The athletes were honoured at a breakfast on Tuesday, September 26:
- Brooke Mentanko (BSP 2017) Huskie Athletics All-Academic Second Team
- Justine Larson, second year pharmacy, U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian
- Rebecca Weckworth, second year nutrition, U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian
- Kaylee Halvorson, first year pharmacy, Huskie Athletics All-Academic First and CIS Academic All-Canadian Team
The breakfast in Marquis Hall on campus honoured the 183 student-athletes, trainers and managers, equaling over 43% of all Huskies, who made the All-Academic Team for the 2016-17 season. Athletes, trainers and managers from all 15 teams are included and represented 12 of the various colleges and schools at the University of Saskatchewan.
There are three types of members on the team:
The Huskie Athletics All-Academic First Team includes student athletes, managers and trainers who have obtained a sessional average of at least 79.5 per cent on a minimum course load of 24 credit units.
The U SPORTS Academic All-Canadian team were U SPORTS athletes that had at least an 80 per cent average on a minimum of 18 credit units. These athletes used U SPORTS eligibility last year.
The Huskie Athletics All-Academic Second Team consists of student athletes, managers and trainers who have obtained a sessional average of at least 74.5 per cent on a minimum course load of 24 credit units.