The Elite 90 honors the individual who has reached the pinnacle of competition at the national championship level in his or her sport, while also achieving the highest academic standard among his or her peers. The Elite 90 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA’s 90 championships.
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UNC student-athletes have claimed the award a total of 15 times, third most among all Division I schools. Below is the list of UNC student-athletes who have won the award.
|Ball, Caitlin||Women's Soccer||2012-2013|
|Chandler, Natalie||Women's Soccer||2019-2020|
|Comsia, Alex||Men's Soccer||2016-2017|
|Coogan, Will||Men's Cross Country||2021-2022|
|Dworsky, Bill||Men's Soccer||2009-2010|
|Eveland, Kristi||Women's Soccer||2009-2010|
|Hanson, Paige||Women's Lacrosse||2012-2013|
|Malmberg, Marta||Field Hockey||2011-2012|
|Newton, Meredith||Women's Lacrosse||2009-2010|
|Pitcairn, Abigail||Field Hockey||2019-2020|
|Reuland, Frances||Women's Soccer||2016-2017|
|Shealy, Loren||Field Hockey||2012-2013|
|Shealy, Loren||Field Hockey||2013-2014|
|Shealy, Loren||Field Hockey||2014-2015|
|Zinsner, P.J.||Men's Lacrosse||2020-2021|