Twenty-four Cougars Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Rowing Honors

June 9, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The Washington State University women's rowing program placed a combined 24 student-athletes on the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Rowing Team, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced, Thursday.

The 24 WSU student-athletes recognized were the most selections on the team from any Pac-10 school. In addition, WSU had the most representatives on the first team with 10 honorees.

The 10 WSU first team selections are: Kasia Bloch, Becca Gibson, Tamber Hilton, Carey Homan, Casey Long, May Lundberg, Meghann Price, Jody Thomas, Suzanne Vogt and Catherine Watt.

Five student-athletes - Lina Brazinskaite, Rebekah Eschenbacher, Laura Griffin, Amy Jo Hendershot and Michelle Morris - earned second team accolades.

Another nine Cougars earned honorable mention honors. They include: Amy Antisdel, Jessica Bills, Emily Collins, Lexie Conley, Jennifer Copeland, Jacki Hedlund, Sarah Lende, Lori Maricle and Sarah Waterfield.

WSU's Charlie Remington garnered first team honors on the men's side.

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

2005 Washington State All-Pac-10 Academic
First Team
Kasia Bloch , Jr., 3.73, Zoology
Becca Gibson, So., 3.90, Undeclared
Tamber Hilton, So., 4.00, Political Science
Carey Homan, So., 3.90, Accounting
Casey Long, Jr., 3.93, Fine Arts
Mary Lundberg, Sr., 3.54, Accounting & Finance
Meghann Price, So., 3.95, Undeclared
Jody Thomas, Jr., 3.42, Microbiology
Suzanne Vogt, Jr., 3.61, Movement Studies
Catherine Watt, So., 3.81, Zoology

Second Team
Lina Brazinskaite, So., 3.54, Political Science
Rebekah Eschenbacher, So., 3.68, Nursing
Laura Griffin, Jr., 3.41, Education
Amy Jo Hendershot, Jr., 3.22, Environmental Studies
Michelle Morris, So., 3.63, Undeclared

Honorable Mention: Amy Antisdel, So; Jessica Bills, Jr.; Emily Collins, Jr.; Lexie Conley, So.; Jennifer Copeland, Jr.; Jacki Hedlund, So.; Sarah Lende, So.; Lori Maricle, Sr.; Sarah Waterfield, So.
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