ASU Track & Field Places 27 Athletes on Pac-10 All-Academic Teams
June 4, 2008
TEMPE, Ariz. - Twenty-seven members of the Arizona State University track and field program have been selected to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic team, the conference announced Tuesday. The program place four men and two women on the Pac-10 All-Academic First Team, including April Kubishta, the 2008 Pac-10 Conference Women's Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year, presented by Toyo Tires.
The 17 selected women included first team honorees Kubishta and Jocelyn Buras and second team selections for Ali Kielty, Jenna Kingma, Lissa Regets and Angela Spadafino. The remaining honorees, which included Roshawnda Brown, Jacquelyn Johnson, Whitney Lemieux, D'Metra Macedon, Lisa Nelson, Jessica Pressley, Erika Simington, Sarah Stevens and Alana Waterford, all earned honorable mention selections.
The men, which placed 12 student-athletes on the list, were led by four first team selections in Ben Engelhardt, Jeff Helwig, Justin Kremer and Jason Lewis. The duo of Andy Haas and Ryan Whiting both earned second-team honors while Kyle Alcorn, Jeremy Egboro, Joey Heller, Jeff Helmer, Kyle Hitchcock and David Mehlhorn each were selected for honorable mention accolades.
The Sun Devils will send 20 athletes to Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa, next week (June 11-14) for the 2008 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
2008 Pac-10 All-Academic Selections
Sun Devil Men
First Team - Ben Engelhardt, Jeff Helwig, Justin Kremer, Jason Lewis
Second Team - Andy Haas, Ryan Whiting
Honorable Mention - Kyle Alcorn, Jeremy Egboro, Joey Heller, Jeff Helmer, Kyle Hitchcock, David Mehlhorn
Sun Devil Women
First Team - Jocelyn Buras, April Kubishta
Second Team - Ali Kielty, Jenna Kingma, Lissa Regets, Angela Spadafino
Honorable Mention - Roshawnda Brown, Jacquelyn Johnson, Whitney Lemieux, D'Metra Macedon, Lisa Nelson, Jessica Pressley, Erika Simington, Sarah Stevens, Alana Waterford