May 4, 2009
STANFORD, Calif. -
Five Stanford gymnasts were named Academic All-MPSF Scholar-Athletes today by Al Beaird, the conference's executive director.
Earning honors were sophomores Ryan Lieberman, Kyle Oi, and Nick Noone, junior Eric Hergenrader, and senior Sho Nakamori.
The quintet each earned the distinction by recording a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.0, having at least sophomore status with one full academic year completed, and competed in fifty percent or more of the institution's competitions.
Eric Hergenrader, Junior, 3.51, FX/PH/V, Plano, Texas
Ryan Lieberman, Sophomore, 3.30, All-Around, Lake Forest, Ill.
Kyle Oi, Sophomore, 3.28, PH/SR/V, Cota de Caza, Calif.
Sho Nakamori, Senior, 3.22, All-Around, Albany, Calif.
Nicholas Noone, RS Sophomore, 3.16, SR/PB, Danbury, Conn.
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Jake Schonig, Senior, 3.28, Still Rings, Los Gatos, Calif.
Brennan Wolford, Junior, 3.07, FX/PH/V/HB, Thornville, Ohio
Aaron Zaiser, Sophomore, 3.02, FX/SR/V/PB, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Kyle Brady, Grad, 3.615, SR/V/PB, Salinas, Calif.
Brian Del Castillo, Junior, 3.541, All-Around, Laguna Niguel, Calif.
Eric Haeussler, Sophomore, 3.518, All-Around, Redwood City, Calif.
Evan Roth, Senior, 3.385, All-Around, North Woodmere, N.Y.
Daniel Geri, Junior, 3.192, All-Around, Reseda, Calif.
Kyson Bunthuwong, Senior, 3.143, All-Around, El Cerrito, Calif.
Josh Rusler, Junior, 3.552, FX/V/PH/HB, Norman, Okla.
Cory Baumgarten, Sophomore, 3.390, FX/SR/V/HB, Plano, Texas
Kyle Shanahan, Junior, 3.274, All-Around, Monument, Colo.
Jacob Ives, Senior, 3.250, Vault/PB, Houston, Texas
TJ Schmidt, Senior, 3.093, FX/PH/SR/PB, Blair, Neb.
Russell Czeschin, Senior, 3.78, Vault/FX, Independence, Mo.
Jacob Messina, Sophomore, 3.22, PH/SR/PB/HB, Matthews, N.C.
Steven Legendre, Sophomore, 3.15, All-Around, Port Jefferson, N.Y.
Chris Brooks, Senior, 3.07, All-Around, Houston, Texas
Jason Laughton, Senior, 3.04, PH/PB/HB, Northridge, Calif.