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.
Second-Team All-WAC (2010)
Academic All-WAC (2008, 2009, 2010)
Played in and started in all 21 of USU's matches... Earned second-team all-WAC honors... Had one assist for the season coming in the home opener against Utah Valley (Aug. 22) to Natalie Norris for the first goal... Attempted 11 shots, two being on goal... Tied a season-high of two shots on three separate occasions in matches against Utah (Sept. 23), Louisiana Tech (Oct. 1) and Hawai'i (Oct. 31)... Kicked 32 corner kicks, with a season-high five attempts in wins over Nevada (Oct. 8) and Houston Baptist (Oct. 10)... Earned academic all-WAC honors for the third-straight season... Part of the USU squad that earned its eighth-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award.
Played in all 21 matches, starting 18... Scored only goal of the year in season-opening win over Northern Arizona (Aug. 21) on a penalty kick... The only goal was a game-winning goal... Played all 110 minutes of the Aggies' tie against Wyoming (Sept. 6) and San Jose State (Oct. 18)... Attempted seven shots... One of 11 Aggies' to start at least 10 matches... Received the Joe E. Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award and helped the team to the seventh-straight NSCAA Team Academic Award... Earned Academic all-WAC honors.
Appeared in all 22 matches, starting 17 with 1,387 minutes played... Had two game-winning goals with one of them being a penalty kick against Wyoming (Sept. 28)... Also had two assists with nine attempted shots and six on goal... Received the Joe E. Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete award and helped the team to the sixth-straight NSCAA team award.
Four-year letterwinner at Alta High School under head coach Lee Mitchell... Helped Alta to two consecutive Utah 5A state titles her junior and senior seasons... In 2006, her squad finished ranked second in nation... Earned second-team all-state honors as a senior and was an all-state honorable mention honoree her junior season... Scored nine goals in 2007... Also lettered in both basketball and track and field... Finished second in the high jump in regionals... Her 4x400 relay team finished second in the state.
Born May 30, 1990... Full name is Summer Brooke Tillotson... Daughter of Scott and Nancy Tillotson... Second youngest of four siblings... Her father played football at USU from 1975-1978... Her brother, Blake, was a member of the USU basketball team (2006-07)... Majoring in exercise science.
Tillotson's Career Statistics M/MS SOG Goals Ast GWG Pts 2008 (Fr.) 22/17 6 2 2 2 6 2009 (So.) 21/18 3 1 - 1 2 2010 (Jr.) 21/21 2 - 1 - 1 Totals 64/56 11 3 3 3 9
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