June 30, 2011

Matadors Place 20 on Academic All-Conference Team for Spring

June 30, 2011

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. -

Twenty Cal State Northridge student-athletes from eight spring sports were named to the 2011 Big West Academic All-Conference team, the conference office announced Thursday.

To be eligible for the All-Academic team, student-athletes have to maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, complete one full year at the member institution (CSUN) prior to the season for which the award is being received (at least a sophomore academically) and must compete in at least 50 percent of their team’s contests.

In all, the Matadors were represented in each sport eligible for recognition with the exception of men’s tennis, which is not fielded by the university. Below is a list of the student-athletes who earned Academic All-Conference honors for Spring 2011:

Jennel Alexander – Women’s Golf – English

Sierra Brooks – Women’s Track and Field – Kinesiology

Vanessa Carr – Women’s Track and Field – CTVA

Yvonne Castillo-Urbina – Women’s Track and Field – Kinesiology

Karla Chaparro – Softball – Finance

Nick Delio – Men’s Golf – Criminology/Criminal Justice

Jessica Goforth – Women’s Water Polo – Kinesiology

Clariss Guce – Women’s Golf – Undecided

Hunter Hays – Men’s Track and Field – Management

Jenna Hulion – Women’s Track and Field – Sociology

Leah Janke – Women’s Water Polo – Undeclared

Ryma Korab – Women’s Tennis – Business Administration

Alex Muren – Baseball – Criminology

Mia Pagano – Softball – History

Heidi Pettinger – Women’s Water Polo – Liberal Studies

TS Reed – Baseball – Sociology

Bethany Scamara – Women’s Water Polo - Kinesiology

Matt Todd – Men’s Track and Field – Education Policy

Haylee Varner – Women’s Track and Field – Family Consumer Science

Tiana Webberley – Women’s Track and Field – Family Consumer Science