Shannon Sorg Named To Pac-10 Conference All-Academic Team

June 18, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Sophomore third baseman Shannon Sorg was named to the second team Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic squad Monday, announced Commissioner Tom Hansen.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and be either a starter or a significant contributor.

Sorg maintains a 3.32 GPA while pursuing her degree in Pre-Communication. The former Tigard High grad, finished the season with a .203 batting average and five RBI. Sorg saw action in 43 games with 26 starts and was a perfect 1-for-1 from the plate in Oregon State's dominating 13-0 victory against Chattanooga in the NCAA Regional Tournament.

A complete list of all-academic team members follows:


First Team Yr. GPA MajorPaige Bowie, CAL Sr. 3.73 Business AdministrationErica Beach, ASU Jr. 3.22 BroadcastingSarah Beeson, STAN Jr. 3.68 Human BiologyKara Brun, ASU So. 3.54 UndecidedTriwan Custer, ORE Sr. 3.26 SociologyKelly Hauxhurst, UW Sr. 3.36 Speech CommunicationAlyssa Laux, ORE So. 3.37 PsychologyChristie Rosenblad, UW Sr. 3.25 AnthropologyJenni Shideler, STAN Sr. 3.35 PsychologyShannon Walsh, UW Jr. 3.28 History/Political Science

Second TeamLauren Bauer, ARIZ Sr. 3.11 CommunicationCassi Brangham. STAN So. 3.54 American StudiesBonnie Brannen, ASU Jr. 3.37 BiologyKira Ching, STAN So. 3.20 American StudiesJennifer Forner, ASU So. 3.26 UndecidedEryn Manahan, CAL So. 3.33 UndeclaredCourtney Scott, CAL So. 3.21 UndeclaredDana Sorenson, STAN So. 3.10 CommunicationsShannon Sorg, OSU So. 3.32 Pre-CommunicationRobin Walker, STAN Jr. 3.15 History

Honorable Mention: Janell Bergstrom, ORE, Alicia Flanagan, ASU, Erika Hanson, ARIZ, Amber Hutchison, ORE, Maureen LeCocq, STAN, Veronica Nelson, CAL, Stacey Nuveman, UCLA, Amber Phillips, CAL, Erin Rahn, UCLA, Rebecca Simpson, WASH, Rachel Tommasini, ORE.

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