Women's Soccer Has Four Players Earn Academic All-Pac-10 Honors

Nov. 28, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - -

Four Oregon State women's soccer players were among the student-athletes recognized when Pacific-10 Conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced the conference's all-academic teams on Wednesday.

Morgan Crabtree, Courtney Carter, Katie Henderson, and Mandy Melendez were all honored.

Crabtree, a junior, earned first-team honors after playing in 20 games as a midfielder. The Philosophy major carries a 3.89 grade point average and totaled three points on the year. The Eugene, Ore., native was a Second-Team Academic All-Pac-10 selection as a sophomore.

For Carter, a sophomore utility player, her second-team honor was her first such distinction. The Portland, Ore., native was third on the team in scoring with 12 points, and has a 3.63 GPA while majoring in Business.

Mandy Melendez and Katie Henderson each earned honorable mention, and for Henderson, it was the second such recognition.

Henderson, a junior midfielder from Littleton, Colo., led the team in scoring this season with 20 points on seven goals and six assists. Melendez, a junior defender from Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., was an integral part of a much-improved OSU defense this year, and also earned second-team all-conference honors for her play.

To be considered for selection, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be either a starter or a significant contributor.

FIRST TEAM

Elizabeth Childs, WSU, Sr., 3.87, Morgan Crabtree, OSU, Jr., 3.89, Ali Fennell, USC, Jr. 3.52, Patrice Feulner, ASU, So., 3.79, Nicole Ironside, WSU, Jr. 3.99, Starr Johnson, UO, Sr. 3.70, Lindsey Jorgensen, WSU, Sr. 3.80, Brittany Kirk, California, Jr. 3.62, Amy LePeilbet, ASU, So., 3.89, Kim Stocklmeir, California, Jr. 3.62, Katrina Stroh, WSU, Jr., 3.65, Carrie Walsh, Stanford, Sr. 3.83

SECOND TEAM

Megan Abbamonto, USC, So, 3.47, Mariette Boyce, WSU, So., 3.79, Courtney Carter, OSU, So., 3.63, Katherine Harrington, Stanford, Jr., 3.58, Shay Hobby, WSU, So., 3.80, Chrissy LaPierre, Stanford, Sr., 3.52, Megan McKinstry, UW, Jr., 3.55, Shannon McNab, California, Sr., 3.53, Shannon Monti, UA, Sr., 3.31, Vanessa Pierce, UW, Jr. 3.44, Katie Pittman, California, So., 3.91, Amy Sauer, Stanford, Sr., 3.45.

HONORABLE MENTION

Chalise Baysa, Sr., UO, Bethany Bogart, Sr., UCLA, Katie Henderson, Jr., OSU, Allyson Marquand, So., Stanford, Mandy Melendez, Jr. OSU, Annie Murphy, Sr., UO, Caroline Putz, Sr., Wash., Angela Romero, Sr., UO, Laura Schott, Jr. California, Hope Solo, Jr., UW, Sarah-Gayle Swanson, So., UCLA, Marcia Wallis, Jr., Stanford, Brittany Whalen, Sr., UCLA, Jenna Wertz, So., WSU, Callie Withers, Jr., Stanford, Kim Yokers, So., California.

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