COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (February 1, 2017) – Lauren Heyn and Molly Rohrer of the No. 3 Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Basketball team earned First Team Academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors Wednesday. Jaszymn Johnson Angie Moore, and Chelsea Vallejos all claimed a spot on the RMAC's Academic Honor Roll.
Heyn (So., Loomis, Calif.) holds a 4.0 GPA in biology as a sophomore. She is one just six women's basketball student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA in the conference.
The Pack's power forward averages 6.8 points per game on 44.9 percent shooting from the field. Heyn pulls down 5.8 rebounds per game. She ranks sixth in the RMAC with 1.0 blocks per game.
Rohrer (So., Greenwood Village, Colo.) has dominated this season for the Pack both on the court and in the classroom. She owns a 3.80 GPA while pursuing her degree in business.
On the court, Rohrer has earned five RMAC Player of the Week honors, more than any other player/team in the RMAC. She ranks third in the RMAC with 15.9 points per game. Her .530 field goal percentage ranks fourth. Rohrer also makes 83.2 percent of her shots from the free throw line. She leads the RMAC with 2.0 blocks per game.
Johnson (Sr., Denver, Colo.) has a 3.60 GPA in exercise science with an emphasis in sports medicine. She has ignited the Pack's offense with 9.5 points per game off the bench. Johnson ranks third in the RMAC in free throw percentage, swishing 86.2 percent of her shots at the stripe. She averages 3.2 rebounds per game and 1.4 assists per game. Johnson has been clutch all season long. In four of the six games, CSU-Pueblo has trailed in the second half, Johnson has scored either the game-tying or go-ahead shot.
Moore (Sr., Katy, Texas) has posted a 3.43 GPA as she nears her degree in psychology with a minor in business administration. Coming off the bench, Moore has averaged 5.6 points per game while shooting 41.4 percent from the field. At the line, Moore makes 81.5 percent of shots. In conference play, Moore has averaged 6.6 points per game and hit 50.0 percent of her shots from downtown.
Vallejos (Jr., Lamar, Colo.) possesses a 3.49 GPA as she works towards a degree in biology. She has appeared in 12 games this season, playing 5.0 minutes per game. Vallejos averages 1.6 points per game. She has knocked down 46.2 percent of her shots for the field. Facing Morningside College, Vallejos scored a career-high eight points, making 3-of-3 from the field including 2-of-2 from downtown.
These five players and the rest of 21-0 Pack Women's Basketball Team returns to Massari Arena this weekend for a three-game homestand beginning Friday at 5:30 p.m. when rival Adams State University visits Massari Arena. Friday's game will also be a "White Out". Fans are encouraged to wear white in support of the Pack.
The ThunderWolves will continue their three-game homestand Saturday when they clash with Fort Lewis College at 5 p.m. Saturday's game will air on CET channel 106/900 HD for Comcast Xfinity subscribers.
Take-A-Kid-to-A Game Night returns to Massari Arena Saturday. Denver Nuggets Super Mascot Rocky will also return to Massari Arena to entertain fans and sign autographs. CSU-Pueblo basketball student-athletes will also sign autographs in the kid zone, which will also offer free face painting.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics