A total of 71 Fresno State student-athletes were honored as part of a league-record 623 Mountain West scholar athletes.
The Bulldog men's and women's cross country teams placed sixth and seventh at MW Championships
WAC releases its 2011 All-Academic teams for the fall sports; Bulldogs show well in the classroom
The Fresno State women's cross country team will compete in the NCAA West Regional this weekend.
The Bronco Invitational was a positive preview for what both teams can expect at the WAC Championship.
Last updated on Dec. 5, 2011
2011 Cross Country (Junior): Competed at the WAC Championships finishing with a season-best with a time of 20:07.8 ... also ran in the NCAA West Regional meet for the Bulldogs, racing to a time of 22:28 ... marked a time of 18:00 in the 5K at the Bronco Invitational.
2010 Cross Country (Sophomore): Ran a season-best of 18:03 at the WAC Championship ... was named second-team All-WAC ... clocked 22:03 at the NCAA Regional ... marked 16:28 at the 6K Nevada Twilight in Reno by placing within the top 15 ... earned first Academic All-WAC Award.
2009 Cross Country (Freshman): Ran a season-best 18:57 at the 5K Bronco Invite ... clocked a time of 19:32.20 at the 5K UC Irvine Invitational ... at the 5K Notre Dame, marked a 19:52 ... competed in the WAC Championships, finishing with a time of 21:44.6.
Prior to Fresno State: Competed at the Dutch Indoor Track and Field High School National Championships in the middle-distances ... took second in the 1,500-meter and third in the 3,000 ... had personal-best marks of 10:40 in the 3,000, 4:40.98 in the 1,500 and 2:20 in the 800 ... also played one year of volleyball.
Personal: Born Nov. 19, 1990 in Groningen, Netherlands ... parents are Herman Molenhuis and Dineke Stuursma-Molenhuis ... has two older brothers, Olfert and Annegan ... friends with current Bulldog Paul Zwama from competing together at the Dutch Nationals ... says she can't live without running ... enjoys watching movies and hanging out with friends ... most admires God and her parents ... chose Fresno State for the academic reputation and the coaching staff.
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