COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 20, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo sophomore Michaela Burpee (Union City, Calif.) was selected to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic First Team announced by league officials.
Burpee is one of six members of the Pack to be honored.
Burpee boasts a 3.90 GPA and is majoring in Sociology/Criminology. She leads the ThunderWolves in homeruns with ten and has collected a team high 29 runs batted in.
Her homerun total places her 14th in all of Division II.
Defensively Burpee has thrown out nine would-be base stealers, third most in the RMAC.
Colorado Mesa's McKenzie Surface was named Academic Player of the Year as she holds a 3.90 majoring in Psychology.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must carry a 3.30 cumulative grade point average and must have been an active student at the institution for at least two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters (RMAC Manual 3.4.2).
Pack players earning recognition are:
Vivian Ledesma (So., Colton, Calif.) 3.37 EXHPR - General Exercise Science
Nicole Montoya (Sr., Pueblo, Colo.) 3.50 Accounting
Jordan Sheard (So., Broomfield, Colo.) 3.74 Pre-Business
Kennedy Smith (Sr., Fillmore, Calif.) 3.70 Liberal Studies
Moriah Turney (Sr., Brighton, Colo.) 3.36 Liberal Studies
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.