Jenni Thurston was one of four Utah softball players named MWC Scholar-Athletes.
Aug. 11, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY--The Mountain West Conference has released its list of scholar athletes for the 2002-03 academic year. Sixty-nine University of Utah student-athletes were honored with Heather Bowlin, Masie Ota, Melissa Stahnke and Jenni Thurston representing softball.
The Scholar-Athlete Award is the most prestigious academic award given by the Mountain West Conference. The award is presented to student-athletes who have completed at least two semesters or three quarters at the certifying institution, have earned at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average and have competed in at least one varsity contest.
"We're very proud of these student-athletes for representing the athletics department on and off the field in such a successful manner," said Director of Athletics Academic Services Chris Reilly. "They have shown a great commitment to academics."
Heather Bowlin Junior 3.53 Communication Masie Ota Junior 3.92 Communication Melissa Stahnke Junior 3.59 Elementary Education Jenni Thurston Freshman 3.66 Undeclared