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April 25, 2003

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MARQUETTE, Mich. - Northern Michigan Universityseniors Chris Cook (Rhinelander, Wis.) and Brooke Aronin (Racine,Wis.) have been named as the recipients of the Gildo A. Canale Awardfor the 2002-03 school year.

Each year, a male and a female student-athlete is selectedfor the award, which was established in 1982 by former NMU Athletic DirectorGildo Canale.  The award-winner musthave competed in intercollegiate athletics for four years, have superioracademic record and exhibit high character.

Cook was a four-time letterwinner in cross countryskiing.  He was the NCAA NationalChampion at the 2003 NCAA National Collegiate Skiing Championships in the 20Kclassic race and placed fourth in the 10K freestyle technique.  Cook was the 2003 CCSA Regional Champion inthe 20K classic. He placed third at the 2003 U.S. National Championships in the10K classic and was a member of the U.S. National Team that competed at theU-23 World Championships. 

Cook is a five-time NCAA All-American and has also skied ontwo U.S. Junior World Teams. He has a 3.09 grade point average with a major inmarketing.  Cook has been awarded theNMU MVP Skier Award all four years that he has competed for the 'Cats.

Aronin has been a member of the Northern Michigan women'stennis team and has lettered all four yeras. She has a 3.92 grade point average with a major in economics and a minorin political science.  Aronin has beenaccepted to many prestigious law schools. She has been a three-time selection to the GLIAC All-Academic Team.

Aronin was a two-time All-GLIAC First Team selection and atwo-time All-GLIAC Second Team pick during her NMU career.  Her other activities have included being amember of the Golden Key National Honor Society and being involved with theSAAC Committee.



Prepared By
Dave Faiella
Sports Information Director