Air Force Places 15 on Academic All-Conference List

    Rebecca Esselstein

    Rebecca Esselstein

    Jan. 30, 2014

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Fifteen members of the Air Force cross country team earned Academic All-Mountain West honors, the league office announced this afternoon (Jan. 30). Represented by nine men and six women, the cross country squad collected the most honors of any sport at the Academy during the 2013 fall season.

    Name, Class, Major
    Sean Bapty | Sophomore | Electrical Engineering
    Matthieu Caldwell | Senior | Philosophy
    Grant Caswell | Sophomore | Computer Science- Cyber Warfare
    Matthew Dorsey | Freshman | undeclared
    Jake Hawkins | Senior | Physics
    Andrew Hood | Sophomore | Aeronautical Engineering
    Daniel Lara | Freshman | undeclared
    Elliot Myers | Junior | Physics
    Daniel Shellhouse | Sophomore | Humanities

    Name, Class, Major
    Taylor Drolshagen | Junior | Biology
    Rebecca Esselstein | Junior | Astronautical Engineering
    Morgan Fagnant | Freshman | undeclared
    Kirsten Linnartz | Freshman | undeclared
    Taylor Schwenke | Freshman | undeclared
    Samantha Skold | Freshman | undeclared



    Air Force had 32 cadet-athletes collect academic all-conference honors during the fall.

    A conference-record 534 student-athletes were named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference team for the fall of 2013. Eligible sports include men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. To be eligible, 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.

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