Cross Country Team Earns Scholar-Athlete Awards

14 cross country athletes earned the 2010-2011 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete award.

PROVO, Utah—A total of 581 student-athletes received the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award for the 2010-2011 season, including 110 from BYU and 14 from the men and women’s cross country teams. The award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the conference.

Among the 14 receiving the award, five represented the men’s team and nine represented the women’s with six athletes receiving the award for the second year.

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 an NCAA-sponsored sport.

For more information about the Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award, click here.

Men's Cross Country

Name Class Major
Bahr, Alden* Junior Spanish
Batty, Miles Junior Neuroscience
Ogden, Nathan* Senior Tax
Peloquin, Conner Freshman Undeclared
Rohatinsky, Jared Sophomore Accounting

Women's Cross Country

Name Class Major
Andrews, Katy* Junior Exercise & Wellness
Eddy, Candace* Sophomore Communication Disorders
Edwards, Sarah* Junior Elementary Education
Jensen, Stephanie Junior Nursing
Lew, Cecily Senior Print Journalism
Palmer, Katie Senior Civil Engineering
Slight, Stacy Senior International Relations
Thomas, Ashlee* Junior Finance
Witt, Amy Freshman Elementary Education

*-Second year winning the award.