Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Six Cougars were named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic Scholar-Athletes on Tuesday.
Senior Devin Young; juniors Phil Fuchs, Josue Rivera and Jaylen Reyes; and sophomores Michael Hatch and Robbie Sutton received the honors based on their grade point averages and athletic contributions during the 2014 season.
Fifty-two volleyball players were named MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athletes. BYU’s six honorees was third most in the league, behind Stanford with nine and UC San Diego with eight.
To receive the award, athletes must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, be at least a sophomore academically, complete one full academic year prior to the season and compete in at least 50 percent of his team’s competitions.
BYU's 2014 MPSF All-Academic Scholar-Athletes
Name. GPA. Major. Class. Position. Hometown
Phil Fuchs — 3.81; management strategy; junior; outside hitter; Lindon, Utah
Michael Hatch — 3.70; business; sophomore; middle blocker; Agoura Hills, California
Jaylen Reyes — 3.06; exercise science; junior; libero; Honolulu, Hawai'i
Josue Rivera — 3.07; electrical engineering; junior; outside hitter; San Juan, Puerto Rico
Robbie Sutton — 3.35; mechanical engineering; sophomore; setter; San Diego, California
Devin Young — 3.64; marketing management; senior; middle blocker; McMurray, Pennsylvania
Rachel Hawks is the men's volleyball sports information director for BYU Athletic Communications.
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