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54 Thunderbird Student-Athletes Earn Big Sky All-Academic Status for Spring Sports

Published: July 02, 2018 | Category: Athletics

SUU Student Athletes All-Academic HonorsThe Big Sky Conference revealed their 2018 Spring All-Academic Teams on Monday afternoon, and 54 different student-athletes from Southern Utah received the honor.

Student-athletes from SUU's softball, men’s tennis, women’s tennis, men’s golf, women’s golf, men’s outdoor track and field, and women’s outdoor track and field teams were eligible for this round of All-Academic honors.

The league had a total of 637 student-athletes recognized for the spring season.

“I’d like to congratulate all of our spring student-athletes for their hard work and academic success,” said Commissioner Andrea Williams. “Our student-athletes have continued to demonstrate their commitment and motivation to succeed in their respective sport, as well as in the classroom. They are competing at a high level nationally, while performing well academically.”

To be eligible, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements:
1) Participated in at least half of the team’s competitions. In track & field student-athlete competed at the indoor conference championships.
2) Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at the conclusion of the most recently completed term.
3) Completed at least one academic term at his/her current Big Sky institution.

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2017-18 Spring All-Academic Honors

Name Class Major

 

Softball

   

Makenzie Ball

Freshman

Communication

Kendall Kapitzke

Junior

Criminal Justice

Sarah Murphy

Senior

Economics

Nicole Simonson

Sophomore

Economics

Mikaela Thomson

Freshman

Hotel, Resort & Hospitality Management

Madison Tuft

Freshman

Management

Haley Wall

Senior

Criminal Justice

Javlyn Weaver

Junior

Human Nutrition

Taylei Williams

Freshman

Exploratory Studies

 

Men’s Tennis

   

Guy Feigin

Sophomore

Finance

Conor Tordoff

Sophomore

Economics

 

Women’s Tennis

   

Ghita Nassik

Junior

Economics

Alexandra Ngo

Freshman

Criminal Justice

Charity Sagiao

Junior

Nursing

Eira Tobrand

Freshman

Engineering Technology

 

Women’s Golf

   

Lindsay Aleman

Junior

Family life & Human Development

Nicole Jones

Senior

Accounting

Kyla Smith

Sophomore

Elementary Education

Launa Wilson

Freshman

Human Nutrition

 

Men’s Outdoor Track & Field

Jordan Porcaro

Freshman

Exercise Science

Cannon Brunsvik

Junior

Biology

Nate Osterstock

Freshman

Exercise Science

Matthew Wright

Senior

Psychology

Erik Ostrom

Freshman

Management

Aidan Reed

Freshman

Political Science

Sean Newcomb

Sophomore

Exercise Science

Inoa Wahinehookae

Junior

Engineering Technology

Marcus Hastings

Junior

Criminal Justice

Michael Finch

Sophomore

Accounting

Jacob Francis

Freshman

Physical Education Teaching/Coaching

Skyler Porcaro

Junior

Biology

Novell Reid

Sophomore

Biology

Jeff Rowley

Sophomore

Mathematics Education

 

Women's Outdoor Track & Field

Angie Nickerson

Junior

Philosophy

Laura Kehr

Sophomore

Athletic Training

Brooklyn Lott

Freshman

Exercise Science

Morgan Porcaro

Junior

Exercise Science

Jentry Skidmore

Freshman

Exploratory Studies

Julieta Navarrete-Lamas

Sophomore

Accounting

Amy Pouliot

Sophomore

Psychology

Elize Larsen

Freshman

Biology

Linnea Saltz

Sophomore

Philosophy

Alexis McAllister

Sophomore

Dance Education

Lacey Hochhalter

Sophomore

Elementary Education

Carly Dalton

Senior

Elementary Education

Emma Amundsen

Freshman

Psychology

Madison Cook

Sophomore

Agriculture Science

Madison Fruchey

Freshman

English

Madeline Kauffman

Sophomore

Family Life & Human Development

Kassie Neiwert

Freshman

Communication

Gracie Rhoades

Sophomore

Exercise Science

Samantha Taylor

Freshman

Accounting

Samantha Twitchell

Sophomore

Human Nutrition

Ellyn Williams

Freshman

Accounting


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Bryson Lester, Director of Strategic Communication
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