76 Wyoming Student-Athletes Claim MW Scholar-Athlete Awards

Seventy-six Wyoming student-athletes earned the  2017-18 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award. A league-record of 789 student-athletes were named to the team including 89 individuals who achieved a 4.00 or higher gpa over two or more terms, and 61 student-athletes who were recognized in multiple sports. The previous league record of 756 was set in 2016-17. 

Women’s track & field garnered the most awards for UW with 20 MW Scholar-Athletes. The breakdown by sport for the remainder of Wyoming’s 2017-18 MW Scholar-Athletes includes 14 in women’s swimming & diving; eight in women’s soccer, seven from volleyball; six in women’s basketball and men’s track & field; five from women’s tennis; four in women’s golf; three in football; two in men’s basketball and one in men’s golf. 

The sophomore class led the way with 22 honorees. Additionally, there were 19 seniors, 18 juniors and 17 freshmen who earned the honor this year.

The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, and have participated in varsity competition in a Mountain West-sponsored sport.

Sport Institution Last Name First Name Class Year CUM GPA Major
Football Wyoming Borton Justis (RS) Freshman 3.77 Criminal Justice
Football Wyoming Rothe Cooper Sophomore 3.73 Finance
Football Wyoming Smith Nicholas (RS) Junior 4.00 Finance
Men's Basketball Wyoming Averbuck Samuel (RS) Sophomore 3.58 Management
Men's Basketball Wyoming Mueller Austin (RS) Freshman 3.53 Finance
Men's Golf Wyoming Workman Glenn Senior 3.60 Finance, Economics
Men's Track Wyoming Ailshie Bryce Junior 3.66 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Men's Track Wyoming Blackett Kevin Senior 3.80 Mathematics/Science
Men's Track Wyoming Henry Christopher Freshman 4.00 Molecular Biology, Physiology
Men's Track Wyoming Hintz Daniel Sophomore 3.61 Economics, International Studies
Men's Track Wyoming Marx Jace Sophomore 3.53 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Men's Track Wyoming Seeton Caleb Senior 3.55 Secondary Educ/English, English
Women's Basketball Wyoming Campbell Marleah Senior 4.00 Communication
Women's Basketball Wyoming Roberts Olivia Senior 3.56 Elementary Education
Women's Basketball Wyoming Rusk Taylor Sophomore 3.95 Nursing, Management
Women's Basketball Wyoming Snodgrass Skyler Senior 3.56 Marketing
Women's Basketball Wyoming Tapia Palacio Clara Junior 4.00 Molecular Biology, Chemistry
Women's Basketball Wyoming Tucker Rachelle Junior 4.00 Animal & Veterinary Science
Women's Golf Wyoming Gibson Gabrielle Senior 3.71 Communication
Women's Golf Wyoming Hankins Sarah Junior 3.62 Mechanical Engineering
Women's Golf Wyoming Sargent Erin Sophomore 4.00 Finance
Women's Golf Wyoming Skavdahl Caitlyn (RS) Freshman 3.99 International Studies
Women's Soccer Wyoming Bass Alisha Senior 3.85 Management, Finance
Women's Soccer Wyoming Gentle Jessica Junior 3.95 Kinesiology & Health Promotion, Physical Educatio
Women's Track & Field Utah State Williams Josiah Freshman 3.73 International Studies
Women's Track & Field Utah State Yamauchi‐Richins Kelsey Senior 3.83 Accounting & Management Information Systems
Women's Track & Field Utah State Zilkey Michala Junior 3.61 Exercise Science
Women's Volleyball Utah State Downing Bailey Freshman 4.00 Exploratory
Women's Volleyball Utah State Funk‐Stratton Jaysa Freshman 3.82 Pre‐Physical Therapy
Women's Volleyball Utah State Gale‐Hammond Rachel Senior 3.89 Family, Consumer & Human Development
