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Strother Named To Pac-12 All-Academic First Team
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 22, 2011
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Nov. 22, 2011

TUCSON, Ariz. -Junior forward Kristin Strotherwas named to the 2011 Pac-12 Women's Soccer All-Academic First Team, Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday. Seven other Wildcats were named to the All-Academic Honorable Mention list.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

Strother, who has a 3.90 GPA and is majoring in Psychology appeared in eighteen of Arizona's nineteen matches, and earned fourteen starts. On the season, the Calgary, Canada native recorded six shot attempts and one assist in 1561 minutes, the third-most on the squad. This is Strother's second nod to the Pac-12 All-Academic First Team.

Arizona's lone senior, Ashley Jett, juniors Susana Melendez, Ariel Boulicault, and Alex Smith, and sophomores Gabrielle Lindeman, Shannon Heinzler, and Samantha Cummingswere named to the 2011 Honorable Mention list. This is Jett, Boulicault, and Smith's second consecutive season on the Honorable Mention list.

For the 2011 season, the Wildcats posted a 1-16-2 overall record, and went 1-9-1 in Pac-12 Conference play. Arizona's conference victory came in a 1-0 decision over Oregon on October 7.

2011 Pac-12 All-Academic First Team:
Nicki Stone, ASU                R-So.       4.09 Tourism Development & Management
Kaitlyn Pavlovich, ASU        So.           4.03 Elementary Education
Brandi Dawson, OSU          So.           3.96 Exercise & Sport Science
Jasmine Roth, ASU            So.           3.96 Biochemistry
Charney Burk, UCLA          Sr.            3.92 Biology
Kristin Strother, ARIZ         Jr.                3.90 Psychology
Erin Bricker, COLO             Jr.            3.90 Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences
Lauren Porter, UTAH          Sr.            3.87 Psychology
Hayley Hughes, COLO        So.           3.87 Business
Jenna Richardson, OSU      So.           3.81 Exercise & Sport Science
Tiara Pittman, WSU           Sr.            3.78 Psychology

Women's Soccer Honorable Mention All-Academic Holland Crook, So., ASU; Sierra Cook, Sr., ASU; Lizzy Herzl, So., COLO; Jessica Niewoehner, So., OSU; Allie Beahan, So., WASH; Ashley Folsom, Sr., OSU; Annie Case, Jr., STAN; Kate Sangster, Sr., ASU; Mo Fitzgerald, Jr., ORE; Mekenna DeBack, So., CAL; Delaney Zalud, So., WSU; Gabrielle Lindeman, So., ARIZ; Hillary Zevenbergen, So., WASH; Emily Kruger, So., CAL; Allison Fenter, Sr., WSU; Mariah Nogueira, Jr., STAN; Shannon McFadden, Jr., WSU; Teresa Noyola, Sr., STAN; Kari Shane, Sr., ASU; Kelsey Hones, Jr., ORE; Brianna Sweeney, So., WASH; Emily Oliver, So., STAN; Achijah Berry, So., ORE; Maddy Mercier, Jr., ORE; Shannon Heinzler, So., ARIZ; Haley Shaw, So., OSU; Betsy Hassett, Jr., CAL; Erin Dalley, Sr., UTAH; Erin Uchacz, So., OSU; Kate Bennett, So., CAL; Hannah Turpen, Sr., UTAH; Emi Lawson, So., CAL; Annie Stuller, So., COLO; Samantha Cummings, So., ARIZ; Jenna Richmond, So., UCLA; Autumn Altamirano, So., USC; Colleen Boyd, Sr., OSU; Scout Libke, Jr., ORE; Alex Smith, Jr., ARIZ; Samantha Walker, Jr., CAL; Alyssa Freeman, Jr., ASU; Alex Webber, Sr., WASH; Sydney Payne, So., STAN; Haley Boysen, So., USC; Leslie Muirhead, So., UTAH; Natalie Griffen, So., STAN; Miah Mollay, R-So., ASU; Sierra Joseph, Jr., ASU; Brittany Kerridge, Sr., USC; Amy Barczuk, Jr., COLO; Jen Ericson, So., UTAH; Katie Suits, Sr., CAL; Ariel Boulicault, Jr., ARIZ; Madeleine Thompson, Jr., STAN; Blair Alderson, So., ASU; Ashley Jett, Sr., ARIZ; Miranda White, Sr., CAL; Taylor McCann, So., STAN; Lauren Shaner, Jr., COLO; Brittany Galindo, Sr., OSU; Lauren Thompson, Jr., ORE; Shayne Marshall, Jr., COLO; Kelli Stewart, Sr., WASH; Allie Wisner, R-So., UTAH; Lindsay Meiggs, Jr., OSU; Rachel Quon, Jr., STAN; Nina Watkins, Jr., STAN; Taylor McCarter, Jr., ASU; Harley Spier, So., UTAH; Susana Melendez, R-Jr., ARIZ; Lauren Battung, Jr., CAL; Elizabeth Eddy, So., USC; Kristy Zurmuhlen, Sr., STAN; Megan Miller, Jr., OSU; Marjani Hing-Glover, Jr., STAN; Sarah Martinez, Sr., WASH; Marissa Kovac, So., OSU; Ashley Seal, Sr., OSU; Amanda Glass, Jr., CAL; Gurveen Clair, R-Fr., WSU; Taylor Jones, Sr., ORE; Danielle Brunache, Sr., CAL; Caroline Danneberg, Sr., COLO; Jacy Drobney, So., OSU; Katie Benz, Sr., CAL; Jorde LaFontaine-Kussman, Sr., WASH; Courtney Tinnin, RJr., ASU; Claire Schloemer, Sr., USC; Maggi Steury, Sr., COLO; Cody Miles, Sr., ORE; Genessee Daughetee, So., CAL.

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