MPSF Announces Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team
March 21, 2002
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation recognized 23 Washington State University track and field athletes for their academic excellence in the classroom as well as their individual accomplishments in intercollegiate athletics for the 2002 indoor season.
Qualifying student-athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, must be at least a sophomore academically, must complete at least on full academic year at their current institution, and must have participated in fifty percent or more of their institution's competitions.
WSU is a member of the MPSF for the indoor track and field season. The MPSF honored 125 indoor track and field student-athletes from ten member schools.
The WSU student-athletes are listed below:
Name, GPA, Year, EventsHeidi Abersfeller 3.84, Senior,Hurdles, 400mAnna Blue 3.07, Junior, MileAlison Eldridge 3.47, Senior, Triple JumpItoro Elijah 3.33, RS-Senior, Triple JumpWhitney Evans 3.98, RS-Junior, High JumpJenny Filipy 4.00, RS-Senior, 5000mShannon Rance 3.22, Sophomore, Shot PutEllannee Richardson 3.31, RS-Junior, 200m, 60m Hurdles, Long JumpStephanie Robinett 3.21, Junior, Pole VaultRandi Smith 3.58, Senior, Hurdles, 400mBeth Welander 4.00, Sophomore, 5000mBriana Willis 3.27, Junior, High Jump
Rick Collins 3.33, Junior, Pole VaultEric Dudley 3.96, Senior, Hurdles, 400mTim Gehring 3.65, RS-Sophomore, Shot Put, 35# Weight ThrowIan Johnson 3.62, RS-Sophomore, MileScott Johnson 3.85, Senior, 3000mAndy Kammenga 3.23, RS-Freshman, Pole VaultJames Neeway 3.73, Sophomore, MileJustin Nikbakhsh-Tali 3.88, RS-Junior, Pole Vault, Long JumpRyan Turner 3.18, RS-Senior, Pole VaultJonathan Welsh 3.29, Senior, 3000mMark Wicklander 3.16, RS-Junior, 5000m