Cougar men receive MPSF academic honors

(Photo by BYU Photo/Jaren Wilkey)

WOODLAND, Calif. — BYU men's track had 22 athletes receive the distinction of MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athlete for the 2014 indoor track and field season, as announced by the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Friday. 

Honorees were awarded based on the following criteria:

  1. 3.00 or better cumulative grade point average.
  2. Student-athlete must be at least a sophomore academically.
  3. Student-athlete must have completed one full academic year at the institution prior to the season for which the award is being received. 
  4. Student-athlete must have competed in fifty percent or more of the institution's competition in the student-athlete's respective sport.
2014 MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athletes
Name GPA Class Events Hometown/Last School
Kyle Brown 4.00 Jr.  Pole vault Liberty Lake, WA/Central Valley HS
Steve Flint 3.78 Sr.  Distance Bayfield, CO/Bayfield HS
Zachary Blackham 3.76 So. High jump Orem, UT/Orem HS
Scott Matheson 3.72 So. Jumps Lindon, UT/Pleasant Grove HS
Joseph Stull 3.70 Jr.  Throws Chillicothe, MO/Chillicothe HS
Jonathan Nelson 3.70 So. Distance Provo, UT/Timpview HS
Sam Rockwood 3.68 So.  High jump Diamond Bar, CA/Diamond Bar HS
Braydon Bringhurst 3.64 Jr.  Pole vault Boise, ID/Centennial HS
Tommy Gruenewald 3.59 Sr.  Distance Manlius, NY/Stanford
Dillon Goodman 3.57 So. Hurdles Pima, AZ/Central Arizona College
Taylor Farnsworth 3.41 Sr.  Distance Pocatello, ID/Highland HS
Kyle Turner 3.40 So. Sprints/hurdles Orem, UT/Orem HS
Curtis Carr 3.35 Sr.  Distance Nashville, IN/Brown Country HS
Tylor Thatcher 3.35 Sr.  Distance Spokane, WA/Central Valley HS
Dakoda John 3.33 Sr. High jump Central, AZ/Thatcher HS
Jason Witt 3.32 Sr.  Distance Midlothian, VA/Midlothian HS
Jared Ward 3.31 Sr. Distance Kaysville, UT/Davis HS
Craig Merkley 3.30 So. Throws Rancho Cucamongo, CA/UCSB
Aaron Fletcher 3.27 Jr.  Distance Anchorage, AK/South Anchorage HS
Spencer Gardner 3.22 Sr.  Distance Springville, UT/Springville HS
Fan Fan Charles 3.18 Sr.  Sprints Immokalee, FL/Immokalee HS
Zachary Stetler 3.07 So.  Throws Elko, NV/Elko HS