Nov. 29, 2001
PULLMAN, Wash. --- Washington State landed seven student-athletes on the Pacific-10 Conference 2001 All-Academic Soccer Teams, including four on the first team.
The Cougars' seven selections were the most among conference schools, with six players each from Stanford and California earning academic honors.
Seniors Beth Childs and Lindsey Jorgensen received first team honors for the third time in their collegiate careers. Jorgensen, who made the 2001 team with a 3.80 GPA in Mathematics, is a three-time first team All-Academic selection. This is the second appearance on the first team for Childs, who sports a 3.87 in Business Administration.
Joining Childs and Jorgensen on the first team were juniors Niki Ironside and Katrina Stroh. Both student-athletes earned their second All-Academic selection, with Ironside tallying a 3.99 GPA in Education, and Stroh a 3.65 in Communication.
Sophomores Mariette Boyce and Shay Hobby earned second team honors in their first year of eligibility. Boyce, a native of West Linn, Ore., has a 3.79 GPA, while Hobby owns a 3.80 GPA. Fellow sophomore Jenna Wirtz received honorable mention.