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Twenty-Five UTEP Student-Athletes Garner C-USA Academic Medals

April 13, 2011

EL PASO, TEXAS – UTEP student-athletes excelled during the 2010-11 academic year, with 25 having been bestowed with Conference USA Academic Medals as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon.

The effort is one short of the school record, which was set during the 2009-10 academic year. The medals are presented to student-athletes who have achieved cumulative GPAs of 3.75 or better.

UTEP's recipients by sport are as follows:

Women’s Basketball (1): Kelli Willingham        


Football (3): Jordan Leslie, Wesley Miller and Mike Scott


Men’s Golf (4): Jerry Castrellon, Gabe Frank, H.J. Roberts and Ross Rotwein     


Women’s Golf (1): Nathalie Castillo


Rifle (1): Alix Moncada


Soccer (5): Melissa Desilets, Tess Hall, Tori Martyn, Azia Nicholson and Skye Schultz


Softball (3): Kayla Black, Ashley Collazo and Kelynn Frye          


Men’s Track & Field (1): Richard Olsson


Women’s Track & Field (1): Marine Menez


Volleyball (5): Jacqueline Cason, Stephanie Figueroa, Marie-Therese Joyce and Jennifer Nolasco and Victoria Valencia   

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