Broncos Earn NACGC/W Academic Honors
Sophomore Brooke Graham led the Broncos with a 4.0 GPA.
Aug. 19, 2014

BOISE, Idaho- The Boise State gymnastics team was named to the National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) Scholar All-America team for their performance in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic year. Along with garnering team honors, nine Broncos were recognized as individual honorees.

The Broncos placed 21st in the team rankings with a 3.4581 cumulative grade point average (GPA) for the year. The GPA ranked third-highest in the history of the program.

Sophomore Brooke Graham led the Broncos, posting a 4.0 GPA in psychology. Graham is one of 63 student-athletes across all three NCAA divisions to earn a perfect GPA, and is the only gymnast from the Mountain Rim Gymnastics Conference to hold a 4.0.

Juniors Maddie Krentz and Marissa Wossner earned their second-career recognition after earning a 3.56 (mechanical engineering) and a 3.64 (exercise science), respectively. Redshirt sophomore Molly McFarland held a 3.68 (exercise science).

Along with Graham, six Broncos earned the academic accolade during their rookie campaigns. Paige Urquhart recorded a 3.97 (biology), Mary Frances Bir held a 3.86 (health science studies), Mackenzie Bennion a 3.73 (social science), Diana Mejia a 3.73 (health science studies) and Sandra Collantes a 3.65 (psychology).

"We are so proud of the work our team did in the classroom this year," said co-head coach Tina Bird.

The NACGC/W recognizes student-athletes individually for attaining a year-long or cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher.


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