Mark Boyer Named Mountain West Scholar-Athlete
June 28, 2011
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Air Force golfer Mark Boyer has been named a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete for the 2010-11 season, as announced by the league today. It marks the second MWC Scholar-Athlete selection for Boyer.
A native of Hershey, Pa., Boyer is a rising senior with a 3.83 GPA in aeronautical engineering. He competed in a pair of events for the Falcons this spring, with his top finish coming at the San Diego Intercollegiate Classic in March.
A total of 581 student-athletes were honored this season, shattering the previous league record of 549 honorees, set in 2008-09. The Mountain West 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 an NCAA-sponsored sport.