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WCC 25th Anniversary of Women's Athletics Team, presented by Zappos.com: Members 11-20

June 1, 2010

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - This week's group of individuals on the 25th Anniversary of Women's Athletics team is dominated by basketball and volleyball standouts, with seven of this week's 10 individuals playing one of the two sports. Six members of this week's group earned All-American honors in their respective sports, while another is an Olympic silver medalist, and three more have been inducted into their school's Hall of Fame.

Anna Cmaylo, Santa Clara University
Volleyball - Outside Hitter, 2004-2008

  • Three-time All-American first team (2005, 06, 08)

  • Three-time first team All-WCC

  • Santa Clara record holder in career block assists (399), eighth in solo block (50); fourth in career blocks (449)

  • Seventh and eighth in single season block assists

  • Three-time All-WCC Academic Honor Roll

  • ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District (2008)

    Ali Cox, University of San Diego
    Rowing - V4/V8, 1998-2001

  • All-WCC selection (2000, 01)

  • NCAA 2nd Team All-American (2001)

  • Two-time USD MVP (2000, 01)

  • SD Indoor Classic Collegiate Champion (2001)

  • CRASH-B Indoor Finalist (2001)

  • Member of US National Rowing Team (2000-04)

  • Silver Medalist at Athens Olympics (2004; W8's)

  • SOS Club Woman of the Year, Modesto-CA (2004)

    Kelley Cunningham, Gonzaga University
    Volleyball - Outside Hitter, 1989-1992

  • WCC Player of the Year (1992)

  • NCAA Tournament Team (1992)

  • All-time Gonzaga kills leader (1,964)

  • AVCA All-Region; Honorable Mention All-America

  • Two-time All-WCC First Team

  • All-WCC Second Team

  • WCC Honorable Mention

    Jermisha Dosty, Saint Mary's College
    Basketball - Forward, 1998-2002

  • WCC Player of the Year (2001)

  • Three-time All-WCC First Team selection (2000, 01, 02)

  • Only player in WCC history to score 1,000 (1,435) points and grab 1,000 rebounds (1,121) and as a senior, averaging 11.9

  • WCC Defender of the Year (2002)

  • WCC All-Time leading rebounder (1,121)

  • Led the WCC in rebounding as a junior averaging 10.4

    Chris Enger, University of San Diego
    Basketball - Center, 1989-1993

  • Participant in Olympic Festival (1999)

  • Led USD to WCC tourney title & NCAA Tournament (1993)

  • Three-time All-WCC First Team (1990, 91, 93)

  • USD all-time leader in blocks (372); 2nd in rebounds (831)

  • Two-time WCC All-Academic (1992, 93)

  • Led nation in blocked shots at 4.89 (1993)

  • WCC Freshman of the Year (1990)

  • Inducted into USD Hall of Fame (2001)

    Cheska Fairbanks, Gonzaga University
    Cross Country, 1995-1996

  • Two-time All-WCC first team

  • WCC Individual Champion (1996)

  • WCC Team Champion (1995)

  • 14th at NCAA Championships (1996)

  • Only Gonzaga runner to compete at NCAA Championships

  • WCC Championship 5K record (17:26; 1996)

  • NCAA All-American (1996)

    Devon Forster, University of San Diego
    Volleyball Outside Hitter 2001-2004

  • 2nd Team AVCA All-American (2004)

  • Four-time All-WCC First Team (2001-04)

  • WCC Player of the Year (2004)

  • Member of four straight NCAA Tournament teams

  • AVCA District VIII 1st Team (2004)

  • Ranks 2nd all-time at USD in kills (1886) and aces (148)

  • WCC Freshman of the Year (2001)

  • USD MVP (2004)

    Valerie Gillon, University of San Francisco
    Basketball - Center, 1993-1996

  • Top-50 student-athletes for the WCC 50th Anniversary Team (`03)

  • Named USF "Legend of the Hilltop" (2006)

  • Powered USF to back-to-back NCAA Tournament appearances (1995-96); propelled the Dons to the NCAA Sweet 16 (1996)--the furthest a WCC team has ever advanced

  • Inducted into USF Athletics Hall of Fame (2003)

  • WCC Scholar-Athlete of the Year (1996)

  • Two-time WCC Tournament MVP (1995, 96)

  • Ranks in the USF career top-10 in six categories despite playing just three seasons

    Stephanie Hawk, Gonzaga University
    Basketball - Center, 2004-2007

  • Two-time All-WCC First Team

  • NCAA Tournament appearance (1st in school history) (2007)

  • 10th All-time scorer (1,231 points)

  • First All-time blocked shots (167)

  • Two-time WCC All-Academic

  • AP Honorable Mention All-America

  • Fourth All-time rebounder (1,631)

  • Fourth All-time free throws made (328)

    Ginger Helgeson, Pepperdine University
    Tennis - Singles/Doubles, 1986-87, 89-90

  • 23-1 in dual singles matches and ranked #11 in nation (1988)

  • Ranks #1 in school winning pct (.837) in singles, #2 in wins (77)

  • Ended senior year ranked #4 in the country in singles

  • Three-time All-American

  • Won three consecutive WCC singles tournament titles

  • Team won three WCC titles, made NCAA quarterfinals twice

  • Played on the pro tennis tour from 1987-98

  • Inducted into Pepperdine Athletics Hall of Fame (2008)