Of its 47 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 16 student-athletes from football honored, along with 11 student-athletes from soccer, eight from volleyball, and six each from both men's and women's cross country.
Salmon, Merrill, Tillotson and Norris all honored by the NSCAA for efforts in the classroom.
USU Soccer's Historic Season Comes to a Close With a 2-1 Loss to Auburn in the NCAA Tournament Saturday
The Aggies end the season with a school-record 15-5-2 record after loss to the third-seeded Tigers.
The Aggies are prepared to play in their first NCAA Tournament match.
Utah State is set to make first appearance in the NCAA Tournament against the Tigers.
First-Team All-WAC (2008, 2009, 2010)
WAC All-Tournament Team (2010)
Academic All-WAC (2008, 2009, 2010)
First-Team NSCAA All-West Region (2010)
2010 (JR.): Played and started in all 21 of matches... Earned first-team all-WAC honors for the third time in three seasons, becoming the first USU player ever to earn first-team honors in each of her first three seasons... Named to the NSCAA all-West Region first team... Played in all 90 minutes of each of USU's six shutout victories in 2010... Attempted 13 shots, two being on goal... Had a season-high two shots four separate times in matches against Cal Poly (Sept. 12), Houston Baptist (Oct. 10), Fresno State (Oct. 22) and Hawai'i (Oct. 31)... Earned academic all-WAC and NSCAA Scholar All-American honors.
2009 (SO): Earned first-team all-WAC honors for the second-straight season... First USU player to ever earn first-team all-conference honors her first two seasons... Played in all 21 matches, starting 19... Was one of 11 Aggies' to play in all 21 matches... Attempted three shots... Was part of the Utah State defense that allowed only 26 goals... Named Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete... Part of the USU squad that earned its seventh-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award... Earned academic all-WAC honors for the second-straight season.
Played in 22 matches and started 21... Recorded one goal and one assist for three points... One of three Aggies named to the all-WAC first-team and was one of two freshmen to earn all-WAC honors along with Shantel Flanary... Eighth on the team in shots and shot percentage... Scored only goal of the season in a win against San Jose State (Oct. 26) as the Aggies clinched the WAC title... Also named to the academic all-WAC list... Part of the USU squad that earned its sixth-straight NSCAA Team Academic award.
A four-year letterwinner for Provo High School, she was the team MVP her senior year scoring 13 goals with 16 assists... Earned all-state honorable mention honors and second-team all-region and all-valley honors during her senior year... In 2006, was the region's leading scorer with 22 goals along with 16 assists, earning first-team all-state, all-region and all-Utah Valley honors... Formerly played for the Celtic Storm club team that were finalists three consecutive years... Captain of both the Celtic Storm club and the Utah 90s ODP team... Earned National Honors Society honors.
FBorn Jan. 3 1990... Full name is Chandra Cathleen Salmon... Daughter of J. Ross and Karen Salmon... One of eight children... Majoring in human movement science.
Salmon's Career Statistics M/MS SOG Goals Ast GWG Pts 2008 (Fr.) 22/21 6 1 1 - 3 2009 (SO) 21/19 2 - - - - 2010 (JR) 21/21 2 - - - - Totals 64/61 10 1 1 - 3
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