Trio of Falcons Named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes
June 24, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Three Air Force lacrosse players were named Mountain West Scholar-Athletes for the 2012-13 season, as announced by the league today. Earning the honor this year are 2013 graduate Pat Harrison and rising seniors Michael Curran and Matt Scott.
A native of Annapolis, Md., Harrison graduated from the Academy in May with a 3.55 GPA as an operations research major, earning the first Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honor of his career. A three-time ECAC All-Academic honoree, Harrison played in five games during the 2013 season.
Curran earns Mountain West Scholar-Athlete accolades for the third time in his career, holding a 3.65 GPA as a management major. Also a two-time ECAC All-Academic honoree, Curran (North Brunswick, N.J.) played in all 14 games at midfield for the Falcons this season.
Meanwhile, Scott earns Mountain West Scholar-Athlete honors for the second time, posting a 3.79 GPA in systems engineering management. The Babylon, N.Y., native appeared in four contests during the 2013 season.
A league-record 623 student-athletes were honored with the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award this season. The 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.