Five Gymnasts Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Recognition

April 16, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Five Oregon State gymnasts were recognized on the Pacific-10 All-Academic Team, which the conference office announced on Wednesday.

Daylee Ingalls, Elizabeth Jillson, Heather Justus, Lindsay Nelson and Th�r�se Videan all were recognized as honorable mention selections.

In order to be considered for the team, a gymnast must be in her second year with the school, carry a minimum 3.00 overall grade point average, and be a starter or significant reserve for the team.

Ingalls, also a sophomore, is majoring in interior design. She competed on vault and beam throughout the season. She had a high score of 9.875 on vault and 9.85 on beam.

Jillson is a senior liberal studies major. She scored a 10.0 on bars at the Pac-10 Championship to earn the conference title on that event, and she won the event in four other meets this year. She was a Pac-10 All-Conference Team selection on bars for the second year in a row this season.

Justus is a sophomore exercise and sport science major. She competed on vault and floor in all 13 meets this year, turning in top scores of 9.90 on vault and 9.825 on floor.

Nelson, a junior exercise and sport science major, competed as an all-arounder in all 13 meets this season. She was named a Pac-10 Gymnast of the Week, placed fifth on vault at the Pac-10 Championship meet, and took third on bars and sixth in the all-around at the NCAA South Central Regional Championship.

Videan is a sophomore majoring in business administration. She competed on vault, bars and floor this past season, posting highs of 9.90 on vault and bars and 9.85 on floor.

Jillson was also an honorable mention selection in 2001 and 2002; Nelson earned honorable mention honors in 2002. As sophomores, Videan, Justus and Ingalls are first-time recipients of the Pac-10 honor.

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