{{ article.title }}

2015 Women's Cross Country All-Academic Team

| TheW.tv | WCC on Instagram | WCC on Facebook

WCC Announces 2015 Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Team

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference is pleased to announce the 2015 Cross Country All-Academic Team. This team is a first year honor to all ten members highlighting the competitive nature of this accolade, the high caliber of competition within the conference and the continued academic excellence of the member institutions.  

This season, 31 nominated women’s cross country student-athletes posted a GPA of 3.50 or better, 20 of which recorded a mark of 3.75 or higher, three posted a perfect 4.00 GPA.

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to her team.

2015 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

Name

School

Class

GPA

Major

Kelsey Braithwaite

BYU

Jr.

3.72

Physical Ed/Coaching

Elena Burkard

San Francisco

RS Jr.

3.47

Chemistry

Katie Engel

Pepperdine

Sr.

3.67

English

Julie Henling

Gonzaga

RS So.

3.98

English

Lauren LaRocco

Portland

So.

3.65

Mechanical Engineering

Karen Mac

Santa Clara

So.

3.93

Biochemistry

Jessica Mildes

Gonzaga

RS Jr.

4.00

Accounting

Natalie Shields-Connolly

BYU

Jr.

3.82

Public Health

Kelli Capel

Loyola Marymount

Sr.

3.66

English

Victoria Zellerhoff

Portland

Sr.

3.85

Mechanical Engineering



2014 WCC WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION

Kayla de Bondt, Loyola Marymount; Stasia Demick, Pepperdine; Anna Farello, Portland; Becky Grabow, Pacific; Julie Henling, Gonzaga; Lorea Ibarzabal, Portland; Carrie Jube, BYU; Mia Knipper, Pacific; Kateryna Kononenko, Pepperdine; Mary Kriege, Santa Clara; Kaitlyn Kuehn, Santa Clara; Myra Lakdawala, Pacific; Elle Lemco, Pepperdine; Allison Martinez, Santa Clara; Samantha Mattice, San Diego; Grace McConnochie, Portland; Shelby Mills, Gonzaga; Meri-Claire Montgomery, Pepperdine; Megan Morgan, Portland; Sanna Mustonen, Portland; Lauren Nakaso, Pacific; Kelsey Nielsen, San Francsico; Carina Novell, Saint Mary’s; Rachel Rant, Pepperdine; Jennica Redd, BYU; Marisa Rudolph, Santa Clara; Lindsay Sheaffer, Pepperdine; Danielle Shanahan, Loyola Marymount; Chandler Smith, Pepperdine; Ellie Smith, Pepperdine; Kelly Smyth, Pepperdine; Amanda Stark, Pepperdine; Ali Teliha, Saint Mary’s; Erin Thomas, San Francisco; Jordan Thurston, Gonzaga; Lindsay Tompkins Portland; Calli VanderWilde, Portland; Madelyn Whitaker, Pepperdine