Bruin Swimmers Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Team

April 16, 2003

The Pac-10 Conference announced the 2002-03 Women's Swimming & Diving All-Academic team today. Senior diver Regan Gosnell was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team and swimmer Kristen Lewis and diver Janine Strack were named to the Pac-10 All-Academic second team. Earning honorable mention honors were senior Jennifer McNally and juniors Cathy Coler, Naoko Watanabe and Brooke Winkler.

Gosnell, a senior from Potomac, MD (Holton Arms), is a history major and political science minor with a 3.639 GPA. At this year's NCAA Championships, she earned All-America honors, placing eighth on platform, and All-America honorable mention, placing 15th on three-meter. She was the highest placing Bruin diver at the Pac-10 Championships, placing third on both the one-meter and platform and fifth on three-meter. Gosnell is the school record holder in the one-meter (six dive optional), three-meter (11 dive optional) and platform. It is her second time being named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team, having also received the honor in 2002.

Lewis, a junior from Moraga, CA (Campolindo HS), is a sociology major with a 3.37 GPA. At this year's NCAA Championships, she earned All-America honors in the 200 Fly and on the on the 200 and 400 medley relays. Lewis also received Pac-10 All-Academic second team honors as a sophomore in 2002.

Strack, a sophomore from San Mateo, CA (Hillsdale HS), is undeclared with a 3.54 GPA. At the Trojan Invitational, she placed fourth on platform (323.90), eighth on three-meter (375.05) and 15th on one-meter (168.25). At the Auburn Invitational, she was third on three-meter (454.88), fourth on platform (351.28) and ninth on one-meter (216.22). It is Strack's first Pac-10 All-Academic honor.

Women's Swimming & Diving

First Team Yr. GPA Major
Theresa Dunn, WSU Jr. 3.84 Business Administration/Finance
Claire Febvay, ARIZ Jr. 3.90 Psychology
Paula Finlay, OSU Sr. 3.77 Industrial and Manufacturing
Nicci Fusaro, USC Jr. 3.71 Fine Arts
Regan Gosnell, UCLA St. 3.639 History
Blythe Hartley, USC So. 3.69 Undeclared
Evelyn Hingsbergen, WASH Sr. 3.58 Psychology/Political Science
Jessica Hong, OSU So. 3.91 Pre-industrial Engineering
Josie Jedick, ASU Sr. 3.94 Kinesiolgy
Sarah Jones, STAN So. 3.82 Undeclared
Tara Kirk, STAN Jr. 3.56 Human Biology
Marisa Kozak, USC So. 3.89 Undeclared
McKenze Murphy, STAN Sr. 3.51 Cultural & Social Anthropolgy
Jill Olson, WSU Sr. 3.68 Accounting
Birte Steven, OSU Jr. 3.85 Psychology
Staciana Stitts, CAL Sr. 3.63 American Studies
Sasha Taylor, WSU Jr. 3.60 Biology Education

Second Team Yr. GPA Major
Tenley Bick, STAN So. 3.61 Art
Katy Blakemore, STAN Jr. 3.53 Human Biology
Evins Cameron, STAN So. 3.52 Undeclared
Natalie Coughlin, CAL Jr. 3.39 Psychology
Mari Embertson, OSU So. 3.66 Business Administration
Kristen Gilbert, STAN So. 3.45 Undeclared
Jessica Hayes, ARIZ SR. 3.39 Marketing
Kristin Huston, OSU So. 3.61 University Exploratory Studies
Lisa Irwin, WSU So. 3.73 Undelcared
Agnes Kovacs, ASU So. 3.57 Pre-business
Erin Lashnits, STAN So. 3.54 Undeclared
Kristen Lewis, UCLA Jr. 3.37 Sociology
Marcelle Miller, CAL So. 3.49 American Studies
Jessica Stenson, ASU Jr. 3.50 Elementary Education
Janine Strack, UCLA So. 3.54 Undeclared
Brianna Patterson, ASU Jr. 3.45 Recreation/Tourism

Honorable Mention: Keiko Amano, So., CAL; Megan Baumgartner, Jr., STAN; Melissa Bartlett, Jr., ASU; Danielle Becks, Jr., CAL; April Beltran, Sr., ARIZ; Katie Berglund, So., STAN; Alyson Borawski, So., CAL; Nicole Chinn, Jr., WSU; Jessie Carr, Jr., STAN; Emily Carter, So., STAN; Rebecca Cohen, Sr., WSU; Catherine Coler, Jr., UCLA; Joanna Fargus, So., USC; Sarah Fischer, So., ASU; Christina Flynn, Sr., CAL; Erin Glenn, So., STAN; Natalie Griffith, Jr., CAL; Michell Harper, Sr., CAL; Claire Hedenskog, Sr., ASU; Lindsay Henahan, Sr., WSU; Claire Henderson, So., STAN; Courtney Hentzen, So., WASH; Jennifer Hess, Sr., ARIZ; Annie Joseph, Sr., ARIZ; Emily Ann Mason, So., ARIZ; Jennifer McNally, Sr., UCLA; Lisa Morelli, So., CAL; Erin O'Kane, Jr., USC; Emma Palsson, So., CAL; Tami Ransom, So., STAN; Ashlee Rosenthal, So., STAN; Asa Sandlund, Sr., USC; Sara Schmied, Sr., WSU; Casey Sherfey, So., WASH; Jenny Stucka, Sr., WASH; Megan Taggart, Sr., WASH; Amy Wagner, So., STAN; Naoko Watanabe, Jr., UCLA; Kari Wilcox, So., ASU; Brooke Winkler, Jr., UCLA; Leslie Wukstich, So., WASH; Nicole Zukowski, So., ASU.

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