Fifty Aztecs Named to MW All-Academic Team

Mehdi Cheriet was among 50 Aztecs tabbed to the Mountain West all-academic team

June 27, 2011

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Fifty San Diego State student-athletes from seven different sports have been named to the Mountain West spring 2011 all-academic team, the league office announced Monday.

The Aztec women's swimming and diving team had the largest amount of SDSU honorees with 13 selections, highlighted by freshman Kelly Marquenie (Gold Coast, Australia), who has earned a 3.77 grade-point average in foods and nutrition. The highest GPA among the 50 student-athletes selected was a 3.88 in anthropology by freshman softball player Katelyn Mathis.

In addition, the women's track and field squad had 11 of its members selected, while women's tennis had six individuals followed by baseball, softball and men's tennis with five apiece.

To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at their school while maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor to their team.

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