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Reny Headlines Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
A two-time All-Academic Team selection, Shannon Reny is averaging three points and 3.3 rebounds for MSUB in 2020-21.
A two-time All-Academic Team selection, Shannon Reny is averaging three points and 3.3 rebounds for MSUB in 2020-21.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

PORTLAND, Ore. – A key role player in Montana State Billings’ return to the court this season, junior forward Shannon Reny leads the 48 student-athletes named to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team, presented by Barnes & Noble College.

One of two honorees with a 4.00 GPA, Reny is majoring in health and human performance with a human performance option. The Libby, Montana native has played in all six of the Yellowjackets’ games this season, averaging two points and 2.3 rebounds per game.

Reny is joined at the 4.00 GPA level by Central Washington sophomore Jenna Troy, who is majoring in construction management.

The duo is among 14 student-athletes named to the team with a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or higher and eight student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.9 or higher.

Reny is also among 17 repeat selections to the All-Academic Team. Six student-athletes were named to the team for the third year: Alaska Anchorage senior Tennae Voliva, Central Washington senior Kassidy Malcolm, Simon Fraser seniors Jessica Jones and Kendal Sands and Western Washington seniors Dani Iwami and Kelsey Rogers.

Alaska Anchorage, Central Washington, Northwest Nazarene and Western Washington led the conference’s 10 teams with six selections apiece.

To qualify for the GNAC All-Academic Teams, presented by Barnes & Noble College, nominees must be of sophomore eligibility or greater, have a minimum cumulative GPA or 3.20 or greater, be a letterwinner on their team and must be in their second year at the nominating institution.

2020-21 GNAC WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Presented by Barnes & Noble College
 
ALASKA        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Alanna Conwell General Studies So. 3.29 Kotzebue, Alaska
Olivia Kraska Sciences So. 3.66 Fairbanks, Alaska
Zosha Krupa Fisheries Sr. 3.65 Sitka, Alaska
Markie Miller Elementary Education Sr. 3.39 Brewster, Wash.
Caitlin Pusich Communications So. 3.88 Juneau, Alaska
         
ALASKA ANCHORAGE       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Kimani Fernandez Psychology Jr. 3.65 Wailuku, Hawaii
Jahnna Hajdukovich Health Sciences Jr. 3.28 Anchorage, Alaska
Rachel Ingram Justice So. 3.39 Colorado Springs, Colo.
Stephanie Jackson Management Sr. 3.42 McKinney, Texas
Amelia Motz Master’s of Science –
Global Supply Mgt.
Sr. 3.60 Canton, Ohio
*+ Tennae Voliva Psychology Sr. 3.88 Anchorage, Alaska
         
CENTRAL WASHINGTON       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Samantha Bowman Information Technology & Admin. Mgt. Jr. 3.27 Zillah, Wash.
Symone Brown Information Technology & Admin. Mgt. So. 3.29 Kennewick, Wash.
Tori Maeda Biochemistry/Art Design So. 3.98 Honolulu, Hawaii
*+ Kassidy Malcolm Art Studies/Public Relations Sr. 3.83 Ellensburg, Wash.
Taylor Stephens Law & Justice/Political Science So. 3.54 La Center, Wash.
Jenna Troy Construction Management So. 4.00 Kenmore, Wash.
         
MONTANA STATE BILLINGS       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Kali Gulick Business Administration: Marketing So. 3.86 Kalispell, Mont.
* Shannon Reny Health & Human Performance, Human Performace Option Jr. 4.00 Libby, Mont.
* Taryn Shelley Elementary Education Jr. 3.47 Shoreline, Wash.
         
NORTHWEST NAZARENE       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
McKenna Emerson Graphic Design So. 3.74 Eagle, Idaho
Clare Eubanks Criminal Justice So. 3.24 Pasco, Wash.
Nicole Gall Elementary Education So. 3.24 Pasco, Wash.
Haley Hanson Pre-Physical Therapy So. 3.48 Camas, Wash.
Cami Knishka Secondary Education So. 3.52 Dryden, Wash.
Ellie Salisbury Secondary Education So. 3.92 Sumner, Wash.
         
SAINT MARTIN’S        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Tierney DeDonatis Communications Studies Sr. 3.65 Cave Creek, Ariz.
* Claire Dingus Accounting Jr. 3.51 Spokane Valley, Wash.
Janealle Sutterlict Political Science So. 3.44 Toppenish, Wash.
Mallory Vivola Communications Studies Sr. 3.22 Anthem, Ariz.
* Emma Wrede Business Administration Jr. 3.85 Greenwood Village, Colo.
         
SEATTLE PACIFIC        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Rachel Berg Business Administration Jr. 3.82 Bellevue, Wash.
Ashlynn Burgess Electrical Engineering Sr. 3.98 Eagle River, Alaska
* Natalie Hoff Visual Communications Jr. 3.90 Beaverton, Ore.
Abril Rexach Roure Exercise Science Sr. 3.71 Lleida, Spain
         
SIMON FRASER        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
* Claudia Hart Business Administration Sr. 3.30 North Vancouver, B.C.
*+ Jessica Jones Criminology Sr. 3.90 Richmond, B.C.
* Sophie Klassen Kinesiology Jr. 3.75 Chilliwack, B.C.
*+ Kendal Sands Kinesiology Sr. 3.76 Coquitlam, B.C.
         
WESTERN OREGON        
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Meadow Aragon Community Health So. 3.24 Grass Valley, Calif.
* Tresai McCarver Exercise Science Jr. 3.73 Renton, Wash.
Cali McClave Community Health So. 3.55 Corvallis, Ore.
         
WESTERN WASHINGTON       
Name Academic Major Year GPA Hometown
Emma Duff Environmental Science Sr. 3.31 Tumwater, Wash.
* Avery Dykstra Business Administration Jr. 3.67 Everson, Wash.
Monique Fierke Public Health Jr. 3.22 Monroe, Wash.
*+ Dani Iwami Environmental Studies Sr. 3.59 Seal Beach, Calif.
*+ Kelsey Rogers Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Sr. 3.37 Bothell, Wash.
Carley Zaragoza Environmental Science So. 3.97 El Dorado, Calif.
         
* - 2019-20 All-Academic Selection
+ - 2018-19 All-Academic Selection   
     

 

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