Feb. 6, 2007
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State landed a league-high 42 of its student-athletes on the Fall Academic all-Western Athletic Conference teams it was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Utah State's 42 honorees were five more than Boise State, which produced 37 award winners. Fresno State was third with 32 selections, while San Jose State was fourth with 26 picks.
Among USU's 42 honorees were 15 soccer players and 12 football players. Women's cross country and volleyball each had six selections, while men's cross country had three athletes tabbed to the teams.
Six USU student-athletes that were recognized for their academic success, were also athletic all-conference selections earlier this fall. That list includes men's cross country runners Vance Twitchell and Seth Wold, women's runners Amy Egan, Stacie Lifferth and Jennifer Twitchell and soccer player Charity Weston.
Weston, a senior majoring in PE-Teaching was a first-team athletic and academic pick as a junior as well. Malik Cin, a senior on the football team, was named to the team after earning second-team all-conference athletic honors in the fall.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least 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.
Last fall, USU had 35 honorees and trailed Fresno State, which had 37 picks and Boise State, which finished with 36 honorees.
2007 USU Academic all-WAC Selections
Men's Cross Country Taylor Price Jr. 3.56 Marketing Vance Twitchell Sr. 3.86 Civil Engineering Seth Wold Jr. 3.25 History
Women's Cross Country Caroline Berry Sr. 3.83 Family & Consumer Science Vanessa Hawkins So. 3.67 Early Childhood/Elementary Education Amy Egan Sr. 3.70 English Stacie Lifferth Jr. 3.36 Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education April Rowlan R-Fr 3.53 Journalism Jennifer Twitchell Sr. 3.84 Nutrition & Food Sciences
Football Alan Bishop So. 3.40 Exercise Science Jimmy Bohm Sr. 3.03 Finance Ryan Bohm So. 3.89 International Business/Admin. Chanler Buck Jr. 3.01 Exercise Science Ben Childs Sr. 3.60 History Malik Cin Sr. 3.27 Marketing/Business Admin. Nmamdi Gwacham So. 3.62 Exercise Science Derek Hoke Jr. 3.43 Sociology Otis Nelson Jr. 3.19 Business Administration Preston Robinson Jr. 3.61 Entrepreneurship/Management & Human Resources Kerry Shepherd Gr. 3.14 Master of Business Admin. Terrance Washington Sr. 3.33 Finance
Soccer Lacey Christensen So. 3.81 Exercise Science Candice Clark So. 3.28 Exercise Science Jessica Darrow So. 3.24 Physical Education Ali Griffin So. 3.58 Graphic Design Andra Hansen Jr. 3.19 Exercise Science Charlsie Harris Sr. 3.44 Exercise Science Abby Hunt Jr. 3.38 Exercise Science Alyssa Lowry So. 3.30 Undecided Jessica Malaska Jr. 3.14 Sociology Dana Peart Jr. 3.12 PE-Teaching Shannon Ross Jr. 3.88 Exercise Science Ashley Shurtleff Sr. 3.90 Communication Disorders & Deaf Education Sierra Smith Sr. 3.89 Exercise Science Charity Weston Sr. 3.31 PE-Teaching Lisa Willardson So. 3.50 Undeclared
Volleyball Rebecca Anderson Jr. 3.91 Math & Statistics Heather Hillier So. 3.22 International Studies Beth Hodge Jr. 3.20 Psychology Melissa Larson So. 3.17 Exercise Science Dani Schaap So. 3.36 Undecided Kelsi Peterson Sr. 3.14 Physical Education
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