April 9, 2009
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Sixteen Washington State University student-athletes have been selected as 2009 Academic All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Scholar Athletes for Indoor Track and Field, executive director Al Beaird announced Wednesday.
The student-athletes were selected based on the following criteria: have a 3.0 or higher cumulative grade point average, be at least a sophomore academically, have completed one full academic year at the institution prior to January 2009, have competed in fifty percent or more of the institution's competition during indoor track and field season.
For a complete list of all honorees, go to www.mpsports.org.
Washington State Men Indoor Track & Field Name Year GPA Events Hometown/Last school Evan Blanshan Senior 3.54 Mile Selah, Wash./Portland State Bob Hewitt-Gaffney Junior 3.33 DMR Gillette, Wyo./Campbell County HS Matt Lamb Junior 3.27 Shot Put Emmett, Idaho/Emmett HS Barry Leavitt Senior 3.31 400m, 4x4 Benton City, Wash./Kiona-Benton HS Drew Polley Senior 3.71 5000m Port Orchard, Wash./South Kitsap HS Justin Woods Senior 3.00 60/200/4x4 Buena Vista, Calif./Los Alamitos HS
Washington State Women Indoor Track & Field Name Year GPA Events Hometown/Last school Sara Trané Junior 3.96 3000m Pixbo, Sweden/Frolunda Gym Marisa Sandoval Senior 3.78 Mile Los Alamos, NM/Los Alamos HS Kendall Mays Junior 3.73 Pole Vault Spokane, Wash./N. Central HS Amanda Stewart Soph. 3.59 High Jump Federal Way, Wash./Decatur HS Alexa Huestis Soph. 3.51 Pole Vault Chehalis, Wash./W.F. West HS Lisa Egami Junior 3.49 Mile Coquitlam, B.C/Centennial HS Jalisa Williams Soph. 3.26 60mH Pasadena, Calif./John Muir HS Veronica Elseroad-Wall Soph. 3.14 400m/4x4 Casper, Wyo./Kelly Walsh HS Sarah Burns Senior 3.13 Jumps Tacoma, Wash./Curtis HS Lorraine King Senior 3.09 400m/4x4 Fontana, Calif./JW North HS