Eight Huskies Named To Pac-10 All-Academic Men's Soccer Team

Dec. 4, 2008

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Eight Washington men's soccer players were named to the 2008 Pac-10 All-Academic Team the conference office announced, Thursday, a group that included a league-high four first-team selections.

Redshirt-freshman defender Jamie Finch, junior goalkeeper Rylan Hawkins, senior midfielder George John and junior midfielder Daniel Phelps were all named to the first-team, giving the Huskies the most first-team selections in the league.

Sophomore goalkeeper Stephen Fung and junior defender Adam Lang were tabbed to the second-team, while junior defender Taylor Hoss and sophomore defender Brad Keller were named to the honorable mention team.

Washington tied with California for the most overall selections with eight.

Hawkins, who has a 3.90 grade point average and is majoring in computer engineering, earned his third-straight first-team honor. John, who has a 3.42 grade point average and is majoring in business administration, also earned his third-straight Pac-10 All-Academic honor and his second to the first-team.

Phelps, a business major with a 3.66 grade point average, was selected to the first-team for the second-consecutive season, while Finch, a business major with a 3.80 grade point average, earned his first Pac-10 All-Academic honor.

Fung and Lang both earned their second career league academic honor. Fung, who has a 3.36 grade point average and is majoring in communications, was a second-team selection last year as well. Lang, who has a 3.42 grade point and is an economics major, was an honorable mention honoree as a sophomore.

Hoss and Keller rounded those Huskies named on the honorable mention team, Hoss for the second time and Keller for the first time in his career.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average, be either a starter or significant contributor and have completed one academic year at the current institution.

2008 ALL-PAC-10 MEN'S SOCCER TEAMS

First Team
Ryan Callahan, OSU Sr. 3.45 Business Administration
Jamie Finch, WASH R-Fr. 3.80 Business Administration
Rylan Hawkins, WASH R-Jr. 3.90 Computer Engineering
George John, WASH Sr. 3.42 Business Administration
Tim Kelly, OSU Sr. 3.61 Business Administration
Daniel Leach, OSU Sr. 3.63 Psychology
Michael Miller, OSU Jr. 3.52 History & Education
Tom Montgomery, STAN Sr. 3.48 Management Science & Engineering
John Moore, STAN Jr. 3.71 Mathematics
Daniel Phelps, WASH Jr. 3.66 Business Administration
Bobby Warshaw, STAN So. 3.66 Undeclared

Second Team
Servando Carrasco, CAL So. 3.36 Social Welfare
Stephen Fung, WASH R-So. 3.36 Communications
Maxwell Griffin, UCLA Sr. 3.15 Sociology
Tracy Hasson, OSU Sr. 3.32 Business Administration
Ryan Imamura, STAN Sr. 3.33 Economics
Hector Jimenez, CAL R-So. 3.49 Social Welfare
Adam Lang, WASH Jr. 3.42 Economics
Mike Parker, OSU So. 3.69 Business Administration
Michael Strickland, STAN Jr. 3.32 Economics
Andrew Wiedeman, CAL So. 3.40 Social Welfare
Justin Woodward, OSU Jr. 3.49 Business Administration

Men's Soccer Honorable Mention All-Academic
Nick Collins, R-Sr., SDSU; Taylor Hoss, Jr., WASH; Brad Keller, So., WASH; Imaan Kerchgani, Jr., CAL; Tim Jones, Sr., STAN; Kyle Nakazawa, Jr., UCLA; Demitrius Omphroy, So., CAL; Davis Paul, So., CAL; Raymundo Reza, So., SDSU; A.J. Soares, So., CAL; Danny Suits, Jr., UCLA; Jacob Wilson, R-Jr., CAL.

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