Three Huskies Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Team

Nov. 20, 2002

Seattle - Three Washington football players have been named second-team selections to the 2002 Pac-10 All-Academic team. Fullback Ty Eriks, wide receiver Matt DeBord and safety James Sims were selected by the Pac-10 Conference. Eriks, a redshirt freshman, has a 3.69 grade point average as an art major. DeBord, a senior, has a 3.56 GPA in business. Sims, also a redshirt freshman, has a 3.19 GPA in comparative literature.

Husky wide receiver Wilbur Hooks, free safety Jimmy Newell and tailback Chris Singleton were honorable mention selections.

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 substitute. Following is the 2002 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team:



Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major

QB Jason Johnson, Arizona (2) Grad. 3.74 Religious Studies
RB Casey Moore, Stanford Sr. 3.01 Public Policy
RB Michael Williams, Arizona State (2) Jr. 3.12 Justice Studies
WR Collin Henderson, Washington State (3) Sr. 3.69 Sport Management
WR Seth Trimmer, Oregon State (2) Grad. 3.31 Business/Graduate Teaching
TE Tom Swoboda, California (2) Sr. 3.39 Business Administration
OL Bryce Bohlander, UCLA Sr. 3.27 Political Science
OL Kirk Chambers, Stanford Jr. 3.28 Public Policy/German
OL Ryan Jones, California (2) Sr. 3.59 English/Religious Studies
OL Christopher Murphy, California Jr. 3.50 Political Science
OL Dan Weaver, Oregon (2) Jr. 3.21 Accounting

DL Craig Albrecht, Stanford (2) Sr. 3.62 English
DL Trey Freeman, Stanford Sr. 3.07 Political Science
DL Louis Hobson, Stanford Jr. 3.20 Electrical Engineering
DL Jeremey Williams, Washington State (3) Jr. 3.56 Communications
LB Pat Bennett, Washington State So. 3.58 Hotel Administration
LB Ben DalMolin, Arizona So. 3.23 Wildlife-Watershed Resources
LB Mason Unck, Arizona State Grad. 3.11 Communications
DB Kristian Ericksen, California Jr. 3.64 American Studies
DB Kevin Schimmelmann, Stanford RFr. 3.54 Undeclared
DB Dennis Weathersby, Oregon State (4) Sr. 3.22 Liberal Studies
DB Al Williams, Arizona State Grad. 3.50 English

PK Mark Jensen, California Grad. 3.95 Education
P Tyler Fredrickson, California Jr. 3.34 Film

(2) Two-time first-team All-Academic selection
(3) Three-time first-team All-Academic selection
(4) Four-time first-team All-Academic selection


Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major

QB Kyle Boller, California Sr. 3.09 American Studies
RB Ty Eriks, Washington RFr. 3.69 Art
RB Chris Manderino, California RFr. 3.08 Undeclared
WR Matt Debord, Washington Sr. 3.56 Business
WR Skyler Fulton, Arizona State Jr. 3.29 Elementary Education
TE Pat Loney, Oregon State So. 3.62 Undeclared
OL Matt Brock, Oregon State So. 3.24 Psychology
OL Riley FittChappell, Washington St. RFr. 3.36 Undeclared
OL Jonathan Geisel, California So. 3.32 Religious Studies
OL Matt Hayward, USC Jr. 3.29 Business
OL Greg Schindler, Stanford Sr. 3.11 English

DL Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford RFr. 3.54 Undeclared
DL Tom Sverchek, California So. 3.03 American Studies
DL Will Svitek, Stanford So. 3.11 Undeclared
DL Bill Swancutt, Oregon State So. 3.24 Undeclared
LB Jerry Matson, Oregon So. 3.12 Pre-Business
LB Melvin Simmons, USC Jr. 3.01 Social Sciences/History
LB Paul Ugenti, California Sr. 3.02 American Studies
DB Darrell Brooks, Arizona RFr. 3.27 Undeclared
DB Cole Sheridan, Washington State Jr. 3.20 Philosophy
DB James Sims, Washington RFr. 3.19 Comparative Literature
DB Leigh Torrance, Stanford So. 3.20 Political Science

PK Kirk Yliniemi, Oregon State Jr. 3.63 Construction Engineering
P Jose Arroyo, Oregon Sr. 3.18 Business

Honorable Mention

QB Nic Costa, RFr.; WR Gens Goodman, Sr.; PK Sean Keel, Sr.

Arizona State: PK Mike Barth, Sr.; QB Chad Christensen, RFr.; Grayling Love, OL, RFr.

California: CB Mike McGrath, So.; MLB Brian Tremblay, So.

Oregon: QB Jason Fife, Jr.; PK Jared Siegel, So.

Oregon State: MLB Trent Bray, RFr.

Stanford: FL Greg Camarillo, So.; OT Kwame Harris, Jr.; C Tom Kolich, Sr.; QB Kyle Matter, RFr.; WR Nick Sebes, So.; TE Alex Smith, So.; FL Ryan Wells, So.

UCLA: FL Jon Dubravac, Sr.; DB Keith Short, Jr.

Washington: WR Wilbur Hooks, Sr.; FS Jimmy Newell, So.; TB Chris Singleton, So.

Washington State: FL Devard Darling, So.; PK Drew Dunning, Jr.; CB Karl Paymah, So.

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