Air Force places 32 on academic all-Mountain West team


    Jan. 31, 2014

    The Air Force Academy placed 32 cadet-athletes on the fall 2013 Academic All-Mountain West team, according to the conference office. A league-record 534 athletes total were recognized in fall sports including men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. The mark surpasses the previous Conference record of 409 fall semester honorees, set during the 2012-13 academic year. Air Force had nine men's cross country honorees, six in women's cross country, 10 in football, five in women's soccer and two in volleyball.

    To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their athletic team. Air Force's honorees follow below (Last name, first name, year, major).

    Men's Cross Country
    Bapty, Sean, Sophomore, Electrical Engineering

    Caldwell, Matthieu, Senior, Philosophy

    Caswell, Grant, Sophomore, Computer Science-Cyber Warfare

    Dorsey, Matthew, Freshman, Undeclared

    Hawkins, Jacob, Senior, Physics

    Hood, Andrew, Sophomore, Aeronautical Engineering

    Lara, Daniel, Freshman, Undeclared

    Myers, Elliot, Junior, Physics

    Shellhouse, Daniel, Sophomore, Humanities

    Women's Cross Country

    Drolshagen, Taylor, Junior, Biology

    Esselstein, Rebecca, Junior, Astronautical Engineering

    Fagnant, Morgan, Freshman, Undeclared

    Linnartz, Kirsten, Freshman, Undeclared

    Schwenke, Taylor, Freshman, Undeclared

    Skold, Samantha, Freshman, Undeclared


    Beschel, Dillon, Junior, Management

    Cannada, Briceton, Senior, Management

    Fisher, Miles, Junior, Biology

    George, Kristov, Sophomore, Mechanical Engineering

    Hansen, Alexander, Sophomore, Operations Research

    Lovett, Ross, Senior, History

    Roberts, Karson, Sophomore, Mechanical Engineering

    Ruechel, Andrew, Sophomore, Mechanical Engineering

    Timmerman, Troy, Junior, Biology

    Watson, Ryan, Freshman, Undeclared

    Women's Soccer

    Bratt, Leah, Senior, Management

    Case, Katherine, Sophomore, Environmental Engineering

    Moses, Kaleigh, Senior, Behavioral Sciences

    Reisinger, Meredith, Freshman, Undeclared

    Stambaugh, Kelly, Senior, English


    Bates, Rebecca, Sophomore, Foreign Area Studies

    Hein, Ayesha, Junior, Astronautical Engineering

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