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.
For the week of Nov. 12, 2012
Aggie Women Finish 10th, Men Place 14th
Utah State Cross Country Men Finish Second, Women Third As Aggies Collect Four First-Team All-WAC Honors Saturday At 2012 WAC Championships
Tylee Newman Tabbed WAC Women's Freshman Of The Year
2012 (FR): Competed in five meets in 2012, including two top 25 finishes... Finished in 24th-place at the Montana State Invitational (18:24.00)... Placed 18th at the WAC Championships (18:19.28)... Brought home an 98th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Regionals (23:10.2).
HIGH SCHOOL: A six-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field... Finished in the top seven in the North Coast sectionals in 2010... Won league 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.