Swimming's David Moilanen Earns Academic All-America Honors

April 16, 2001

SEATTLE - The academic honors for Washington student-athletes keep rolling in as two Husky men were voted Verizon Academic All-America fall-winter at-large team honorees as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Junior Bryn Ritchie (Medford, Ore.), a defender on the Pac-10 champion Husky soccer team, and junior David Moilanen (Renton, Wash.), a member of the Washington men's swimming team, earned second-team Verizon Academic All-America honors.

Ritchie carries a 3.66 grade-point average in his international relations and business major, while Moilanen boasts a 3.95 GPA in physics. This is the first time either athlete has been named to the Academic All-America team.

Only three student-athletes from the Pac-10 conference received the at-large team accolades.

First Team

Name, School, Sport, Class, Hometown, GPA, Major

Michael Bucy (North Carolina), Soccer, Sr., Raleigh, N.C., 3.95, Economics

John Christian (Campbell), Wrestling, Sr., Tallmadge, Ohio, 3.91, Psychology

Zane DeWitz (Tennessee), Swimming, Sr., Waterville, Wash., 3.94, Psychology

Jim Dube (Ferris State), Ice Hockey, Sr., Ottawa, Ontario, 3.93, Business Management

Karl Goehring (North Dakota), Ice Hockey, Sr., Apple Valley, Minn., 3.88, Marketing

John Hedengren (Brigham Young), Cross Country, Jr., Richland, Wash., 3.96, Chemical Engineering

R.J. Kaszuba (Dayton), Soccer, Sr., Washington, Mo., 3.62, Economics/Finance

Kevin Knott (William & Mary), Soccer, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.91, Physics

Andy Nonaka (Pacific), Swimming, Sr., Concord, Calif., 4.00, Electrical Engineering

Greg Reeves (Florida), Swimming, Sr., Tallahassee, Fla., 3.95, Chemical Engineering

Alex Royblat (St. John's), Fencing, Sr., Ashod, Israel, 3.90, Criminal Justice

Andrew Sause (Navy), Water Polo, Sr., Salt Lake City, Utah, 3.88, Ocean Engineering

Jeffrey Stoklosa (St. John's), Soccer, Sr., Newark, Del., 3.90, Computer Science

Tim Surface (Tulsa), Cross Country, Sr., Jefferson City, Mo., 4.00, Management Information Systems

Dan Thorstenson (Bradley), Soccer, Sr., Schaumburg, Ill., 3.97, Mechanical Engineering

Second Team

Scott Blount (Furman), Soccer, Jr., Brentwood, Tenn., 3.51, Accounting & Business Admin.

Pietro Broggini (Denver), Skiing, Grad., Gallarate, Italy, 3.80, MBA/Information Technology

David Evans (Clarkson), Ice Hockey, Jr., Sand Lake, N.Y., 3.94, Biomolecular Science

Joern Frohs (Denver), Skiing, J., Mittelsaida, Germany, 3.91, Business/Information Technology

George Gleason (Yale), Swimming, Sr., St. Croix, Virgin Islands, 3.55, Sociology

Anders Hoyem (Northeastern), Soccer, Jr., Oslo, Norway, 3.95, Finance/Insurance

Garrett Jensen (Arizona State), Cross Country, Sr., Fullerton, Calif., 3.90, Education

Jeff Jillson (Michigan), Ice Hockey, Jr., North Smithfield, R.I., 3.48, Sport Management & Communication

Marc Lindsay (Georgia), Swimming, Jr., Newark, Del., 3.84, English & Political Science

Josh Lockhart (Illinois), Wrestling, Jr., Mahomet, Ill., 3.45, Pre-medicine

David Moilanen (UW), Swimming, Jr., Renton, Wash., 3.95, Physics

Leo Oka (Illinois), Gymnastics, Sr., Scarborough, Ontario, 3.60, Business Administration

Jose Palacios (Penn State), Gymnastics, Jr., Gijon, Spain, 3.72, Aerospace Engineering

Bryn Ritchie (UW), Soccer, Jr., Medford, Ore., 3.66, International Relations & Business

Barry Shaw (Navy), Water Polo, Jr., Johannesburg, South Africa, 3.92, History

Justin Wilcock (Brigham Young), Swimming, So., Smithfield, Utah, 3.74, Horticulture

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