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SACRAMENTO -- Sacramento State softball's Savanna Corr and men's tennis' Mikus Losbergs were selected as the school's recipients of the Big Sky Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for 2018-19.

The scholar-athlete award is given to one male and one female student-athlete from each of the Big Sky's institutions. To qualify for the award, a student-athlete must compete in a Big Sky sanctioned sport, have a minimum grade point average of 3.2, be a member of the graduating class and/or have completed their last year of intercollegiate athletic eligibility, have completed at least two years of intercollegiate competition at the institution, and be a letterwinner.

Recently nominated for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award…named the Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Year, third team all-Pacific Region and a unanimous first team all-conference choice after finishing her senior season with a 21-13 record to go along with a 2.08 ERA and .184 opponents batting average…became just the fifth Sacramento State pitcher in the Div. I era (1990-pres.) to win 20 games in a season…threw a pair of no-hitters (including a perfect game against Fairleigh Dickinson)…the perfect game was just the second in the Hornets' Div. I era…in 228.2 innings pitched, she allowed just 151 hits with 185 strikeouts…the right-hander threw 21 complete games, eight shutouts and added three saves…named the Big Sky Pitcher of the Week on three occasions…led the Big Sky in ERA, opponents batting average, strikeouts, shutouts and wins…ranks among Sacramento State's top 10 players in eight different Div. I era single-season categories…that includes tied for first in appearances (46), tied for second in wins (21), third in starts (31) and innings (228.2), fifth in opponents batting average (.184), tied for fifth in saves (3), ninth in strikeouts (185) and tied for 10th in shutouts (8)…graduated from Sacramento State in May with a criminal justice degree and a 3.708 grade point average…played four years for the Hornets (2016-19).

This past season as a senior, Losbergs was named first team all-Big Sky Conference for the second time (2017, 2019)…named all-league four times during his career, including a second team choice in 2016 and 2018…also named first team all-conference in doubles play…becomes the Hornets' first four-time all-Big Sky selection since Kiryl Harbatsiuk accomplished the feat from 2008-11…finished the 2019 season with a 10-7 dual singles record, all at the No. 1 spot of the lineup…that included an 8-3 record when playing an opponent from a Big Sky school…named the Big Sky Player of the Week and Sacramento State Student-Athlete of the Week on Feb. 6…named first team all-league in doubles with Louis Chabut after going 11-4 overall, all at No. 1 in the team's lineup…that included an 8-2 record against Big Sky opposition…won five of their last six matches of the season, including a 6-2 victory in the Big Sky Tournament against Idaho State…overall, Losbergs was 11-7 in doubles play…finished his career 47-39 in dual singles play and 29-14 in Big Sky matches…played at No. 1 in all but one of those contests…also went 49-33 in dual doubles play, 28-12 in league…all of those matches came at No. 1…graduated from Sacramento State in May with a communication studies degree and a 3.647 grade point average…played four years for the Hornets (2016-19).