10 Gymnasts Honored As MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athletes

April 19, 2016

Woodland, Calif.--The San José State women's gymnastics team leads the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation with 10 gymnasts being honored as MPSF All-Academic Scholar Athletes.

The 10 gymnasts honored are the most ever for the Spartans in one year.  Seniors Alyssa Kaschak and Marissa Unpingco won their fourth academic all-conference honors.  Amy Bellingham and Hannah Gilbert earned their third honors, while Allison Bellingham picked up her second award. Alisa Bogdan, Rachel Heinl, Maddie Herr, Erica Matos and Kaitlin Won were honored for the first time in their careers.

To receive the honor, gymnasts must have a 3.00 or better grade point average, be a sophomore academically, complete at least one full academic year at the institution prior to this season and compete in 50 percent or more of the institution's competitions.

Name GPA Class Events Hometown/Last School
Allison Bellingham 3.722 Senior Bars, Beam Irvine, Calif./Woodbridge HS
Amy Bellingham 3.527 Senior Beam Irvine, Calif./Woodbridge HS
Alisa Bogdan 3.771 Sophomore Beam, Floor Henderson, Nev./Foothill HS
Hannah Gilbert 3.500 Senior Vault Torrance, Calif./Torrance HS
Rachel Heinl 3.176 Junior Vault, Bars Mesa, Ariz./Red Mountain HS
Maddie Herr 3.918 Senior All-Around Lititz, Penn./The Ohio State University
Alyssa Kaschak 3.448 Senior Bars, Beam Allen, Texas/EdOptions Online Academy
Erica Matos 3.602 Junior Vault/Floor San Jose, Calif./Pioneer HS
Marissa Unpingco 3.019 Senior Bars, Beam Martinez, Calif./California Vitural Academy
Kaitlin Won 3.510 Sophomore All-Around Mesa, Ariz./Mesquite HS

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