Feb. 8, 2008
Six WCC women's basketball players earned ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA All-Academic District VIII honors, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Six of the 16 athletes named hail from the WCC, marking the most from a single conference in District VIII. The next closest was the Big Sky Conference, which saw three of its players gain honors.
Gonzaga's Jami Bjorklund and Santa Clara's Elizabeth Doran were named to the first team, while Portland's Rachel Warren, Saint Mary's Lauren Shaughnessy, and San Francisco's Lisa Olden were tabbed for second team honors. San Francisco's Dominique Carter rounded out the selections from the WCC on the third team.
Academic All-District VIII - University Division
Delaney Conway - Portland State
Jami Bjorklund - Gonzaga
Lindsey Pluimer - UCLA
Elizabeth Doran - Santa Clara
Kelsey Kahle - Portland State
Tasha Harris - Boise State
Robyn Fairbanks - Utah Valley
Jessica Campbell - UC Davis
Sydney Benson - Eastern Washington
Lauren Sims - Long Beach State
Rachel Warren - Portland
Lauren Shaughnessy - Saint Mary's
Lisa Olden - San Francisco
Dominique Carter - San Francisco
Kate Engelbrecht - Arizona State
Sequoia Holmes - UNLV