celebrate the athletes’ successes on and off the…

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Semester in review

The two-year ‘Reign of Froese’ ended in May, and with the sports section under the supervision of Ben and Dan, there have been some noteworthy changes. We’ve added some shiny features (who doesn’t love the Ticker and the Water Cooler?), managed to score some sweet covers (we would’ve had more if there were a few…

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Academic athlete banquet faces possible cancellation

Due to staff shortages and budget cutbacks, the athletics department’s annual Academic All-Canadians Banquet is in danger of cancellation. Though normally held in mid-November, the format, timing and existence of this year’s event is uncertain. Despite a host of challenges, organizers are optimistic the banquet can be saved. “We completely appreciate the value of the…

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