Jan. 30, 2014
LOGAN, Utah - - Senior guard Jennifer Schlott became the first Utah State women's basketball player to be named to the Capital One Academic All-District® team on Thursday.
The 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District ® Women's Basketball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital One has been the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA's Academic All-America teams programs since 2011.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Schlott, a native of Mesa, Ariz., currently has a 3.48 in marketing. She is a three-time Western Athletic Conference academic honoree. Last season, she was also named to the all-WAC second team. She is one of only two players in the Mountain West to be recognized along with Colorado State's Caitlin Duffy, who was honored by District 7. There was one other player from the state of Utah as BYU's Jennifer Hamson also earned District 8 honors.
This season, the senior leads the Mountain West in scoring, averaging 24.2 points per game. She is also the conference leader in assists with 6.2 apg. She has scored in double figures in all 19 games this season. Schlott also leads the conference with four 30+ performances this season.
With four assists in USU's win against New Mexico on Jan. 29, she is now just nine away from tying Aggie-great Taylor Richards (2005-08), who had 371 career assists.
Schlott and the Aggies are back in action on Saturday, Feb. 1, taking on Wyoming at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum at 7 p.m. USU will then prepare for a two-game road trip at Nevada Wednesday, on Feb. 5 and at Boise State on Saturday, Feb. 8.
All USU home games are streamed on the Aggie Digital Network in conjunction with the Mountain West Digital Network. Fans can watch the streaming by going http://www.utahstateaggies.com/videos/. Live stats will also be available by clicking on the "Live Stat" link on the USU web site.
Fans can follow USU women's basketball at www.twitter.com/UtahStateWBB, as well as on facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUWBB. Aggie fans can also follow the Utah State athletic program at twitter.com/USUAthletics or on Facebook at facebook, at www.facebook.com/USUAthletics. Utah State women's basketball is now also on instagram at www.instagram.com/USUWbasketball.
Aggie women's basketball tickets will be available by contacting the USU Athletics Ticket Office at (435) 797-0305 or at 1-888-U-STATE-1 (1-888-878-2831) for more information or visit the Utah State athletics web site at www.UtahStateAggies.com.
NCAA DIVISION I (AK, AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR, UT, WA, Canada) DISTRICT 8 FIRST TEAM Name School Yr. GPA Major Ruth Hamblin Oregon State So. 3.98 Pre-Mechanical Engineering Jennifer Hamson BYU Sr. 3.51 Exercise Science Judy Jones Grand Canyon Sr. 3.96 Exercise Science Chiney Ogwumike Stanford Sr. 3.46 International Business Jennifer SchlottUtah State Sr. 3.48 Marketing
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