Pac-10 Names 18 Cougars to Track & Field All-Academic Teams

June 2, 2008

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., -- Washington State University had 18 student-athletes named to the 2008 Pacific-10 Conference Men's and Women's Track and Field All-Academic teams, announced Monday by Commissioner Tom Hansen. 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, and not be a freshman or transfer student.

Pac-10 All-Academic Men's Track & Field

First Team WSU Men:Name, Year, GPA, Major, HometownEvan Blanshan, Jr., 3.77, Finance, Selah, Wash.Drew Polley, Jr., 3.76, Civil Engineering, Port Orchard, Wash.

Second Team WSU Men:Alex Grant, Sr., 3.50, Environmental Science, Bellingham, Wash.Jon Jeffreys, Sr., 3.49, Finance, Spokane Valley, Wash.

Honorable Mention WSU Men:Bob Hewitt-Gaffney, So., 3.18, Undeclared, Gillette, Wyo.Barry Leavitt, Jr., 3.34, Civil Engineering, Benton City, Wash.Justin Woods, Jr., 3.06, Criminal Justice, Buena Park, Calif.

Pac-10 All-Academic Women's Track & FieldFirst Team WSU Women:Name, Year, GPA, Major, HometownJessica Fuller, Sr., 3.90, Social Studies, Kennewick, Wash.McKinnon Hanson, Sr., 3.99, Philosophy, LaPush, Wash.Haley Paul, Sr., 3.94, Anthropology, Phoenix, Ariz.Sara Trané, Jr., 3.96, Psychology, Pixbo, SwedenJessica Zita, Sr., 3.77, Movement Studies, Echo, Ore.

Second Team WSU Women:Karen DeMartini, Sr., 3.68, Accounting, Reno, Nev.Selena Galaviz, Sr., 3.70, Speech and Hearing Sciences, Toppenish, Wash.

Honorable Mention WSU Women:Isley Gonzalez, Sr., 3.18, Education, Sunnyside, Wash.Lorraine King, Jr., 3.14, Biology, Fontana, Calif.Meghan Leonard, Sr., 3.30, Movement Studies, Newberg, Ore.Kendall Mays, So., 3.59, Undeclared, Spokane, Wash.

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