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May 19, 2003

Hornet Bookstore Student-Athletes of the Year

This year’s Hornet Bookstore Student-Athletes of the Year are Petra Abraham and Hjalti Kristjansson. The two were chosen from among those who earned student-athlete of the week honors during the year.

Petra Abraham
Photo: Petra AbrahamJunior Petra Abraham of the women’s tennis team helped lead the Hornet women's tennis team to its second-consecutive Big Sky Conference title and NCAA Tournament appearance.

A native of Budapest, Hungary, Abraham led the team with a 17-6 singles mark, including a 6-1 record at the No. 3 spot. For her efforts, Abraham was named to the Big Sky all-conference team for the second-straight season. She has missed just one match during her two-year career with the program. An economics major, Abraham also posted a 14-10 doubles record with teammate Cristina Rivieccio.

Hjalti Kristjansson
Senior defender Hjalti Kristjansson of the men’s soccer team had success on the field and in the classroom.

Photo: Hjalti Kristjansson Kristjansson, one of the top defenders in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, helped lead the Hornets to their second-consecutive MPSF post-season appearance in 2003. The Kopavogur, Iceland, native has appeared and started in every contest during his three-year career. His 52 career starts places him tied for fourth in the program record book. Kristjansson has received all-MPSF honors each season and became the first Hornet to earn first team honors since 1997. A kinesiology major, Kristjansson is a two-time MPSF all-academic selection.

A listing of all the student-athletes of the week since 1999-2000 is at www.foundation.csus.edu/bookstore/aow.

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