Jan. 31, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Thirty-six Colorado State student-athletes earned recognition from the Mountain West Conference for their work in the classroom during the fall 2012 seasons. The Fall 2012 Mountain West Academic All-Conference honorees, which were announced by the league on Thursday, are represented by 409 total student-athletes from the MW, a new league record.
The 36 student-athletes honored from CSU represent all four of the university's fall varsity athletics programs: men's and women's cross country, football and volleyball. Additionally, the total ties a school best for the fall awards; CSU also had 36 student-athletes awarded last year.
Women's cross country runner Hannah Pensack-Rinehart, a junior, led CSU student-athletes with a 3.99 cumulative grade-point average. A total of seven student-athletes held cumulative grade-point averages above 3.75.
In order to qualify for Fall 2012 Mountain West Academic All-Conference status, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic semester at the member institution, have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and have competed in at least 50 percent of the team's varsity contests this past season.
The Rams' 36 Fall 2012 Mountain West Academic All-Conference award-winners are:
|Sport||Institution||Name (Last, First)||Class Year||Cum GPA||Major|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Goodman, Andrew||Sophomore||3.97||Health and Exercise Science|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Larson, Ben||Junior||3.50||Health and Exercise Science|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Lesser, Andrew||Senior||3.20||Business Administration|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Meyer, Christian||Junior||3.84||Physics|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Morgan, Jacob||Freshman||3.74||Health and Exercise Science|
|Men's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Muntefering, Alex||Junior||3.86||Health and Exercise Science|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Hanenburg, Kaitlin||Junior||3.32||Biological Science|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Henderson, Whitney||Junior||3.13||Journalism and Technical Communication|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Killingsworth, Elle||Sophomore||3.75||Biomedical Sciences|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Pensack-Rinehart, Hannah||Junior||3.99||Health and Exercise Science|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Roberts, Marina||Freshman||3.54||Social Work|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Tavé, Jennifer||Senior||3.47||Food Science and Nutrition|
|Women's Cross Country||Colorado State University||Will, Ali||Freshman||3.62||Communication Studies|
|Football||Colorado State University||Allenbrand, Cole||Sophomore||3.30||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Caprioglio, Joe||Senior||3.06||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Cartwright, Kivon||Sophomore||3.37||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Froland, John||Sophomore||3.54||Construction Management|
|Football||Colorado State University||Gray, Austin||Sophomore||3.23||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Hansley, Joe||Freshman||3.06||Undeclared|
|Football||Colorado State University||Hedstrom, Tanner||Junior||3.08||Health and Exercise Science|
|Football||Colorado State University||Myers, Mason||Sophomore||3.36||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Nwoke, Chris||Junior||3.28||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Roberts, Jared||Sophomore||3.53||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Shaw, Marcus||Senior||3.12||Management Practice (post-grad)|
|Football||Colorado State University||Skelton, James||Senior||3.00||Business Administration|
|Football||Colorado State University||Tanyi, Lanston||Senior||3.22||Education & Human Resource Studies|
|Football||Colorado State University||Vinson, Dominique||Senior||3.01||Liberal Arts|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Colaizzi, Jaime||Freshman||3.87||Health and Exercise Science|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Cranston, Dana||Senior||3.90||Business Administration|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Culbert, Adrianna||Freshman||3.71||Undeclared|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Gaulia, Izzy||Senior||3.64||Business Administration|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Koutchouk, Anastassia||Freshman||3.72||Undeclared|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Peters, Samantha||Junior||3.04||Business Administration|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Plourde, Megan||Senior||3.36||Business Administration|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Reynolds, Marlee||Sophomore||3.16||Psychology|
|Women's Volleyball||Colorado State University||Smith, Michelle||Junior||3.53||Nutrition and Food Science|
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