Mountain West Conference Announces Women's Volleyball All-Academic Team

Colorado Springs, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference is pleased to announce the Academic-All Conference honors for the sport of volleyball. 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.

Thirty-five student-athletes qualify for the academic-all-conference team in the sport of volleyball. Colorado State garnered the most honorees with six, New Mexico, San Diego State and Wyoming landed five each, Air Force Academy, BYU and Utah four and San Diego State two. Following is the list of Academic-All-Conference selections for volleyball, grouped alphabetically by school.

Mountain West Conference Women's Volleyball All-Academic Team

Jennifer Engh, Air Force Academy, Sr., 3.55, Behavioral Science-Human Factors

Laura Terry, Air Force Academy, Sr., 3.87, Biology

Shaylor Billings, Air Force Academy, Jr., 3.44, Physics

Gina Marino, Air Force Academy, So., 3.18, Management

Caroline Bower, BYU, Sr., 3.13, Sociology

Anna-Lena Smith, BYU, Sr., 3.53, Athletic Training

Melissa Layton, BYU, Jr., 3.39, Psychology

Nina Puikkonen, BYU, So., 3.44, Zoology

Shauna Marie Metschke, Colorado State, Sr., 3.52, Health & Exercise Science

Katherine Ann Pettit, Colorado State, Jr., 3.72, Interior Design

Krista Lynn Swartzendruber, Colorado State, Jr., 3.44, Business-Entrepreneurship

Emily Anne Darger, Colorado State, So., 4.00, Business-Marketing

Angela Eileen Knopf, Colorado State, So., 3.61, Undeclared

Allison Sarah Jane Peckham, Colorado State, So., 3.53, Business

Amber Smith, New Mexico, Grad, 3.66, Health Education

Jessica Goffard, New Mexico, So., 3.56, Undeclared

Vanessa Shields, New Mexico, So., 3.00, Criminology

Kelly Griffin, New Mexico, Fr., 3.08, Comm. & Journalism

Erika Sansoni, New Mexico, Fr., 3.00, Undeclared

Lisa Bostian, San Diego State, Sr., 3.23, Business Management

Jamie Evans, San Diego State, Sr., 3.44, Liberal Studies

Monet Solberg, San Diego State, Jr., 3.75, Psychology

Melissa Dickson, San Diego State, So., 3.73, Business

Nicole Akporiaye, San Diego State, Fr., 3.17, English

Angie Sylvas, UNLV, Sr., 3.34, Elementary Education

Julia Goes, UNLV, So., 3.00, Marketing

Brooke Barton, Utah, Sr., 3.61, Health Education

Jennifer Snow-Richards, Utah, Jr., 3.70, Behavioral Science & Health

Lucie Turková, Utah, Jr., 3.59, Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Megan Anderson, Utah, Fr., 3.68, Anthropology

Angela Whalen, Wyoming, Sr., 3.213, Elementary Education

Melody Friehauf, Wyoming, Jr., 3.510, Secondary Education/Math

Rachel Lau, Wyoming, So., 3.417, Sociology

Michele Keller, Wyoming, Fr., 3.533, Pre-Pharmacy

Aynsley Laluk, Wyoming, Fr., 3.353, Physical Education Teaching