Feb. 6, 2003
LAS VEGAS - A conference-high sixteen members of the UNLV women's soccer team were named to the 2002 Academic All-Mountain West Conference team by the league office Thursday.
Leading the way for the Rebels were seniors Shannon Fredrickson (Williamsville, N.Y.), Lora Crammer (Las Vegas), Cristyn Enea (San Ramon, Calif.) and Cosette Packer (Henderson, Nev.). Fredrickson, a two-time academic all-conference honoree, was named to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII Second Team this past season. She boasts a 3.76 grade-point average in accounting.
Crammer and Enea also made their second appearance on the team. Crammer holds a 3.48 GPA in art, while Enea a 3.36 GPA in communications. Enea ended her career as the school's third all-time leading scorer with 39 points on 13 goals and 13 assists. Packer, fourth all-time in scoring with 36 points on 14 goals and eight assists, rounded out the list with a 3.08 GPA in communications.
Juniors Rachael Buscovich (Santa Rose, Calif.), Erin Egertson (Mission Viejo, Calif.), Kelly Oshay (Claremont, Calif.), Jessika Vasquez (Las Vegas) and sophomores Blynnda Bascones (Las Vegas), Lindsay Fordon (Clayton, Calif.) and Jenny Ruiz (Corona, Calif.) were repeat selections.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution, maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better and be a starter or significant contributor to the team. UNLV and Wyoming had the most honorees with 16, followed by Utah (15), New Mexico (9), BYU (8), San Diego State (5) and Air Force (4).
2002 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM *Blynnda Bascones, So., 3.57 GPA, Undeclared Jessica Brown, Fr., 3.34 GPA, Undeclared *Rachael Buscovich, Jr., 3.25 GPA, Hotel Administration *Lora Crammer, Sr., 3.48 GPA, Art *Erin Egertson, Jr., 3.23 GPA, Elementary Education *Cristyn Enea, Sr., 3.36 GPA, Communications *Lindsay Fordon, So., 3.49 GPA, Undeclared *Shannon Fredrickson, Sr., 3.76 GPA, Accounting Jenna Huff, Fr., 3.46 GPA, Undeclared Angela Inzana, Fr., 3.46 GPA, Undeclared Cosette (Joffs) Packer, Sr., 3.08 GPA, Communications Desiree Kelly, So., 3.79 GPA, Undeclared Nickie Olson, Fr., 3.40 GPA, Undeclared *Kelly Oshay, Jr., 3.48 GPA, Communications *Jenny Ruiz, So., 3.10 GPA, Undeclared *Jessika Vasquez, Jr., 3.15, Nursing