Nov. 18, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Four men and three women from Washington State University were named to the 2010 Pacific-10 Conference Cross Country All-Academic teams, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday.
Ashlee Wall Eskelsen, from Walla Walla, Wash., was named to the women's first team for a third consecutive year. Eskelsen has a 3.98 grade point average and is a food science human nutrition, pre-med and pre-dental major.
Junior Emily Farrar and redshirt freshman Courtney Zalud were named to the women's honorable mention team. Farrar, from Bainbridge, Wash., has a 3.48 GPA and is majoring in marketing and professional writing. Zalud, from Colbert, Wash., has a 3.10 GPA and has not declared a major.
Junior Justin Englund, a mathematics major with a 3.93 GPA, from Federal Way, Wash., was named to the men's first team for the second consecutive year. Andrew Gonzales, a redshirt freshman from Kennewick, Wash., was named to the second team with a 3.51 GPA (undeclared).
Two sophomores were named to the men's honorable mention team. Matt Cronrath is from Odessa, Wash., and has a 3.03 GPA in horticulture, while Andrew Kimpel is from Spokane and carries a 3.16 GPA (undeclared).
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. A total of 66 women and 41 men were selected for the 2010 Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic teams.