Softball Second in Pac-10 with Nine All-Academic Selections

June 1, 2010

Walnut Creek, Calif. The Oregon State softball team was second in the Pac-10 with nine All-Academic selections, announced Tuesday by Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott.


The Beavers were led by senior Kelly Dyer (Eugene, Ore.) and sophomore Nicole Luchanski (Edmonton, Alberta), who were named to the first team. Dyer earned her third consecutive top team accolade, and the post-grad Sociology major already earned second team CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 honors, announced earlier this month, her second career honor. Luchanski is a Natural Resources major.


Senior Katelyn Miller (Camarillo, Calif.) earned second team honors, her second career, with her first nod being as a sophomore. Miller is a Business major.


Six others were named to the honorable mention squad. Seniors Tarah Black (Portland, Ore.), Dani Chisholm (Boring, Ore.) and Alana Ford (Chula Vista, Calif.) tallied their third honor, while junior McKenna Lowe (Tustin, Calif.) collected her second. New to the list, sophomores Mary Claire Brenner (Portland, Ore.) and Nikki Chandler (Houston, Texas) chalked up their first mention.


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


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