Women's Basketball

Cowgirl Basketball Places Conference High Seven Players on All-Academic Team

<b>Junior Christy Bacon led her team among those earning Academic All-Conference honors this past year with a 3.83 GPA in Exercise Physiology.</b><br>

Junior Christy Bacon led her team among those earning Academic All-Conference honors this past year with a 3.83 GPA in Exercise Physiology.

June 27, 2001


The Mountain West Conference announced the 2001 Academic All-Conference team for women's basketball 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.

Forty-two student-athletes earned MWC academic honors in 2000-01, including 25 repeat selections from the 1999-2000 squad. Colorado State, Utah and Wyoming each had a league-high seven members on this year's team, followed by UNLV with six, BYU with five, New Mexico with four, and Air Force and San Diego State each with three.

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

Name	           School	         Class	   GPA	Major

* Darci Arsene Univ. of Wyoming Sophomore 3.29 Business * Christy Bacon Univ. of Wyoming Junior 3.83 Exercise Physiology * Shelby Hoffman Univ. of Wyoming Senior 3.44 Exercise Physiology * Lisa McCann Univ. of Wyoming Sophomore 3.34 Undeclared * Ann McColl Univ. of Wyoming Sophomore 3.14 Exercise Physiology Brenda Pickup Univ. of Wyoming Freshman 3.03 Electrical Engineering Heather Shaffner Univ. of Wyoming Junior 3.70 Chemistry Dorothy Albright Air Force Academy Freshman 3.34 Biochemistry Morgan Bennett Air Force Academy Sophomore 3.02 Biology *Rozi Russ Air Force Academy Junior 3.15 Civil Engineering *Caroline Beus BYU Senior 3.71 Recreation Mgmt/Youth Leadership Jorja Cox BYU Senior 3.26 Communications *Stacy Jensen BYU Junior 3.03 Fitness & Wellness Mgmt. *Lisa Osguthorpe BYU Junior 3.46 French Teaching Kaly Shippen BYU Senior 3.94 Instructional Psychology & Tech. *Ashley Augspurger Colorado State Univ. Sophomore 3.92 Biological Sciences *Elizabeth English Colorado State Univ. Sophomore 3.06 Business Administration *Angela Gorton Colorado State Univ. Junior 3.35 Health & Exercise Science *Heather Haanen Colorado State Univ. Senior 3.53 Human Dev. & Family Studies Joy Jenkins Colorado State Univ. Freshman 3.40 University Open Option *Lisa Narkiewicz Colorado State Univ. Sophomore 3.21 Business Administration *Shannon Strecker Colorado State Univ. Sophomore 3.97 Consumer & Family Studies *Nikki Heckroth Univ. of New Mexico Senior 3.52 Accounting *Molly McKinnon Univ. of New Mexico Junior 3.55 Exercise Science Lauren McLeod Univ. of New Mexico Freshman 3.63 Secondary Education *Jennifer Williams Univ. of New Mexico Senior 3.30 Accounting Sophia Sledge San Diego State Univ. Senior 3.26 Education Claire Swinbank San Diego State Univ. Junior 3.51 International Business Morgan Vargas San Diego State Univ. Junior 3.38 Microbiology *Linda Fr?hlich UNLV Junior 3.62 Psychology Petra Gl?ser UNLV Freshman 3.53 Undeclared *Brooke Ingalls UNLV Senior 3.32 Communications *Erin Johansson UNLV Junior 3.30 Criminal Justice Viveca L?f UNLV Senior 3.18 Communications Courtney Swanson UNLV Junior 3.00 Communications *Kristina Andersen Univ. of Utah Senior 3.57 Parks, Recreation & Tourism *Lauren Beckman Univ. of Utah Junior 3.58 History *Lori Castagnetto Univ. of Utah Senior 3.40 Parks, Recreation & Tourism *Amy Ewert Univ. of Utah Senior 3.57 Geography Lindsay Herbert Univ. of Utah Junior 3.06 Exercise & Sport Science Caroline Matthews Univ. of Utah Freshman 3.61 Parks, Recreation & Tourism Kelsy Stireman Univ. of Utah Freshman 3.41 Pre-Medicine

(*notes repeat selection)



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