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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Perkins, Romberg and Amojo Earn Pac-10 Honors
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 03/08/2011
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March 8, 2011

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington State junior guard Jazmine Perkins and freshmen Sage Romberg and Ireti Amojo each earned All-Pac-10 Conference honors, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Tuesday.

Sage Romberg

Perkins was named All-Pac-10 honorable mention as well as Romberg. Additionally, Romberg earned All-Freshman team honors and Amojo was an honorable mention all-freshman selection.

Romberg, a 6-foot-1 guard/forward from McKinleyville, Calif., has played in all 30 games for the Cougars this season, starting 17, and averaging 9.3 points and 4.8 rebounds a game. She earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 7 when she led the Cougars to a sweep of the Oregon schools at Beasley Coliseum. Coming off the bench in each game, Romberg averaged 16 points and six rebounds a game. The weekend series sweep over the Oregon schools marked the first time the program swept a Pac-10 series since the 2001 season.

Romberg, who is sixth in the Pac-10 in 3-point field goal percentage (.404), is the first player to be named to the All-Freshman Team since Perkins earned the honor in the 2008-09 season, and the seventh in program history.

Perkins, a native of Berkeley Calif., appeared in 28 games, starting 20, averaging 9.0 points and 5.1 rebounds a contest. Her honorable mention selection is the second of her career. In addition to her All-Freshman team selection, Perkins was named All-Conference and All-Defensive honorable mention in 2008-09. Perkins is just eight points shy of 1,000 career points and her 117 career 3-point field goals is fifth on the school's all-time list.

Amojo, a 5-foot-10 guard/forward from Berlin, Germany, redshirted last season when a knee injury suffered in practice cut short her freshman campaign after only one game. Amojo came back this season to play in all 30 games, starting 20. She averaged 8.6 points a game and is ninth in the Pac-10 in three-points field goals made (1.6/game).

Ireti Amojo

WSU, the eighth seed in the Pac-10 Tournament, will face No. 5 USC, Wednesday, March 9 in an opening round game at the Galen Center in Los Angeles. Tip is at 5 p.m.
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