U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Air Force placed a record 41 student-athletes on the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete team, as announced today by the league office. The 41 student-athletes are the most ever in Mountain West-sponsored sports only. The previous high was 39 in 2014-15.
The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, and have participated in varsity competition in a Mountain West sponsored sport.
Women's Basketball (1): Sarah Falvey
Men's Cross Country (4): Jordan Armstrong, Noah Riley, Justin Weber, Marshall Wheeler.
Women's Cross Country (4): Lindsey Blanks, Katie Burham, Swathi Samuels, Samantha Skold.
Golf (1): Dane Hankamer
Women's Soccer (1): Kaitlyn Cook
Men's Track and Field (7): Jordan Armstrong, Calvin Berstler, Mickey Davey, Noah Riley, Preston Roche, Justin Weber, Marshall Wheeler
Women's Track and Field (6): Andrea Abel, Lindsey Blanks, Katie Burnham, Swathi Samuel, Samantha Skold, Lucy Zimmerman