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Three Dons Named to 2007 WCC Fall All-Academic Team

Jan. 30, 2008

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SAN BRUNO, CALIF., -- The 2007 West Coast Conference Fall All-Academic teams honor some of the league's finest examples of the consummate scholar-athletes. At the completion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each of the participating sponsored sports. To be considered, a student-athlete must earn at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to his or her team.

For USF, senior cross country participant Lucy Miller earned her second straight All-Academic nod with a 3.37 G.P.A. in Marketing. Miller also earned a WCC Honorable Mention after finishing 11th in the Conference meet and helping her team to the number 12 ranking in the West Region.

Junior Darcy Carroll of the Dons volleyball team earned All-Academic recognition with a 3.35 G.P.A. in Marketing. Carroll led the team and was fifth in the conference with 1,101 assists for the 2007 season.

Senior men's soccer player Chris Rodd rounded out Dons' selections with a 3.29 G.P.A. in Finance/Accounting. Rodd started all 16 games for USF and shot the game-winner in a double-overtime take down of Stanford.

WCC Commissioner Michael Gilleran had this to say about the selections, "These honorees represent the commitment of WCC student-athletes to both academic and athletic excellence. Every year, it's a difficult process to narrow the long list of qualified nominees from each institution. All of those nominated should be proud of their achievements."

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRYNAME SCH YR GPA MAJORBrieanna Carroll PEP JR 3.38 HistoryAmie Dahnke POR JR 3.52 English/Comms.Abby Fall LMU JR 3.81 Comm. StudiesKarrie Hagedorn SMC SR 3.60 PoliticsNatalie Hemphill POR SO 3.39 Life Science/Span.Bobeya Krishnek POR SR 3.57 Life ScienceLaura Mickelson LMU SR 3.95 Natural Science
Lucy Miller USF SR 3.37 MarketingDana Morgan POR SO 3.64 BiologyAnnie Murphy-Hagan SCU SO 3.62 Comm. StudiesAdrienne Nova POR JR 3.90 BiologyAllison Ritchie POR JR 3.94 Biology

Darcy Carroll USF JR 3.35 MarketingMaria Clemens POR SO 3.55 Elementary Ed.Andrea Csaszi USD SO 3.80 BiologyEmily Day LMU JR 3.53 Applied MathLauren Dowd SCU SO 3.21 UndeclaredKiah Fiers PEP SO 3.51 UndeclaredTaylor Groess SMC JR 3.43 Liberal-Civic StudiesHeather Hughes LMU SR 3.29 Comm. StudiesBecky Jones GON SR 3.44 Psych/Crim. JusticeKara Pein POR SR 3.68 AccountingJulie Rubenstein PEP JR 3.53 Liberal Arts

MEN'S SOCCER NAME SCH YR GPA MAJORDavid Blanchard SMC SR 3.59 Business Admin.Trini Gomez LMU SR 3.72 BiologyDustin Guerrero USD SR 3.40 Business Admin.Matt Hatzke SCU SR 3.72 AccountingCorey Heldreth SMC JR 3.35 AccountingGeorge Josten GON SR 3.83 Mech. EngineeringDylan Leslie SMC SO 3.61 UndeclaredPeter Lowry SCU SR 3.24 FinanceMatt Marquess SCU SR 3.68 FinanceTyler Mehl LMU SR 3.40 Business Admin.Tye Pedido GON SO 3.20 Religious Studies
Chris Rodd USF SR 3.29 Finance/AccountingAdam Sloustcher LMU SR 3.45 Political Science