Tatiana Littlefield | Posted: 22 Nov 2017 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Gates named to WCC All-Academic Team

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Madie Siddoway Gates was named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic Team the WCC announced on Wednesday.

Gates was one of 11 players selected to the all-academic team. She had previously been named Honorable Mention in 2016 and 2017.

Eight other members of the BYU women's soccer squad received All-Academic Honorable Mention: Rachel Bingham Lyman, Lizzy Braby, Mikayla Colohan, Elise Flake, Josie Guinn, Alyssa Jefferson, Sabrina Macias Davis and Makaylie Moore.

A senior, Gates, boasts a 3.88 GPA and is studying psychology. She will graduate in April.

Braby and Flake are being mentioned for the second time.

To be considered for the conference's all-academic team, a student-athlete must have a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and play significant minutes throughout the season.

2018 WCC All-Academic Team
Name School Class GPA Major
Sigrid Aas Pacific Jr. 4.00 Business Administration
Kendall Bietsch Pacific Sr. 3.94 Health, Exercise and Sport Science
Shelby Cormier Loyola Marymount Sr. 3.72 Communication Studies
Anyssa Dominguez Saint Mary's Sr. 3.61 Biology
Samantha Jehnings San Francisco R-Jr. 3.91 Sports Management
Natalie Kennedy Santa Clara Jr. 3.99 Public Health Science
Brielle Preece Pepperdine Sr. 3.47 Psychology
Larkin Russell Portland Jr. 4.00 Psychology
Madie Siddoway Gates BYU Sr. 3.88 Psychology
Autumn Smithers San Francisco R-Jr. 3.93 Marketing
Emma Tynauer Loyola Marymount Sr. 3.89 Biology

2018 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention

Malia Allison (Saint Mary’s); Callie Best (Gonzaga); Rachel Bingham Lyman (BYU); Lizzy Braby (BYU); Olivia Camera (San Francisco); Emily Carman (Loyola Marymount); Kelley Carusa, San Diego; Katelyn Chandler (Pacific); Chloe Colbert (Loyola Marymount); Mikayla Colohan (BYU); Maddie Cooley (Gonzaga); Jaylen Crim (Saint Mary’s); Jordyn Cunningham (Saint Mary’s); Olivia Dendinger (Portland); Sami Fairweather (San Diego); McKenna Ferrera (Gonzaga); Jackie Fiacco (Loyola Marymount); Elise Flake (BYU); Madeline Gotta (Gonzaga); Josie Guinn (BYU); Kimberly Hazlett (Portland); Kelcie Hedge (Santa Clara); Samantha Heilman (Gonzaga); Regan Heslop (Pacific); Kelsey Hill (Saint Mary’s); Alyssa Jefferson (BYU); India Jencks (Gonzaga); Sofia Jones (Santa Clara); Samantha Jordan (Loyola Marymount); Kallie Kampfl (Loyola Marymount); Cassidy Kaumeyer (San Francisco); Rachel Khaw (Portland); Ali King (Loyola Marymount); Nikki Leishman (Pacific); Melissa Lewis (Loyola Marymount); Melissa Lowder (Santa Clara); Izzie Lueken (San Francisco); Rachel Lusby (Portland); Sabrina Macias Davis (BYU); Summer Mason (San Diego); Madeline Marrotta (San Diego); Gabbie McWilliams (Santa Clara); Maleah Milner (Saint Mary’s); Brianna Miyama (Portland); Makaylie Moore (BYU); Natalie Muth (Portland); Anna Parker (Saint Mary’s); DB Pridham (Santa Clara); Ariana Pumpelly (Gonzaga); Taryn Ries (Portland); Kendra Steele (Portland); Kelsey Turnbow (Santa Clara); Jodi Ulkekul (Gonzaga); Alexis Vilarino (Pacific); Sophia Vivano (Gonzaga); Ellie Walker (Portland); Halle Walls (San Diego); Brie Welch (Pepperdine); Ellie Winkelmann (Portland)

For the official release, visit WCCsports.com.

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