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Josh Stout, Sydney Soloski Awarded Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal

SAN FRANCISCO – University of Utah’s former lacrosse student-athlete Josh Stout and former gymnast Sydney Soloski have been selected as recipients of the 2021-22 Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal, the conference office announced Wednesday. Stout becomes the first lacrosse student-athlete to be selected for the award, while Soloski is the sixth gymnast to earn the honor at Utah.

The Tom Hansen Conference Medal is awarded annually to each member institution’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership.

Stout wrapped up his career as a Ute as the all-time leader in career goals (74) and points (105), also ranking second in career assists (31). He graduated from the U. with a degree in nursing in 2020, forgoing the 2020-21 season to serve as a full-time nurse during the pandemic.

Soloski finished her illustrious career as a five-time All-American on the floor exercise, as well as a three-time All-Pac-12 performer on floor. The Calgary, Alberta native was the 2021 Pac-12 Floor Co-Champion and carried 18 career victories, which included 17 wins on floor. Soloski graduated from Utah as a double-major in finance and marketing. The three-time team captain for the Utes was a three-time WCGA Scholastic All-American and four-time Pac-12 All-Academic selection. She helped guide the team to three consecutive Pac-12 Regular Season Championships, back-to-back Pac-12 Championships, two Final Four appearances and a Super Six berth during her career.

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