49 Spartan Student-Athletes Receive MW Scholar-Athlete Recognition

July 8, 2016

Colorado Springs, Colo.— A school-record 49 San José State University student-athletes have received a 2015-16 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award for their performance in the classroom during their athletic career.

The MW Scholar-Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the conference.  To be eligible for the award, student-athletes must have completed two semesters at the institution, have a 3.5 or better grade point average and have participated in a competition in a Mountain West-sponsored sport.

The Spartan student-athletes represent 14 sports, led by women’s track and field with six honorees, followed closely by women’s soccer, softball and volleyball who each have five honorees.

Thirteen (13) San José State student-athletes have earned three awards since the Spartans joined the conference for the 2013-14 school year – Jack Veasey (BASE); Ben Branagh and Jannik Ernst (MXC); Karina Nunes (WXC); Tim Crawley (FB); Stephanie Rebagliati (WSOC); Chelsea Jenner and Katelyn Linford (SB); Taylor Solorio (WSW); Justine Deleval, Marie Klocker and Gaelle Rey (WTN) and Madiha Raza (WT&F)

The Spartan Scholar-Athletes helped the Mountain West achieve a new league-record of 734 student-athletes recognized.

2015-16 San José State University MW Scholar-Athletes

%$ Jack Veasey Junior Business/Internation
Men's Basketball (2)
Leon Bahner Freshman Business/Marketing
Ryan Welage Freshman Kinesiology
Women's Basketball (3)
Ellie Stevens Senior Communication Studies
$ Emily Vann Senior Public Relations
% Rachol West Junior Child & Adolescent Development
Men's Cross Country (4)
%$ Ben Branagh Junior Sociology
%$ Jannik Ernst Senior Business/International
$ Craig Huff Sophomore Applied & Computational Mathematics
Raul Rodarte Junior Philosophy
Women's Cross Country (3)
$ Jennifer Beckingham Senior Mathematics
%$ Karina Nunes Junior Psychology
Jeanette Zambrano Freshman Kinesiology
Football (4)
%$ Tim Crawley Senior Business/Management Information Systems
Loni Fa Senior Recreation Management
Michael Talafus Junior Interdisciplinary Studies
$ Nate Velichko Junior Kinesiology
Men's Golf (2)
Bradley Keyer Freshman Psychology
Henrik Sohlberg Sophomre General Business
Women's Golf
Fanny Johansson Junior Business/Marketing
Women's Soccer (5)
Claire Berkley Sophomore Business/Marketing
Veronica Chung Freshman Business/Corporate Accounting Finance
$ Dorthe Hoppius Freshman Justice Studies
Sabrina Miller Sophomore Business/Marketing
%$ Stephanie Rebagliati Junior Kinesiology
Softball (5)
$ Jessie Hufstetler Senior Recreation
%$ Chelsea Jenner Junior Communication Studies
Chantelle Ladner Freshman Organizational Studies
%$ Katelyn Linford Junior Mechanical Engineering
%$ Casey Watt Junior Kinesiology
Women's Swimming & Diving (4)
Megan Au Freshman Undeclared
Kylie Fonseca Sophomore Psychology
$ Cari Reiswig Sophomore Humanities/Liberal Arts
%$ Taylor Solorio Junior Kinesiology
Women's Tennis (4)
%$ Justine Deleval Senior Business/Finance
%$ Marie Klocker Junior General Business
Miyo Kobayashi Freshman International Business
%$ Gaelle Rey Junior Business/Management
Women's Track & Field (6)
$ Jennifer Beckingham Senior Mathematics
$ Nicole Iloanya Sophomore Political Science
$ Kelsey Johnson-Upshaw Sophomore Kinesiology
$ Karina Nunes Junior Psychology
%$ Madiha Raza Junior Business/Marketing
Jeanette Zambrano Freshman Kinesiology
Volleyball (5)
$ Jamie Hirai Sophomore Business/Accounting
Allison Meehan Senior Business/Marketing
$ Yavianliz Rosado Sophomore Political Science
Julie Sam Junior Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management
Hana Tresnáková Freshman Communication Studies

$ - 2015 honoree

% - 2014 honoree

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