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
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.
Senior defender Hjalti Kristjansson of the men’s soccer team
had success on the field and in the classroom.
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
A listing of all the student-athletes of the week since 1999-2000
is at www.foundation.csus.edu/bookstore/aow.