Sixteen Cougars Earn Pac-12 Rowing All-Academic Honors
June 6, 2012
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Sixteen members of the Washington State University women's rowing team earned Pac-12 All-Academic accolades, commissioner Larry Scott announced Wednesday.
Six Cougars were named to the first team including senior Kasia Rademacher (3.85 grade point average, English), redshirt junior Katie Dick (3.97 GPA, philosophy), juniors Brianne Gould (3.83 GPA, general studies) and Erin Ranney (3.51 GPA, Wildlife Ecology) and sophomores Gina Head (3.65 GPA, undeclared) and Elise Jones (3.92 GPA, chemical engineering).
Four other WSU rowers earned second team accolades including redshirt senior Sarah Powell (3.27 GPA, movement studies), juniors Jennifer Hale (3.34 GPA, sports management) and Alison Smith (3.25 GPA, human development) and sophomore Carly Johnson (3.31 GPA, movement studies).
Dick and Powell are receiving honors for the third-straight year, as Dick has made the first team all three years. Powell is making her third-straight appearance on the second team. Rademacher, Ranney, Hale, Smith and Hinkle are each receiving their second-straight honor. Rademacher has made the first team both years, Hale is on the second team for the second-straight year and Ranney, Smith and Hinkle each earned honorable mention last season.
To be eligible for selection to the Pac-12 academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average, compete in a minimum of 50 percent of competitions, and be in at least her second academic year at the institution.
PAC-12 ALL-ACADEMIC - WASHINGTON STATE WOMEN'S ROWING
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