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.
Aggies tally 30 top-six finishes Saturday, 14 for the USU women and 16 for the men.
In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.
Utah State Track - Mark Faldmo Invitational
Honors: All-Mountain Region XC (2014); First-Team All-Mountain West Indoor: Mile (2014); First-Team All-Mountain West XC (2013); First-Team All-WAC Indoor: DMR (2013); Second-Team All-WAC Indoor: Mile (2013); First-Team All-WAC Outdoor: 1,500m, Steeplechase (2013); First-Team All-WAC XC (2012); Second-Team All-WAC Outdoor: 1,500m, Steeplechase (2012); Academic All-District (2014 XC); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2013 XC and T&F); Academic All-WAC/MW (2012 XC and T&F, 2013 T&F, 2014 XC and T&F).
2014 (XC): Placed 97th at the NCAA Championships... Received all-region honors after finishing 20th with a time of 30:21.33 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships... Finished 15th at the MW Championships... Earned academic all-MW and all-district honors, and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.
2014 (Jr.): Received first-team all-MW honors after winning the mile at the Indoor Championships... Also placed sixth as a member of the distance medley relay team... Placed fifth in the 3,000m steeplechase at the MW Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-MW honors.
2013 (XC): Placed 43rd at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Named first-team all-MW after finishing sixth at the MW Championships... Took third at the Aggie Invitational... MW Scholar-Athlete.
2013 (So.): Tabbed first-team all-WAC after winning the distance medley relay at the Indoor Championships... Named second-team all-WAC after placing fourth in the mile at the Indoor Championships... Finished 13th in the 3,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships... Garnered first-team all-WAC honors after placing second in the 3,000m steeplechase and third in the 1,500m races at the Outdoor Championships... Took 13th in the 5,000m at the WAC Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.
2012 (XC): Placed 44th at the NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships... Named first-team all-WAC after finishing sixth at the Cross Country Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2012 (Fr.): Named second-team all-WAC after placing fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase and sixth in the 1,500m at the Outdoor Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2011 (XC): Took 39th at the WAC Championships.
High School: A 12-time letterwinner in cross country, track & field and soccer... Named to Southwestern League (SWL) all-conference soccer first-team as a senior... Member of three-time SWL champions in track & field... Won SWL championship for 1600m three times and 800m twice.
Personal: Full name is Eric Ansel Shellhorn... One of two children of Gary Shellhorn and Anne Janik... Majoring in civil engineering.
Personal bests include:
|NCAA XC Championships|
|NCAA XC Region Championships|
|MW XC Championships|
|MW Indoor Championships|
|MW Outdoor Championships|
|WAC XC Championships|
|WAC Indoor Championships|
|WAC Outdoor Championships|
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