Jan. 20, 2010
LOGAN, Utah - The Western Athletic Conference announced its fall all-academic teams on Wednesday and Utah State had 41 student-athletes recognized from the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball.
Of its 41 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 11 student-athletes from both football and soccer honored, along with nine student-athletes from women's cross country, and five from men's cross country and volleyball. Soccer's 11 honorees was tied with Fresno State for the most in the conference in that sport.
Boise State had 45 fall academic all-WAC honorees to lead the WAC, followed by Fresno State (44), Utah State (41), San Jose State (41), Hawai'i (34), New Mexico State (33), Nevada (28) and Louisiana Tech (21).
Senior Erin Stratton, who competes in cross country, and both indoor and outdoor track, has now earned academic all-WAC honors seven times in her career, while senior cross country/track athlete Steve Strickland earned his sixth academic all-WAC honor. Student-athletes who earned academic all-conference honors for the fourth time include Alan Bishop and Nnamdi Gwacham from football, and Lindsey Smart from soccer.
Furthermore, of the 41 student-athletes to earn fall academic all-WAC honors, 28 are receiving the accolade for at least the second time.
To be eligible for the fall academic team, a student-athlete must have completed one academic year, have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade-point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.
Fall Academic All-WAC Honorees Football Jacob Actkinson, Jr., Entrepreneurship, 3.01 Kellen Bartlett, So., Elementary Education, 3.32 Alan Bishop, Sr., Corporate Wellness, 3.25 James Brindley, Sr., Marketing, 3.03 Adrian Bybee, Sr., Business Administration, 3.17 Josh Flores, Jr., Psychology, 3.70 Nnamdi Gwacham, Sr., Corporate Wellness, 3.63 Eric Moats, So., International Business, 3.14 Cache Morgan, So., Human Movement Science, 3.24 Chris Ulinski, Sr., Finance/Economics, 3.13 Bobby Wagner, So., Humana Movement Science, 3.00
Soccer Shantel Flanary, Jr., Undeclared, 3.17 Lauren Hansen, Jr., Human Movement Science, 3.42 Allie Maduell, So., Physical Education, 3.35 Molli Merrill, So., Undeclared, 3.46 Sydne Porter-Garner, Sr., Masters of Business Administration, 3.46 Chandra Salmon, So., Human Movement Science, 3.33 Erin Salmon, Sr., Interdisciplinary Studies, 3.10 Stefani Shiozaki, Jr., Physical Education, 3.13 Danielle Shorts, So., Math and Stats Composite Teaching, 3.83 Lindsey Smart, Sr., Physical Education, 3.79 Summer Tillotson, So., Human Movement Science, 3.54
Volleyball Katie Astle, Jr., Finance, 3.76 Lori Wilson-Beckstrom, Jr., Family, Consumer and Human Development, 3.57 Shantell Durrant, Jr., Psychology, 3.54 Liz McArthur, So., Family, Consumer and Human Development, 3.70 Christine Morrill, Jr., Human Movement Science, 3.36
Men's Cross Country Steven Atkinson, Jr., Management, 3.91 Daniel Howell, So., Wildlife Science, 3.90 Brian McKenna, So., Psychology, 3.17 Casey Snider, Jr., Conservation and Restoration Ecology, 3.40 Steven Strickland, Sr., Spanish & Economics, 3.43
Women's Cross Country Justine Baugh, Jr., Elementary Education, 3.83 Jessie Chugg, So., Nutrition and Food Sciences, 3.52 Marissa Floodman, So., Human Movement Science, 3.82 Aimee Haertel, So., Family, Consumer and Human Development, 3.61 Ruth Hilton, So., Mechanical Engineering, 3.76 Brittni Hopkin, So., Physical Education, 3.61 Kim Quinn, So., Environmental Studies, 3.09 Amber Rasmussen, So., Pre-Physical Therapy, 3.75 Erin Stratton, Sr., Human Movement Science, 3.98
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