Rebels Place 43 On Academic All-MWC Team
Feb. 7, 2008
LAS VEGAS - UNLV had a total of 43 student-athletes earn Fall 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors, the league announced on Thursday. UNLV's 43 representatives was a school record for a fall semester since the inception of the MWC and it was the fourth-highest total in the league for 2007, behind BYU's 74, New Mexico's 53 and Utah's 47. The previous UNLV mark for most fall Academic All-MWC recipients was 40 in 2002.
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 a team-record 16 student-athletes earning a spot on the Academic All-MWC squad. Women's soccer was next with 13, followed by eight in women's volleyball and six in women's cross country.
FOOTBALL (16) Name Academic Year GPA Major Anthony, Rodelin Sophomore 3.15 Political Science Clayton, Omar Freshman 3.81 Undeclared Flair, Casey Junior 3.51 Psychology Gianninoto, John Freshman 3.23 Undeclared Hales, Jacob Junior 3.35 Univeristy Studies Horton, Shane Freshman 3.21 Undeclared Jeberaeel, Mario Junior 3.38 University Studies Knutson, Theodore Freshman 3.38 Kinesiology Marchal, Evan Freshman 3.12 Undeclared Martin, Marquel Sophomore 3.15 Journalism & Media Studies McKiski, Mike Senior 3.62 Communications Studies Moala, Siosifa Junior 3.51 Univeristy Studies Murphy, Matt Freshman 3.51 Undeclared Plunkett, Arthur Junior 3.14 Anthropology Wolfe, Ryan Sophomore 3.22 Kinesiology Worthen, Ryan Junior 3.31 Univeristy Studies
WOMEN'S SOCCER (13) Name Academic Year GPA Major Anglin, LaChere Freshman 3.26 Kinesiology Carney, Kathryn Senior 3.66 Journalism & Media Studies Forrester, Amanda Freshman 3.75 Undecided Jensen, Erica Senior 3.11 Journalism & Media Studies/Psychology Labor, Kelly Sophomore 3.64 Psychology Moore, Brianna Sophomore 3.28 Undecided Morin, Danielle Sophomore 3.63 Undecided Neely, Mackenzie Sophomore 3.47 Hospitality Management O'Harrow, Ashly Senior 3.34 Hospitality Management Partridge, Haley Junior 3.5 Accounting Reid, Rachael Freshman 3.86 Kinesiology Rice, Armani Senior 3.06 Journalism & Media Studies Shim, Kristen Freshman 3.25 Undecided
WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL (8) Name Academic Year GPA Major Aladjova, Maria Senior 3.56 Psychology Greenwood, Erin Sophomore 3.64 Biology Keeler, Kelsey Freshman 3.56 Kinesiology Lumsden, Brittani Senior 3.37 Secondary Education Miramontes, Lauren Senior 3.11 Hospitality Management Noland, Samantha Sophomore 3.27 Business Administration Walker, Jada Senior 3.38 Physical Education Walters, Jessica Sophomore 3.96 Journalism
WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY (6) Name Academic Year GPA Major Ainsworth, Alexandra Junior 3.06 Hospitality Management Benito, Gabriela Sophomore 3.09 Biology Heil, Jessica Freshman 3.22 Biology Jennings, Samantha Freshman 3.00 Kinesiology Lundin, Laura Senior 3.30 Film Silva, Ashley Freshman 3.25 Criminal Justice