Swimmers Well Represented on Scholar Athlete List

Travis Price was one of several BYU swimmers who earned BYU Student Athlete Academic Center Scholar Athlete recognition in 2006. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

PROVO -- The men's and women's swimming and diving teams had 31 student-athletes earn BYU Student Athlete Academic Center Scholar Athlete recognition in 2006.

A total of 19 athletes from the women's team were honored along with 12 members of the men's team. In order to receive the honor, student-athletes were required to earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher within the 2006 calendar year.

Among those representing the women's team were 2007 Mountain West Conference Senior Swimmer of the Year Brittany Burk and fellow all-conference performers Tawni Jones, Natasha Menezes, Angela Nelson, Tara Patience and Emily Woods. Additional honorees from the women's team were Tricia Bowen, U-Nice Chan, Kimberly Chang, Kimberly Clark, Whitney Dimick, Whitney Jones, Rebecca Larson, Janelle Lasko, Elise Livengood, Holly Malmrose, Megan McGhie, Lauren Pack and Nicole Przybyla.

In addition to earning All-MWC awards in the pool, Zach Anderson, Kenny Clark, Chad Fong, Jacoby Jacobson, Chris Patience, Travis Price and Jeffrey Su also represented the men's team with their excellence in the classroom. Other members of the men's team to earn scholar-athlete recognition were Mark Chay, Travis Day, Blake Henderson, David Larson and Nicholas Tobler.

In all, 226 student-athletes representing each of BYU's 21 teams achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher in 2006.

2006 BYU STUDENT ATHLETE ACADEMIC CENTER SCHOLAR ATHLETES

MEN'S TEAM

Zachary Anderson

Mark Chay

Kenneth Clark

Travis Day

Chad Fong

Blake Henderson

Jacoby Jacobsen

David Larson

Christopher Patience

Travis Price

Jeffrey Su

Nicholas Tobler

WOMEN'S TEAM

Tricia Bowen

Brittany Burk

U-Nice Chan

Kimberly Chang

Kimberly Clark

Whitney Dimick

Tawni Jones

Whitney Jones

Rebecca Larson

Janelle Lasko

Elise Livengood

Holly Malmrose

Megan McGhie

Natasha Menezes

Angela Nelson

Lauren Pack

Tara Patience

Nicole Przybyla

Emily Woods