Boise State gymnast Amy Glass was named one of six finalists for the AAI Award, to be given in two weeks, prior to the NCAA championships.
Considered the sport’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy, the AAI Award is presented annually to the top senior student-athlete in NCAA Division I women’s gymnastics. The honor is chosen by a vote of every NCAA women’s gymnastics head coach.
Glass will lead her teammates to the 2012 NCAA Fayetteville Regional on Saturday in hopes of earning the program’s first team berth to the national meet.
Former Bronco soccer player loses cancer battle: Former Boise State soccer player Amy Dunn lost her battle against cancer Saturday after being diagnosed with Stage IV melanoma in July of 2011.
Dunn, 29, was a four-year letterwinner, playing defense for the Broncos from 2000-03. She is eighth on the Boise State career list for games played with 73.
The Boise State soccer team held an exhibition fundraiser for Dunn prior to the 2011 season, raising more than $12,000 to help offset some of the medical expenses. There will be a memorial service Monday at the Simplot Ballroom on the BSU campus at 6 p.m.
Broncos’ Sereke MWC men’s player of the week: Boise State sophomore Nathan Sereke was named the Mountain West men’s tennis player of the week on Wednesday.
Sereke helped 30th-ranked Boise State secure victories over No. 48 San Diego State and No. 26 Fresno State. Sereke won 6-3, 6-1 and 6-2, 6-2 at the No. 4 singles spot. The Broncos’ James Meredith was the conference player of the week last week.
Homers propel Bronco softball past Bengals: Allie Crump delivered a late, game-winning home run as Boise State rallied to beat in-state rival Idaho State 7-6 in nine innings Wednesday in Pocatello.
The Broncos (26-13) scored seven unanswered after falling behind 6-0 through two innings. Crump gave Boise State its first lead with her sixth home run of the season in the ninth inning. It was the Broncos’ fourth home run of the game.