BASKETBALL: Ten members of the University of Utah men's basketball team were named to the 2001 fall semester academic honor roll. Four earned further distinction by making the Dean's List.
Named to the Dean's List with 3.5 GPAs or better were reserves Lance Allred and Martin Osimani, redshirt Chris Jackson who had a 4.0 GPA and walk-on Mike Walkenhorst. Making the honor roll with 3.0 GPAs or better were starter Nick Jacobson; reserves Trace Caton, Cameron Goettsche and Eric Osmundson; redshirt Tim Frost; and walk-on Jens Hofer.
Senior Travis Spivey completed his remaining requirements during the fall semester and will graduate in May. The University of Utah swimming and diving teams made a big splash in the classroom during the fall semester, landing 18 student-athletes on the Athletics Honor Roll. Four Utes earned further distinction by also being named to the Dean's List, including Jorge Amorim, Ben Novak, Melissa Chamberlin and Courtney McKinney.
Making the Honor Roll were: Claine Andrew, Jacob Burton, Brandon Durrant, Daniel Godfrey
David Johnson, Magnus Lofgren, Cody Rempfer, Rebecca Gerber, Tessa Greegor, Kristin Kaiser, Amber Nye, Rachel Rudd, Neringa Statkeviciute and Loren Sweny.
NAIA LEADERS: Three former Utah high school athletes finished among the national statistical leaders for the William Penn University women's soccer team this past season.
Shay Hansen, a senior from Roy, was tied for first in the nation with 46 goals scored in 2001. She averaged 2.19 goals per game. Hansen was second in the country for points this season with 103, a 4.90 per game average.
Kristen Tesch, a freshman from Sandy, led the nation with 25 assists and was second in assists per game with a 1.19 average. Tesch was tied for 13th with an average of 3.00 points per game. She had 63 points this season.
Ogden's Sarah Ridley, a junior, led the nation with a goals against average of 0.11. She had 12 shutouts, 33 saves and allowed just two goals in 1,677 minutes of action.