AFA's Fencer Elizabeth Enyart named second team Academic All-District
May 22, 2008
Air Force fencer Eliza Enyart is one of six Academy athletes named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® University Division At-Large All-District VII Teams as selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) and released Thursday, May 22. Enyart was named to the second team.
Enyart, a senior from Bend, Ore, has a 3.35 GPA with a major in behavioral science and a minor in French. In 2006, she became the Academy's first-ever women's fencer to earn honorable mention All-American. She has qualified for the NCAAs three times (2005, 2006 and 2007) and was an NCAA Western Regional selection in 2007 and 2008. She won the women's epee region in 2006 and 2007. For her Academy career, she holds a 67-25 career record (.730 avg.). In 2008, she made the Division I National Championships for the first-time ever, finishing 17th overall in the nation. Academically, she has been on the superintendent's list for two semesters, the dean's list every semester and was on the commandant's list for three semesters for military excellence. She was chosen for Cadet Summer Research at the Gladstone Institute of neurological diseases. Enyart is active in the community; she recently went to the school for deaf and blind to learn about differences in cognitive abilities of "disabled people." She has done over 230 hours of community service during her Academy career and is currently making a plan to start women's schools in West Africa, and promote music programs among local youth.
Six Air Force athletes were named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® University Division At-Large All-District VII Teams as selected by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) and released Thursday, May 22. Ice hockey senior Frank Schiavone, rifle senior Justin Raines and men's swimming senior Spencer Liedl were all named to the men's at-large first team. Junior Abigail Rogers from the woman's gymnastics team was named to the women's at-large first team. These four will be on the ballot for Academic All-America honors. Sophomore Erlyn Rudico from women's tennis and senior Elizabeth Enyart from women's fencing were named to the second team.