Four Falcons Earn Academic All-Conference Honors
Ayesha Hein

Jan. 26, 2012

USAF ACADEMY, Colo. - Four members of the 2011 Air Force volleyball team were named to the Mountain West Academic All-Conference Team, the league office announced today (Jan. 26). Claiming her first academic all-conference honor, freshman Ayesha Hein paced all Academy honorees with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Junior Maiya Perich earned her third selection to the academic all-conference list, while sophomore Claire Bieber claimed her second straight honor and freshman Lizzy Carpenter earned her first.

A total of 308 student-athletes were named to the fall 2011 Mountain West Academic All-Conference team. Fall sports include men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. To be eligible, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.0 or better and be a starter or significant contributor on their athletic team.

Air Force had 36 cadet-athletes collect academic all-conference honors during the fall.

Name, Class, Major (GPA)
Claire Bieber, sophomore, political science (3.54)
Lizzy Carpenter, freshman, undeclared (3.36)
Ayesha Hein, freshman, undeclared (4.00)
Maiya Perich, junior, foreign area studies (3.45)



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