Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
Killpack Wins Men's 800m, Newman Named Women's Freshman of the Year on Final Day of 2013 WAC Outdoor Championships
Aggie men finish in second-place, as the women ended the meet in seventh-place.
Aggie men are in third place, while the women sit in fifth place.
USU Track And Field Collects Three Event Titles On Day One Of California's Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Hawkins and Taylor capture event titles for Utah State women, Hall for Aggie men.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Utah State Track & Field - Mark Faldmo Invitaional
*Academic All-WAC (2009, 2010, 2011)*2013 (Sr.): Competed in the mile and 3,000m races.
2012 (XC): Placed 26th at the WAC Cross Country Championships and 78th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships.
2012 (RS): Redshirted due to injury.
2011 (Jr.): Named first-team all-WAC after finishing second in both the 3,000m and 5,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships and again after winning the 3,000m steeplechase and placing third in the 5,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Tabbed second-team all-WAC after finishing ninth at the WAC Cross Country Championships... Finished 25th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA First Round Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2010 (So.): Tabbed second-team all-WAC after finishing fourth in the 3,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships and again after finishing fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Earned first-team all-WAC honors after finishing fifth at the 2010 Cross Country Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2009 (Fr.): Collected first-team all-WAC honors after finishing third in the 5,000m at WAC Indoor Championships and again after finishing second in the 3,000sc and at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Named second-team all-WAC after finishing fourth in the 5,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Earned USTFCCCA academic accolades... Named second-team all-WAC after finishing 11th at the WAC Cross Country Championships... Placed 26th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCAA First Round Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: An eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field... Region cross country champion as a junior and senior... Finished in sixth-place at the state cross country championships as a senior... State champion in 1,600m at the state cross country championships in 2008.
Personal: Full name is Ruth Elizabeth Hilton... Born February 6, 1990... Youngest of eight children of Allen and Randalin Hilton... Majoring in math education.
Personal bests include:
|WAC Indoor Championships|
|WAC Outdoor Championships|
|NCAA Outdoor First Round
|WAC XC Championships|
| NCAA XC Mountain Region
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