HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 45 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS

HORNET STUDENT-ATHLETES EARN 45 CONFERENCE ALL-ACADEMIC 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 11 Big Sky all-academic honorees while women's soccer had 13. The volleyball team had four players honored, while women's cross country had six and men's cross country received three. Men's soccer had its most Big West all-academic selections since joining the conference with eight honorees.

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 2017 Big Sky All-Academic

Football
Joseph Ajeigbe - Sr. - Recreation, Parks, Tourism Administration
Jonathan Bade - Sr. - Sociology
Nick Bianco - So. - Kinesiolgy
Brandon Boccaleoni - Fr. - Kinesiology
Lennard Cowans - Sr. - Economics
Kyle Evanski - Sr. - Criminal Justice
Quincy Jountti - So. - Psychology
Nolan Merker - Jr. - Kinesiology 
Tyler Meteer - Sr. - Civil Engineering
Stone Sander - Sr. - Criminal Justice 
Kevin Thomson - Jr. - Communication Studies

Volleyball
Shannon Boyle - Sr. - Kinesiology
Sarah Davis - So. - Undeclared 
Kennedy Kurtz - Jr. - Communication Studies
Mikaela Nocetti - Jr. - Kinesiology

Men's Cross Country
Ryan Salcido - Sr. - Computer Science
Sam Scheuer - Sr. - Mathematics
Tristen Thomson- Fr. - Kinesiology

Women's Cross Country
Gracie Albano - Sr. - Kinesiology
Cagnei Duncan - Fr. - Environmental Studies 
Amelia Pear - Jr. - Nursing
Amy Quinones - Jr. - Nursing
Sara Stevens - Fr. - Communications Studies
Rachel Victor - Fr. - Family & Comsumer Science 

Women's Soccer
Chelsea Arnold - Sr. - Business Administration
Alyssa Baena - Fr. - Undeclared 
Kylee Kim- Bustillos - Fr. - Biology
Sofia Chandler - Sr. - Kinesiology
Kayla Collins - Sr. - Biomedical Science
Bonnie Ford - So. - Undeclared
Julia Herrera - Fr. - Kinesiology 
Christina Lazar - Fr. - Geography 
Amanda Mielke - Sr. - Business Finance 
Ariana Nino - Fr. - Undeclared
Mikayla Reed - So. - Kinesiology
Kylee Smith - Sr. - Health Sciences 
Allison Zwerling - Fr. - Health Science 

Fall 2017 Big West All-Academic

Men's Soccer
Brad Bumgarner - Jr. - Sociology
James Del Curto - Sr. - Communications
Josh Dull - Jr. - Kinesiology
Paul Geyer - Sr. - Government
Mac Harrington - So. - Undeclared
Trevor Jackson - Sr. - Biomedical
Elias Rieland - Sr. - Business
Christian Webb - So. - Business