Huskies Land Four Women's Tennis Players On Pac-10 All-Academic Team

June 8, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. - Four Washington women's tennis players were selected to the 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic Team conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced today. Senior Dea Sumantri was a first-team selection, junior Dinka Hadzic and sophomore Saskia Nauenberg were second-team honorees, and junior Stephanie Svanfeldt earned honorable mention acclaim.

Sumantri (Jakarta, Indonesia) was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first-team for the second-straight year. She was a second-team honoree in 2003. Sumantri has a 3.49 grade point average and will graduate this week with a degree in business administration.

Hadzic (Split Croatia) earned second-team honors after being named to the honorable mention squad last season. Hadzic has a 3.36 gpa and is majoring in communication. Joining her on the second team was Nauenberg (Santa Cruz, Calif.) who has a 3.59 gpa and is majoring in political science. The honor was Nauenberg's first.

Rounding out the Washington honorees was Svanfeldt (Belvedere, Calif.) who was selected to the honorable mention team for the second consecutive year. Svanfeldt has a 3.29 gpa and is majoring in psychology.

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 contributor.

First Team

Anca Anastasiu, USC So. 4.00 Business
Ester Bak, ORE Sr. 3.51 Accounting
Alice Barnes, STAN Jr. 3.62 Art
Dianne Hollands, ARIZ Jr. 3.77 English
Amber Liu, STAN Jr. 3.72 Economics
Alex McGoodwin, UCLA So. 3.91 Undeclared
Rebecca Rankin, ASU So. 3.82 Kinesiology
Dea Sumantri, WASH Sr. 3.49 Business Administration

Second Team
Daniela Bercek, UCLA So. 3.33 Undeclared
Nora Gaal, WSU Sr. 3.30 International Business
Dinka Hadzic, WASH Jr. 3.36 Communication
Anna Leksinska, ORE Jr. 3.50 Business
Saskia Nauenberg, WASH So. 3.59 Political Science
Daria Panova, ORE Sr. 3.35 Economics
Jessica Shu, CAL Jr. 3.65 Material Science & Engineering
Anne Yelsey, STAN So. 3.21 Undeclared

HONORABLE MENTION: Stephanie Balzert, Jr., ARIZ; Lauren Colalillo, Sr., ASU; Judy DeVera, So., USC; Dominika Dieskova, So., ORE; Laura Gordon, Jr., UCLA; Sarah Gregg, Sr., UCLA; Chris Martinez, Sr., WSU; Davina Mendiburu, Sr., ORE; Kady Pooler, So., ASU; Stephanie Svanfeldt, Jr., WASH; Vana Tomas, SO, ASU

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