Air Force Swimming & Diving Places 16 On MWC Academic All-Conference Team
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Air Force swimming & diving team placed 16 cadet-athletes on the Mountain West Conference Academic All-Conference team for Spring 2005, announced Thursday by the conference office. The Falcon men had 10 cadet-athletes make the team and the AFA women garnered six academic all-conference honors.
Leading the way for the mens' team was junior Matt Karmondy and senior Evan Parr. Karmondy, who was also named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® University Division Men's At-Large All-District VII Team as selected by CoSIDA, earned his third academic all-conference honor with a 3.84 grade-point average, majoring in aeronautical engineering. Parr earned his fourth academic all-conference honor with a 3.28 GPA, also majoring in aeronautical engineering.
Sophomores Andrew Bergman (biology 3.39), Ryan Moss (mechanical engineering 3.49) and Matt Sievers (computer science 3.67) earned their second academic all-conference honors. Sophomores Paul Parmenter (social science 3.15) and Nick Uzelac (biology 3.00) and freshmen TJ Cowling (civil engineering 3.23), Spencer Liedl (management 3.83) and Cameron Linder (history 3.25) earned their first academic all-conference accolade.
Juniors Ginny Miller and Colleen Smith led the way for the women's team, with both earning their third academic all-conference honors. Miller posted a 3.73 GPA majoring in electrical engineering and Smith had a 3.18 GPA majoring in legal studies. Sophomores Lauren Bursey (biology 3.43) and Lindsey Kirchhoff (social science 3.40) both earned their second academic all-conference honors. Senior Andrea Hyma (military strategic studies 3.01) and freshman Amy Get (bio chemistry 3.23) earned their first academic all-conference award.
Men's Team (# of times academic all-conference)
So. Andrew Bergman (2) Biology 3.39
Fr. TJ Cowling Civil Engineering 3.23
Jr. Matt Karmondy (3) Aeronautical Engineering 3.84
Fr. Spencer Liedl Management 3.83
Fr. Cameron Linder History 3.25
So. Ryan Moss (2) Mechanical Engineering 3.49
So. Paul Parmenter Social Science 3.15
Sr. Evan Parr (4) Aeronautical Engineering 3.28
So. Matt Sievers (2) Computer Science 3.67
So. Nick Uzelac Biology 3.00
Women's Team (# of times academic all-conference)
So. Lauren Bursey (2) Biology 3.43
Fr. Amy Get Bio Chem 3.23
Sr. Andrea Hyma Military Strategic Studies 3.01
So. Lindsey Kirchhoff (2) Social Science 3.40
Jr. Ginny Miller (3) Electrical Engineering 3.73
Jr. Colleen Smith (3) Legal Studies 3.18