Orfalea Student Athletes Earn All-Academic and All-Conference Honors

Orfalea student athletes took care of business on the field and in the classroom this fall. Eleven total students were awarded Big West Conference or Big Sky Conference (for football players) all-academic honors. To be eligible, student-athletes must maintain at least a 3.00 cumulative grade-point average throughout the term and compete in at least 50 percent of their team’s events.

Sydney Knauer, Women’s Soccer (Business Administration)
Andrew Robertson, Men’s Soccer (Business Administration)
Peyton Bilo, Women’s Cross Country (Business Administration)
Hannah Hull, Women’s Cross Country (Business Administration)
Katherine Izzo, Women’s Cross Country (Business Administration)
Mikey Guguire, Men’s Cross Country (Business Administration)
Benjamin Holland, Men’s Cross Country (Economics)
Sam Ogee, Football (Business Administration)
Jake Jeffrey, Football (Business Administration)
Jake Smeltzer, Football (Industrial Technology and Packaging)
Carter Nichols, Football (Business Administration)

Additionally, Business Administration major Sean Goode has been named to the All-Big West Conference first team in men’s soccer. Goode, who is concentrating in Accounting, transferred to Cal Poly from Irvine Valley College and made an immediate impact.

In his two seasons at Cal Poly, he’s scored 11 goals and became just the 12th player in program history with multiple multi-goal matches in one season. This season, Goode was the fourth highest goal-scorer in the conference with seven, fifth in points with 16 and eighth in shot attempts with 36.