Three Men's Soccer Players Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Recognition

Nov. 28, 2000

CORVALLIS, Ore. - - Oregon State men's soccer players Matt Olsen and Aaron McHardy were named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Second Team and Nick Jensen earned honorable mention, as announced Tuesday by Commissioner Tom Hansen. Athletes must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be a starter or significant contributor.

Olsen, a senior from Helena, Mont., also earned Second Team All-Pac-10 for his efforts this season, as he scored four goals and added two assists for a total of 10 points in 18 games. The midfielder also earned Pac-10 Player of the Week in September. This is the first such award for the Environmental Science and Engineering major, as he posted a 3.15 GPA.

McHardy, a midfielder from Vancouver, British Columbia, scored four goals on 32 shots this year. The sophomore has not decided on a major and carries a 3.70 GPA, having played in 18 games, starting 16.

Jensen, a junior midfielder from Corvallis, Ore., appeared in 13 games, starting four. Jensen is majoring in Business.

FIRST TEAM

Mike Casale, Washington, Todd Dunivant, Stanford, Taylor Graham, Stanford, Matt Moses, Stanford, Mike Murphy, Stanford, Ryan Nelsen, Stanford, Chad Olsen, Washington, Bryn Ritchie, Washington, Luke Rust, Stanford, Caleb Westbay, UCLA, Corey Woolfolk, Stanford, Adam Zapala, Stanford.

SECOND TEAM

Dylan Dupree, California, Chris Gores, Stanford, Scott Leber, Stanford, Roger Levesque, Stanford, Johanes Maliza, Stanford, Aaron McHardy, Oregon State, Matt Olsen, Oregon State, Jake Sagare, Washington, Derek Shanahan, Stanford, Kendall Simmonds, California, Ben Somoza, Washington, Brian Walker, California.

HONORABLE MENTION

Robert Aylesworth, California, Patrick Fisher, California, Nick Jensen, Oregon State, Leo Krupnik, California, Chris Roner, California, Ryan Swiontek, California, Scot Thompson, UCLA.

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