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.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
USU's men placed second as a team, while the women came in fourth.
For the week of April 8, 2013.
Aggies Collect 25 Top-Six Finishes Saturday
*Academic All-WAC (2013)*2013 (Fr.): Placed 10th in the 5,000m and 30th in the 3,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships... Finished 18th at the WAC Cross Country Championships and 98th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships... Competed in the 1,500m and 5,000m races during the outdoor season.
High School: A six-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field... Finished in the top seven in the North Coast Sectionals in 2010... Member of the cross country team that won eague and North Coast sectional championships in 2010 and 2011.
Personal: Full name is Kelsey Lynn Girardelli... Oldest of three children of Gary and Tracy Girardelli... Majoring in biology... Last named pronounced Jeer-a-Deli.
Personal bests include: