Shana Sangston named to the first team All-Pac-12 gymnastics academic team

Three Arizona gymnasts were honored in the 2014 Pac-12 Conference women’s gymnastics All-Academic teams announced on Monday.

Senior Shana Sangston is on the Pac-12 First-Team All-Academic honors for the conference. Sangston earned a 3.84 GPA and studies family studies and human development.

Also being honored are junior Amber Wobma and sophomore Shelby Edwards, who both earned honorable mentions for the All-Academic team. Wobma has a 3.45 GPA and majors in pre-public health. Edwards made the list with a 3.15 GPA as a journalism major.

In order to be named on the Academic team, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and be a significant contributor to the team.

“It’s very important to our team,” head coach Bill Ryden said in a press release. “Our academic progress rate (APR) and graduation numbers show how seriously we take it. To be honored by the conference on these academic achievements is an honor.”

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