17 Bears Named Academic All-MPSF
April 6, 2007
BERKELEY - Seventeen California Golden Bears earned spots on the Academic All-MPSF team, the conference office announced this week. The MPSF awarded 11 Cal women and six Cal men academic honors.
The complete list of academic honorees follows below.
The Cal women took third place and the Bears men were sixth at the MPSF Indoor Championships in February. Cal garnered conference titles with Ed Wright in the high jump and the men's distance medley relay.
The Bears, now in the midst of their outdoor season, compete at the 113th Big Meet at Stanford on Saturday.
Academic All-MPSF Selections from California
Kelechi Anyanwu 3.21 Senior Throws San Jose, Calif. / Silver Creek HSKandi Bonty 3.21 Sophomore Sprints Los Angeles, Calif. / James Monroe HSTifani Grimes 3.35 Sophomore Multi-Events Sacramento, Calif. / St. Francis HSMercedes Marchbanks 3.17 RS Freshman Horizontal Jumps Redwood City, Calif. / Sequoia HSLollie Onipede 3.36 Sophomore Sprints Berkeley, Calif. / Holy Names HSAngie Pressey 3.42 Sophomore Sprints, Horizontal Jumps Heathrow, Fla. / Lake May HSEvelyn Smith 3.19 Sophomore Sprints Hayward, Calif. / Hayward HSCassandra Strickland 3.09 Junior Horizontal Jumps Las Vegas, Nev. / Foothill HSBrook Turner 3.33 Junior Sprints, Relays Beachwood, Ohio / The Hawken SchoolDaisy Van Ravenswaay 3.48 Senior Throws Canfield, Ontario, Canada / ConnecticutFrancesca Weems 3.70 Sophomore Sprints Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i / Kealakehe HSAlex Beitashour 3.57 Senior Sprints San Francisco, Calif. / The Branson SchoolCraig Gallimore 3.17 Junior Hurdles Burke, Va. / Lake Braddock HSJonas Hallgrimsson 3.15 Senior Multi Events Hafnarfjodur, Iceland / USCJake Hanson 3.11 Sophomore Sprints Yelm, Wash. / Yelm HSJohn Ludden 3.02 Junior Throws Canoga Park, Calif. / Harvard-WestlakeZak Thomas 3.10 Junior Throws Wakefield, R.I. / South Kingstown HS