May 27, 2004
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
For the first time in her career Jennifer Hancock, a senior on the University of Wyoming Tennis Team, was selected on Thursday to the 2004 Academic All-District VII Women's At-Large Team. Hancock, who has earned a 3.907 cumulative grade-point average in journalism, was one of ten individuals to earn honors.
Out of 49 total athletes nominated in 10 sports by 19 different schools, 10 student-athletes were selected for the CoSIDA Academic All-District VII Women's At-Large squad. Those 10 student-athletes selected will now move on to the national ballot in consideration for the honor of Academic All-America?.
The first team features two student-athletes from the University of Denver and one each from the University of Colorado, University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska, Saint Louis University and University of Wyoming.
The squad was comprised of nine seniors and a sophomore and the average G.P.A. of the team members was 3.85. In total, five different sports were represented on the team.
Student-athletes are selected in voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). CoSIDA District VII is made up of the states of Wyoming, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota and the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan.
To qualify, a student-athlete must have achieved a minimum of 3.20 cumulative grade-point average, must be at least a sophomore athletically and academically and must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games.
Hancock is a three time Academic All-Conference and Scholar-Athlete selection during her career. This past season, she finished with an overall singles record of 13-18 and 15-19 in doubles play. She also concluded her career with 47 total wins which is fifth all-time in school history. The Cowgirls concluded the season with a 10-12 dual mark and 1-6 in the Mountain West Conference.