Academic All-District At-Large Honorees
San Jose State's Darcie Anderson, a sophomore from Willows, Calif., competes in the breaststroke and individual medley for the Spartans. She qualified for the 2012 Olympic Trials in the 100 breaststroke. Anderson helped lead San Jose State to its first Western Athletic Conference championship in swimming. She finished second at the WAC Championships in 100 and 200 breaststroke races and third in the 200 individual medley. A kinesiology major, Anderson is a President's Scholar after achieving a 4.0 for two of her three semesters and she currently has a 3.97 GPA.
Fresno State senior men's tennis player Remi Boutillier, a business administration/management major, has a 3.87 GPA. Ranked No. 27 in the ITA national singles rankings, Boutillier was named the WAC's Men's Tennis Player of the Year as a senior and earned a bid into the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships that are being held May 23-28 in Athens, Ga. at Georgia's Dan Magill Tennis Complex. He enters the NCAA Championships with a 21-3 singles record this spring and a 15-10 doubles record with Francis Alcantara, who will be is partner in this week's doubles championships. Boutillier is a two-time first-team All-WAC selection in singles and has earned three first-team All-WAC honors in doubles throughout his career.
North Dakota's Veronica Medon, a junior swimmer, was named UND's Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year earlier this month. The Huntsville, Ontario, native, broke three school records (200 IM, 100 back, 200 back) at the 2012 WAC Championship, the latter two eclipsing her own school records she had set earlier in the year. A team captain, Medon helped UND land Fall 2011 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCSAA) Scholar All-America Team honors. She boasts a 4.0 grade point average as a psychology major, with a minor in criminal justice, and was named to the Academic All-WAC Team.
Idaho senior golfer Kayla Mortellaro finished her career earlier this month at the NCAA West Regional. She has a 3.83 GPA and is majoring in public relations. Mortellaro was a three-time WAC Player of the Year and was a four-time regional qualifier. She finishes as the winningest golfer in Idaho history with 10 tournament victories.