Four MW Student-Athletes Named to Academic All-District Track & Field and Cross Country Teams

May 31, 2012


Four Mountain West student-athletes were named to the 2011-12 Capital One All-District Track & Field and Cross first and second teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). TCU’s Jack O’Brien represented the MW on the men’s side, while Air Force’s Paige Blackburn and Kimber Shealy and New Mexico’s Sarah Waldron received honors on the women’s side.

O’Brien, from Lantana, Texas, was selected as a District 7 first-team member after concluding his senior season with a 3.90 grade-point average in biology.

A product of Soldotna, Alaska, Blackburn garnered second-team accolades in District 7 after concluding her senior year with a 3.50 GPA in civil engineering.

Shealy, a senior from Kennesaw, Ga., also received second-team honors in District 7 by notching a 3.76 GPA in history.

Hailing from Puddleston, England, Waldron earned second-team honors in District 7 after recently graduating from New Mexico with a 3.96 GPA in sports administration.