OGDEN, Utah — Montana State runner Joby Rosenleaf was named to the 2017 Big Sky Conference Fall All-Academic Team, the league announced today.
The 2017 Butte High graduate was one of nine members of the Bobcat women’s cross country team to make the grade as the conference announced the All-Academic athletes for football, volleyball, soccer and men’s and women’s cross country.
The league had a total of 590 student-athletes recognized for the fall season, the most in league history. It was the fifth straight year with 500 or more honorees and second consecutive with over 580. There were 476 student-athletes that registered a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher, while 46 student-athletes recorded a perfect 4.0 GPA.
“I’d like to congratulate each of our student-athletes for their dedication to academic success,” Big Sky Commissioner Andrea Williams said. “To see our student-athletes demonstrate their hard work and commitment, while performing at a high level academically and athletically is a great achievement.”
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have met and/or exceeded the following minimum requirements: 1, Participated in at least half of the team’s competitions; 2, Achieved a 3.2 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at the conclusion of the most recently completed term; 3, Completed at least one academic term at his/her current Big Sky institution.
Rosenleaf, an exercise science major, is also a member of the Montana State track team.
Click here to see all the Big Sky All-Academic honorees.