75 cadet-athletes earn Mountain West all-academic honors
July 17, 2017

U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force placed 75 student-athletes on the spring Academic All-Mountain West team, as announced today by the league office. The 75 student-athletes honored are the third most since joining the Mountain West in 1999-00.  The school record of 81 honorees was set during the 2015-16 spring season.

Combined with the 36 student athletes that earned Mountain West all-academic honors in the fall, 111 Academy student-athletes were honored during the 2016-17 academic year. That total is the second most since the Falcons joined the Mountain West in 1999-00. The school record of 122 was set last season.

The Mountain West honored a total of 986 student-athletes on the spring 2017 Academic All-Mountain West team, the Conference announced today. Spring sports include baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, softball, women's swimming and diving, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field. The Conference record of 993 spring semester honorees was set during the 2015-16 academic year.

 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.


Baseball (14): Jacob, DeVries, Jeffrey Gerlica , Jake Gilbert, Justin Graham, Matt Hargreaves, Daniel Jones, Tyler Jones, Shaun Mize, Ethan Nichols, Nic Ready, Michael Rieker, Ryan Robb, Nathan Stanford, Russell Williams

Men's Basketball (2): Zach Kocur  and Frank Toohey

Women's Basketball (4): Dee Bennett, Sarah Falvey, Mariah Forde, Courtney Porter

Golf (2): Dane Hankamer and Tate Tatom

Women's Swimming and Diving (12): Jinan Andrews, Jessica Chen, Emily D'Amato, Tara DeGeorge, Isabella Farrell, Eve Fowler, Jayden Glover, Kathy Lim, Kelsey Linzmeyer, Genevieve Mille, Elizabeth Rivenbark, Jessica Tuttle

Men's Tennis (2): Nicholas Carpenter and Lucas Fumagalli

Women's Tennis (3): Chloe Forlini, Lily Forlini and Nadeen Lieberman

Men's Track and Field (26): Robbie Anderson, Tyler Berson, Calvin Berstler, Mickey Davey, Chris Doerr, Matt Dorsey, Jason Engel, Jacob Fields, Logan Grizzle, Eric Hoff, Taylor Hulslander, Zach Johnson, Andrew Johnston, Tyler Kos, Gordon Kowalkowski, Andrew Milliron, Luke Piper, Nikolai Rhodes, Noah Riley, Jacob Romitti, Malachi Sparling, Andrew Tankersley, Nathan Thomas,  Justin Weber, Marshall Wheeler, Chip White

Women's Track and Field (10): Andrea Abel, Lindsey Blanks, Katie Burnham, Stephanie Robb, Sierra Rodriguez, Swathi Samuel, Samantha Skold, Jaci Smith, Shelley Spires, Lucy Zimmerman

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