Preble named first-team all-academic, seven others honored by RMAC

By Alex Sommers published October 11, 2011

The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference released their All-Academic teams on Tuesday. UCCS senior, Kristin Preble was listed as a first team honoree. Lindsay Link was the lone Mountain Lion to make the cut for second team, and six others were named to the honor roll.

 To qualify for Academic All-RMAC, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.30 or better, be a starter or reserve, and completed two consecutive semesters or three quarters at their current institution. The student-athlete's cumulative G.P.A.

Preble currently has a 3.96 GPA in Sport Management and leads the team in goals (3) despite being hobbled most of the season with a quad injury. She is also the Mountain Lions' all-time leader in career goals and points and second in career assists.  Link is a senior in the very difficult Nursing program and is currently carrying a 3.69 GPA. She has started all eleven games for the Mountain Lions this year and has one goal on just three shots on goal.

The six UCCS student-athletes named to the honor roll are: Meghan Royer, Cailee Osterman, Candice Buckles, Jenna Gist, McKenzie Genin, and Jenna Lubieniecki. Royer has a 3.48 GPA in Health Care Science and has started all eleven games for the Mountain Lions. Osterman is a senior Business Administration major with a 3.68 GPA and she has started all but one of UCCS' games this season. Buckles has a 3.61 GPA in Biology and is currently tied for first on the team with three goals this season. Gist is a junior who has a 3.33 GPA in the Criminal Justice program and has started every game this season. Genin is also a junior and currently has a 3.89 GPA in Mechanical Engineering. Lubieniecki is the third UCCS senior to make the list; she has a 3.67 GPA in Biochemistry.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Lindsay LinkLindsay Link9DSr
Kristin PrebleKristin Preble23D/M
Meghan RoyerMeghan Royer10M
McKenzie GeninMcKenzie Genin14MJr
Candice BucklesCandice Buckles27M/F
Jenna LubienieckiJenna Lubieniecki26MJr
Cailee OstermanCailee Osterman20D
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