Cougs Named to Pac-10 Track & Field All-Academic Teams

May 27, 2009

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Fifteen Washington State University track and field student-athletes were named to the 2009 Pacific-10 Conference Men's and Women's Track and Field All-Academic teams, announced Wednesday 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 & FieldFirst Team WSU Men:Name, Year, GPA, Major, HometownDrew Polley, Sr., 3.71, Civil Engineering, Port Orchard, Wash.

Second Team WSU Men:Evan Blanshan, Sr., 3.54, Finance, Selah, Wash.Barry Leavitt, Sr., 3.31, Civil Engineering, Benton City, Wash.

Honorable Mention WSU Men:Matt Lamb, Jr., 3.27, Biochemistry, Emmett, Idaho

Pac-10 All-Academic Women's Track & FieldFirst Team WSU Women:Name, Year, GPA, Major, HometownSara Trané, Sr., 3.96, Psychology, Pixbo, SwedenAshlee Wall, So., 4.00, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Walla Walla, Wash.

Second Team WSU Women:Marisa Sandoval, Redshirt-Jr., English, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Honorable Mention WSU Women:Lisa Egami, Jr., 3.49, Communication, Coquitlam, British Columbia, CanadaIsley Gonzalez, Graduate studies, Sr., 3.22, Education, Sunnyside, Wash.Caroline Hedel, So., 3,38, Human Development, Richland, Wash.Alexa Huestis, So., 3.51, Business Administration, Chehalis, Wash.Lorraine King, Sr., 3.09, Biology, Fontana, Calif.Hilary Moore, So., 3.69, Sport Management, Prosser, Wash.Marissa Tschida, So., 3.20, Psychology, Missoula, Mont.Jalisa Williams, So., 3.26, Criminal Justice, Pasadena, Calif.