Trio of Mavs receive RMAC academic honors

Three Mesa State athletes received All-RMAC academic honors this week, with Jordan Chomko selected the men’s tennis academic player of the year.

Chomko, a senior from Littleton, has a 3.82 GPA in finance and will graduate Saturday. The unanimous first-team selection also received the Central Region senior tennis player of the year award this week at the national tournament.

Cyndle Curfman, a sophomore from Grand Junction, made the women’s all-academic first team with a 3.38 GPA in radiology, and Jessica Berve was a unanimous selection for the first team in women’s golf. The sophomore from Farmington, N.M., has a 4.0 GPA in chemistry.

College Track & Field

Skarda leads Mavs on All-RMAC team

Alexis Skarda was selected to the All-RMAC women’s track & field team in two events, the 1,500 and 5,000 meters. She is one of five Mesa State athletes to make the all-conference team.

Sierra Wiggins made the team in javelin, Alicia Gieck in the 400 meters, Andrea Ager in the 400 hurdles and Christina Slanger in the heptathlon.

Youth Soccer

Two Fire FC players selected for Olympic Development Program

The Colorado Olympic Development Program selected goalie Elie Borszich and forward Courtney Coffey of the Grand Junction Soccer Club Fire FC ‘97 Premier team to its final roster of 18 players.

They will attend a regional camp this summer that includes the top players from the western United States.

Regional and national Olympic Development Program coaches will attend and evaluate the players for potential selection to a national pool of players born in 1996.

Borszich, Coffey and the rest of the Fire play for Grand Junction Soccer Club’s Fire ‘97 team play in the Colorado State Cup semifinals this weekend.


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