Five Stanford Women's Golfers Honored For Their Academic Excellence By The Pac-10

May 28, 2009

Walnut Creek, Calif. - The Stanford women's golf team was well represented on the Pac-10 All-Academic team with three first team honorees. The Cardinal led the conference with the three first teamers as well as having every eligible member of the team honored in some way.

Seniors Mari Chun and Ki-Shui Liao and sophomore Rebecca Durham each earned first team honors. Chun finished her decorated career in 2008-09 that included an individual win at the Elean Ihlanfeldt Invitational last fall. Chun boasts a 3.69 GPA while majoring in Japanese.

Liao also competed her Stanford career in 2008-09. The senior is majoring in communications and carries an impressive 3.89 GPA. Durham led Stanford at the NCAA West Regional where she finished tied for 51st. The sophomore holds a 3.80 GPA while majoring in psychology.

Also honored by the Pac-10 were Angela King and Piper Miller for their work in the classroom. Both King and Miller were named Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention for 2008-09.

First Team Yr. GPA Major

Mari Chun, STAN Sr. 3.69 Japanese
Rebecca Durham, STAN So. 3.80 Psychology
Ki-Shui Liao, STAN St. 3.89 Communication
Azahara Munoz, ASU Sr. 3.96 Psychology
Juliana Murcia, ASU Jr. 3.77 Sculpture
Shannon Yocum, CAL Sr. 3.52 Economics

Second Team Yr. GPA Major
Jessica Black, WSU Sr. 3.33 Sport Management
Nicole Ferrero, WASH So. 3.71 Business Administration
Monika Graf, ORE So. 3.61 Mathematics/Pre-Business
Pia Halbig, CAL So. 3.48 Undeclared
Tiffany Joh, UCLA Sr. 3.45 Communications
Maria Jose Uribe, UCLA So. 3.37 Undeclared

Women's Golf Honorable Mention: Cathryn Bristow, ORE; Allison Goodman, CAL; Kate Hildahl, ORE; Liisa Kelo, ASU; Angela King, STAN; Alejandra Llaneza, ARIZ; Piper Miller, STAN; Belen Mozo, USC; Roseanne Niven, CAL; Erica Omlid, ORE; Jennifer Osborn, ASU; Blair Ressler, ORE; Brittany Stewart, OSU; Glory Yang, UCLA; Christina Yoon, WASH.

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