Record-Number Spartans Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Recognition

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.— A school-record 85 San José State University student-athletes received a 2021-22 Mountain West Scholar-Athlete Award for their performances in the classroom during their athletic career.
The MW Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the conference.  To be eligible for the award this year, student-athletes must have completed at least one semester at the institution and have a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average while being a member of an intercollegiate team.
The Spartan student-athletes represent 15 sports, led by women's soccer with 14 honorees, followed by football with 13, women's swimming and diving with 11, and women's golf and women's track and field with seven each.
Three Spartans have the distinction of receiving four MW Scholar-Athlete recognitions – Antonia Malate (WGolf) and Daria Cocol and Shelby Mullendore (WSW).
The Spartan Scholar-Athletes helped the Mountain West to a new league-record 1,427 student-athletes recognized.
2021-22 San José State University MW Scholar-Athletes
Baseball (5)
&$Dalton Bowling                 Sophomore                Communication Studies
Joey Cammarata                    Sophomore                Communication Studies
&Robert Hamchuk                Freshman                   Communication Studies
Trent Nielsen                         Freshman                   Business Administration/Corporate Accounting & Finance
Nik Trapani                            Junior                         Communication Studies
Men's Basketball (1)
Alvaro Cardenas                    Freshman                   Kinesiology
Women's Basketball (2)
Sophia Jones                          Sophomore                Radio, TV, Film
Meghan Oberg                         Senior                         Mass Communications
Men's Cross Country (3)
Michael Chadwick                 Freshman                   Kinesiology
Cecil Ebiwok                          Graduate                    Biological Sciences
Christian Moreno                  Senior                         Public Relations
Women's Cross Country (4)
Sophie Liao                            Senior                         Sociology
$Juliette Noyer                      Sophomore                Biomedical Engineering
Daniela Salazar                      Junior                         Kinesiology
Gabby Spencer                       Sophomore                Justice Studies
Football (13)
Jordan Allen                           Freshman                   Justice Studies/Criminology
&Travis Benham                   Junior                         Behavioral Science
&$Andrew Jenkins                Junior                         Political Science
&Alii Matau                            Senior                         Child & Adolescent Development
Hudson Mesa                         Freshman                   Business Administration/Management
&Sam Olson                           Sophomore                Environmental Studies
Marcel Sanders                      Freshman                   BFA Art/Digital Media Art
Taren Schive                          Freshman                   Kinesiology
Tre Smith                               Freshman                   Communication Studies
&$Jack Snyder                       Graduate                    Master's – Urban Planning
Christian Webb                      Graduate                    Communication Studies
&Malik Welch                        Junior                         Communication Studies
John Weiss                             Graduate                    Master's – Communication Studies
Men's Golf (3)
Zubair Firdaus                       Freshman                   Philosophy
Kotaro Murata                       Junior                         Philosophy
&Vijay Srinivasan                  Senior                         Business Administration/Finance
Women's Golf (7)
&$Kajsa Arwefjäll                  Junior                         Business Administration/Finance
&Louisa Carlbom                   Sophomore                Applied Mathematics
&$Jadan Gonzalez                 Junior                         Business Administration/Management
Lucia Lopez Ortega               Freshman                   Chemistry/BioChemistry
&$!Antonia Malate                Senior                         Communication Studies
&Jordyn Parr                         Sophomore                Business Administration/Management
&Danielle Suh                        Sophomore                Kinesiology
Women's Soccer (14)
Carly Burns                            Freshman                   Justice Studies/Criminology
Tiana Cello                            Freshman                   Kinesiology
Bella Flocchini                       Freshman                   Animation & Illustration
Kayla Fortenberry                 Freshman                   Sociology
&$Alexus Jackson                  Junior                         Biological Sciences
Juliane Laurent                      Junior                         Communication Studies
&Jaiden McClellan                 Sophomore                Political Science
Kiana Miyazato                      Junior                         Public Health
Autum Monty                         Freshman                   Biolagical Sciences
Taylor Phillips                       Freshman                   Undeclared
&Sarah Santos                       Sophomore                Biological Sciences
&$Maddie Toomer                 Junior                         Kinesiology
$Sabrina Weinman                Junior                         Kinesiology
Jada Wilson                            Senior                         Psychology
Softball (6)
&$Jillian Figueroa                 Junior                         Forensic Science/Biology
Ashley Goard                         Freshman                   English (Teaching Prep)
Lacie Ham                              Freshman                   Communication Studies
Malia Luna                             Sophomore                Chemical Engineering
Lilly Meek                              Graduate                    Master's – Pubic Administration
Aubrie Thomas                      Freshman                   Psychology
Women's Swimming & Diving (11)
&$!Daria Cocol                       Senior                         Business Administration/Corporate Accounting & Finance
Hannah Dettmann                 Freshman                   Psychology BA
&Ida Due                                Senior                         Kinesiology
Izzie Fraire                             Senior                         Nutritional Science
Ela Freiman                           Freshman                   Biomedical Engineering
Réka Kovács                           Junior                         Philosophy
&Reagan Mathieson              Sophomore                Biomedical Engineering
&$!Shelby Mullendore          Senior                         Economics
&$Rebecca Petoe                   Junior                         BioChemistry
Emily San Jose                       Freshman                   Undeclared
Ellie Shorten                          Freshman                   Undeclared
Women's Tennis (4)
&Jovana Babic                       Sophomore                Psychology
Olaya Bances Iglesias            Freshman                   Business Administration/Marketing
&$Lara Marco Mas                Junior                         Nutritional Science  
$!Alba Pedrero Galindo        Senior                         Business Administration/Management
Men's Track & Field (6)
Xolan Brown                          Graduate                    Master's – Interdisciplinary Studies
Michael Chadwick                 Freshman                   Kinesiology
Gabriele Coronado                Senior                         Master's – Justice Studies
$Cecil Ebiwok                        Graduate                    Biological Sciences
Christian Moreno                  Senior                         Public Relations
$Andy Wang                          Senior                         Computer Science
Women's Track & Field (7)
Greta Fraraccio                      Freshman                   Business Administration/Management
Anna Guethlein                      Freshman                   Spanish
Sophie Liao                            Senior                         Sociology
&$Juliette Noyer                    Junior                         Biomedical Engineering
&Daniela Salazar-Salas         Junior                         Kinesiology
Lina Schubert                        Freshman                   Psychology
&Gabby Spencer                    Sophomore                Justice Studies
Volleyball (6)
&Allyson Alden                      Sophomore                Psychology
Alyssa Bjork                           Freshman                   Public Health
Madeline Boerstra                 Freshman                   Public Health
&Mia Schafer                         Sophomore                Child & Adolescent Development
&$Sarah Smevog                   Senior                         Environmental Studies
Jaida Ward                             Junior                         Justice Studies/Criminology
& - 2021 honoree
$ - 2020 honoree
! – 2019 honoree