38 Student-Athletes Named Academic All-WAC

Denver, Colo.-----For the second year in a row, 38 San Jose State University student-athletes from the fall sports teams of cross country, football, women's soccer and volleyball earned Academic All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) recognition.

            A student-athlete is named Academic All-WAC by maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or higher, being enrolled at the conference member institution for at least two semesters and participating in at least 50 percent of the team's contests for the season.

            Among San Jose State's Academic All-WAC honorees, football and women's soccer each had 11 honorees. There were nine in women's cross country, six in volleyball and one in men's cross country.

            Seniors Alexa Richter of the women's cross country team, defensive end Travis Johnson and volleyball player Katie Turner earned their fourth Academic All-WAC honor.

First semester freshmen from these fall sports teams can be named Academic All-WAC for 2012-13 at the end of the 2013 spring semester.

2012 FALL ACADEMIC ALL-WAC AWARD WINNERS

Nicholas Sherrell Men's Cross Country FR
Marissa Buckley Women's Cross Country SO
Stephanie Cano Women's Cross Country SR
Breanna Garcia Women's Cross Country SO
Rebecca Garcia Women's Cross Country SO
Aylin Mejia Women's Cross Country JR
Jessica Ponce Women's Cross Country SR
Joanna Reyes Women's Cross Country SO
Alexa Richter (4)
Women's Cross Country SR
Alexandra Seda Women's Cross Country SR
Vince Buhagiar
 (3)
Football JR
David Catalano Football FR
Jeff Grattan Football SR
Reuben Hasani Football JR
Travis Johnson (4)
Football SR
Nicholas Kaspar (3)
Football JR
Akeem King Football SO
Jon Meyer Football JR
Travis Raciti (2)
Football SO
Wes Schweitzer Football SO
Peter Tuitupou (2)
Football SR
Alex Donaldson (2)
Women's Soccer SO
Sarah Fraser (2)
Women's Soccer JR
Michelle Haughey (3)
Women's Soccer SR
Amanda Heins (2)
Women's Soccer JR
Alex Jimenez Women's Soccer SO
Cheryl Kute (3)
Women's Soccer JR
Kelsey Lord (3)
Women's Soccer SR
Helen Phan (3)
Women's Soccer SR
Emily Pryor Women's Soccer FR
Catherine Ruder (2)
Women's Soccer SO
Gabriella Stange (2)
Women's Soccer SO
Alex Akana (3)
Volleyball SR
Hanah Blume (3)
Volleyball JR
Sarah Griest Volleyball JR
Mary Alice O'Reilly (2)
Volleyball SO
Kiely Pieper (2)
Volleyball SO
Katie Turner (4)
Volleyball SR
(2) - Two-time Academic All-WAC    
(3) - Three-time Academic All-WAC    
(4) - Four-time Academic All-WAC