|Spartans Earn 25 Academic All-WAC Honors|
Denver, Colo. - Twenty five San Jose State student-athletes, who compete in the winter sports of men's and women's basketball, women's gymnastics and women's swimming and diving were recognized by the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) with Academic All-WAC honors.
The 2011-12 WAC Champion swimming and diving team earned 15 selections, which represents 71 percent of the team members who met the eligibility requirements. Men's basketball tied for the most selections for their sport. Women's gymnastics, the 2011-12 WAC Regular Season Champions, garnered five distinctions and women's basketball earned three.
San Jose State's 25 honorees are the fourth most among the eight WAC schools. Of the 25 student-athletes who were recognized, 23 are multiple honorees. Gymnastics' Thomasina Wallace and Katie Valleau, and swimming and diving's Heather Denman, Meghan McCurley, Megan Mills and Kirsten Trammell are all four-time honorees. Three-time selections were swimming and diving's Julia Craddock, Marisa DeWames, Kiley Foster, Jessica Holden and Taylor Stoddard. Men's Basketball's Wil Carter and Garrett Ton, women's basketball's Rachel Finnegan and Sara Plavljanin, gymnastics' Julia Greer, Cassandra Harrison and Aubrey Lee and swimming and diving's Darcie Anderson, Christian Bergis, Karly Brown and Amy Kilby are two-time honorees.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.
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