BYU-Hawaii runners are top students

LAIE, Hawaii — The BYU-Hawaii women's cross country team was honored Nov. 1 when all six of the eligible members of the team were named to the Pacific West Conference All-Academic Team. It is the first time that every eligible member of a BYU-Hawaii athletic team received all-academic recognition.

Senior Namea Curtis from Enoch, Utah, led the way with a 3.94 grade-point average. Joining her on the All-Academic team are Annie Kahle-Clark, a sophomore from Greenleaf, Idaho; Alyson Zollinger, a junior from Englewood, Colo.; Kristi Woolley, a senior from Spokane, Wash.; Kristin Cox, a sophomore from Marysville, Wash.; and Amanda Mauldin, a sophomore from Cincinnati, Ohio. All are members of the Church.

Mauldin, Curtis, Zollinger and Woolley were named lto the Hawaii Division II Cross Country All-Star Team for their performance in Hawaii cross country meets this season.

In order to qualify for the PacWest All-Academic team, an athlete must have a 3.3 grade point average or better on a 4.0 scale and be in at least her second year of attendance at the school.