McCollum named first-team all-academic, four teammates named to honor roll

By Doug Fitzgerald published January 21, 2009

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Frank McCollum was named menâ€TMs basketball first-team all-academic by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the conference announced Wednesday.

McCollum, a Widefield High School graduate, has maintained an outstanding 3.68 GPA in Business. On the court, heâ€TMs averaging 9.2 points, six rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.3 steals per game.

Four of McCollumâ€TMs Mountain Lion teammates joined him as all-academic selections. Tommy Klausner, Rob Howe, Jordan McClung and Chris Fernandez were all named to the RMACâ€TMs academic honor roll.

The five UCCS selectees tied Colorado Mines for most members on the RMAC all-academic teams. It was also the most UCCS menâ€TMs basketball players so honored in a single season.

Metro Stateâ€TMs Jesse Wagstaff was named the RMAC menâ€TMs basketball player of the year. Joining Wagstaff and McCollum on the RMACâ€TMs all-academic first team were Josiah Parker of Nebraska-Kearney, Kyle Pape of Colorado Mines and Peter Bailey of Colorado Christian.


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