June 1, 2011
Two Rice Unversity women's track and field athletes have been selected to the 2011 Conference USA Track & Field All-Academic after a vote by the league's sports information contacts for the sport. The list consists of student-athletes who hold a minimum 3.2 GPA and have used a year of eligibility for the indoor and outdoor seasons.
Allison Pye was selected to the All-Academic team for the third-straight year., while senior Tiffany Gill earns her first appearance. Pye held a 3.99 GPA while working toward a degree in both kinesiology and policy studies at Rice. A four-time Academic Medal recipient, she was twice named the Rice Scholar Athlete of the Year for the women's track program.
2011 C-USA Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team
NAME SCHOOL - YEAR - GPA - MAJOR
*Kathleen Clark - Marshall - Senior - 4.00 - Sports Marketing
Kirsten Berding - Memphis - Sophomore - 3.94 - Dietetics (Minor: Biology)
Tiffany Gill - Rice - Senior - 3.96 - Cognitive Sciences, Psychology
**Allison Pye - Rice - Senior - 3.99 - Kinesiology, Policy Studies
**Silje Fjortoft - SMU - Senior - 3.84 - Applied Physiology and Sport Management
(Minor: German) Stephanie Ledgerwood - Southern Miss - Sophomore - 3.93 - Forensics Science
Krista Moylan - Southern Miss - Sophomore - 4.00 - Political Science
*Paula Whiting - Tulsa - Senior - 3.93 - Exercise Sport Science
*Rhiannon Johns - UAB - Junior - 4.00 - Math
*Kristina Vaughn - UAB - Junior - 4.00 - Biology
Risper Kimaiyo - UTEP - Junior - 3.68 - Nursing