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.
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.
USU's men placed second as a team, while the women came in fourth.
Of its 52 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from football honored, along with 11 student-athletes from soccer, eight from both women's cross country and volleyball, and seven from men's cross country.
USU Track and Field, 04/18/2014
Utah State Track & Field - Mark Faldmo Invitaional
Honors: Mountain West Scholar Athlete (2013 XC); Academic All-WAC/Mountain West (2012 XC, 2013 T&F, 2014 XC).
2014 (XC): Finished 51st at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Placed 33rd at the MW Championships... Finished 15th at both the Aggie Invitational and Montana State Invitational... Earned academic all-MW honors.
2014 (Jr.): Finished 11th in the 5,000m and 20th in the 3,000m at the MW Indoor Championships... Finished ninth in the 3,000m at the New Mexico Team Challenge... Placed ninth in the 2,000m steeplechase at the Oregon Preview.
2013 (XC): Placed 44th at the MW Championships... Took 16th at the Utah Valley Invitational... MW scholar-athlete.
2013 (So.): Appeared in two meets during the outdoor season, competing in the 1,500m at the Faldmo Invitational and the 5,000m at the Mid-Major Challenge... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2012 (XC): Finished 33rd at the Montana State Invitational and 36th at the Aggie Invitational and... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: A three-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field... Placed first in region and sixth at state as a senior.
Personal: Full name is Michael Theodore Bills... One of six children of Michael Bills and Kenna Pulley... Served a two-year LDS Church Mission in Paraguay... Majoring in accounting with a minor in Spanish.
Personal bests include:
|NCAA XC Mountain Regionals|
|MW XC Championships|
|MW Indoor Championships|
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