Bollinger and Copier Earn MWC Scholar Athlete Awards

Jade Bollinger and Emily Copier were both repeat selections for the MW Scholar-Athlete award.

PROVO, Utah –Academic All-Mountain West Conference award honorees Jade Bollinger and Emily Copier added one more award for their academic excellence as each was named an MWC Scholar-Athlete on Tuesday.

Bollinger, a general business major with a 3.77 GPA, garnered the award for her fourth consecutive year. Bollinger placed 17th at the MWC championships earlier this season, one of her five top-20 placements on the year.

Copier, a leisure services management major, finished the year with a 3.78 GPA. This marks the second consecutive year that she has been name an MW Scholar-Athlete.

The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference. 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.