Cal Volleyball Has Five Members on the Pac-10 All-Academic List

Nov. 21, 2002

WALNUT CREEK, CA - The University of California volleyball team had five players selected honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic, it was announced today by Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen.

Senior Leah Young, and juniors Jenna Grigsby, Caity Noonan and Heather Diers were joined by sophomore Mia Jerkov on the conference all-academic list. It was the first time Young, who is majoring sociology, has been a member of the Pac-10 All-Academic team, while Grigsby (English with a dramatic art minor), Noonan (political science) and Diers (history) are two-time all-academic recipients. As a sophomore, Jerkov (undeclared) is in her first of being eligible for conference all-academic honors.

The Bears, currently 18-10 overall and 7-10 in the Pac-10, are vying for their first NCAA postseason appearance since 1989 and host No. 4 ranked Stanford at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22 at Haas Pavilion.

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