Four Falcons Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Honors


    July 8, 2014

    USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Four members of the Air Force women's swimming and diving team were named 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. Senior Rachel Kennedy led the way with her fourth scholar athlete honor.

    Sophomores Jessica Horn and Sara Menke earned their second scholar-athlete honor, while sophomore Stephanie Mallard earned her first.

    A total of 29 Air Force Academy student-athletes earned 2013-14 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete awards. A total of 651 student athletes were honored, including 50 individuals who have achieved a 4.00 or higher cumulative grade point average over two or more terms.

    The MW 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.

    (# of times MW Scholar-Athlete) So. Jessica Horn (2) Mechanical Engineering 3.59 Sr. Rachel Kennedy (4) Biology 3.93 So. Stephanie Mallard (1) Computer Science 3.69 So. Sara Menke (2) Operations Research 3.62



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