Nov. 22, 2011
Justin Englund, a senior from Federal Way, Wash., was named to the men's first team for the third consecutive year. Englund, a member of the WSU Honors College, is a mathematics major with a 3.90 grade point average. Andrew Gonzales, a sophomore from Kennewick, Wash., and a general medical sciences major with a 3.53 GPA, was named to the second team for the second straight year.
Three Cougars were named to the men's honorable mention team: Drew Jordan (sophomore, Medford, Ore.) an undeclared major with a 3.38 GPA, Andrew Kimpel (junior, Spokane) a management information systems major with a 3.24 GPA, and Richard Shroy (sophomore, Carson City, Nev.) a movement studies major with a 3.14 GPA. Englund, Gonzales, Jordan and Kimpel competed at the NCAA Championships Monday where the Cougar men placed 21st.
Senior Emily Farrar, and sophomores Sarah Bobbe and Courtney Zalud were named to the women's honorable mention team. Farrar, a senior from Bainbridge, Wash., has a 3.48 GPA and is majoring in marketing and professional writing. Bobbe, from Vancouver, Wash., has a 3.91 GPA and is majoring in movement studies. Zalud, from Colbert, Wash., has a 3.24 GPA in general sciences.
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 77 women and 55 men were selected for the 2011 Pac-10 Cross Country All-Academic teams.
The complete Pac-12 release is above.