LCSC has nine basketball players earn Academic All-Conference honors
All six upperclassmen from the Lewis-Clark State College women’s basketball team were named to the Academic All-Frontier Conference Team, while three members of the Warrior men’s team earned academic honors, conference officials announced on Monday.
The Warrior women had 10 players on its roster last year, including four freshmen. To be eligible for academic all-conference honors, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore in standing, maintain a 3.0 grade point average, and participate in one half of their team’s games.
All six Warrior women who were eligible for the award won honors. Seniors Kim Preston of Bellingham, Wash., (Education major) and Sadie Short of Touchet, Wash., (Kinesiology) joined juniors Nikki DePeel of Richland, Wash., (Business) and Madison Mendezona of Tualatin, Ore., (Elementary Education) in earning the honors. Also on the list were sophomores Nichole Miller of Curlew, Wash., (Mathematics) and Kenna Reiter of Central Point, Ore., (Biology).
The LCSC men’s team had two juniors and a sophomore make the list. Tanner McIntosh of Imbler, Ore., (Business) and Daniel Williams of Los Angeles (Kinesiology) were the juniors honored and were joined by sophomore Andrew Packwood of Lewiston (Kinesiology).