Logan • The Western Athletic Conference announced its fall all-academic teams Tuesday and Utah State had 52 student-athletes recognized from the sports of cross country, football, soccer and volleyball to rank second in the WAC.
Of its 52 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from football honored, along with 11 student-athletes from soccer, eight from both women's cross country and volleyball, and seven from men's cross country. Football's 18 honorees were tied for the most in the conference in that sport, while volleyball's eight selections were second.
New Mexico State led the WAC with 58 all-academic honorees and Utah State was second with its 52 honorees. Seattle was third with 41 academic all-WAC performers, followed by San Jose State (38), Texas State (35), Idaho (34), UTSA (33), Denver (26), Louisiana Tech (23) and UT Arlington (6).