13 Women's Gymnasts Receive NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Recognition

Aug. 2, 2016

San Jose, Calif.—The San José State University women’s gymnastics team had 13 gymnasts named as 2016 National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) Scholastic All-Americans. To qualify for individual honors, the student-athletes must have earned a 3.50 grade-point average for either the year or their career.

Seven Spartan gymnasts received the honor for multiple years.  Allison Bellingham received the honors all four years, followed by Amy Bellingham, Hannah Gilbert and Alyssa Kaschak for three years, and Alisa Bogdan, Maddie Herr and Erica Matos for two years.

“I am really proud of our accomplishments in the classroom this year,” said Spartan head coach Wayne Wright.  “These honors show that we are committed to academic and athletic excellence here at San José State.”

Overall, the Spartans had 3.44 gpa to finish 29th in the team standings. This is the third consecutive year the team has had 10 or more honorees.



Individual Academic Awards

Allison Bellingham 3.70 Business Administration/Accounting
Amy Bellingham 3.78 Child & Adolescent Development
Alisa Bogdan 3.78 Applied Mathematics/Economics & Activity
Hannah Gilbert 3.69 Kinesiology
Rachel Heinl 3.75 Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation
Maddie Herr 3.90 Advertising
Alyssa Kaschak 3.54 Kinesiology
Erica Matos 3.87 Kinesiology
McElle McCartney 3.90 Advertising
Stephanie Relova 3.93 Kinesiology
Michelle Shalit 3.54 Kinesiology
Kendal Watts 3.85 Communication Studies
Kaitlin Won 3.53 Kinesiology

# # #