47 Spartans Earn Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Honors

Tim Crawley is one of 26 Spartans receiving MW Scholar-Athlete recognition for the second consecutive year.
July 22, 2015

Colorado Springs, Colo. --- Forty-seven (47) San José State University student-athletes across 13 sports received one of the Mountain West’s highest academic honors Tuesday with the announcement of the 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Awards.

The honorees include those student-athletes that have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, and participated in a Mountain West sponsored varsity competition.

The women’s track and field team led the way for SJSU with 11 honorees, five of which are also on the list for competition during the women’s cross country season.

Women’s swimming and diving and women’s tennis each had seven honorees. The softball team has six honored, while women’s volleyball had four honorees.

Danny Mahoney of the men’s basketball team was one of 15 Spartan freshman honored. Football’s Nate Velichko, another freshman, and teammate Tim Crawley are the two football Scholar-Athletes. It’s the second year in a row for Crawley who became the football program’s first conference scholar-athlete last season. There are a total of 26 repeat honorees from a season ago.

Women’s basketball and women’s soccer also had two honorees. Baseball’s Jack Veasey and Fanny Johansson of the women’s golf team were also honored.

The Spartan Scholar-Athletes helped the Mountain West to a new league-record total of 730 honoree for the 2014-15 season.

2014-15 San José State Mountain West Scholar-Athletes



Name Sport Class Major
Jack Veasey Baseball SO International Business
Tim Crawley Football SO Business - MIS
Nate Velichko Football FR Kinesiology
Danny Mahoney Men's Basketball FR Political Science
Ben Branagh Men's Cross Country SO Sociology
Jannik Ernst Men's Cross Country SO Business Management
Craig Huff Men's Cross Country FR Undeclared
Michelle Cox Softball SR Business Administration
Jessie Hufstetler Softball JR Recreation
Chelsea Jenner Softball SO Journalism
Katelyn Linford Softball SO Mechanical Engineering
Erin Rodriguez Softball JR Child & Adolescent Development
Marissa Toy Softball JR Nursing
Ta'Rea Cunnigan Women's Basketball SR Psychology
Emily Vann Women's Basketball JR Public Relations
Jennifer Beckingham Women's Cross Country JR Mathematics
Breanna Garcia Women's Cross Country SR Psychology
Rebecca Garcia Women's Cross Country SR Psychology
Allison Kimura Women's Cross Country SR Kinesiology
Karina Nunes Women's Cross Country SO Psychology
Fanny Johansson Women's Golf SO Communication Studies
Dorthe Hoppius Women's Soccer FR Undeclared
Stephanie Rebagliati Women's Soccer SO Kinesiology
Lynea Baudino Women's Swimming & Diving SO Environmental Studies 
Alyssa Cable Women's Swimming & Diving SO Journalism
Kayla Nakamoto Women's Swimming & Diving SR Recreation
Amber Nelson Women's Swimming & Diving SR Biomedical Engineering
Marissa O'Quinn Women's Swimming & Diving SO Mechanical Engineering
Cari Reiswig Women's Swimming & Diving FR Journalism
Taylor Solorio Women's Swimming & Diving SO Kinesiology
Julianna Bacelar Women's Tennis SR Business Management
Malin Cubukcu Women's Tennis FR Business Administration
Justine Deleval Women's Tennis SO Business Finance
Marie Klocker Women's Tennis SO Business Management
Abbie Pahz Women's Tennis FR Kinesiology
Gaelle Rey Women's Tennis SO Business Administration
Jessica Willett Women's Tennis SR Kinesiology
Jennifer Beckingham Women's Track & Field JR Mathematics
Jade Childs Women's Track & Field JR Business Management
Breanna Garcia Women's Track & Field SR Psychology
Rebecca Garcia Women's Track & Field SR Psychology
Nicole Iloanya Women's Track & Field FR Political Science
Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw Women's Track & Field FR Kinesiology
Allison Kimura Women's Track & Field SR Kinesiology
Leah Lambert Women's Track & Field FR Political Science
Karina Nunes Women's Track & Field SO Psychology
Madiha Raza Women's Track & Field SO Undeclared
Lenae Stevens Women's Track & Field FR Health Science
Summer Avery Women's Volleyball FR Kinesiology
Jamie Hirai Women's Volleyball FR Business Accounting
Breann Robinson Women's Volleyball FR Communication Studies
Yavianliz Rosado Women's Volleyball FR Political Science