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Weber, Reed Earn Pac-10 Medals
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: July 11, 2011
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July 11, 2011

WALNUT CREEK, Calif.—The University of Arizona's Brooks Reed of football and Paige Weber of volleyball were among the 2010-11 Pac-10 Tom Hansen Conference Medal winners announced today.

A Conference Medal is awarded annually to each member institution’s outstanding senior male and female student-athlete based on the exhibition of the greatest combination of performance and achievement in scholarship, athletics and leadership.

The Tom Hansen Conference Medal winners will be honored at the State Farm Pride of the Pac-12 Breakfast held in Los Angeles in conjunction with the Pacific Life Pac-12 Men's and Women’s Basketball Tournaments next March. Following are the 2010-11 award winners:

The Tom Hansen Conference Medal was named in honor of Hansen, who served 26 years as commissioner of the Pac-10 Conference, retiring in June of 2009. The award was first named in his honor in 2008-09.

The league officially became the Pac-12 Conference last week with the affiliation of the University of Colorado and the University of Utah.

The 2010-11 Pac-10 Medal winners:






Brooks Reed, football

Paige Weber, volleyball

Arizona State

Anthony Robles, wrestling

Kelcy McKenna, tennis


Nathan Adrian, swimming

Carli Lloyd, volleyball


Jordan Holmes, football

Melissa Gergel, track and field

Oregon State

Alex Linnenkohl, football

Jill Sawatzky, volleyball


Owen Marecic, football

Sarah Flynn, lacrosse


Ben Hohl, water polo

Brittani McCullough, gymnastics


Murphy Troy, volleyball

Lizette Salas, golf


Scott Roth, track and field

Venise Chan, tennis

Washington State

Jeshua Anderson, track and field

Marissa Schida, track and field


Volleyball vs. Colorado