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Three Zags named to WCC All-Academic Team

Gonzaga has some high-achieving players on and off the court.

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Three Gonzaga men’s basketball players were named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic team: Przemek Karnowski (MBA), Nigel Williams-Goss (Psychology), and Josh Perkins (Sport Management). Gonzaga is well-represented on the 10-man list, placing the most players of any institution in the conference.

2016-17 WCC Men’s Basketball All-Academic Team

Name School Class GPA Major
Name School Class GPA Major
Chase Foster San Francisco Jr. 3.78 Economics
David Guinn BYU Jr. 3.93 Political Science
Steven Haney LMU Jr. 3.33 Communications
Przemek Karnowski Gonzaga Gr. 3.43 MBA
Nate Kratch Santa Clara Gr. 3.89 Counseling Psychology
Eric Mika BYU So. 3.68 Pre-Management
Josh Perkins Gonzaga So. 3.24 Sport Management
Joe Rahon Saint Mary's Gr. 3.65 Leadership
Nate Renfro San Francisco So. 3.54 Business Administration
Nigel Williams-Goss Gonzaga Jr. 3.84 Psychology
Honorable Mentions: Kyle Clark (Saint Mary’s); Kevin Hempy (Pepperdine); Jordan Hunter (Saint Mary’s); Braiden Shaw (BYU); Gabe Taylor (Portland); Tonko Vuko (Pacific)

In order to be eligible for the honor, student-athletes must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.2 while also being recognized as a significant contributor to their team.

Academic achievement has long been a point of emphasis in GU’s athletic department, and its nice to see several of our student-athletes being recognized for their prowess on and off the court. Congrats, gentlemen!