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.
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
McKenna and Litzsinger Lead USU Harriers Again Saturday With Solid Finishes At NCAA Pre-National Meet
Aggie Women Finish Fourth In Unseeded Race, While USU Men Place 30th In Seeded Race
Utah State Cross Country - Aggie Invitational
HONORS: All-Mountain Region (2014); Academic All-WAC/Mountain West (2012, 2014); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2013, 2014).
2014 (SR): Earned All-Mountain Region honors by placing 20th with a time of 30:21 at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships… Finished 97th with a time of 31:30.4 at the NCAA Championships… Placed 15th with a time of 24:14.80 at the Mountain West Championships… Competed in seven meets during the season and had two top-five finishes… Best finish of the season was at the Utah State-hosted Aggie Invitational, where he placed third with a season-best time of 20:55.34… Also placed fourth with a time of 25:10 at the Montana State Invitational… Earned academic all-MW and Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors.
2013 (JR): Competed in six meets during the 2013 season, including two top-five finishes... Earned first-team all-Mountain West honors after placing sixth at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 24:29.97... Finished 43rd at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships with a time of 30:30.90... Garnered third at the Aggie Invitational (21:04.82) and fourth at the Montana State Invitational (25:22.00)... Earned Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors.
2012 (SO): Competed in six meets in 2012, including two top 20 finishes... Finished 18th at the Montana State Invitational (26:10.00)... Took sixth at the WAC Championships (24:47.79), earning second-team all-WAC accolades... Placed 44th at the NCAA Mountain Regionals (31:31.3)... Garnered academic all-WAC accolades.
2011 (FR): Finished 39th (28:35.5) at the 2011 WAC Cross Country Championships... Placed 23rd at the Montana State Bozeman Running Company Invitational with a time of 26:06.00.
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.
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