Bethany Donaphin Named Third Team District VIII All-Academic
Feb. 26, 2002
LONG BEACH, Calif. - Stanford University center Bethany Donaphin (New York, NY/Horace Mann HS) has been named to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District VIII Third Team. Donaphin is a senior Public Policy major with a 3.38 cumulative grade point average.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-America and All-District honors, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average and be an important starter or reserve. The District VIII regional covers Division I institutions in California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada and Utah. The five first team members will now be on the national Verizon Academic Women's Basketball All-America ballot.
Donaphin has played in 29 games this season, including 18 starts, and is averaging 8.6 points and 4.7 rebounds. She leads the Pacific-10 conference in field goal percentage at 58.0 and is second in blocked shots per game at 1.48.