17 Earn Academic All-WAC Honors

Denver, Colo.-----Seventeen San Jose State University student-athletes from the sports of women’s basketball, women’s swimming and diving and women’s gymnastics were named to the 2008-09 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.

Katey Nelson and Tarolyn Robertson from the swimming and diving team and Alise Blackwell from gymnastics, earned Academic All-WAC honors for the fourth time. Six more now are three-time honorees and the remaining eight are two-time award recipients.

The current group joins the 29 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 2008-09.

2008-09 San Jose State University Winter Sports Academic All-WAC

Student-athlete Sport Class Major

****Alise Blackwell Women’s Gymnastics SR Health Science
***Kelli Fournier Women’s Gymnastics JR Nutritional Science
**Shanice Howard Women’s Gymnastics SO Kinesiology
***Jessica Khoshnood Women’s Gymnastics JR Business Accounting
**Ashley Ladd Women’s Swimming & Diving SO Kinesiology
***Tiffany Louie Women’s Gymnastics JR Health Science
**Caitlin Macky Women’s Swimming & Diving SO Undeclared
**Meghan McCurley Women’s Swimming & Diving SO Psychology
**Katie Merritt Women’s Gymnastics SO Child & Adolescent Development
****Katey Nelson Women’s Swimming & Diving SR Recreation & Leisure Studies
****Tarolyn Robertson Women’s Swimming & Diving SR Business Finance
**Lily Swann Women’s Gymnastics SO Undeclared
***Gabrielle Targosz Women’s Gymnastics JR Communications
**Jo Thibodaux Women’s Swimming & Diving SO Radio, Television, Film
**Kirsten Trammell Women’s Swimming & Diving SO Nutritional Science
***Hannah Tringham Women’s Swimming & Diving JR Interior Design
***Natalie White Women’s Basketball SR Radio, Television, Film

* - number of Academic All-WAC awards