Kirtlyn Bohling and Andrew Vollert were named Weber State’s scholar-athletes of the year for the 2017-18 school year, the Big Sky Conference announced.
To qualify for the award, a student-athlete must have at least a GPA of 3.2, be a member of the graduating class and/or have completed their last year of intercollegiate athletic eligibility, have completed at least two years of intercollegiate competition and be a letter-winner in their respective sport. The school selects the winners based on academic and athletic success.
Bohling, a pitcher for WSU softball, finished her career having thrown 641 innings over four seasons. The right-hander from Salem, Utah, won 63 games in 150 appearances, recording a career ERA of 2.82 and striking out 435 batters (a school record).
She was WSU’s first starter for three seasons, helping the Wildcats return to the NCAA Tournament in 2016 after she was a relief pitcher on 2015’s NCAA Tournament team as a freshman.
Vollert, a 6-foot-5 football tight end from San Mateo, California, transferred to Weber State after playing a year at San Jose State and another at a junior college. He was named an FCS All-American in both 2016 and 2017 for the Wildcats, totaling 123 receptions for 1,613 yards and 12 touchdowns.
He became an invaluable target for Jadrian Clark and Stefan Cantwell, especially in traffic and on third downs. He signed to the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.