19 Bears Earn Pac-10 Academic Honors
May 30, 2006
BERKELEY - Nineteen members of Cal's NCAA and Pac-10 champion women's rowing team have earned Pac-10 All-Academic honors, the conference office announced Tuesday.
Six rowers were voted to the first team, five Bears are on the second team and eight members of the team received honorable mention notice.
Gaining first-team status are senior Gina Antonini, sophomore Robin Grossman, junior Kirsten Hextrum, senior Natasha LaBelle, senior Liz Lee and senior Sabine Zimmermann. Earlier this month, Labelle received the Neufeld Scholar-Athlete Award for having the highest GPA among Cal's graduating seniors (3.84 GPA as a double major in integrative biology and psychology).
Below is a look at the complete Pac-10 All-Academic squad.
First Team Yr. GPA MajorGina Antonini, CAL Sr. 3.58 HistoryKasia Bloch, WSU Sr. 3.57 ZoologyAnna Blomberg, ORE Jr. 3.28 Political ScienceCorianne Bowman, WASH Jr. 3.80 RussianJenifer Brown, STAN So. 3.86 UndeclaredLaura Creager, STAN Sr. 3.70 Earth SystemsRebecca Franceschi, OSU So. 3.72 General ScienceRebecca Gibson, WSU Sr. 3.84 CommunicationLaura Griffin, WSU Sr. 3.54 EducationRobin Grossman, CAL So. 3.66 Anthropology & Near Eastern StudiesClaire Hanway, OSU So. 3.65 Exercise & Sport SciencesKirsten Hextrum, CAL Jr. 3.53 HistoryCarey Homan, WSU Jr. 3.92 AccountingMegan Kalmoe, WASH Sr. 3.67 LatinNatasha LaBelle, CAL Sr. 3.84 Integrative Biology & PsychologyLiz Lee, CAL Sr. 3.74 AnthropologyElizabeth Lee, UCLA Jr. 3.68 BiologySarah Lombardo, UCLA Sr. 3.95 BiologyCasey Long, WSU Sr. 3.95 Fine ArtsKinga Marciszewska, USC Jr. 3.70 Accounting & BusinessMichelle Morris, WSU Jr. 3.63 FinanceErica O'Connell, OSU Jr. 3.71 Animal SciencesStephanie Parker, OSU Sr. 3.59 Exercise & Sport SciencesAndrea Pleven, OSU Sr. 3.54 Food & Science TechnologyVanessa Serratore, WSU So. 3.78 ZoologyRobyn Stephenson, WSU So. 4.00 UndeclaredKristen Tomlinson, OSU Sr. 3.67 Health Promotion & EducationKaylie Towne, OSU So. 3.71 General ScienceSuzanne Vogt, WSU Sr. 3.53 Movement StudiesCatherine Watt, WSU Jr. 3.75 ZoologySabine Zimmermann, CAL Sr. 3.56 Mass CommunicationsMargit Zwemmer, STAN Sr. 3.77 Math
Second Team Yr. GPA MajorMara Allen, CAL So. 3.41 UndeclaredEva Anderson, WASH Sr. 3.37 Art & ArchitectureLora Batina, UCLA Sr. 3.23 PsychologySusan BeVille, STAN Sr. 3.24 Geological & Environmental SciencesJessica Bills, WSU Sr. 3.22 History & EnglishLina Brazinskaite, WSU Jr. 3.48 Political ScienceClara Cartwright, UCLA Jr. 3.25 BiologyStephanie Connolly, STAN Jr. 3.37 Human BiologyIvayla Dermendjieva, UW So. 3.49 Pre-EngineeringMarlo Dreissigacker, ST Sr. 3.24 Mechanical EngineeringStacy Hanson, OSU So. 3.46 General ScienceAmy Jo Hendershot, WSU Sr. 3.21 Environmental StudiesCaroline Leibinger, OSU Jr. 3.42 Business AdministrationKaren Magnuson, WASH Sr. 3.40 Psychology /Environmental StudiesNaomi Markle, CAL Sr. 3.43 Political Science & Mass CommunicationHillary Martin, ORE Jr. 3.32 Spanish & General StudiesMegan McQuown, UCLA Jr. 3.48 LinguisticsTara McTavish, WSU So. 3.49 ZoologyBrittany Merchant, UCLA Jr. 3.25 Comparative LiteratureOlivia Morrow, WASH Sr. 3.41 PsychologyLiz Pallas-Jacobs, UCLA Sr. 3.43 History/Geological & Environmental SciencesAlexis Peterson, STAN Sr. 3.24 Sociology/Urban StudiesLyndsay Price, USC Jr. 3.45 Occupational TherapyJessica Reel, STAN So. 3.41 ArtErin Reinhardt, CAL Sr. 3.24 PsychologyErin Rice, UCLA Jr. 3.33 Political ScienceClaire Sadler, STAN So. 3.41 UndeclaredLiz Simenstad, WASH Jr. 3.31 International StudiesJessica Smith, CAL So. 3.53 Mass CommunicationJody Thomas, WSU Sr. 3.43 MicrobiologyK. Vander Schilden, CAL Sr. 3.22 GeographyLeah Wachtel, UCLA Jr. 3.52 Political Science
Honorable Mention: Kim Armstrong, So., WASH; Kerry Birk, So., STAN; Laura Browne, So., CAL; Justine Chan, So., CAL; Emily Collins, Sr., WSU; Lexie Conley, Jr., WSU; Jennifer Copeland, Jr., WSU; Sharon Finney, Sr., WSU; Nicole Fischbach, Jr., USC; Kristine Gauthier, So., WASH; Asiha Grigsby, Jr., WASH; Erin Haggerty, So., UCLA; Jennifer Hester, Jr., OSU; Kristy Iversen, So., OSU; Ashley Jones, Jr., WASH; Britnie Jones, So., OSU; Kate Laird, Sr., OSU; Taryn Langlois, So., WASH; Sarah Lende, Jr., WSU; Samantha Magee, Sr., STAN; Rebecca Meissner, So., CAL; Kelly O'Brien, So., WSU; Megan O'Connor, Jr., CAL; Courtney Plitt, Jr., WASH; Nicole Rasor, Jr., OSU; Mariah Reddick, Jr., CAL; Candice Rediger, So., CAL; Jessica Smith, Jr., USC; Megan Smith, Jr., CAL; Jamie Unwin, So., WASH; Erica Van Steenis, So., CAL; Sarah Waterfield, Jr., WSU; Carly York, Jr., STAN.