12 Bears Named Academic All-MPSF

April 21, 2008

BERKELEY - Twelve members of the California track and field team earned spots on the Academic All-MPSF team, the conference office announced today. The MPSF awarded six Cal men and six Cal women academic honors.

The complete list of academic honorees follows below.

The Cal men took second and the women fourth at the MPSF Indoor Championships in March. Senior All-American Alysia Johnson set an MPSF record and the school indoor record when she won the 800-meter title. Besides Johnson, senior All-American Ed Wright won the high jump title, freshman Cherrelle Garrett won the 60-meter dash and Michael Coe won the 3000 meters.

The Bears, now in the midst of their outdoor season, compete in their final home meet of the season, the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, from April 25-26 at Edwards Stadium.

Kandi Bonty 	Junior 	3.03 	Sprints 	Los Angeles, CA / James Monroe HSTifani Grimes 	Senior 	3.32 	Heptathlon 	Sacramento, CA / St. Francis HSPippa MacDonald 	Senior 	3.50 	Middle Distance 	Kailua, HI / Punahou SchoolKatie Morgan 	Senior 	3.10 	Pole Vault 	Tempe, AZ / Corona del Sol HSMackenzie Pierce 	Junior 	3.13 	Middle Distance 	Winston Salem, NC / Forsyth Country DayDaisy Van Ravenswaay Senior 	3.23 	Shot Put 	Ontario, Canada / Cayuga SecondaryDonny Appanaitis 	Senior 	3.02 	Pole Vault 	Palos Verdes, CA / Loyola HSSean Carey 	Senior 	3.02 	Middle Distance 	Albany, CA / Albany HSJake Hanson 	Junior 	3.03 	Sprints, Hurdles 	Yelm, WA / Yelm HSPatrick Kowalsky 	Sophomore 3.42 	Throws 	Denver, CO / J.K. Mullen HSMartin Maric 	Junior 	3.05 	Throws 	Split, Croatia / Univ. of GeorgiaMark Matusak 	Junior 	3.41 	Distance 	Torrance, CA / Loyola HS
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