Six Cougars named MPSF Scholar-Athletes

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

PROVO, Utah—Six Cougars were named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday.

Senior Devin Young; juniors Phil Fuchs, Josue Rivera and Jaylen Reyes; and sophomores Michael Hatch and Robbie Sutton received the honors based on their grade point averages and athletic contributions during the 2014 season.

Fifty-two volleyball players were named MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athletes. BYU’s six honorees was third most in the league, behind Stanford with nine and UC San Diego with eight.

To receive the award, athletes must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be at least a sophomore academically, complete one full academic year prior to the season and compete in at least 50 percent of his team’s competitions.

For a complete list of MPSF Scholar-Athletes, read the official MPSF release.

BYU's 2014 MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athletes

Name GPA Major Class Position Hometown
Phil Fuchs 3.81 Managment strategy Junior Outside hitter Lindon, Utah
Michael Hatch 3.70 Business Sophomore Middle blocker Agoura Hills, Calif.
Jaylen Reyes 3.06 Exercise science Junior Libero Honolulu, Hawai'i
Josue Rivera 3.07 Electrical engineering Junior Outside hitter San Juan, Puerto Rico
Robbie Sutton 3.35 Mechanical engineering Sophomore Setter San Diego, Calif.
Devin Young 3.64 Marketing management Senior Middle blocker McMurray, Pa.