29 Matadors Earn Winter/Spring Academic All-Big West Honor


Following successful seasons both on and off the playing field, 29 student-athletes at Cal State Northridge were named to the Winter/Spring Academic All-Big West Team, the conference recently announced. The Matadors had multiple representatives from each sport that the University sponsors: Men's and Women's Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Women's Tennis, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's and Women's Track and Field, and Women's Water Polo.

To be eligible for the All-Academic team, student-athletes must maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade point average, complete one full year academically at the University prior to the season (must be at least a sophomore in good standing), and meet sport-specific competition requirements. Below is the list of Cal State Northridge student-athletes earning the award for this semester:

Men's Basketball

Stephen Maxwell (Management)

Lonnie Watson (Political Science)

Women's Basketball

Randi Friess (Broadcast Journalism)

Ashlee Guay (Child & Adolescent Development)

Camille Mahlknecht (Marketing)


Joshua Goossen-Brown (Kinesiology)

Jacob Leyba (Economics)


Alexa Limon (Kinesiology)

Mikayla Thielges (Kinesiology)

Women's Tennis

Lorraine Cheung (Accounting)

Sabrina Man-Son-Hing (Psychology)

Corinne Schnyder (Marketing)

Men's Golf

Ryan Green (Business)

Steven Molumby (Mechanical Engineering)

Women's Golf

Clariss Guce (Kinesiology)

Sharon Shin (Journalism)

Men's Track and Field

Hunter Hays (Marketing)

Tucker Weathers (Kinesiology)

Women's Track and Field

Vanessa Carr (TV Production)

Catherine Chidester (Art)

Mariah Counts (Kinesiology)

Le'Shel Vines (Child and Adolescent Development)

Women's Water Polo

Kiernan Davis (Health Sciences)

Melissa Doll (Mathematics)

Molly Henehan (Sociology)

Leah Janke (Psychology)

Katie Kammer (Kinesiology)

Lindsy Nelson (Kinesiology)

Marisa Young (Marine Biology)


For a full list of Big West Honorees, please click the corresponding link below:

2012-13 Winter Academic All-Big West Team

2013 Spring Academic All-Big West Team

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