Dowling, Rundle Honored For Academics

June 6, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Senior pitcher David Dowling was named to the Pac-10'sAll-Academic baseball second team and senior second baseman Mike Rundle earnedhonorable mention, the Pac-10 Conference office announced today.

Dowling, a left-hander from Kirkland's Juanita High School, boasts a 3.31 grade pointaverage in economics. During the past season, he posted a 6-1 record and a 4.32 earnedrun average in 21 mound appearances.

Rundle, a native of Bend, Ore., and a transfer from Gonzaga, was the Huskies' startingsecond baseman throughout much of his lone season on the UW team. The businessmajor finished with a .232 batting average and was a major factor in the Huskies leadingthe nation in fielding during the regular season.

Following are the complete 2005 All-Academic teams for baseball, as announced todayby Commissioner Tom Hansen. To be eligible for selection, a student-athlete must have aminimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

First Team Yr. GPA MajorErik Averill, ASU Jr. 3.52 FinanceBrett Bannister, USC Jr. 3.67 BusinessScott Botterman, UCLA Jr. 3.48 Business-EconomicsTravis Buck, ASU Jr. 3.31 ManagementMatthew Einspahr, CAL Sr. 3.32 SociologyChris Jensen, UCLA Jr. 3.54 Civil EngineeringZach Kosturos, WSU Jr. 3.52 CommunicationsJon Meloan, ARIZ Jr. 3.43 Engineering ManagementChris Minaker, STAN Jr. 3.73 SociologyMark Romanczuk, STAN Jr. 3.48 Economics

Second TeamMitch Canham, OSU So. 3.47 Business AdministrationJason Freeman, WSU Sr. 3.25 Business AdministrationTuffy Gosewisch, ASU Sr. 3.21 MarketingKevin Guyette, ARIZ Sr. 3.20 Business ManagementBlake Holler, STAN So. 3.37 UndeclaredTy Marotz, ASU Sr. 3.32 Interdisciplinary StudiesDavid Dowling, WASH Sr. 3.31 EconomicsBilly Hart, USC Jr. 3.28 BusinessMatt Manship, STAN Jr. 3.28 EconomicsJim Rapoport, STAN So. 3.19 Undeclared

Honorable Mention: Jordan Brown, So., ARIZ; Jeff Clement, Jr., USC; Allen Craig, Jr., CAL; Chris Denove, Jr., UCLA; Seth Dhaenens, So., ASU; Jacoby Ellsbury, Jr., OSU; John Hester, Jr., STAN; Chris Lewis, Jr., STAN; Jake McCormick, So., OSU; Jay Miller, Jr., WSU; Jeff Miller, So., WSU; Billy Munich, Jr., OSU; Brett Munster, So., CAL; Joe Persichina, So., ASU; Mike Rundle, Jr., WASH; Kurt Steele, Jr., OSU; Alexander Trafton, Jr., CAL; Darin Vieira, Jr., USC; Eric Williams, Fr., ASU.

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