Velasquez, Motomochi Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors
June 23, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Oregon State senior Diego Velasquez and sophomore Jonnie Motomochi are members of the 2010 Pacific-10 Conference Men's Golf All-Academic team announced recently by Commissioner Larry Scott.
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.
Velasquez, who earned honorable mention in 2009, is a first team selection this season following an All-American season on the course. Motomochi Motomochi earned his first career academic award as a second team member. Both OSU golfers are studying New Media Communications.
First Team / Yr. / GPA / Major
Philip Bagdade, ARIZ So. 3.45 Pre-Business
Knut Borsheim, ASU Sr. 3.89 Finance
Jack Dukeminier, ORE Jr. 4.04 Economics
Nicholas Grigsby, WSU Sr. 3.47 Management & Operations
John Kostis, ARIZ So. 3.48 Journalism
Diego Velasquez, OSU Sr. 3.22 New Media Communications
Second Team / Yr. / GPA / Major
Joseph Bramlett, STAN Sr. 3.16 Communication
Stephen Hale, CAL Jr. 3.43 Interdisciplinary Studies
Kenji Hernandez, ARIZ So. 3.44 Industrial Engineering
Jesper Kennegard, ASU Jr. 3.32 Geography
Jonnie Motomochi, OSU So. 3.44 New Media Communications
Steve Ziegler, STAN Jr. 3.55 Science, Technology & Society
Men's Golf Honorable MentionTristan Bierenbroodspot, Sr., ASU; James Byrne, Jr., ASU; Bo DeHuff, RS Jr., USC; Connor Driscoll, Jr., UCLA; Sean Maekawa, Jr., ORE; Trent Sanders, So., WSU; Nick Taylor, Sr., WASH.
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