DENVER, Colo. – The Western Athletic Conference announced the 2017 Academic All-WAC honorees from men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball; five Falcons were added to the academic all-conference soccer list. Seniors Oscar Chacon, Trey Pujats, John Sims and John Wendt, along with junior teammate, James Sims, all received the honor.
The academic honor marks Jo. Sims third time on the all-academic list while teammates Chacon and Pujats have been added two times apiece.
To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests.
A total of 263 student-athletes were named to the list. Of the first and second team All-WAC selections from the fall sports, 66 percent were also honored as Academic All-WAC honorees; Chacon, Wendt, Pujats and Ja. Sims are included in that 66 percent.
A complete list of the fall sport Academic All-WAC honorees can be found here.