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

Feb. 2, 2000

LARAMIE, Wyo. - The Mountain West Conference is pleased to announce the Academic-AllConference 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-seven student-athletes qualify for the academic-all-conference team in the sport ofvolleyball. Colorado State and Utah garnered the most honorees with six each, New Mexico, San Diego State and Wyoming each landed five, Air Force Academy and BYU four and UNLV 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

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

Jennifer Engh, Air Force Academy, Sr., 3.55, Behav. 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 & Exer. Science
Katherine Ann Pettit, Colorado State, Jr., 3.72, Interior Design
Krista Lynn Swartzendruber, Colorado State, Jr., 3.44, Bus.-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
Brenda Beal, Utah, Fr., 3.77, Undeclared
Jennifer Snow-Richards, Utah, Jr., 3.70, Behavioral Science & Health
McKelle Stilson, Utah, Jr., 3.12, Behav. Science & Health
Lucie Turkov?, Utah, Jr., 3.59, Parks, Recreation & Tourism
Megan Anderson, Utah, Fr., 3.68, Anthropology