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Buffs Place 12 On MPSF All-Academic Team

Apr 21, 2014

WOODLAND, Calif. - The University of Colorado's track and field team placed 12 student-athletes on the 2014 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic teams, announced on Monday by MPSF Executive Director Al Beaird.

The men had three honorees, while the women placed nine on the team. Juniors Lindsy Mattson and Bridget Sweeney had the two highest GPAs on the team. Mattson has recorded a 3.814 GPA while majoring in economics and Sweeney has accumulated a 3.813 GPA while majoring in communication. The other women who were named to the team include: Courtney Bouchet, Maddie Alm, Jenny DeSouchet, Emily Hunsucker, Ewelina Pena, Kelsey English and Shalaya Kipp.

Junior Morgan Pearson, an economics major, led the men's selections with a 3.470 GPA. Joe Bosshard, a graduate student, also carries an impressive 3.425 and is majoring in business. Blake Theroux was also named to the team.

To be chosen for this distinction, honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.00, must be a sophomore academically, must have completed at least one academic year with their institution and must have competed in at least 50 percent of the institution's competition.

Academic All-MPSF Men's First Team

Name                              Yr            Major                                                             Hometown

Joe Bosshard                  Grad.       Business                                                         Crested Butte, Colo.

Morgan Pearson            Jr.            Economics                                                      New Vernon, N.J.

Blake Theroux               Jr.            History                                                            Chesapeake, Va.

Academic All-MPSF Women's First Team

Name                              Yr            Major                                                             Hometown

Maddie Alm                   So.           Integrative Physiology                                  Louisville, Colo.

Courtney Bouchet         Sr.           MCD Biology and Psychology                       Estes Park, Colo.

Jenny DeSouchet           So.           English                                                           Alamosa, Colo.

Kelsey English               Jr.            Psychology and Sociology                             Colorado Springs, Colo.

Emily Hunsucker           Sr.           Business                                                         Arvada, Colo.

Shalaya Kipp                 Sr.           Integrative Physiology and Psychology      Salt Lake City, Utah

Lindsy Mattson              Jr.            Economics                                                      Grand Rapids, Minn.

Ewelina Pena                 So.           Ecology and Evolutionary Biology               Lakewood, Colo.

Bridget Sweeney           Jr.            Communication                                             Hopkins, Minn.


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