Five Huskies Named to Pac-10 All-Academic Squad

Nov. 23, 2004

Seattle - Five members of the Husky football team earned first-team Pac-10 All-Academic honors today. That group was headed up by senior safety Jimmy Newell, who was a repeat selection. Newell has a 3.30 GPA as a finance major.

Washington's Cody Ellis and Ty Eriks had the highest grade point averages of any players earning first-team honors. Ellis, a redshirt freshman, has a 3.71 GPA as an architecture major. Eriks sports a 3.70 GPA in biology. Also earning first-team honors were quarter back Casey Paus, who has a 3.28 GPA in art and fullback James Sims, a 3.40 student in literature.

Washington, Stanford and California dominated the first-team selections with five representatives each.

Husky wide receiver Quintin Daniels was a second-team pick. He has a 3.16 GPA but has yet to declare a major. Washington players earning honorable mention consideration included sophomore linebacker Tahj Bomar, redshirt freshman place kicker Michael Braunstein, redshirt freshman safety Chris Hemphill, junior place kicker Evan Knudson, redshirt freshman tight end Robert Lewis and redshirt freshman linebacker Kyle Trew.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be either a starter or significant substitute.

2004 Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Football Team

First Team

Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major QB Casey Paus, Washington Jr. 3.28 ArtRB Kris Bonifas, Stanford Jr. 3.17 Science, Technology & SocietyRB James Sims, Washington Jr. 3.40 LiteratureWR Greg Camarillo, Stanford Sr. 3.29 EngineeringWR Evan Moore, Stanford So. 3.23 UndeclaredTE Troy Bienemann, Washington State (2) Jr. 3.75 CommunicationsOL Matt Brock, Oregon State (2) Sr. 3.45 PsychologyOL Riley Fitt-Chappell, Washington State Jr. 3.49 Management Information SystemsOL Jonathan Giesel, California (2) Grad. 3.47 Religious Studies/EducationOL Derek Joyce, California Sr. 3.34 Molecular Cell BiologyOL Grayling Love, Arizona State Jr. 3.48 Finance

DL Ty Eriks, Washington Jr. 3.70 BiologyDL Babatunde Oshinowo, Stanford (2) Jr. 3.14 Electrical EngineeringDL Tom Sverchek, California Sr. 3.24 American StudiesDL Bill Swancutt, Oregon State (2) Sr. 3.11 BusinessLB Pat Bennett, Washington State (3) Sr. 3.43 Hotel AdministrationLB Ryan Foltz, California Jr. 3.56 Business AdministrationLB Kevin Schimmelmann, Stanford (3) Jr. 3.39 Political ScienceDB Bryan Bentrott, Stanford So. 3.67 International RelationsDB Cody Ellis, Washington RFr. 3.71 ArchitectureDB Michael McGrath, California (2) Grad. 3.44 Mechanical EngineeringDB Jimmy Newell, Washington (2) Sr. 3.30 Finance

PK Jared Siegel, Oregon Grad. 3.57 Business AdministrationP Chris MacDonald, Arizona State RFr. 3.11 Undeclared

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

Second Team

Pos. Name, School Yr. GPA Major QB Aaron Rodgers, California Jr. 3.00 American StudiesRB Kevin McCall, Washington State RFr. 3.21 UndeclaredRB Byron Storer, California So. 3.40 UndeclaredWR Quintin Daniels, Washington RFr. 3.16 PremajorTE Pat Loney, Oregon State Sr. 3.63 Liberal StudiesOL Jason Burke, Arizona State So. 3.89 EconomicsOL Ben DalMolin, Arizona Sr. 3.35 Watershed and Range ResourcesOL Adam Koets, Oregon State So. 3.43 BusinessOL Brent Newhouse, Stanford RFr. 3.66 UndeclaredOL Josiah Vinson, Stanford So. 3.33 English

DL Nick Frank, Stanford So. 3.42 UndeclaredDL Matt McClernan, Stanford So. 3.43 Cultural and Social AnthropologyDL Matt Mullennix, Washington State RFr. 3.35 Business AdministrationDL Will Svitek, Stanford Sr. 3.00 Political ScienceLB David Bergeron, Stanford Sr. 3.15 Public Policy/CommunicationsLB Mike Silva, Stanford So. 3.56 Public PolicyLB Brian Tremblay, California Sr. 3.30 American StudiesDB Jason Honey, California Jr. 3.52 PsychologyDB Brandon Ting, USC So. 3.70 UndeclaredDB Ryan Ting, USC So. 3.93 UndeclaredDB Leigh Torrence, Stanford Sr. 3.11 African/Afro-American Studies

PK Jesse Ainsworth, Arizona State So. 3.62 Undeclared

Honorable Mention

Washington: OLB Tahj Bomar, So.; PK Michael Braunstein, RFr.; FS Chris Hemphill, RFr.; PK Evan Knudson, Jr.; TE Robert Lewis, RFr.; ILB Kyle Trew, RFr.