2009-10 Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards Announced
June 30, 2010
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -2009-10 Mountain West Conference Scholar-Athlete Awards
The Mountain West Conference announced its 2009-10 Scholar-Athlete Award recipients today. A total of 548 student-athletes were honored, including 42 individuals who have achieved a 4.00 or higher cumulative grade point average over two or more terms, and 60 student-athletes who were recognized in multiple sports. This year's mark fell one shy of the league record of 549 honorees, set in 2008-09.
The MWC Scholar-Athlete Award is one of the highest academic honors bestowed by the Conference. To be eligible for selection, student-athletes must have completed at least two academic terms at the member institution, while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better, and have participated in varsity competition in an NCAA-sponsored sport.