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.
Aggies will celebrate Senior Night prior to Friday's competition.
After three-meet road swing, the Aggies are back in the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
Aggies and Hornets to face-off in Western Athletic Conference dual-meet.
HONORS: Second-Team All-Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference: Beam (2016); Academic All-WAC/Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference (2013, 2015, 2016); USU Whitesides Scholar-Athlete (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016).
2016 (JR): Was a beam and floor specialist in all 14 meets… Tied for 13th on beam (9.800) and tied for 35th on floor (9.750) at the NCAA Regional Championships (4/2)… Earned second-team all-Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference honors after tying for fifth on beam (9.825) at the league championships (3/19)… Also tied for 19th on floor (9.775) at the MRGC Championships… Captured five event titles during the season, winning beam three times and floor twice… Averaged 9.795 on beam, which is tied for third in school history… Set career high of 9.900 on beam, which is tied for 10th all-time in school history, against No. 24 Southern Utah (1/29)… Equaled her career high of 9.875 on floor in the same meet… Tied for 19th on beam in the North Central Regional with a Regional Qualifying Score of 9.830... Earned academic all-MRGC honors and was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.
2015 (R-SO): Competed in every meet of the season… Averaged 9.743 on beam and had an RQS of 9.825 to rank tied for 12th in the North Central Region… Also averaged a 9.721 on vault and had an RQS of 9.730 to rank tied for 51st regionally… Competed in two events at the NCAA Regional Championships in Berkeley, Calif. (4/4), tying for ninth with a 9.800 on beam and placing 33rd with a 9.675 on floor… Competed in the same two events at the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference Championships (3/21), tying for 15th with a 9.750 on floor and tying for 17th with a 9.775 on beam… Won three event titles during the season, including capturing consecutive beam titles in back-to-back meets with then-career-high scores of 9.875 against Seattle Pacific (2/6) and Boise State (2/15), respectively… Also set career highs of 9.775 on vault against Seattle Pacific and 9.875 on floor against BYU (3/13)… Earned academic all-Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference honors and was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.
2014 (RS): Did not compete due to a season-ending injury and received a medical redshirt... Was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.
2013 (FR): Made her collegiate debut, competing in the all-around four times during the season... Set her career-best all-around score at Southern Utah (2/1) with a 38.875 (3rd)... That same SUU meet was her best of the season, posting season-high scores in each event with a 9.625 (10th) on vault, 9.700 (T-8th) on bars, 9.825 (T-2nd) on beam and a 9.725 (T-6th) on floor... Earned academic all-WAC honors and was a USU Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.
CLUB/HIGH SCHOOL: Competed at the Illinois Gymnastics Institute under Todd Gardiner... Took seventh place in all-around at the Eastern Nationals... Was a four-year regional qualifier... Was a Junior Olympic qualifier in 2011 and 2012... Placed third on floor and 10th on beam at the 2012 Junior Olympics... Helped IGI to the state championship in 2011... Was named an Illinois State Scholar and was on the honor roll for four years at Wheaton North High School.
PERSONAL: Daughter of Bryan and Pam Sanzotti... Has an older brother and a younger sister... Chose USU because of the atmosphere of Logan and the surrounding mountains... Majoring in biology.
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