Hasay: Academic All-America Of The Year

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Four Pac-10 athletes were named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Track and Field/Cross Country teams, and OREGON sophomore Jordan Hasay was selected Academic All-America of the Year, as determined by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday. The Ducks placed two student-athletes on the Academic All-America teams, and ARIZONA and STANFORD had one each.

Carrying a 3.96 GPA in human physiology, Hasay is the first sophomore ever to be named as the Capital One Academic All-America of the Year in any sport. She won the one-mile run and 3,000-meter run at the NCAA Indoor Championships this year while leading Oregon to its second consecutive national championship. The Pac-10 Conference cross country champion in the fall, she placed third at the NCAA Championships. At the NCAA Outdoor Championships, she earned first team All-American honors in the 1,500-meter run and the 5,000-meter run, helping Oregon finish as national runners-up. Hasay is a semifinalist for The Bowerman Award, given to the top athlete in collegiate track and field.

First Team
Jordan Hasay, ORE So. 3.96 Human Physiology
Katie Niehaus, STAN Gr. 4.00 Bioengineering

Second Team
Brigetta Barrett, ARIZ So. 3.57 Theater Arts
Anne Kesselring, ORE So. 4.10 Undeclared

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