Rams earn 62 MWC Scholar-Athlete nods for 2010-11




June 28, 2011

By Danielle Marshall
Athletic Media Relations

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Fifty-four Colorado State student-athletes earned a total of 62 Scholar-Athlete awards from the Mountain West for their work in the classroom during the 2010-11 academic year. The MW made the announcement Tuesday.

The 54 student-athletes honored by the MW represent all 16 of CSU’s varsity athletics programs, including eight student athletes –Ryan Friese, Christian Meyer, Kendra Gerk, Kaitlin Hanenburg, Ellie Keyser, Hannah Pensack-Rinehart, Nicole Peters and Aliese Willard – were recognized twice for their efforts as part of the CSU cross country and indoor/outdoor track and field programs.

Track and field athlete Kalie Kirk, cross country runner Becky Schmitt and sisters Tara and Tasia DeMuth from the swimming and diving program, were four of 29 individuals throughout the MW to post perfect 4.00 cumulative grade-point averages.

The MW Scholar-Athlete award is the highest academic honor bestowed by the conference. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or better, and have participated in varsity competition in an NCAA-sponsored sport.

The Rams' 62 Scholar-Athlete award winners are:

Sport
Name (Last, First)
Class Year
CUM GPA
Major
Men's Basketball Carr, Jesse Sophomore 3.72 Business Administration
Women's Basketball Barbee, Bonnie Senior 3.62 Biomedical Science
Women's Basketball Hemmings, Sara Senior 3.83 Business Administration
Women's Basketball Martin, Sam Freshman 3.54 Undeclared
Men's Cross Country Friese, Ryan Senior 3.84 Electrical Engineering
Men's Cross Country Meyer, Christian Freshman 3.77 Physics
Women's Cross Country Gerk, Kendra Junior 3.73 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Cross Country Hanenburg, Kaitlin Freshman 3.67 Biological Science
Women's Cross Country Keyser, Ellie Junior 3.58 Human Development & Family Studies
Women's Cross Country Pensack-Rinehart, Hannah Freshman 3.98 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Cross Country Peters, Nicole Junior 3.84 Natural Resources Management
Women's Cross Country Schmitt, Rebecca Freshman 4.00 Biological Science
Women's Cross Country Willard, Aliese Sophomore 3.94 Journalism and Technical Communication
Football Peitz, Eric Senior 3.71 Biological Science
Men's Golf Giro, Jackson Freshman 3.77 Business Administration
Women's Golf Roering, Emily Sophomore 3.67 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Golf Spinzig, Christina Freshman 3.55 Business Administration
Softball Butterfield, Kendal Freshman 3.78 Animal Science
Softball Greckel, Alysa Freshman 3.64 Biochemistry
Softball Palish, Brittany Sophomore 3.82 Health and Exercise Science
Softball Roberts, Lyssa Junior 3.66 Human Development & Family Studies
Swimming and Diving Burke, Carissa Freshman 3.52 Undeclared
Swimming and Diving DeMuth, Tara Sophomore 4.00 Journalism and Technical Communication
Swimming and Diving DeMuth, Tasia Sophomore 4.00 Journalism and Technical Communication
Swimming and Diving Fuller, Breann Junior 3.62 Business Administration
Swimming and Diving Gamble, Maddie Senior 3.57 Human Development & Family Studies
Swimming and Diving Gropp, Kristen Sophomore 3.52 Construction Management
Swimming and Diving Molzahn, Emily Senior 3.64 Interior Design
Swimming and Diving Price, Michelle Senior 3.70 Environmental Health (post-grad)
Tennis Arneson, Tori Junior 3.78 Health and Exercise Science
Tennis Holzinger, Melissa Senior 3.87 Human Development & Family Studies
Tennis Schultz, Kaley Freshman 3.54 Apparel and Merchandising
Tennis Wooldridge, Kaitlin Senior 3.50 Restaurant & Resort Management
Men's Track and Field Butler, Seth Freshman 3.57 Undeclared
Men's Track and Field Fox, Brian Senior 3.67 Health and Exercise Science
Men's Track and Field Friese, Ryan Senior 3.84 Electrical Engineering
Men's Track and Field Gilliland, Graham Freshman 3.68 Biological Science
Men's Track and Field Meyer, Christian Freshman 3.77 Physics
Men's Track and Field Wasilawski, Ryan Sophomore 3.70 Health and Exercise Science
Men's Track and Field Williams, Tyson Senior 3.53 Accountancy (post-grad)
Women's Track and Field Cisneros, Isabel Freshman 3.74 Undeclared
Women's Track and Field Ford, Jennifer Freshman 3.64 Undeclared
Women's Track and Field Gerk, Kendra Junior 3.73 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Hanenburg, Kaitlin Freshman 3.67 Biological Science
Women's Track and Field Hazel, Katharine Freshman 3.67 Business Administration
Women's Track and Field Johnson, Serena Senior 3.53 Business Administration
Women's Track and Field Keyser, Ellie Senior 3.58 Human Development & Family Studies
Women's Track and Field Killingsworth, Elizabeth Freshman 3.84 Biomedical Science
Women's Track and Field Kirk, Kalie Sophomore 4.00 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Pensack-Rinehart, Hannah Sophomore 3.98 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Peters, Nicole Junior 3.84 Natural Resources Management
Women's Track and Field Pollard, Stephanie Freshman 3.82 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Robinson, Meagan Sophomore 3.56 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Smith, Marissa Freshman 3.77 Health and Exercise Science
Women's Track and Field Willard, Aliese Sophomore 3.94 Journalism and Technical Communication
Volleyball Cranston, Dana Sophomore 3.93 Business Administration
Volleyball Gaulia, Isabelle Sophomore 3.71 Business Administration
Volleyball Hemmings, Audrey Senior 3.79 Biological Science
Volleyball Koenning, Emily Senior 3.57 Business Administration
Water Polo Berry, Kallie Junior 3.67 Apparel and Merchandising
Water Polo Rapp, Aspen Senior 3.78 Business Administration
Water Polo Weed, Stephanie Freshman 3.59 Biomedical Science

 

 

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