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Rebels Place 36 On Academic All-MWC Team

UNLV wide receiver Aaron Straiten was one of 36 Rebel student-athletes who earned Academic All-MWC honors.

UNLV wide receiver Aaron Straiten was one of 36 Rebel student-athletes who earned Academic All-MWC honors.

Feb. 1, 2007

LAS VEGAS - UNLV had a total of 36 student-athletes earn Fall 2006 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors, the conference announced on Thursday. UNLV's 36 representatives were the fourth most in the league, behind BYU's 89, Wyoming's 43 and New Mexico's 40.

To be eligible for selection to the Academic All-MWC team, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the school while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their team.

Football led the way at UNLV with an impressive 15 student-athletes earning a spot on the Academic All-MWC squad. Women's soccer was next with 11, followed by seven in volleyball and three in women's cross country.

Name               Academic Year         GPA         Major
FOOTBALL (15)
Anthony, Rodelin   Freshman              3.03        Political Science
Asiodu, KC         Sophomore             3.04        Political Science
Butler, Chris      Junior                3.05        University Studies
Cade, Tony         Junior                3.12        University Studies
Flair, Casey       Sophomore             3.51        Psychology
Hales, Jacob       Sophomore             3.73        Spanish
Jeberaeel, Mario   Sophomore             3.32        Special Education
Knutson, Tate      Freshman              3.67        Kinesiological Sciences
Martin, Marquel    Freshman              3.55        Journalism & Media Studies
McKiski, Mike      Junior                3.57        Communications Studies
Mueller, Aaron     Senior                3.03        Public Administration
Straiten, Aaron    Junior                3.23        University Studies
Tillman, Ryan      Freshman              3.10        Communications Studies
Wolfe, Ryan        Freshman              3.31        Kinesiological Sciences
Worthen, Ryan      Sophomore             3.61        University Studies

WOMEN'S SOCCER (11) Carney, Katie Junior 3.68 Journalism & Media Studies Fuentes, Taylor Freshman 3.26 Undeclared Connolly, Nicole Freshman 3.10 University Studies Hughes, Shannon Freshman 3.33 Political Science Jensen, Erica Junior 3.18 Journalism & Media Studies Kuhne, Brianna Sophomore 3.18 Kinesiological Sciences Moore, Brianna Freshman 3.42 Undeclared Morin, Danielle Freshman 3.60 Undeclared Neely, Mackenzie Freshman 4.00 Undeclared O'Harrow, Ashly Junior 3.13 Hospitality Management Partridge, Haley Sophomore 3.70 Business

VOLLEYBALL (7) Aladjova, Maria Junior 3.34 Psychology Greenwood, Erin Freshman 3.74 Biological Sciences Koochi, Kristin Senior 3.26 Kinesiological Sciences Lumsden, Brittani Junior 3.28 Secondary Education Noland, Samantha Freshman 3.46 Marketing Walker, Jada Junior 3.20 Physical Education Walters, Jessica Freshman 3.94 Journalism & Media Studies

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY (3) Ainsworth, Ali Sophomore 3.02 Tourism & Convention Administration Carr, Tanesha Junior 3.09 Kinesiological Sciences Lundin, Laura Junior 3.40 Film

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