Bronco Student-Athletes Named All-WAC Academic

BOISE, Idaho The Western Athletic Conference announced its all-academic honors for the 2006 fall sports season, Tuesday, and 37 student-athletes from four Bronco programs were named to the list.

The 2006 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl and WAC Champion Bronco football team boasts 19 student-athletes on the list, more than any other team in the conference.

Junior defensive end Nick Schlekeway posted the highest grade point average amongst Bronco fall sports competitors, a 3.76. Schlekeway is majoring in Business Management.

Senior midfielder Brennan Lau highlights a list of 12 Bronco soccer players named WAC All-Academic, the second-highest total amongst soccer teams. Lau earned a GPA of 3.74 while majoring in Health Promotion.

Four members of the Bronco volleyball team were named to the list, with senior libero Jackie Stroud, an Accounting major, earning the highest GPA (3.57).

Rounding out the list of Broncos named academic all-WAC were two members of the men’s cross country team. Senior Brandon Christoffersen posted a GPA of 3.50 while majoring in Material Science Engineering.

A complete list of Bronco student-athletes named to the All-WAC Academic team can be found by clicking the link below.

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