Runner honored as Winner for Life
ASUN athletes recognized for excellence on and off the field
(Jan 11, 2017) — Kennesaw State cross country senior Kidan Kidane has been named to the fall 2016 semester
Winners for Life Team by the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The Winners for Life Team honors student-athletes who share and/or demonstrate the ASUN core values: education, honesty, student-athlete experience, fairness, health, ambition, respect, diversity, inclusion, leadership, responsibility and sportsmanship. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must have competed in the current academic year in an ASUN-sponsored sport and be in good academic standing at his/her university.
Kidane has been a standout runner in cross country and track and field for the Owls. She has been on the dean’s list four semesters in a row and owns a cumulative grade point average of 3.51, majoring in exercise science.
She has finished second at the ASUN Cross Country Championships twice and has earned
eight top-five finishes and two medals in cross country during her outstanding career.
In the community, Kidane has been a volunteer for the Atlanta Bike Rally, MADD Dash
and Walk Like MADD, and several other engagements.
Fall 2016 Winners for Life Team
Kidan Kidane – Kennesaw State cross country
Tabby Tindell – FGCU women’s soccer
Jack Burns – Jacksonville men’s soccer
Kayla Ostrom – Lipscomb volleyball
Phillip Costa – NJIT men’s soccer
Milan Kovacs – North Florida men’s soccer
Rachel Baylor – USC Upstate women’s soccer
Joe Berry – Stetson men’s cross country
To keep up with the latest Kennesaw State cross country news, follow the team on Twitter @KSUOwlNation and @KSUOwlTrackFieldXC or by liking Kennesaw State University on Facebook.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.