Cougar Tennis Duo Earn Pacific-10 Academic Honors

June 8, 2005

PULLMAN, Wash - Washington State's Nora Gaal and Chris Martinez earned Pacific-10 Conference academic honors, conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced Wednesday.

Gaal's 3.30 grade point average in international business garnered her a second team selection. The Szekesfehervar, Hungary native was an honorable mention team member each of the last two seasons.

Martinez, a native of San Luis Potosi, Mexico, posted a 3.15 GPA in international business and was named honorable mention for the third consecutive year.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and be either a starter or significant contributor.

Gaal (70) and Martinez (69) rank sixth and seventh, respectively on the Cougar career wins list.