Softball Has Seven Named to 2007 Pac-10 All-Academic Team

June 21, 2007

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- Following are the 2007 Pacific-10 Conference Softball All-Academic teams, announced by Commissioner Tom Hansen. The Arizona State Sun Devils lead the conference with five First Team members, as well as two Second Team members. To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

First Team
Suzie Barnes, Oregon SR 3.43 Educational Studies
Kaitlin Cochran, Arizona State SO 3.49 Secondary Education
Jacki Hansen, Washington SR 3.72 Political Science
Himmita Hixson, Arizona State SR 3.64 Speech & Hearing Sciences
Natalie Johnson, Oregon State* SR 3.71 Psychology
Heidi Knabe, Arizona State** SR 3.59 Kinesiology
Kristi Leiter, Oregon** SR 3.58 Accounting
Jessica Mapes, Arizona State SO 4.00 Family & Human Development
Becky McCullough, Stanford JR 3.59 Earth Systems
Michelle Smith, Arizona State* SR 3.60 Kinesiology
* - two-time first team honoree ** - three-time first team honoree

Second Team
Tricia Aggabao, Stanford JR 3.26 Human Biology
Rhiannon Baca, Arizona State JR 3.34 Elementary Education
Krista Colburn, UCLA JR 3.18 Sociology
Joanna Gail, Oregon JR 3.26 Journalism
Sherina Galvan, Oregon State SR 3.31 Human Development & Family Science
Jill Malina, Arizona SO 3.43 Pre-Physical Education
Caitlin Noble, Washington JR 3.41 History
Missy Penna, Stanford SO 3.42 Undeclared
Jackie Rinehart, Stanford SR 3.24 Psychology
Jackie Vasquez, Arizona State JR 3.29 Special Education

Honorable Mention: Lauren Frankiewicz, So., CAL; Marnie Koziol, So., WASH; Dominique Lastrapes, Sr., WASH; Mia Longfellow, Sr., OSU; Paige Lowe, So., OSU; Ta'Tyana McElroy, Sr., OSU; Cambria Miranda, Jr., OSU; Melissa Rice, So., ORE; Michelle Smith, Jr., STAN; Ann Marie Topps, Sr., ORE; Ashlyn Watson, So., WASH.
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