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OGDEN, Utah – Sacramento State has 29 student-athletes in six spring sports represented on the Big Sky All-Academic teams announced by the conference on Wednesday. With the spring awards the Hornets totaled 97 conference All-Academic accolades for the 2012-13 academic year.

Women's outdoor track and field, which won the 2013 Big Sky championship, led the way with 10 selections while men's outdoor track and field and 12-time Big Sky champion women's tennis each had five selections. Men's tennis, women's golf, and softball each had three representatives on the All-Academic teams. Eleven of the 29 honorees garnered the award following their freshman season while 11 student-athletes were repeat winners.

To be eligible for Big Sky All-Academic honors, 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.

The names of all 29 Hornet student-athletes are listed below along with their class and major.

Women's Golf
Natalie Bodnar - Fr. - Communication Studies
Lexie Hall* - So. - Business Administration
Lisa Persson - Jr. - Economics

Lauren Blair - Sr. - Liberal Studies
Alexa Chattleton - So. - Communication Studies
Nicole Clark - So. - Undeclared

Men's Tennis
Aliaksandr Malko** - Sr. - Business Administration
Marek Marksoo* - So. - Geology
Tom Miller - So. - Geography

Women's Tennis
Saskia Angerer - Fr. - Criminal Justice
Olivia Boija - Fr. - Business Administration
Katharina Knoebl** - Jr. - Geography
Sophie Lohscheidt** - Jr. - Business Administration
Jennifer Nguyen - Fr. - Computer Engineering

Men's Outdoor Track and Field
Mark Frazier* - Sr. - Film Studies
James January - Jr. - Communication Studies
James Kinloch* - So. - Social Science
Matthew Sepulveda - Fr. - Government
Michael Turner - Fr. - Mechanical Engineering

Women's Outdoor Track and Field
Kassandra Corrigan - Fr. -Undeclared
Morgan Dampier - Fr. - Kinesiology
Miranda Dumas - Fr. - Kinesiology
Amanda Garcia* - So. - Family and Consumer Science
Emily Johnston - Fr. - Chemistry
Zarria McKearney* - So. - Kinesiology
Stephanie Rasmussen - Fr. - Liberal Studies
Justine Rea - Jr. - Theater
Adrianna Royal* - So. - Film Studies
Veronica Stinnett** - Jr. – Kinesiology

** Three-Time Honoree
* Two-Time Honoree