Cal Places 23 Rowers on All-Academic Team

June 7, 2007

BERKELEY, Calif. - California had 23 members of its men's rowing team honored with the announcement of the 2007 Pac-10 All-Academic squad.

The Golden Bears feature three rowers on the first team, 14 rowers on the second team and six on the honorable mention unit.

Earning first-team accolades are Kirsten Hextrum, a senior majoring in history; Elena Humphreys, a sophomore; and Leigh Whelpton, a sophomore.

Below is a complete list of the 2007 Pac-10 All-Academic team.

First Team	         Yr.  GPA   MajorCorianne Bowman, WASH    Sr.  3.73  PsychologyLina Brazinskaite, WSU   Sr.  3.48  Political ScienceJen Brown, STAN          Jr.  3.90  Human BiologySteph Connolly, STAN     Sr.  3.50  Human BiologyRebecca Franceschi, OSU  Jr.  3.58  General ScienceRebecca Gibson, WSU      Sr.  3.77  CommunicationsClaire Hanway, OSU       Jr.  3.79  Human Development & Family StudiesKirsten Hextrum, CAL     Sr.  3.55  HistoryRobin Hextrum, USC       Jr.  3.78  Neuroscience & Fine ArtsLauren Hofmayer, STAN    So.  3.57  UndeclaredCarey Homan, WSU         Sr.  3.81  AccountingElena Humphreys, CAL     So.  3.60  UndeclaredJane Ivey, OSU           Jr.  3.89  Exercise & Sport ScienceElizabeth Lee, UCLA      Sr.  3.64  BiologyKinga Marciszewska, USC  Sr.  3.71  Business Administration & AccountingJulia Mcllvaine, USC     So.  3.59  HistoryMegan McQuown, UCLA      Sr.  3.54  LinguisticsTara McTavish, WSU       Jr.  3.46  ZoologyMichelle Morris, WSU     Sr.  3.45  FinanceErica O'Connell, OSU     Sr.  3.71  Animal ScienceMelissa Penwell, OSU     So.  3.70  Ethnic StudiesJessi Reel, STAN         Jr.  3.59  ArtErin Rice, UCLA          Sr.  3.42  Political ScienceCassie Richardson, USC   So.  3.94  Linguistics/Psychology & Broadcast JournalismTiana Rodriguez, WSU     Jr.  3.59  MarketingLiz Simenstad, WASH      Sr.  3.37  European StudiesJessica Smith, USC       Sr.  3.41  SociologyKaylie Towne, OSU        Jr.  3.69  General StudiesLeah Wachtel, UCLA       Sr.  3.54  Political ScienceCatherine Watt, WSU      Sr.  3.53  ZoologyJennifer Weber, UCLA     Jr.  3.76  PsychologyLeigh Whelpton, CAL      So.  3.56  Undeclared


Second Team Yr. GPA MajorMara Allen, CAL Jr. 3.38 EconomicsLexie Conley, WSU Sr. 3.31 EducationKrista Ellis, CAL So. 3.26 UndeclaredCarly Farris, WSU So. 3.44 Food Science & Human NutritionKelly Foster, WASH Jr. 3.27 SociologyKristine Gauthier, WASH Jr. 3.21 BiologyAsiha Grigsby, WASH Sr. 3.20 SpanishErin Haggerty, UCLA Jr. 3.18 HistoryKatie Humm, OSU So. 3.27 BiologyGracy Huntley, CAL So. 3.35 UndeclaredAshley Jones, WASH Jr. 3.22 PsychologyLouise Kinder, CAL So. 3.52 EnglishTaryn Langlois, WASH Jr. 3.25 AnthropologyCaroline Leibinger, OSU Sr. 3.37 Business AdministrationSarah Lende, WSU Sr. 3.38 Social StudiesRebecca Meissner, CAL Jr. 3.23 History of ArtBrittany Merchant, UCLA Sr. 3.29 Comparative LiteratureKatherine Milton, CAL So. 3.25 UndeclaredMegan O'Connor, CAL Sr. 3.29 Integrative BiologySummer Ohlendorf, CAL Jr. 3.25 GeophysicsCourtney Plitt, WASH Sr. 3.18 Pre-NursingOnna Poeter, CAL Jr. 3.38 Business AdministrationTiffany Pransky, CAL So. 3.49 UndeclaredKaitlin Seders, CAL So. 3.33 UndeclaredAstrid Sky, CAL So. 3.44 EconomicsAndrea Smith, WASH Sr. 3.18 Communications & Public HealthJessica Smith, CAL Jr. 3.26 Mass CommunicationsMegan Smith, CAL Sr. 3.32 PsychologyClaire Tenscher, USC So. 3.53 Creative WritingJamie Unwin, WASH Jr. 3.29 GeographySarah Waterfield, WSU Sr. 3.22 BiologyCarly York, STAN Sr. 3.18 Geological & Environmental Science

Honorable Mention: Kathy Altman, STAN; Kim Armstrong, WASH; Kerry Birk, STAN; Erika Blecha, CAL; Laura Browne, CAL; Nichole Fischbach, USC; Maida Habibovic, UCLA; Melissa Herman, CAL; Vanessa Jensen, UCLA; Britnie Jones, OSU; Sarah Joos, OSU; Kim Kennedy, WASH; Lauren Nowinski, CAL; Kelly O'Brien, WSU; Mariah Reddick, CAL; Candice Rediger, CAL; Lynette Thompson, UCLA.

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