Athletes honored

SVSU’s fall season sports officially ended on Dec. 3.

Multiple players for each of the football, volleyball, cross-country, women’s soccer and men’s soccer teams were recognized with post-seasonhonors.


Senior linebacker Victor Abraham had 38 tackles and recovered four turnovers this season on his way to an All-GLIAC first team designation.

Connor Luksic, the Cardinals junior kicker, led the GLIAC in points with 89 points.

Luksic made all 32 of his extra-point attempts along with a 48-yard field goal, earning a spot on the GLIAC first team.

Sophomore offensive lineman Marcellus Anderson also ended up on the All-GLIAC first team while senior defensive back Marvin White, redshirt freshman defensive lineman Victor Nelson, junior defensive lineman Nathan Talakai, senior defensive lineman Javarre Jackson, senior defensive lineman Tim Kidd-Glass and senior tight end Isaiah Johnson-Mack all ended up on the All-GLIAC second team.

Junior slot receiver Casey Williams was fourth in the GLIAC for receiving yards per game and had four touchdowns. He was listed as an All-GLIAC first team selection.

Senior running back Tommy Scott was the Offensive Back of the Year, along with his first team selection.

Junior defensive back Nick Whiteside also made the All-GLIAC first team while being named as the GLIAC Defensive Back of the Year.


Sarah Veale, a freshman outsider hitter for the Cardinals, was named the GLIAC Freshman of the Year.

Senior middle hitter Haley Clum and sophomore hitter Rylee Zimmer earned All- GLIAC second team honors.

Clum led the GLIAC with 1.06 blocks per set and ended the season with 177 kills.


Saginaw Valley’s women’s cross-country team qualified for the NCAA DII National Championships as an at-large bid, finishing in 14th place as a team with 470 points.

For the men’s team, senior CarLee Stimpfel qualified as an individual runner, finishing in third place with a time of 30:09.0.

Stimpfel was also named the United States Track & Field and Cross-Country Association’s Midwest Regional Cross- country Athlete of the Year.

Women’s Soccer

Freshman forward Stephanie Strong was the GLIAC Freshman of the Year and was named to the All-GLIAC first team.

Strong set the SVSU women’s soccer single season scoring record with 14 goals. Her total was the second highest mark in the GLIAC this season.

Senior goalkeeper Olivia Argeros was the GLIAC Goalkeeper of the Year and was named to the All-GLIAC first team.

Argeros led the GLIAC with 99 saves and 12 shutouts over the course of the season.

Junior defender Casey Rice was honored with a placement on the All-GLIAC second team, along with freshman midfielder Reegan Kingpavong and senior forward Amy Babon.

Senior defender Zo Schultz earned All- GLIAC honorable mention.

Argeros, Babon and Strong were also named to the NCAA DII All-Midwest Regional Tournament second team.

Men’s Soccer

Senior midfielder Robbie Bruce had four goals and six assists on the season, earning him a spot on the All-GLIAC first team.

Another All-GLIAC first team recipient was freshman defender Ben Adamson who had two goals and two assists.

Sophomore midfielder Robbie Baker and junior midfielder Brady Walker ended up on the All-GLIAC second team.


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