April 2, 2004
PULLMAN, Wash. - Seniors Theresa Dunn and Sasha Taylor, and sophomore Andrea Lubeck earned Pacific-10 Conference First Team All-Academic honors, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Thursday. WSU matches Stanford and USC with most first team honorees.
Dunn has carried a 3.80 grade-point average and is pursuing a major in business administration and finance. The native of Morgan Hill, Calif., garnered two lifetime bests and one season best at the Pac-10 Championships. Dunn swam a 26.22 in the 50 fly and 59.27 in the 100 butterfly to grab lifetime bests. In the 100 back she swam a season best time. This is the third straight year Dunn as been named to the Pac-10 first team.
Taylor, a native of Smith Falls, Ontario, complied a GPA of 3.71 while majoring in biology education. The co-captain recorded a 15th place finish at the Pac-10 Championships this season in the 200 backstroke. Taylor also swam season best times at the Pac-10 Championships in the 200 and 500 freestyles.
Anchorage, Alaska native Lubeck maintains a 3.97 GPA and has not declared her major. She recorded four lifetime best times this season, two of which came at the Pac-10 Championships.
Irwin, a team co-captain this season, maintains a GPA of 3.78 and is majoring in zoology. Eldred compiled a 3.85 GPA and is yet to declare a major.
Other Cougar honorees include senior Nicole Chinn (Seattle), junior Sheena Mills (Calgary, Alberta), and sophomores Jane Copland (Wellington, New Zealand) and Lesley Ouellette (Ukiah, Calif.) who each earned honorable mention.
To be eligible for the Pac-10 All-Academic team athletes must have a class standing of sophomore or older, have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and be either a starter or significant substitute.
HISTORY OF WASHINGTON STATE PAC-10 ALL-ACADEMIC SWIMMING
First Team: 2004 Theresa Dunn, 3.80, Business Administration/Finance Andrea Lubeck, 3.97, Undeclared Sasha Taylor, 3.71, Biology Education 2003: Theresa Dunn, 3.84, Business Administration/Finance Jill Olson, 3.68, Accounting Sasha Taylor, 3.60, Biology Education 2002: Theresa Dunn, 3.94 GPA, Pre-Law Jill Olson, 3.74 GPA, Accounting 2001: Jill Olson, 3.85 GPA, Accounting 2000: Kelley Miedema, 3.42 GPA, Zoology (Pre-Med) Eli Schmied, 3.69 GPA, Zoology (Pre-Med) 1998: Tammy Coulter, 3.47 GPA, Biology 1997: Rachel Hawley, 3.94 GPA, Zoology 1995: Terry Campbell, 3.63 GPA, Biology Lisa McAndrew, 3.64 GPA, Education
Second Team: 2004 Karen Eldred, 3.85, Undeclared Lisa Irwin, 3.78, Zoology 2003: Lisa Irwin, 3.73, Undeclared 2002: Katie Byrnes, 3.74 GPA, Undeclared Rachel Dong, 3.59 GPA, Movement Studies Melissa Hubley, 3.40 GPA, Sociology 2001: Melissa Hubley, 3.40 GPA, Psychology 2000: Gretchen Chambers, 3.32 GPA, Psychology 1999: Anna Hohmann, 3.26 GPA, Accounting Julie Thom, 3.53 GPA, Kinesiology 1998: Julie Thom, 3.62 GPA, Kinesiology 1997: Tammy Coulter, 3.51 GPA, Pre-Med Amber Hanley, 3.48 GPA, Biology 1996: Teri Campbell, 3.61 GPA, Biology Kristi Dougherty, 3.92 GPA, Education Amber Hanley, 3.44 GPA, Biology Rachel Hawley, 3.93 GPA, Zoology 1995: Rachel Hawley, 3.89 GPA, Zoology Jenny Widell, 3.53 GPA, Biology 1993: Anjanette Wong, 3.55 GPA, Biology 1992: Anjanette Wong, 3.53 GPA, Biology 1991: Karen Kennedy, 3.66 GPA, Elementary Education Anjanette Wong, 3.59 GPA, Biology
Honorable Mention: 2004: Nicole Chinn, Jane Copland, Sheena Mills, Lesley Ouellette 2003: Nicole Chinn, Becca Cohen, Lindsay Henahan, Sara Schmied 2002: Nicole Chinn, Rebecca Cohen, Sara Schmied, Sasha Taylor 2001: Carrie Breed, Rachelle Carano, Rebecca Cohen, Lindsay Henahan, Sara Schmied 2000: Suzie Muirhead 1999: Carrie Breed, Gretchen Chambers, Jessica Chisholm, Wendy Enderle, Sarah Ewan, Katie Keller, Kelley Miedema, Suzie Muirhead, Eli Schmied, Aimee Walters 1998: Jessica Chisholm, Wendy Enderle, Liz Hohaia, Anna Hohmann, Aimee Walters, Gretchen Chambers, Kelley Miedema, Suzie Muirhead, Eli Schmied 1997: Julie Thom, Aimee Walters 1996: Jodie Codding, Tammy Coulter, Raina Fromm, Melinda Griffiths 1995: Christie Blumenstein, Jonna Gaustad, Amber Hanley 1994: Jessica Adolphson, Tracy Adolphson, Terri Campbell, Jonna Gaustad, Jennifer Widell 1993: Jessica Adolphson, Jonna Gaustad, Kealy Kurdy, Jennifer Larson, Lisa McAndrew, Kimberly Taylor, Jennifer Widell 1992: Jessica Adolphson, Linda Dobbels, Kealy Kurdy, Jennifer Larson, Kim Taylor, Jenny Widell 1991: Linda Dobbels, Shannon Eddy, Kealy Kurdy, Minica Lane, Kimberly Taylor, Imka Freyman