Ten Players Receive Academic Honors

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The BYU women’s basketball team had 10 players named to the WCC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, announced the league office.  The award recognizes student-athletes that have balanced athletic success with academic excellence. A total of 1,093 student-athletes were honored for possessing at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. BYU had 96 student-athletes named.

Only grades earned at WCC institutions may be used in calculating the grade point average for this award. To be considered for this honor, student-athletes must meet the following requirements:
(1). Individuals must have earned a varsity letter in a sport which the conference determined a champion in the recently completed academic year.
(2). The cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 must be based on a 4.0 scale.
(3). The individuals must have successfully completed an average of at least 12 graded credit hours (non pass-fail hours) per term.

BYU Women’s Basketball Players
Gold Honor (3.75-4.00 GPA)

Kylie Brown – Freshman (3.93) Pre-Management
Ashley Garfield – Freshman (3.91) Graphic Design Premajor Program
Mackenzie Nielson – Freshman (3.83) Exercise & Wellness
Kim Parker – Sophomore (3.77) School Health Education

Silver Honor (3.50-3.74 GPA)
Lexi Eaton – Freshman (3.64) Open Major
Jennifer Hamson – Sophomore (3.69) Exercise Science

Bronze Honor (3.00-3.49 GPA)
Xojian Harry – Freshman (3.36) Athletic Training
Dani Peterson – Senior (3.48) Exercise & Wellness
Kari Ryser – Sophomore (3.47) Marketing Management
Haley Steed – Graduate Student (3.21) Post-Baccalaureate Studies