SDSU student-athletes honored for classroom achievements
February 21, 2017 (San Diego) - A total of 30 San Diego State student-athletes from four different sports were named to the Mountain West all-academic team for the 2016 fall semester, the league office announced Tuesday morning.
To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at SDSU while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their athletic team.
The Aztec football program, winners of two straight MW titles and champions of the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl, had the highest amount of San Diego State honorees on the all-academic squad with 10 selections, including seniors Daniel Brunskill, Arthur Flores and Kyle Kelley.
A total of nine women’s soccer players were recognized as well, along with six women’s cross country runners, including senior Christine Kent, who boasts the highest cumulative grade point average of the SDSU contingent with a 4.00 in nutritional sciences, followed by fellow teammate Lily Seyneave at 3.90 in kinesiology.
In addition, the MW fall all-academic list featured five Aztec women’s volleyball competitors.
2016 MOUNTAIN WEST FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM (SDSU only)
Sports Name Class Major
Women's Cross Country Bucci, Angel Senior Anthropology
Women's Cross Country Flores, Cindy Junior Marketing
Women's Cross Country Kent, Christine Senior Nutritional Sciences
Women's Cross Country King, Cali Senior Kinesiology
Women's Cross Country Seyneave, Lily Junior Kinesiology
Women's Cross Country Towner, Cassidy Junior Kinesiology
Football Brunskill, Daniel Senior Civil Engineering
Football Cassidy, Troy Freshman Undeclared
Football Flores, Arthur Senior Computer Science
Football Houston, Parker Freshman Kinesiology
Football Kelley, Kyle Senior Social Science
Football Lessard, Isaac Freshman Criminal Justice
Football Mathis, Kendrick Senior Homeland Security
Football Smith, Ron Freshman Psychology
Football Tai, Sam Senior Homeland Security
Football Wells, David Junior Homeland Security
Women's Soccer Ahooja, Yasmin Freshman Undeclared
Women's Soccer Cook, Bailey Freshman Kinesiology
Women's Soccer DeRosa, Danielle Junior Biology
Women's Soccer English, Gabriella Freshman Real Estate
Women's Soccer Mitchell, Angela Junior Kinesiology
Women's Soccer Regefalk, Hedda Senior Management
Women's Soccer Scudero, Meghan Freshman Undeclared
Women's Soccer Speros, Rachel Freshman Computer Science
Women's Soccer Weiser, Darcy Freshman Undeclared
Women's Volleyball Bolden, Danielle Junior Communication
Women's Volleyball McGrath, Samantha Freshman Marketing
Women's Volleyball Psoma, Alexandra Sophomore German
Women's Volleyball Thompson, Indigo Sophomore Economics
Women's Volleyball Turnland, Hannah Freshman Kinesiology