Four Softball Players Earn Academic All-Pac-10 Honors

June 6, 2005

TEMPE, Ariz. - Led by three first-team selections, four Arizona State University softball players were named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic teams, announced Monday by Commissioner Tom Hansen. The three first-team selections were the most by any Pac-10 school. Junior Bridgette Caron, sophomore Heidi Knabe and junior Jen McCard earned first team honors, while junior Ashley Werschky claimed honorable mention accolades. To be eligible for selection to the academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.00 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant substitute.


Caron, an outfielder from Fallbrook, Calif., makes her first appearance on the Pac-10 All-Academic first team. She is also a Maroon & Gold Scholar Athlete selection and holds a 3.67 grade-point average in dance.


Knabe, the team's catcher, is a two-time Maroon & Gold Scholar Athlete and hails from Simi Valley, Calif. Making her first appearance on the all-academic squad, Knabe boasts a 3.77 grade-point average in kinesiology.


McCard, an infielder from La Palma, Calif., makes her second consecutive appearance on the Pac-10 All-Academic first team. McCard, who carries a 3.73 GPA in elementary education, is a three-time Maroon & Gold Scholar Athlete.


Werschky, a pitcher/infielder from La Verne, Calif., earns her first selection to the Pac-10 All-Academic team after posting a 3.43 GPA in sociology.
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