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2008-03-31 Awards
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 31, 2008
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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Following are the 2008 Pacific-10 Conference Women's Gymnastics All-Academic teams, announced by Commissioner Tom Hansen. The Arizona gymnastics team has?five gymnasts that made a team, three on the first team and two on the second team. ? To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be a starter or significant contributor.

Senior Karin Wurm also took home the Pac-10 Scholar Athlete of the Year award, given annually to a senior athlete in the sports of gymnastics, swimming and diving, and wrestling.

  First Team Year GPA Major  
 Lauren Elmore, STAN Sr. 3.67 Economics 
 Kelly Fee, STAN Jr. 3.87 International Relations 
 Carly Janiga, STAN So. 3.85 Undeclared 
 Yuki Lamb, OSU Sr. 3.88 Business Administration 
 Claire Pierce, OSU Sr. 3.91 Exercise and Sport Science 
 Alex Pintchouk, STAN Sr. 3.82 International Relations, Human Biology 
 Aimee Precourt, STAN Sr. 4.05 Human Biology 
  Miranda Russell, ARIZ So. 3.85 Spanish  
  Rachelle Silberg, ARIZ Sr. 3.67 Marketing  
 Nicki Wells, CAL Sr. 3.63 Statistics 
  Karin Wurm, ARIZ Sr. 3.81 Marketing  
 Tabitha Yim, STAN Sr. 3.59 Human Biology 
  Second Team Year GPA Major  
 Ariana Berlin, UCLA Jr. 3.50 World Arts and Culture 
 Laura-Ann Chong, OSU So. 3.34 Exercise and Sport Science 
 Kristina Comforte, UCLA Jr. 3.37 Sociology 
 Megan Devencenzi, OSU Sr. 3.34 Applied Visual Arts 
 Emily Epsten, WASH Jr. 3.31 International Studies 
  Alexis Greene, ARIZ Jr. 3.43 Psychology  
 Ashlee Hinkle, ASU Jr. 3.57 Elementary Education 
 Sophia Hocini, CAL So. 3.58 Undeclared 
 Kristen Omori, WASH Jr. 3.44 Environmental Science & Resource Management 
 Tasha Schwikert, UCLA Sr. 3.22 Sociology 
  Sara Specht, ARIZ Jr. 3.40 English  
 Tenaya West, STAN RFr. 3.72 Undeclared 

Honorable Mention: Brooke Barclay, So., OSU; Kera Bolen, Jr., OSU; Kaitlynn Bormann, So., ASU; Katie Boyko, Jr., WASH; Carrie Finley, Jr., ASU; Kelly Gilbert, Jr., WASH; Raimey Iselin, Sr., WASH; Siobhan Luce, Sr., CAL; Tia Orlando, Jr., ASU; Nicole Ourada, Jr., STAN; Natalie Padilla, Sr., UCLA; Heather Purnell, Jr., STAN; Mandi Rodriguez, So., OSU; Blair Ryland, So., STAN; Liz Tricase, Sr., STAN; Nikki Waiss, Sr., WASH; Whitney Watson, So., OSU.

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