Softball Leads Conference in All-Academic Selections
May 26, 2009
Walnut Creek, Calif. – The Oregon State softball team tied for the most Pac-10 All-Academic selections with seven, announced Tuesday by Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hanswen.
The Beavers were led by junior Kelly Dyer (Eugene, Ore.), who earned her second consecutive first team accolades. The Human Development and Family Sciences major already earned second team CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 honors, announced earlier this month.
Six others were named All-Academic Honorable Mention. Senior Paige Lowe (Tustin, Calif.), who earned her third career honor, juniors Tarah Black (Portland, Ore.), Dani Chisholm (Boring, Ore.) and Alana Ford (Chula Vista, Calif.), who racked up their second academic accolades and sophomores Erin Guzy (Beaverton, Ore.) and McKenna Lowe (Tustin, Calif.) tallied their first recognition.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and either be a starter or significant contributor.
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