Three Women's Tennis Players Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors

June 19, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Three Stanford University women's tennis players have received 2001 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic honors, commissioner Tom Hansen announced on Tuesday.

Junior team captain Lauren Kalvaria (Indialantic, FL/Boca Raton Prep) led the way by earning Second Team honors. Kalvaria, who was an NCAA Finalist in singles and an NCAA Semifinalist in doubles (w/Lauren Barnikow), is an Economics major with a 3.37 GPA. Kalvaria was 39-4 in singles and 41-5 in doubles as she helped the Cardinal go 30-0 and claim the NCAA Team Championship.

The Cardinal also had a pair of players earn Honorable Mention honors - senior Sarah Pestieau (New York, NY/Lycee Francais de New York) and junior Keiko Tokuda (Clifton, NJ/Clifton HS).

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

2001 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Tennis All-Academic Teams

First Team

Name (School) Yr. GPA Major

Mhairi Brown (Arizona State) So. 4.00 Exercise Science

Michelle Gough (Arizona) Sr. 3.89 Mathematics

Anita Kurimay (California) Sr. 3.49 History/Mass Communications

Erica Perkins (Washington State) Jr. 3.92 History

Moniek Van De Ven (Washington State) Sr. 3.68 Philosophy

Megan Yeats (Arizona State) So. 3.60 English

Second Team

Name (School) Yr. GPA Major

Joanna Buczkowska (Arizona) Sr. 3.50 Interdisciplinary Studies

Monika Gieczys (Oregon) So. 3.52 Business

Lauren Kalvaria (Stanford) Jr. 3.37 Economics

Kristina Kraszewski (Washington) Sr. 3.41 Business

Celena McCoury (Arizona State) Sr. 3.39 Psychology

Janice Nyland (Oregon) Jr. 3.47 Biology

Honorable Mention: Adeline Arnaud (Oregon), Andrea Coulter (Washington), Tamara Filipovic (Washington State), Christina Fusano (California), Colleen Gray (Washington), Catherine Hawley (UCLA), Darija Klaic (Washington), Sarah Pestieau (Stanford), Keiko Tokuda (Stanford).

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