SACRAMENTO STATE FALL STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 45 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

SACRAMENTO STATE FALL STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 45 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State student-athletes in six fall sports have combined to receive 45 academic all-conference honors. The Hornets earned 37 Big Sky all-Academic awards in football, volleyball, women's soccer, and men's and women's cross country while the men's soccer team had eight players named Big West all-Academic, the most of any team in the conference.

The Hornet football team had 13 Big Sky all-Academic honorees while women's soccer had 10. The Volleyball team had seven players honored, tied for the most in the last eight years, while women's cross country had five and men's cross country received two. Men's Soccer had its most Big West all-Academic selections since joining the conference and had more honorees than any of the other seven soccer programs in the conference.

To be eligible for the Big Sky all-Academic team, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1) Participated in at least half of the team's competitions; 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.

For Big West all-Academic honors, student-athletes have to maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, complete one full academic year at the member institution prior to the season for which the award is being received (at least a sophomore academically), and compete in at least 50 percent of their team's contests.

Fall 2016 Big Sky All-Academic

Football
Nolan Merker - So. - Kinesiolgy
Nick Bianco - Fr. - Kinesiolgy
Nate Ketteringham - So. - Undeclared
Lennard Cowans - Jr. - Economics
Kyle Evanski - Jr. - Criminal Justice
Tanner Kuljian - Fr. - Business Administration
Andre Lindsey - So. - Kinesiolgy
Ricky Williams - Fr. - Undeclared
John Wagstaff - So. - Criminal Justice
Jonathan Bade - Jr. - Sociology
Oscar Nava - Fr. - Criminal Justice
Ian Lauvai - Fr. - Undeclared
Tyler Meteer - Jr. - Civil Engineering

Volleyball
Shannon Boyle - Jr. - Kinesiology
Madeline Cannon - Sr. - Communication Studies
Courtney Dietrich - Sr. - Child Development
Kennedy Kurtz - Jr. - Communication Studies
Mikaela Nocetti - So. - Undeclared
Lexie Skalbeck - Sr. - Child Development
Morgan Stanley - Sr. - Business Administration

Men's Cross Country
Ryan Salcido - Jr. - Computer Science
Sam Scheuer - Jr. - Mathematics

Women's Cross Country
Amelia Pear - So. - Nursing
Amy Quinones - So. - Nursing
Emma Armstrong - So. - Family & Consumer Science
Jocelyn Orozco - Sr. - Kinesiology
Gracie Albano - Jr. - Kinesiology

Women's Soccer
Chelsea Arnold - Jr. - Business Finance
Kayla Collins - Jr. - Biomedical Science
Adaurie Dayak - Sr. - Kinesiology
Rachel Leonard - Sr. - Liberal Studies
Jennifer Lum - Sr. - Kinesiology
Amanda Mielke - Jr. - Business Finance
Caitlin Prothe - So. - Undeclared
Mikayla Reed - Fr. - Kinesiology
Kylee Smith - Jr. - Healthcare
Regan Smithers - Sr. - Biomedical Science

Fall 2016 Big West All-Academic

Men's Soccer
Preston Davis - Sr. - Kinesiology
James Del Curto - Jr. - Communications
Paul Geyer - Jr. - Government
Trevor Jackson - Jr. - Biomedical
Nate Nugen - Sr. - Kinesiology
Argenis Ramos - Sr. - Criminal Justice
Elias Rieland - Jr. - Business
Cylus Sandoval - Jr. - Communications