Women's Soccer Earns Pac-10 Academic Honors

Dec. 6, 2007

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Two Cardinal women's soccer players have been named to the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team, as announced by Commissioner Tom Hansen today. Redshirt Senior Rachel Buehler and senior Lizzy George were among the top 11 academic performers in the conference. 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.

Buehler, a Human Biology major, was named to the All-Academic First Team for the third-straight season, and was selected to both the All-Conference and All-Academic First Teams. This season, Buehler helped the Stanford defense to nine shutouts and a .74 goals-against average, while maintaining a 4.00 GPA.

George, who was also All-Academic First Team last season, appeared in 21 contests for the Cardinal in 2007. The senior Human Biology major tallied five goals and four assists during the season and boasts a 3.88 GPA.

Seven additional Cardinal players were recognized with All-Conference Honorable Mention. Junior Allison Falk, senior Erica Holland and senior Mimi Yuhas were named to the Second Team. Junior Kelley Birch, sophomore Kelley O'Hara, sophomore Ali Riley and sophomore Kristin Stannard were named Honorable Mention.

WOMEN'S SOCCER
First Team
Brooke Bemis, WSU Sr. 3.84 History
Rachel Buehler, STAN** Sr. 4.00 Human Biology/Pre-Med
Jessie Chatfield, ORE Jr. 3.82 Mathematics
Nicole Dobrzynski, ORE* Jr. 3.81 Business Administration
Kyleyn Felts, ASU** Sr. 4.00 Graphic Design
Darcie Gardner, ORE* Jr. 3.81 Human Physiology
Lizzy George, STAN* Sr. 3.88 Human Biology
Whitney Goodell, OSU Sr. 3.85 Environmental Science
Liz Harkin, ASU So. 4.00 Kinesiology
Alissa Oldenkamp, ASU Sr. 3.89 Business Management
Jetta Sadusky, OSU Sr. 3.81 Psychology

• - two-time all-academic selection
• ** - three-time all-academic selection

Second Team
Robin Alexander, WASH Sr. 3.74 Communications
Jacqueline Broussard, ARIZ So. 3.73 Psychology
Margaret Dougher, WSU So. 3.74 Movement Studies
Natalie Elkind, WSU Sr. 3.71 Sport Management
Allison Falk, STAN Jr. 3.64 American Studies
Erica Holland, STAN Sr. 3.79 Human Biology
Courtney Hooker, CAL Sr. 3.58 Psychology
Allison Newton, ORE Jr. 3.74 History
Dani Oster, ORE So. 3.74 Pre-Business Administration
Ashley Wood, OSU So. 3.77 Biology
Mimi Yuhas, STAN Sr. 3.79 Human Biology

HONORABLE MENTION: Caeli Abeyta, So., WSU; Brianna Bak, So., CAL; Brynn Bemis, Sr., WSU; Kelley Birch, Jr., STAN; Claire Bodiya, Sr., ARIZ; Kim Bonnes, Sr., WSU; Dani Bridges, Sr., WASH; Catherine Calvert, Jr., UCLA; Jenny Christoph, So., WSU; Elysse Cillay-Van Leer, So., WSU; Lydia Cook, So., UCLA; Courtney Crane, Sr., ASU; Janessa Currier, Jr., USC; Katherine Daiss, RS So., CAL; Kiersten Dallstream, So., WSU; Victoria Delaplane, RS So., CAL; Carly Dobratz, So., WSU; Samantha Drees, So., ARIZ; Kelley Finch, Jr., USC; Mallory Fox, RS Fr., WSU; Laurie Gartrell, Sr., CAL; Katie Hall, Jr., WASH; Caitlin Hannegan Sr., CAL; Shaye Harrel, RS Jr., WSU; Kaity Heath, Sr., ARIZ; Valerie Henderson, Sr., UCLA; Najma Homidi, So., OSU; Laura Huylebroeck, So., ARIZ; Shuree Hyatt, Sr., WASH; Lindsey Johns, So., ASU; Carly Kallas, So., ASU; Nkechi Kanu, Jr., CAL; Lara Kezer, Sr., ASU; Kara Lang, RS So., UCLA; Savanah Levake, Jr., ARIZ; Kelly Menachof, So., CAL; Anna Miller, Sr., WSU; Jasmine Namdar, So., ARIZ; Lauren Niblett, Sr., ASU; Kelley O'Hara, So., STAN; Melissa Peck, So., OSU; Gina Pellegrini, So., CAL; Laura Powell, RS So., WSU; Kristine Relja, Sr., CAL; Ali Riley, So., STAN; Carla Scanniello, Jr., ASU; Allison Scurich, Sr., WSU; Briana Silvestri, So., ASU; Kylla Sjoman, Jr., ASU; Tiffany Smith, Sr., ORE; Kristin Stannard, So., STAN; Stacey Strong, Jr., USC; Danielle Sweeney, So., ORE; Jodie Taylor, Sr., OSU; Dylann Tharp, Sr., ORE; Samantha Tiampo, So., ARIZ; Stephanie Wieger, Sr., CAL.

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