July 3, 2000
PULLMAN, Wash. -- Washington State University had 31 track student-athletes selected among the 75 men and 79 women honored by the Pacific-10 Conference for the 2000 All-Academic Team.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and be a significant contributor to the team.
WSU claimed 13 spots on the men's first, second or honorable mention teams while the Cougar women nabbed 18 selections. Stanford led the conference with a total of 39 honorees, WSU was second with 31, and Washington third with 23.
The following WSU student-athletes were selected to the 2000 Pac-10 All-Academic Track & Field Teams:
NAME (HOMETOWN) YEAR GPA MAJOR First Team: Anthony Boitano (Tacoma, Wash.) Sr. 3.64 Chemistry Cicely Clinkenbeard (Okanogan, Wash.) Jr. 3.85 Communications Eric Dudley (Bellingham, Wash.) So. 4.00 Undeclared Jeannette Martus (Livonia, Mich.) Jr. 3.86 Exercise Science Molly Monroe (Ellensburg, Wash.) Sr. 3.60 Biology B.J. Schade (Sequim, Wash.) Sr. 3.63 English Francesca Sewell (Kennewick, Wash.) Grad. 3.73 Graduate School
Second Team: Heidi Abersfeller (Kennewick, Wash.) So. 3.79 Exercise Science Craig Allen (Spokane, Wash.) Sr. 3.40 Social Studies Alishia Booterbaugh (LaCenter, Wash.) Sr. 3.39 Spanish Attrina Higgins (Chino, Calif.) Sr. 3.24 Communications Agneta Rosenblad (Lidingo, Sweden) Jr. 3.43 Management Information Systems Lisa Schaures (Castle Rock, Wash.) Sr. 3.52 Communications Ian Waltz (Post Falls, Idaho) Sr. 3.07 Kinesiology Autumn Wood (Mead, Wash.) Sr. 3.41 Psychology
Honorable Mention: Kyle Barker (Oregon City, Oregon) Fr. Anna Church (Yakima, Wash.) Sr. Alison Eldridge (Yakima, Wash.) So. Jacob Hazelquist (Port Orchard, Wash.) So. Scott Johnson (Bellevue, Wash.) So. Simon Kamau (Nairobi, Kenya) So. Brian Laville (Regina, Sask, Canada) Sr. Guillermo Macias (LaPuente, Calif.) Sr. Jaime Miller (Spokane, Wash.) Fr. Justin Nikbakhsh-Tali (San Jose, Calif.)Fr. Sarah Okonkor (Federal Way, Wash.) Fr. Becky Potter (Gig Harbor, Wash.) Jr. Chad Randall (Cheney, Wash.) Jr. Randi Smith (Beverly Hills, Calif.) So. Andrea Thornton (Shelton, Wash.) Jr. Lucita Zapata (Walla Walla, Wash.) Sr.