Gymnastics And Women's Basketball Has 13 Players Receive Academic All-WAC Honors
May 11, 2007
LOGAN, Utah - The Western Athletic Conference announced its winter all-academic teams on Thursday and Utah State had 13 student-athletes recognized. Among those honored were nine gymnasts and four women's basketball players.
Of the 13 Utah State student-athletes honored, five are receiving academic all-conference honors for the fourth time, two are being honored for the third time, and three are being honored for the second time.
Student-Athletes who are earning academic all-conference honors for the fourth time include gymnasts Ashley Barr, Meagan Lewis, Rachael Mandy and Jessica Parenti-Otte, and women's basketball player Brittany Phillips. Those being honored for the third time include Brittany Hagen of women's basketball and Alex Martin of gymnastics, while two-time award winners include Katie Omann and Ana Rickard of women's gymnastics, and Taylor Richards of women's basketball.
To be eligible for academic all-conference honors, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade-point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.
Utah State's Winter Academic All-WAC Selections Women's Basketball Jenny Gross, Jr., 3.20, Family, Child and Human Devolpment Brittany Hagen, Sr., 3.29, Pre-Physical Therapy Brittany Phillips, Sr., 3.66, Heath, Physical Education and Recreation Taylor Richards, Jr., 3.50, Elementary Education Gymnastics Ashley Barr, Sr., 3.67, Political Science Nicki Felley, So.. 3.47, Undecided Meagan Lewis, Sr., 4.00, Heath, Physical Education and Recreation Rachael Mandy, Sr., 3.487, Human Resource Management Devin Markle, So., 3.19, Exercise Science Alex Martin, Sr., 3.31, Exercise Science Katie Omann, Jr., 3.22, Exercise Science Jessica Parenti-Otte, Sr., 3.51, Family and Consumer Science Ana Rickard, Jr., 3.34, Exercise Science