Mike Santorelli and Kelly Ahern were named the October Athletes of the Month for their outstanding athletic performances in the month of October. The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee chooses both a male and female athlete of the month September through March.
Mike Santorelli, a junior forward from Burnaby, B.C., led the Hockey 'Cats to a 4-3-1 record in October. Santorelli had five goals and six assists for 11 points in eight games played. He had 32 shots on goal and was a +5 in +/- for the 'Cats.
Kelly Ahern, a junior from Breckenridge, Colo., was the top Wildcat Cross Country Runner in the month of October. Ahern was the second 'Cat across the line at the Wildcat Open (Oct. 6) where she was fourth and her team finished 1st of 3 teams. Ahern was the top placing 'Cat and fifth overall at the UW-Parkside Invitational (Oct. 14) where the Wildcats ran to a 2nd place finish out of 11 teams. At the GLIAC Cross Country Championships (Oct. 21) Ahern was the top placing 'Cat when she crossed the finish line in 10th place. The Wildcats were 3rd out of 13 teams.