Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
47 Vandals honored for academics
Courtesy: Idaho Athletic Media Relations
          Release: 06/25/2013
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DENVER – Forty seven University of Idaho student-athletes were honored for their academics on Tuesday as the Western Athletic Conference announced the 2013 academic all-WAC honorees for spring sports and freshman and transfer student-athletes.

Thirty eight of those 47 were from spring sports, including one from men’s golf, two from women’s golf, three each from men’s and women’s tennis, 11 from men’s outdoor track and field, and 18 from women’s outdoor track and field.

Among the freshmen and transfers honored were six from the swim and dive team, two from the women’s golf team and one from women’s basketball.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.00 cumulative grade point average, and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests. Idaho’s honorees are:

Spring (38)

Men’s Golf (1)
Aaron Cockerill.

Women’s Golf (2)
Rachel Choi, Kaitlyn Oster.

Men’s Tennis (3)
Abid Akbar, Ivan Krijanto, Cesar Torres.

Women’s Tennis (3)
Beaty Flores, Victoria Lozano, Almudena Sanz.

Men’s Outdoor Track and Field (11)
Tyler Bennett, James Clark, Colton Hastings, Jeremy Klas, Jason Lorentz, Michael Marshall, Jeff Osborn, Ugis Svazs, Cayle Turpen, Kyle Tylor, Dylan Watts.

Women’s Outdoor Track and Field (18)
Allee Cooper, Megan Dempsey, Reba Eggert, Johanna Hocketstaller, Karlene Hurrel, Kelly Jacka, Anna Kalbrener, Hannah Kiser, Abby Larson, Kristine Leonard, Ailene MacPherson, Molly Meyers, Emily Paradis, Ellen Rouse, Lauren Schaffer, Liga Velvere, Julie Veseth, Alaena Wilfong.

Freshmen and Transfers (9)

Women’s Basketball (1)
Connie Ballestero.

Women’s Golf (2)
Cassandra McKinley, Kristin Strankman.

Swimming and Diving (6)
Samantha Hendricks, Allison Hodgin, Delaney Peugh, Emily Renzini, Janelle Stacey, Jamie Sterbis.

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