Of its 44 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 12 from men's outdoor track, five from women's tennis, four from both softball and men's tennis, and one from the men's golf team.
Aggie Men And Women Win Academic Team Honor For Fifth-Straight Year
Senior Finishes Stellar Cross Country Career At USU
Senior Is One Of Three Athletes From The Western Athletic Conference To Go To Nationals
Senior Is One Of Five Aggies To Compete At Nationals Since 2000
2010 (Jr.): Placed in the top-20 in five of six meets, including a 20th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Crossed the line with top-two finishes three separate times winning the Utah State Open (21:49.9), finishing second at the Montana State Invitational (25:05.00) and at the WAC Championships (24:37.45)... Earned first-team all-WAC honors as well as academic all-WAC accolades.
2009 (So.): Named 2009 WAC Athlete of the Year after finishing first at the WAC Championships with a time of 26:00.1... Recorded a team-high four top 20 finishes... Won two races overall, the Utah State Open and the WAC Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2008 (RS-Fr.): Finished 20th at WAC Championships in 27:09.30... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
Personal: Full name is Brian Albert McKenna... Born July 8, 1986... Son of Richard and Wendy McKenna... Has five sibilings... Brother Kyle is now running for USU... Graduated in 2011 with a bachelor's degree in psychology and is now pursuing a master's degree in psychology.