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Forty-Nine Aztecs Named Scholar Athletes

The Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors given by the conference.

Forty-nine San Diego State Univeristy student-athletes recently earned honors from the Mountain West Conference for their work in the classroom.

Aztecs from 14 different sports were named 2012-13 Scholar-Athletes, with each having a cumulative grade point average over 3.5.

SDSU athletes who were honored for the second-consecutive year include:

  • Greg Allen
  • T.J. Kendzora
  • Marianne Hogan
  • Josefine Koskinen
  • D.J. Shields
  • Falon Manns
  • Isabelle Pickett
  • Chandler Cole
  • Jennifer Miller
  • Kate RaymondKody Duff
  • Marisa Fraticelli
  • Katie Mathi
  • Amanda Barrett
  • Gemma Johnson
  • Mikaela Macklin
  • Kristin Buth
  • Sarah Haydock
  • Rebecca Turnbow
  • Andrea Hannasch
  • Courtney Vaccarello
  • Anique Hermann

Seniors Koskinen (Women’s Cross Country) and Shields (Football) each were honored for the fourth-straight year.

Record-breaking year

This year, a league-record 623 student-athletes were honored, surpassing the previous high of 581 in 2010-11. In addition, 54 individuals have achieved a 4.00 or higher cumulative GPA over two or more terms.

About the award

The Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors given by the conference. To be eligible, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, as well as participated in varsity competition in an NCAA-sponsored sport.

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