June 16, 2003
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - The Washington State University women's rowing program placed 11 student-athletes on the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic Rowing Team, conference Commissioner Tom Hansen announced Monday.
Five Cougars - Laura Barnes, Deborah Curry, Tristen Curtis, Corrie McGrath and Rosy Miller - earned a first team selection while six - Kathryn Dahlgren, May Lundberg, Angela Manson, Emily Rains, Christin Van Ess, Kelsey Wertzler - garnered second team honors.
On the men's side, Ben Fields received a first team selection while Chris Kanyer earned an honorable mention nod.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average and either be a starter or significant substitute.
2003 Washington State Rowing All-Pac-10 Academic
First Team Year GPA Major Hometown Laura Barnes So. 3.60 Undecided Ellensburg, Wash. Deborah Curry Jr. 3.61 Business Ad. Pullman, Wash. Tristen Curtis So. 3.62 Biology Bellevue, Wash. Corrie McGrath Sr. 3.51 Biology Marysville, Wash. Rosy Miller So. 3.67 Undeclared Coeur d' Alene, Idaho
Second Team Kathryn Dahlgren Jr. 3.36 Civil Engin. Des Moines, Wash. May Lundberg So. 3.56 Undeclared Brush Prairie, Wash. Angela Manson So. 3.16 Biology Battle Ground, Wash. Emily Rains Sr. 3.28 Sport Mgt. Kennewick, Wash. Christin Van Ess Jr. 3.05 General Phy. Arlington, Wash. Kelsey Wertzler So. 3.58 Undeclared Portland, Ore.
Men First Team - Ben Fields, Sr., 3.29, Architecture. Honorable Mention - Chris Kanyer, Jr.