ANCHORAGE – Alaska Anchorage senior All-American skier Jaime Bronga was named Friday to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District women's ‘at-large’ team.

A first-team all-district recipient for the second straight year, Bronga earned the honor with her 3.99 overall GPA in civil engineering. The East Anchorage High School product was the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association women’s Nordic MVP in 2012 and skied to her fourth career All-America finish at NCAAs.

Part of the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America program, the ‘at-large’ teams consists of student-athletes in sports other than soccer, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, football, cross country or track & field.

As an all-district selection, Bronga now advances to the national ballot for a chance to repeat her 2010-11 Academic All-America status.

2011-12 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 ‘At-Large’ Team
NCAA Div. II – Women
Claire Pierce (Water Polo)  Cal St. East Bay, Jr., Perth, Australia, 3.79, Kinesiology
Shelby Hooper (Golf)        Chico State, Sr., Incline Village, NV, 3.93, Business
Christie Lau (Tennis)       Cal State LA, Jr., Chino Hills, CA, 3.88, Kinesiology-Exercise Sci.
Emily Adamczyk (Swimming)   UC San Diego, Jr., Altadena, CA, 3.34, Biology
Megan Northey (Crew)        Western Washington, Sr., Brier, WA, 3.92,
Jaime Bronga (Skiing)       Alaska Anchorage, Sr., Anchorage, AK, 3.99, Civil engineering
Spencer Heller (Golf)       Sonoma State, Jr., Turlock, CA, 3.74,
Mary Hanson (Swimming)      Cal Baptist, So., Ridgecrest, CA, 3.93, Engineering
Marit Rjabov (Skiing)       Alaska Fairbanks, Jr., Voru, Estonia, 3.91, Psychology
Alexandria Taylor (Golf)    Western Washington, Sr., Sammamish, WA, 3.78, Mathematics
Nikki Smart (Water Polo)    Cal St. Monterey Bay, Sr., Clovis, CA, 3.35, Kinesiology
Jackie Walters (Water Polo) Cal St. Monterey Bay, Jr., San Diego, CA, 3.51, Kinesiology