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Conference all-academic awards 29 BYU swimmers and divers

Twenty-nine BYU swimmers and divers receive MPSF All-Academic award on Friday. (Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah – Twenty-nine BYU swimmers and divers were awarded 2017 All-Academic Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) Scholar-Athletes on Friday.

“I am very proud of our team’s athletic and academic achievements,” BYU head swim coach John Brooks said. “We have the most athletes out of all teams in our conference that received this all-academic award.”

To receive this all-conference award, an athlete must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and must have completed one full academic year at the institution prior to the season in which the award is given. In addition, each student-athlete must have competed in fifty percent or more of the institution’s competition.

Listed below are the BYU swim and dive athletes that achieved the award for the 2016-2017 season:

MEN

       

Student- Athlete

GPA

Year

Events

Hometown/Last School

Kent Fellows

3.92

Junior

Free, Fly

Madison, Alabama/ Bob Jones High School

Matt Denkers

3.91

Junior

Diving

Fishers, Indiana/Fishers High School

Jordan Tuckfield

3.88

Diving

Diving

Sandy, Utah/ Jordan High School

Seth Russell

3.78

Senior

Breast, Fly

Plano, Texas/ Plano Senior High School

Rainer Ng

3.71

Senior

Free, Back, Fly

Singapore/ Raffles Institution Singapore

Nathan Rogers

3.66

Sophomore

Breast, Fly, IM

Evans, Georgia/ Evans High School

Preston Jenkins

3.63

Junior

Free, IM, Back

Jacksonville, Florida/ The Bolles School

Kevin Dreesen

3.52

Senior

Diving

El Cajon, California/ Granite Hills School

David Harlan

3.40

Junior

Free, Breast

Colorado Springs, CO/ Taylor High School

Luis Ventura

3.31

Junior

Free, Fly

Leon, Mexico/ Tecnologico de Monterrey

Trayton Speth

3.14

Junior

Diving

Sandy, Utah/ Jordan High School

Cameron Lindsay

           3.10

Sophomore

Back, IM, Breast

Phoenix, Arizona/ Auburn Mountainview HS

         

WOMEN

       

Student- Athlete

GPA

Year

Events

Hometown/Last School

Allison McCormick

3.76

Senior

Free

Newport Beach, CA/ Corona Del Mar HS

Samantha Palmer

3.75

Junior

Free, Back

Silverdale, WA/ Central Kitsap High School

Riley Merrill

3.71

Senior

Breast, IM

Westerville, OH/ Westerville South HS

Natalie Bennion

3.68

Junior

Free, Fly

Salt Lake City, Utah/ Skyline High School

Lillian Moore

3.67

Junior

Fly, IM

Salt Lake City, Utah/ Skyline High School

Ellie Thornbrue

3.56

Sophomore

Free, Fly

Hillsboro, Oregon/ Century High School

Hanna Skaggs

3.55

Senior

Breast, IM

Corona, CA/ Centennial High School

Anna Dahl

3.54

Junior

Free, Breast

Heber City, Utah/ Mountain Crest HS

Ashlee Spindler

3.38

Senior

Free, IM, Back

Nibley, Utah/ Wasatch High School

Emma Richards

3.34

Junior

Free, Back

Scottsdale, Arizona/ Horizon High School

Keyka Lienhard

3.33

Senior

Diving

Escondido, CA/ Escondido High School

Kelly Hatanaka

3.30

Sophomore

Free, Back, IM

Loveland, CO/ Loveland High School

Shelby Johnson

3.30

Junior

Diving

Colorado Springs, CO/ Air Academy

Kenzie Heffernan

3.28

Sophomore

Free, Back, Fly, IM

Kinnelon, NJ/ Bingham High School

Vanessa Moffatt

3.27

Junior

Free, Fly

Lakewood, WA/ John F. Kennedy Catholic

Alora Foliaki

3.26

Junior

Free

Mesa, AZ/ Desert Ridge High School

Emily To'o

3.02

Junior

Fly, IM

Oakley, CA/ Freedom High School