School-record 46 WWU athletes earn DII ADA Academic Achievement Awards
Aug. 14, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - A school-record 46 Western Washington University student-athletes have been named recipients of the 2011-12 Division II Athletics Directors Association Academic Achievement Awards presented by WeatherPORT.
The Vikings have bettered their total each year since the program was initiated in 2008. They had 20 the first year, followed by 22 in 2009, 30 in 2010 and 39 in 2011.
The DII ADA Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the Division II level.
To receive the honor, a student-athlete must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have completed a minimum of two years (six quarters or four semesters) of college level work, and been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year.
Leading the Vikings were four student-athletes with GPAs of 3.90 and above. They included Trevor Robinson (So., Seattle/Nathan Hale), men's cross country and track & field, 3.98, Environmental Studies; Chip Jackson (Sr., Shoreline/Shorewood), men's cross country and track & field, 3.93, Mathematics; Megan Northey (Sr., Brier/King's), women's rowing, 3.91, Kinesiology: Pre-Physical Therapy and Eric Brill (Sr., Kent/Kentwood), men's cross country and track & field, 3.90, English and secondary education.
Western Washington University
Rory Blanche, Sr., Basketball, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, 3.72, Ashland, OR Eric Brill, Sr., Cross Country and Track & Field, English and Secondary Education, 3.90, Kent, WA/Kentwood Damien Fisher, Jr., Basketball, Kinesiology, 3.89, Fife, WA Andrew Gray, Sr., Track & Field, Biology, 3.64, Sammamish, WA/Skyline Bryan Hall, Jr., Soccer, Psychology, 3.54, Tacoma, WA/Stadium Keegan Hall, Jr., Cross Country and Track & Field, Industrial Design, 3.78, Gig Harbor, WA/Peninisula Alex Harrison, Grad., Track & Field, Kinesiology, 3.89, Edmonds, WA/Edmonds-Woodway Justin Hurtubise, Jr., Track & Field, Environmental Studies, 3.56, Spokane, WA/Mead Chip Jackson, Jr., Cross Country and Track & Field, Mathematics, 3.93, Seattle, WA/Shorewood Erik Lissak, So., Soccer, Electronics Engineering Technology, 3.79, Auburn, WA/Todd Beamer Justin Marshall, Jr., Cross Country, Kinesiology, 3.89, Lake Stevens, WA Justin Moore, Jr., Soccer, Biology, 3.58, Port Orchard, WA/South Kitsap Tyler Nichols, Sr., Track & Field, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management, 3.53, Shoreline, WA/Shorewood Jon Poolman, So., Track & Field, Accounting, 3.65, Langley, WA/South Whidbey Joshua Reiter, So., Track & Field, Computer Science, 3.59, Camas, WA Trevor Robinson, So., Cross Country and Track & Field, Environmental Studies, 3.98, Seattle, WA/Nathan Hale Andrew Weishaar, So., Soccer, Accounting, 3.56, Puyallup, WA Tyler Will, So., Track & Field, Art, 3.65, Spokane, WA/Lewis & Clark
Haleigh Adkins, Sr., Volleyball, Human Services, 3.61, Puyallup, WA/Rogers Emily Boerger, So., Volleyball, Anthropology, 3.86, Marysville, WA/Marysville-Pilchuck Sierra Brisky, Sr., Cross Country and Track & Field, Kinesiology, 3.70, Acme, WA/Mount Baker Kelly Cates, Sr., Soccer, Biology, 3.62, Poulsbo, WA/North Kitsap Sydney Coffey, So., Track & Field, Behavioral Neuroscience, 3.86, Boulder, CO/Niwot Sara Crowell, Fr., Rowing, Psychology, 3.71, Bainbridge Island, WA/Bainbridge Hannah Gallagher, Sr., Rowing, Environmental Studies, 3.63, Seattle, WA/Garfield Breanne Graham, Sr., Volleyball, Physical Education & Health, 3.54, Vancouver, WA/Hockinson Phoebe Hartnett, Jr., Cross Country and Track & Field, Special Education, 3.89, San Diego, CA/Patrick Henry Christine Henie, So., Rowing, Art, 3.65, Chugiak, AK Maddy Hillier, Sr., Rowing, Biology/Mathematics, 3.76, Sedro-Woolley, WA Melinda Hunsaker, So., Soccer, Biology, 3.68, Vancouver, WA/Columbia River Emily Jepsen, Sr., Volleyball, Business Administration & Finance, 3.83, Kennewick, WA/Kamiakin Bailey Jones, Jr., Volleyball, Industrial Design, 3.86, Mukilteo, WA/Kamiak Yvette Kelp, Sr., Rowing, Kinesiology, 3.85, Lakewood, WA Miranda Lahman, So., Cross Country and Track & Field, Biology, 3.94, Boulder, CO/Niwot Valle Ledtke, Jr., Track & Field, Kinesiology, 3.50, Skamokawa, WA/Wahkiakum Carson MacPherson-Krutsky, Sr., Rowing, Geology, 3.74, Seattle, WA/Garfield Claire Marine, So., Rowing, Kinesiology, 3.62, Enumclaw, WA Kristin Maris, So., Soccer, Biology, 3.84, Issaquah, WA Megan Northey, Sr., Rowing, Kinesiology, 3.91, Brier, WA/King's Diana Pollock, So., Soccer, Public Relations, 3.54, Bellevue, WA/Eastlake Callie Reff, Jr., Track & Field, Human Services, 3.85, Burlington, WA/Burlington-Edison Mary Rogers, Jr., Cross Country and Track & Field, Spanish, 3.86, Spokane, WA/Shadle Park Annie Schinnell, So., Track & Field, Environmental Studies, 3.87, Morton, WA Alexandria Taylor, Sr., Golf, Mathematics and Secondary Education, 3.79, Sammamish, WA/Eastlake Corinn Waltrip, Jr., Basketball, Psychology, 3.65, Tigard, OR Laurie Yearout, Jr., Volleyball, English, 3.62, Spokane, WA/Lewis & Clark
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