Women's Volleyball Utah State Lenzen Carly Senior 3.53 Exercise Science
Women's Volleyball Utah State Olson‐Shepherd Madi Freshman 4.00 Health Education & Promotion
Women's Volleyball Utah State Thornock‐Johnson Ashlee Freshman 3.98 Exercise Science
Women's Volleyball Utah State Wesenberg Ashley Sophomore 3.71 Business Administration
Football Wyoming Borton Justis (RS) Freshman 3.77 Criminal Justice
Football Wyoming Rothe Cooper Sophomore 3.73 Finance
Football Wyoming Smith Nicholas (RS) Junior 4.00 Finance
Men's Basketball Wyoming Averbuck Samuel (RS) Sophomore 3.58 Management
Men's Basketball Wyoming Mueller Austin (RS) Freshman 3.53 Finance
Men's Golf Wyoming Workman Glenn Senior 3.60 Finance, Economics
Men's Track Wyoming Ailshie Bryce Junior 3.66 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Men's Track Wyoming Blackett Kevin Senior 3.80 Mathematics/Science
Men's Track Wyoming Henry Christopher Freshman 4.00 Molecular Biology, Physiology
Men's Track Wyoming Hintz Daniel Sophomore 3.61 Economics, International Studies
Men's Track Wyoming Marx Jace Sophomore 3.53 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Men's Track Wyoming Seeton Caleb Senior 3.55 Secondary Educ/English, English
Women's Basketball Wyoming Campbell Marleah Senior 4.00 Communication
Women's Basketball Wyoming Roberts Olivia Senior 3.56 Elementary Education
Women's Basketball Wyoming Rusk Taylor Sophomore 3.95 Nursing, Management
Women's Basketball Wyoming Snodgrass Skyler Senior 3.56 Marketing
Women's Basketball Wyoming Tapia Palacio Clara Junior 4.00 Molecular Biology, Chemistry
Women's Basketball Wyoming Tucker Rachelle Junior 4.00 Animal & Veterinary Science
Women's Golf Wyoming Gibson Gabrielle Senior 3.71 Communication
Women's Golf Wyoming Hankins Sarah Junior 3.62 Mechanical Engineering
Women's Golf Wyoming Sargent Erin Sophomore 4.00 Finance
Women's Golf Wyoming Skavdahl Caitlyn (RS) Freshman 3.99 International Studies
Women's Soccer Wyoming Bass Alisha Senior 3.85 Management, Finance
Women's Soccer Wyoming Gentle Jessica Junior 3.95 Kinesiology & Health Promotion, Physical Educatio
Women's Track Wyoming Huber Holly Junior 3.73 Physiology
Women's Track Wyoming Knight Autumn Freshman 3.76 Marketing
Women's Track Wyoming Kremer Alyssa Freshman 3.61 Undeclared
Women's Track Wyoming Leonard Kiah Junior 3.81 Nursing
Women's Track Wyoming Macdermid Zia Freshman 4.00 Astronomy and Astrophysics
Women's Track Wyoming Person Emily Junior 3.78 Physiology
Women's Track Wyoming Pzinski Makayla Sophomore 3.75 Nursing, Psychology
Women's Track Wyoming Quistorff Solana Junior 3.70 Secondary Educ/English, English
Women's Track Wyoming Rufenacht Karlin Junior 3.78 Physiology, Mathematics/Science
Women's Track Wyoming VanDePol Regan Junior 3.56 Elementary Education
Women's Track Wyoming Wollert Georgia Freshman 3.50 Family and Consumer Sciences
Women's Volleyball Wyoming Johnson Shelby Senior 3.81 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Women's Volleyball Wyoming Lewis Emily Junior 3.93 Finance
Women's Volleyball Wyoming McArdle Halie Sophomore 3.55 Biology
Women's Volleyball Wyoming McBride Jacqueline (RS) Freshman 3.83 Communication
Women's Volleyball Wyoming Taylor Marley Senior 3.78 Elementary Education
Women's Volleyball Wyoming Traphagan Tara Sophomore 3.96 Kinesiology & Health Promotion
Women's Volleyball Wyoming Waitsman Faith Freshman 3.90 Health Science Undeclared
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