Ten Bruins Earn Pac-10 Academic Acclaim

May 30, 2006

The Pac-10 announced the recipients of the 2006 All-Academic Team honors, with 10 Bruins being selected for the distinction. The Bruins also had 10 members on the 2005 All-Academic team.

Senior Sarah Lombardo and junior Elizabeth Lee were selected on the first team; second-team selections included seniors Lora Batina and Liz Pallas-Jacobs and juniors Clara Cartwright, Megan McQuown, Brittany Merchant, Erin Rice and Leah Wachtel; and sophomore Erin Haggerty was an honorable mention selection.

To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade-point average, and either be a starter or a significant substitute.

This is the third consecutive selection for Pallas-Jacobs.

Pac-10 All-Academic Teams

First Team Yr. GPA Major

Elizabeth Lee, Jr., 3.68, Biology

Sarah Lombardo, Sr., 3.95, Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biologyy

Second Team Yr. GPA Major

Lora Batina, Sr., 3.23, Psychology

Clara Cartwright, Jr., 3.25, Biology

Megan McQuown, Jr., 3.48, Linguistics

Brittany Merchant, Jr., 3.25, Comparative Literature

Elizabeth Pallas-Jacobs, Sr., 3.43, History/Geological & Environmental Sciences

Erin Rice, Jr., 3.33, Political Science

Leah Wachtel, Jr., 3.52, Political Science

Honorable Mention:

Erin Haggerty, So.

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