Hurry! Last day to vote for Vanessa Gagnon in semi-finals as favorite Elite 89 Winner
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 8:28 am

VOTE for Clarkson University Women's Hockey standout Vanessa Gagnon as your favorite NCAA Elite 89 Award winner for the 2013-14 academic year.

Congratulations to Vanessa for reaching #Elite89 Award contest semifinal round as a Top 30 vote getter. Vote for Vanessa to reach the finals.

VOTE in the semifinal round here - Semifinal voting page: http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/honoring-achievement-and-field-0

The Elite 89 is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 championships. Your votes last week narrowed the field down to 30 and now the vote tallies have been reset as we search for 10 finalists. Vote for your favorite (once per day per email) by Tuesday 7/15/14 at 8 pm ET.

@NCAA tweet: https://twitter.com/NCAA/status/488693386900422656

NCAA Facebook post: http://ow.ly/z8fih

The contest runs until 8pm ET Tuesday, July 15, and fans can vote once per day per email. We are getting down to 10 finalists and that round will be Wednesday-Thursday with vote tallies once again reset after the semis.

The recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Hockey Championship, Gagnon is a fourth year graduate student at Clarkson, Gagnon finished her undergraduate degree in Innovation and Entrepreneurship during her junior year with a 3.95 and is currently one of only two students to maintain a perfect 4.0 in Clarkson's MBA program. She is also pursuing an additional certification in environmental management. Gagnon was presented with the award during the Championship Banquet on March 20 in Hamden, CT.