EIGHT GYMNASTS BRING HOME MPSF ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS

EIGHT GYMNASTS BRING HOME MPSF ALL-ACADEMIC HONORS

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Eight members of the Sacramento State gymnastics team earned Mountain Pacific Sports Federation all-academic honors. The eight selections were tied for the most in the conference. To earn the award, a student-athlete must have a minimum of a 3.00 grade point average, be at least a sophomore academically, have competed at her institution for at least one season and competed in 50 percent or more of her team's meets during the 2017 season.

The honorees for the Hornets in alphabetical order were: Jennifer Brenner, Julia Konner, Courteney Ng, Lauren Rice, Jackie Sampson, Lauren Schmeiss, Caitlin Soliwoda and Courtney Soliwoda.

This season marked the second consecutive year that the Hornets have had eight gymnasts named the the MPSF all-academic team. Brenner, Rice and Caitlin Soliwoda each earned the honor in both seasons. Following the 2016 season, Sacramento State was recognized by the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches for its team gpa of 3.326 which placed it among the top 40 programs in the country.