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WCC Announces Winter All-Academic Teams

Apr 28, 2010

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SAN BRUNO, CALIF. -- The 2011 West Coast Conference Winter All-Academic teams honor some of the league's finest examples of the consummate scholar-athlete. Following the completion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each of the participating sponsored sports. A total of 11 players are making a repeat appearance on the Winter All-Academic Teams, including six three-time honorees.

"The West Coast Conference is very proud to honor and recognize these exceptional student-athletes," said WCC Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich. "Their strong commitment to academic success is evident as, once again this year, we recognize repeat honorees, including several three-time recipients."

This year's men's group features eight players making a repeat appearance on the WCC's All-Academic Team in Pepperdine's Gus Clardy,Taylor Darby and Corbin Moore; Portland's Kramer Knutson, San Diego's Matt Dorr and Devin Ginty; and Santa Clara's Michael Santos and Marc Trasolini. This marks the third appearance for Clardy, Ginty, Knutson and Santos.

On the women's side, making the WCC's All-Academic Team for the third consecutive year are Gonzaga's Janelle Bekkering and Portland's Tara Cronin, while San Francisco's Vania Singleterry is making the team for the second time.

2011 Men's Basketball All-Academic Team
Troy Alexander, SCU
Gus Clardy, PEP *
Taylor Darby, PEP*
Matthew Dellavedova, SMC
Matt Dorr, USD*
Devin Ginty, USD*
Kramer Knutson, POR*
Corbin Moore, PEP*
Kelly Olynyk, GON
Michael Santos, SCU*
Marc Trasolini, SCU*

Honorable Mention: Mike Hart, GON* 2010 Winter All-Academic selection

2011 Women's Basketball All-Academic Team
Ashley Armstrong, SCU*
Janelle Bekkering, GON *
Tara Cronin, POR *
Meagan Fulps, SCU *
Emily Hatch, USD
Kelly Jo Mullaney, USF
Kelsey Patrick, PEP
Claire Raap, GON
Vania Singleterry, USF*
Morgan Woodrow, USD

Honorable Mention: Ashley Boggs, USF; Kate Gaze, SMC; Alex Jarrell, PEP; Sarah Kliewer, POR; Lindsay Leo, SCU; Tatriana Lorenzo, GON