33 Honored As MPSF All-Academic
April 15, 2010
Woodland, Calif. - Mountain Pacific Sports Federation executive director, Al Beaird, has announced the Academic All-MPSF Scholar-Athletes for the 2010 MPSF Women's Indoor Track & Field season. The Cardinal led the conference with 33 total nominees. The 17 men were tops in the conference, while the 16 women trailed only Washington State.
Sophomore Miles Unterreiner led the Cardinal with a grade point average of 3.940. Unterreiner was one of five sophomores who were honored for the first time. Benjamin Johnson, Jonathan McMaster, Amaechi Morton and Geoffrey Tabor were also recognized for their work in the classroom.
The other men honored were upperclassmen, many of whom had been recognized in previous seasons. Cody Cox, Justin Reed, Elliott Heath, Daniel Belch, Justin Marpole-Bird, Ryan Fisicaro, Zach Chandy, Durell Coleman, Brendan Gregg, Tyrone McGraw, Carter Wells and JT Sullivan were all honored for their academic excellence.
On the women's side, Kate Niehaus led Stanford with a gpa of 4.062. Niehaus was already honored for the NCAA Elite 88 award after having the highest gpa at the NCAA Cross Country Championships last fall and now finishes the MPSF indoor season with the highest gpa in the conference.
The other honorees for the women were Madeline Duhon, Molly Kinsella, Caitlin Hewitt, Georgia Griffin, Jaynie Goodbody, Stephanie Marcy, Victoria Pennings, Arantxa King, Claire Collison, Natasha Barthel, Kristin Reese, Jordan Merback, Brittni Dixon-Smith, Griffin Matthew and Whitney Liehr.
In addition to the academic excellence, both track and field teams finished second at the MPSF Championships.