Forty-Three Titans Earn 2019 Big West All-Academic Honors

Photo by Matt Brown
Photo by Matt Brown

IRVINE, Calif. - Cal State Fullerton performed exceptionally well in the classroom in the winter and spring as 43 student-athletes from men's and women's basketball, baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, women's tennis, and men's and women's track and field have earned 2019 Big West Conference All-Academic honors. The league office announced the news on Wednesday.

To be eligible for the All-Academic team, student-athletes have to maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, complete one full academic year at the member institution prior to the season for which the award is being received (at least a sophomore academically), and compete in at least 50 percent of their team's contests.

The Titans women's track and field team led the way with 12 players qualifying for the honor but each team had at least one honoree.

Women's Basketball
Ashlee Ane - Sophomore - Kinesiology - Saugus, CA
Carolyn Gill - Sophomore - Communications - Oakland, CA
Lauren Nubla - Senior - Health Science - Sacramento, CA

Men's Basketball
Dominik Heinzl - Senior - Health Science - Uzov, Czech Republic

Tanner Bibee - Sophomore - Communications - Mission Viejo, CA
Dillon Brown - Junior - Communications - Santa Ana, CA
Daniel Cope - Junior - Communications - San Diego, CA
Jacob Pavletich - Graduate - Instructional Design and Technology - Bakersfield, CA

Sophie Frost - Junior - Communications - Mill Creek, WA
Samantha Kennedy - Sophomore - Pre-Business - Anaheim, CA
Katie Neary - Junior - Communications/American Studies - Cypress, CA
Julia Valenzuela - Junior - Human Services - La Mirada, CA
Kelsie Whitmore - Junior - Kinesiology - Temecula, CA
Ariana Williams - Senior Business - Administration - Moreno Valley, CA

Men's Golf
Dalton Daniel - Sophomore - Pre-Business - Newcastle, OK
Michael Sharkey - Junior - Communicative Disorders - Canyon Lake, CA

Women's Golf
Elsa Lundquist - Junior - Business Administration - Stockholm, Sweden
Felicia Medalla - Senior - Kinesiology - Manila, Philippines
Courtney Sharkey - Sophomore - Sociology - Canyon Lake, CA
Pauline Welker - Senior - Communications - Domevre-en-Haye, France

Women's Tennis
Jadie Acidera - Sophomore - Health Science - Anaheim, CA
Luxizi Meng - Senior - Communications/Chinese - Beijing, China
Sarah Nuno - Senior - Computer Science - Sylmar, CA
Karla Portalatin - Senior - Psychology/Criminal Justice - Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Genevieve Zeidan - Sophomore - Cinema & Television Arts - Taipei, Taiwan

Men's Track & Field
Trevor Gorwin - Graduate - Health Science - Yucca Valley, CA
Erick Juarez - Senior - Computer Science/Ethnic Studies - Riverside, CA
Noah Metzdorff - Sophomore - Earth Science - Foothill Ranch, CA
Tanner Miller - Junior - Criminal Justice - Oceanside, CA
Patrick Ng - Senior - Kinesiology - Union City, CA
Ryan Polakiewicz - Senior - Communications - Temecula, CA

Women's Track & Field
Kyra Anderson - Senior - Health Science - Los Angeles, CA
Alayah Byers - Senior - Communications/Ethnic Studies - Altadena, CA
Kiana Clay - Junior - Psychology - Turlock, CA
Onyx Gaston - Senior - Business Administration/Political Science - Carson, CA
Samantha Huerta - Junior - Kinesiology - La Mirada, CA
Mariah Lark - Sophomore - Kinesiology - Union City, CA
Morgan Love - Senior - Communications - Covina, CA
Demi Marine - Junior - Political Science - West Covina, CA
Ryann Mojica - Sophomore - Communicative Disorders - San Diego, CA
Bertha Sola - Junior - Public Health - San Diego, CA
Sierra Valdivieso - Sophomore - Kinesiology - Mesa, AZ
Tammy Vien - Junior - Kinesiology - Rosemead, CA


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