40 Lobos Named to Academic All-Mountain West Team
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/26/2012

Jan. 26, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Mountain West honored 40 University of New Mexico student-athletes with the Fall 2011 Academic All-Mountain West Team honor today. The Lobos were tied for the third-most honorees among the nine MW members. 

UNM has now finished in the top three for most Academic All-MW honorees for 12 consecutive semesters. The Lobo women’s soccer team led the MW with 16 honorees and the Lobo women’s cross country team tied for the league lead with eight honorees. 

A total of 308 student-athletes were named to the Fall 2011 Academic All-Mountain West team. Fall sports include men's and women's cross country, football, women's soccer and women's volleyball. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least one academic term at the member institution while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and be a starter or significant contributor on their athletic team. 

UNM Academic All-Mountain West Team Honorees (Fall 2011) 

Men's Cross Country

Pierre Malherbe - Sophomore, Exercise Science
Patrick Ortiz - Senior, Exercise Science
Allen Pittman - Senior, Chemical Engineering
Sean Stam - Junior, General Engineering

Women's Cross Country

Imogen Ainsworth - Graduate, Physical Education
Kaitlyn Barry - Junior, Biochemistry
Kirsten Follett - Sophomore, Architecture
Natalie Gray - Graduate, Physical Education
Kirsty Milner - Graduate, Educational Psychology
Josephine Moultrie - Graduate, Physical Education
Sarah Waldron - Graduate, Physical Education                 
Shawna Winnegar - Senior, Exercise Science


Justus Adams - Junior, Business Administration
LaMar Bratton - Sophomore, Undeclared
Joseph Harris - Senior, Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media
Evan Jacobsen - Senior, History
Matthew Raymer - Senior, Civil Engineering
Lucas Reed - Senior, University Studies
Ben Skaer - Senior, Business Administration

Women's Soccer

Amanda Collins - Senior, Psychology
Kelli Cornell - Junior, Marketing Management
Brooke Ellison - Sophomore, Undecided
Jael Fanning - Senior, Nutrition & Dietetics
Elba Holguin - Junior, Mathematics Education
Lauren Irwin - Junior, Psychology
Natalie Jenks - Junior, Biology
Shelbie Luna - Junior, Business Administration
Brianna Martinez - Freshman, Undecided
Roxie McFarland - Senior, Biology
Rachel Montoya - Junior, Psychology
Elizabeth Nare - Sophomore, Undecided
Stephanie Rowe - Junior, Business Administration
Madisyn Olguin - Freshman, Undecided
Jennifer Williams - Senior, Psychology
Zaneta Wyne, - Senior, Environmental Science

Women's Volleyball

Allison Buck - Senior, Elementary Education
Ashley Newman - Sophomore, Biology
Ashley Rhoades - Senior, Art Studio
Jordan Russell - Junior, University Studies
Kelly Williamson - Senior, Biology