16 More Spartans Earn Academic All-WAC Honors

Denver, Colo.-----Sixteen San Jose State University student-athletes from the sports of men's basketball, women's basketball, women's swimming and diving and women's gymnastics were named to the 2009-10 Western Athletic Conference all-academic team.

            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.

            Gymnasts Jessica Khoshnood, Tiffany Louie and Gabrielle Targosz and swimmer Hannah Tringham earned Academic All-WAC honors for the fourth time. Six more are three-time recipients.

            The current group joins the 41 San Jose State student-athletes from the fall sports of football, men's and women's cross country and volleyball to earn Academic All-WAC distinction in 2009-10. The 56 Spartans to earn Academic All-WAC honors thus far represents a 24 percent increase year-over-year.

2009-10 San Jose State University Winter Sports Academic All-WAC

Student-Athlete, Class            Sport

+Heather Denman, SO              Swimming & Diving

Aumornai Edinburgh, SR            Women's Basketball

&Shanice Howard, JR                 Gymnastics

%Jessica Khoshnood, SR           Gymnastics

%Tiffany Louie, SR                     Gymnastics

&Caitlin Macky, JR                      Swimming & Diving

&Meghan McCurley, JR               Swimming & Diving

&Katie Merritt, JR                       Gymnastics

+Megan Mills, SO                       Swimming & Diving

+Mac Peterson, SR                     Men's Basketball

&Lily Swann, JR                          Gymnastics

%Gabrielle Targosz, SR               Gymnastics

+Katie Valleau, SO                       Gymnastics

&Kirsten Trammell, JR                  Swimming & Diving

%Hannah Tringham, SR               Swimming & Diving

+Thomasina Wallace, SO              Gymnastics

% - Four-time Academic All-WAC

& - Three-time Academic All-WAC

+ - Two-time Academic All-WAC