Tanner Schelling (Boise, Idaho) has been named Featured Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of November 22nd – 28th. Schelling, a senior Cell & Molecular Biology major, took first place in two races last Saturday, November 19th in a dual meet against Pacific Lutheran University. Schelling won the 1,000 yard freestyle with a time of 10:02.52 and the 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 57.31 seconds. The season has started string for Schelling who also took home wins during the team victory over CSU Bakersfield on November 5th. The Redhawks will race again at the Husky Invitational in Federal Way December 2nd – 4th.
Out of the pool, Schelling is an excellent student in the College of Science & Engineering. He is majoring in Cell & Molecular Biology and will also complete a minor in Chemistry. The senior has earned a 3.588 GPA and has worked as a laboratory assistant at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
The Seattle University athletics department names a Featured Student-Athlete each Tuesday based on performances both in the classroom and in competition. Student-athletes must earn over a 3.0 GPA and be at least a second year student to be nominated for the award.