36 Aggies Earn Academic All-WAC Honors For Winter Sports

The WAC announced the 2009-2010 Academic All-WAC teams for the winter sports and a total of 36 Aggies were honored. The women's track and field team led the way with a total of 16 honorees while swimming and diving followed closely behind with 14 honorees. The women's basketball team placed a total of five players on the list while men's basketball had one.

The 36 Aggie student-athletes join the 33 honorees for the 2009 Fall Academic All-WAC Teams. The Aggies placed six more student-athletes on the Academic All-WAC Teams for the winter sports than they did last year.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests. The following is a list of the winter sport honorees:

MEN’S BASKETBALL
Kelly Merker, Gr.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Taylor Altenburg, So.
Crystal Boyd, Gr.
Kelsie Rozendaal, So.
Kaitlyn Soto, So.
Tabytha Wampler, So.

WOMEN’S INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD
Michelle Barnard, Sr.
Katherine Beach, So.
Kellian Egan, Sr.
Alyssa Flores, Jr.
Ingrid Flores, Sr.
Brandi Gutierrez, Jr.
Brittany Hurtado, Jr.
April Lewis, So.
Merissa Montoya, Jr.
Jessica Payne, So.
Tiffany Rodriguez, Sr.
Camille Schultz, So.
Courtney Schultz, So.
Cassandra Valdez, So.
Deann Williams, So.
Jordan Wood, Jr.

SWIMMING AND DIVING
Tessa Bain, Sr.
Rachelle Bassen, So.
Mariesa Cloud, Jr.
Kelly Conrad, So.
Victoria Eickerman, Jr.
Theresa Illgen, Sr.
Rachel Judge, Sr.
Alannah Lawrence, Jr.
Gina Palombit, So.
Meghann Percy, Sr.
Kelly Runestrand, So.
Ana Lorena Smith Orellana, So.
Maria Spies, So.
Bonnie Taylor, Jr.