Cal State San Marcos Cougars Place 51 on CCAA Winter, Spring All-Academic Teams

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CHICO, Calif. – Cal State San Marcos placed a conference-high 47 student-athletes on the 2019 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Spring All-Academic team while placing four on the 2018-19 Winter All-Academic team, the league announced on Wednesday.

In order to earn CCAA All-Academic team honors, a student-athlete must be of sophomore athletic standing or higher and own a 3.3 cumulative GPA or better while competing in a Conference-sponsored sport that season. The CCAA Spring All-Academic Team consists of eligible student-athletes who compete in the sports of men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s track & field, softball and baseball while the Winter All-Academic Team consists of men’s and women’s basketball.

The CSUSM women’s track & field team led the way with 13 Cougars making the spring list. Men’s track & field and softball each had the second-most student-athletes earn a spot on the list with nine apiece.

On the winter list, women’s basketball had three members make the team while men’s basketball had one.

Of the Cougars’ 47 on the spring list, 23 were repeat winners. Domenic Antonacci was CSUSM’s only four-time winner. Arianna Garcia-Swantek, Nate Hale, Jr., Jenna Hernandez, Tyler Luis and Lauren Wyckoff are all three-time honorees.

On the winter list, Stephanie Custodio and Alec Frank were CSUSM’s repeat winners.

League-wide, 350 men and women from across the CCAA’s 13 member institutions were honored for their efforts in the classroom during the spring while a total of 79 were honored fo the winter.

The Cougars had 25 student-athletes named to the 2018 CCAA Fall All-Academic team from men’s soccer, women’s soccer and volleyball.

The CCAA’s seasonal academic awards were created prior to the 2014-15 season. The conference will also select an overall All-Academic team later in the summer.

CSUSM 2018-19 CCAA WINTER ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

MEN’S BASKETBALL (1)
Alec Frank RJr. Child & Adolescent Development

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL (3)
Stephanie Custodio Jr. Political Science
Cheyenne Ertz Sr. Criminology & Justice Studies
Akayla Hackson So. Computer Science

CSUSM 2019 CCAA SPRING ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

BASEBALL (8)
Domenic Antonacci Sr. Business Administration – Finance
Brandon Bachman Sr. Communication
Grant Buck Sr. Business Administration – Finance
Jared Dinisi So. Business Administration – Finance
Taylor Greene Sr. Chemistry
Adam Tanoue Sr. Environmental Science
Griffin Teisher Jr. History
Dylan Wannamaker Jr. Criminolgy & Justice Studies

MEN’S GOLF (1)
Randy Vergel de Dios So. Kinesiology

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD (9)
Nate Hale, Jr. Sr. Business Administration – Finance
Nick Heid Jr. Communication
Joshua Litwiller Jr. Business Administration – Management
Roger Lopez So. Human Development
Tyler Luis Sr. Human Development
Tim O’Reilly So. Business Administration – Finance
Antonio Riggins Jr. Kinesiology
Tim Stalboerger Jr Political Science
Walker Welch So. Biological Science

SOFTBALL (9)
Kat Calderon Sr. Human Development
Kammy Fisher Sr. Human Development
Melody Forstie Jr. Business Administration – Marketing
Raven LeClair So. Criminology & Justice Studies
Aliya Machrone So. Political Science
Skie Munoz Sr. Human Development
Jaqlyn Newhouser So. Criminology & Justice Studies
Brittney Scardina So. Literature & Writing
Carly Slack So. Business Administration – Management

WOMEN’S GOLF (7)
Bergen Benedict Sr. Kinesiology
Sarah Garcia Sr. Criminology & Justice Studies
Claire Hogle So. Communication
Jaime Jacob Jr. Business Admin. – Global Business Management
Emily Lichty Jr. Psychological Science
Savannah Magallon Jr. Business Administration – Finance
Joan Park Sr. Human Development

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD (13)
Victoria Ethridge Sr. Kinesiology
Clarissa Garcia So. Biological Science
Arianna Garcia-Swantek Sr. Liberal Studies
Alyssia Gonzalez So. Biological Science
Jax Heckers So. Liberal Studies
Jenna Hernandez Sr. Human Development
Kat McConnville So. Biological Science
Marina McDonough So. Human Development
Danielle Pettit Jr. Psychological Science
Betsabe Reyes Jr. Global Studies
Kylene Shuler Jr. Psychological Science
Dezirae Soria Jr. Human Development
Lauren Wyckoff Sr. Criminology & Justice Studies

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