April 12, 2007
WOODLAND, Calif. -- Seventeen Washington State University student-athletes were selected to the 2007 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Track & Field All-Academic teams. The selection criteria for the student-athletes includes having completed one full academic year prior to the season awarded, having a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, and having competed in fifty-percent or more of the institution's competitions for that season.
The Cougar women selected for the 2007 MPSF Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team includes: Karen DeMartini, a junior middle distance runner from Reno, Nev., 3.77 GPA; Angelica Flynn, a sophomore hurdler from Tacoma, Wash., 3.85 GPA; Selena Galaviz, a junior sprinter from Toppenish, Wash., 3.67 GPA; Kaylee Gardner, a senior triple jumper from Bellingham, Wash., 3.82 GPA; McKinnon Hanson, a junior high jumper from LaPush, Wash., 3.99 GPA; Lorraine King, a sophomore sprinter/hurdler from Fontana, Calif., 3.34 GPA; Collier Lawrence, a junior distance runner from Reno, Nev., 3.02 GPA; Meghan Leonard, a junior distance runner from Newberg, Ore., 3.21 GPA; Haley Paul, a junior distance runner from Phoenix, Ariz., 3.94 GPA; Kelly Ramirez, a junior distance runner from Duvall, Wash., 3.46 GPA; Marisa Sandoval, a sophomore middle distance runner from Los Alamos, NM, 3.55 GPA; Sara Trané, a sophomore middle distance runner from Pixbo, Sweden, 3.93 GPA; and Jessica Zita, a junior thrower from Echo, Ore., 3.72 GPA.
The Cougar men selected for the 2007 MPSF Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team includes: Evan Blanshan, a junior miler from Selah, Wash., 3.72 GPA; Andrew Jones, a senior distance runner from Gillette, Wyo., 3.28 GPA; Chris Williams, a junior distance runner from Federal Way, Wash., 3.14 GPA, and Brian Woods, a senior sprinter from Buena Vista, Calif., 3.01 GPA.
The Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) was established in the 1992-1993 academic year to serve the competitive needs of member institutions from the Big West, Pacific-10, Mountain West, Western Athletic and West Coast Conferences, and other selected universities in the western United States, and to provide championship competition for Division I intercollegiate Olympic sports in a conference setting.