Aug. 2, 2001
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
The Mountain West Conference announced the 2001 Academic All-Conference team for men's and women's track and field today. 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 207 student-athletes earned MWC academic honors in 2000-01, including 127women and 80 men. BYU led the way with 52 honorees, followed by Colorado State with 34and New Mexico with 31. Wyoming placed 29 student-athletes on the MWC academic team, while Air Force had 25 and Utah had 19. San Diego State and UNLV, each sponsoring only women's track and field programs, followed with 10 and seven Academic All-MWC award winners, respectively. A total of 66 student-athletes were repeat selections from 2000.
Attached (.PDF) is a list of the 2001 Men's and Women's Track and Field Academic All-Mountain West Conference selections grouped alphabetically by school (*notes repeat selection).