Aggies strong on WAC All-Academic Spring Teams

Courtesy of NMSU

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – New Mexico State placed 65 student-athletes on the 2015 Western Athletic Conference All-Academic teams for spring sports and the 2014-15 WAC All-Academic Freshmen/Transfer teams.

The spring teams featured outstanding student-athletes from baseball, softball, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s tennis, and men’s and women’s outdoor track and field.

To be eligible for the WAC All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s contests

The freshmen/transfer teams feature those student-athletes from all sports sponsored by the WAC who completed their first academic year and met all other requirements.

The Aggie women’s outdoor track and field team led the way on the spring list, chalking up 17 team members on the squad including six on the freshman team. Softball placed 11 on the list (including four freshmen), with baseball posting six. Men’s tennis and women’s tennis each recorded five team members, with women’s golf adding three and men’s golf one.

On the WAC All-Academic Freshman/Transfer list, swimming and diving added six team members, with women’s cross country adding four, indoor track and field four, women’s soccer three and volleyball three.

The NM State student-athletes on the WAC All-Academic team are:


William Conard, Sr.

Ruben Gonsalez, Sr.

Daniel Johnson, So.

Joseph Koerper, Jr.

Kyle Rutherford, So.

Matthew Stein, Sr.

Men’s Golf

Brett Walker, Sr.

Women’s Gofl

Kristen Cline, So.

Kacey Dalpes, Jr.

Camille Orito, So.


Karysta Donisthorpe, Jr.

Misty Hoohuli, So.

Makayla McAdams, Jr.

Brennalyn Nakamura, Jr.

Haley Nakamura, So.

Tatum Reedy, Jr.

Staci Rodriguez, Sr.

Amy Bergeson, Fr.

Corrin Green, Fr.

Lucero Mendoza, Fr.

Rachel Rodriguez, Fr.

Men’s Tennis

Germain Degardin, Sr.

Thomas Douglas, Jr.

Liam Goldberg, Jr.

Patrick Pfister, Sr.

Strahinja Trecakov, Jr.

Women’s Tennis

Susana Alcaraz, Sr.

Mia Brandt, Jr.

Ashvarya Shrivastava, Jr.

Denise Van Der Ben, Sr.

Rimpledeep Kaur, Fr.

Women’s Outdoor Track & Field

Taylor Black, Sr.

Savannah Coleman, So.

Leah Englehart, Jr.

Akuadasuo Ezenyilimba, So.

Tiffany Gerber, Sr.

Diana Hawk, Sr.

Gabriela Rodrigues, So.

Jessica Schmitt, Jr.

Rebecca Schoeny, Sr.

Nicolette Serrao, Sr.

Yemani Wallace, So.

Cristina Amberg, Fr.

Kayli Farmer, Fr.

Dominique Joiner, Fr.

Cierrah Kassetas, Fr.

Mikayla Pulliam, Fr.

Taylor Stutely, Fr.

Freshman/Transfer Additions

Men’s Cross Country

Troy Lawton, Fr.

Women’s Cross Country

Cristina Amberg, Fr.

Jacqueline DuBois, Fr.

Mikayla Pulliam, Fr.

Sydney Salas, Fr.

Women’s Soccer

Micaela Milavec, Fr.

Taylor Rice, Jr.

Alexis Rienks, Fr.

Women’s Swimming & Diving

Picabo Bender, Fr.

Jennifer Brennecke, Fr.

Georgia Brown, Fr.

Amina Gummesson, Fr.

Jannah Sonnenschein, Fr.

Abigail Watson, Fr.

Women’s Indoor Track & Field

Cristina Amberg, Fr.

Kayli Farmer, Fr.

Dominique Joiner, Fr.

Jessica Schmitt, Jr.


Ashlyn Brown, Fr.

Andrea Tauai, Jr.

Kassandra Tohm, Fr.


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