BOISE, Idaho - The 2011-12 Boise State gymnastics team was named a National Association of Collegiate Gymnastics Coaches/Women (NACGC/W) Scholastic All-America Team on Tuesday. In addition to the team award six Broncos were named as individual 2011-12 NACGC/W Scholastic All-America honorees.
A 2011-12 redshirt senior, Chelsee Apple, and junior Erin Wippermann led the Broncos, becoming two of only 60 student-athletes from across all three NCAA divisions to earn a 4.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA). Joining the pair as individual honorees were sophomore Alessandra Cinfio (3.62), redshirt senior Amy Glass (3.57), senior Lindsay Kazandjian (3.85) and junior Brittany Potvin-Green (3.57).
As a team the Broncos landed 58 th on the NACGC/W Scholastic All-America Team list after posting a 3.135 team GPA for the year.
Southern Utah led all NCAA women's gymnastics teams with a cumulative team GPA of 3.843. Following the Thunderbirds in second was Southeast Missouri State with a 3.736 team GPA. The UW-La Crosse was third with a 3.711. Rounding out the top five were Utah and Brown with GPAs of 3.664 and 3.641, respectively.
Individually, student-athletes were recognized for attaining a year-long or cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Across all three divisions 471 student-athletes hit the 3.5 benchmark while 60 of those earned perfect 4.0 GPAs.