Matadors Place 17 on Fall Big West Academic All-Conference Team


Seventeen student-athletes at Cal State Northridge were recognized for their efforts on the field and in the classroom when the Big West Conference announced its Fall 2013 Academic All-Conference Team on Thursday afternoon. Matador student-athletes earned the honor in all five sports included in the Fall awards: women's volleyball, women's soccer, men's soccer, women's cross country and men's cross country.

"We are proud of our student-athletes who excel in the classroom," said Cal State Northridge Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Brandon E. Martin. "Building a solid academic foundation is paramount for success now and later in life, and I want to congratulate these student-athletes on this much-deserved honor."

In total, 190 student-athletes from nine member institutions in the Big West were named to the Academic All-Conference Team. To be eligible student-athletes must maintain a cumulative 3.00 GPA, have standing as at least a sophomore academically, and compete in a minimum of 50 percent of his or her team's competitions during the season.

For the complete list of honorees, click here.

Matadors on Academic All-Big West Team:

Women's Volleyball

Women's Soccer

Men's Soccer

Women's Cross Country

Men's Cross Country