Rebels Place 36 On Academic All-MWC Team
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