Kraayeveld Selected to Second Team Academic All-District Team

Feb. 20, 2003

EUGENE, Ore. - University of Oregon junior forward Cathrine Kraayeveld has been picked to the Verizon Academic All-District Women's Basketball Second Team.

It is the first such honor of Kraayeveld's career. Kraayeveld, a Kirkland, Wash., native, holds a 3.24 cumulative grade-point average and majors in education. She is just one of two Pac-10 student-athletes on the first or second team. Washington senior Loree Payne made the first team. The district is comprised of the Pac-10, West Coast, Big Sky and Big West conferences.

In order to qualify for Academic All-America honors, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA, be a starter or important reserve and be in at least their second season of athletic and academic eligibility. The first team members will

Kraayeveld is averaging 15.7 points and 11.4 rebounds per game this year for the Ducks. She recently returned to action last Saturday against Oregon State after a 13-game hiatus because of a staph infection in her left knee.


FIRST TEAMName	School	Year	Hometown		GPA	MajorKathleen Nygaard	Eastern Washington	Junior	Adna, Washington	3.70	MarketingLoree Payne	Washington	Senior	Havre, Montana		3.65	PsychologyNikki Petticrew	Portland State	Senior	9 Mile Falls, Washington	3.78	PsychologyCarey Sauer	San Francisco	Junior	Newport, Washington	3.87	MathematicsCorrine Wong	Pacific	Senior	Clackamas, Oregon	3.95	Enviromental Studies

SECOND TEAMName School Year Hometown GPA MajorKatie Davis Saint Mary's Graduate Manson, Washington 3.89 Business AdministrationWendy Gabbe UC Irvine Senior Eugene, Oregon 3.59 EnglishCathrine Kraayeveld Oregon Junior Kirkland, Washington 3.24 EducationKate Smith Nevada Senior Reno, Nevada 3.56 Speech PathologyLacey Tolbert Northern Arizona Junior Phoenix, Arizona 3.76 Criminal Justice

THIRD TEAMName School Year Hometown GPA MajorHollye Chapman Oregon State Junior Cottage Grove, Oregon 3.58 Visual ArtsSusan King Stanford Soph. Richfield, Minnesota 3.34 PsychologyAzella Perryman Stanford Soph. Anchorage, Alaska 3.38 UndeclaredKrista Warren Arizona Senior Cloverdale, California 3.38 Studio ArtLisa Willett UCSB Junior Santa Barbara, California 3.70 Psychology

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