Four Huskies Named To Pac-10 WBB All-Academic Teams

March 24, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, CALIF. -- Washington junior Sami Whitcomb was tabbed to the 2009 Pac-10 Women's Basketball All-Academic second-team, while senior Michelle Augustavo, junior Sara Mosiman and sophomore Sarah Morton were named to the honorable mention squad, the conference office announced Tuesday.

Whitcomb, a native of Ventura, Calif., has a 3.38 cumulative grade point average and is majoring in history. The Husky co-captain earned her second career Pac-10 academic honor after being named to the honorable mention team last season. Whitcomb, also the Huskies' leading scorer in 2008-09, was honored by the conference earlier this month being named to the All-Pac-10 and All-Defensive Team honorable mention teams as well.

Mosiman, a junior guard from Seattle, was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic team for the second-straight season. Augustavo, a senior guard/forward from Bothell, and Morton, a sophomore guard from Monroe, earned their career first academic honors from the conference.

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

2009 Pac-10 Women's Basketball All-Academic Teams
First Team
Name, School, Year, GPA, Major

Sybil Dosty, Arizona State, Grad. Student, 4.05, Liberal Studies
Kate Engelbrecht, Arizona State, Sr., 3.75, Kinesiology
Lauren Greif, California, Jr. 3.57, Psychology
Talisa Rhea, Oregon State, So., 3.54, Exercise & Sport Science
Allison Taka, UCLA, Jr., 3.72, Sociology

Second Team
Katie Appleton, Washington State, Sr., 3.41, Movement Studies
Kezia Kelly, Washington State, So., 3.65, Psychology
Danielle Orsillo, Arizona State, Sr., 3.46, Communication
Erica Tukiainen, UCLA, Jr., 3.39, French
Sami Whitcomb, Washington, Jr., 3.38, History

Honorable Mention:
Jayne Appel, Jr., Stanford; Kelsey Adrian, So., California; Michelle Augustavo, Sr., Washington; Katie Calderwood, So., WSU; Micaela Cocks, Jr., Oregon; Mercedes Fox-Griffin, Sr., OSU, Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, Jr., Stanford; Jillian Harmon, Sr., Stanford; Faihza Hill, So., Arizona; Kari LaPlante, So., USC; Camille LeNoir, Sr., USC; Ellie Manou, So., Oregon; Sara Mosiman, Jr., Washington; Sarah Morton, So., Washington; Kayli Murphy, Jr., Arizona State; Amina Njonkou, Sr., Arizona; Kayla Pedersen, So., Stanford, Jeanette Pohlen, So., Stanford; Kirsten Thompson, Sr., Arizona State.

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