Lisa Dernick and Adrianne Gibby named to the academic All-MWC team

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - BYU's Lisa Dernick and Adrianne Gibby were among 14 student-athletes recognized today for academic excellence as members of the women's 2001 Golf Academic All-Mountain West Conference Team.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and be a starter or significant contributor to the team.

A total of 39 student-athletes earned MWC academic honors in 2000-01, including 25 men and 14 women. Colorado State and Wyoming each had nine honorees, followed by New Mexico with eight. BYU placed four members on this year's academic team, Utah had three, and Air Force, San Diego State and UNLV each placed two individuals on the squad. Nineteen of the 39 Academic All-MWC members were repeat selections from a year ago.

Following is a list of the 2001 Men's and Women's Golf Academic All-Mountain West Conference selections grouped alphabetically by school (*notes repeat selection).

Women's Golf Academic All-MWC Team

Name School Class GPA Major

Lisa Dernick BYU Junior 3.42 Public Relations

Adrianne Gibby BYU Junior 3.44 Math Education

*Bridget Johnson Colo. St. Junior 3.74 Business Administration

Stephanie Linnell Colo. St. Fresh. 3.87 Univ. Open Option

*Robyn Roy Colo. St. Senior 3.40 Business Administration

*Britney Holt New Mexico Junior 3.43 General Management

Kellyn Newman New Mexico Junior 3.66 Undeclared

*Ryley Webb New Mexico Senior 3.46 General Management Annegret Horsch San Diego St. Fresh. 3.87 Communications

*Kelli Hanson Wyoming Senior 3.72 Chemistry

Tara Ludwig Wyoming Junior 3.46 Education

Alison McGuire Wyoming Soph. 4.00 Political Science

*Kim Nissen Wyoming Soph. 3.58 Marketing

*Jessi Santesson Wyoming Senior 3.50 Zoology

*notes repeat selection