Davis Highlights Six WCC All-Academic Honorees
The sophomore computer science major posted a 4.00 GPA.
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Sophomore Ben Davis has been named to the 2016 WCC Men's Cross Country All-Academic Team, while Koby Pederson, Jack Polerecky, Marisa Carino, Kayla de Bondt and Maddi Vorgitch earned all-academic honorable mention, as announced by the conference Thursday.
Davis, the lone member of the men's all-academic team to post a 4.00 GPA, placed within the top 30 in three of his four races during the regular season. A computer science major, Davis makes his first appearance to the all-academic team.
Fellow sophomore Koby Pederson and junior Jack Polerecky were named all-academic honorable mention, while Marisa Carino, Kayla de Bondt and Maddi Vorgitch earned honorable mention on the women's all-academic team.
At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, be in their second season of competition and also being a significant contributor to his/her team.
|*Mohamed Aziz||San Francisco||Jr.||3.44||Architecure & Community Design|
|Joshua Bland||Portland||So.||3.73||Mechanical Engineering|
|Ben Davis||Loyola Marymount||So.||4.00||Computer Science|
|Ryan Greenough||Santa Clara||Sr.||3.92||Mechanical Engineering|
|Nick Heath||Pepperdine||So.||3.96||Pre-Business Administration|
|Alex Short||San Francisco||Gr.||3.60||Economics|
|Josh Spooner||Saint Mary's||Sr.||3.93||Environmental Science|
|Clayton Young||BYU||So.||3.82||Mechanical Engineering|
2016 MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION
Nick Blanchard, Pepperdine; Wilder Boyden, Santa Clara; Mitchell Briggs, BYU; Aaron Brumbaugh, Santa Clara; Liam Burke, San Diego; Daniel Carney, BYU; Alex Dillard, Portland; Ryan Driscoll, San Francisco; Ian Goldizen, Gonzaga; Said Guermali, Portland; Samir Habash, Saint Mary's; Erik Harris, BYU; T.J. Hodges, San Diego; Mason Labadie, Saint Mary's; Caleb McClain, San Francisco; Noah McDermott, Saint Mary's; Andrew Melendez, Santa Clara; John O'Hagan, Santa Clara; Koby Pederson, Loyola Marymount; Max Pedrotti, San Diego; Jack Polerecky, Loyola Marymount; Brynn Sargent, Santa Clara; Jeremy Sicalo, Gonzaga; Noah Westfall, Santa Clara.
|Lauren LaRocco||Portland||Jr.||3.63||Mechanical Engineering|
|Weronika Pyzik||San Francisco||So.||4.00||Undeclared Business|
|Tatjana Schulte||San Francisco||So.||4.00||International Business|
|Charlotte Taylor||San Francisco||Gr.||4.00||International Development Economics|
|Laura Young||BYU||Jr.||3.69||Human Development|
2016 WCC WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION
Erika Birk-Jarvis, BYU; Abby Bolt, Saint Mary's; Elena Burkard, San Francisco; Kelsey Braithewaite, BYU; Marisa Carino, Loyola Marymount; Christine Cremer, Santa Clara; Katy Culver, Gonzaga; Kayla de Bondt, Loyola Marymount; Anne Farello, Portland; Jamie Ferris, Santa Clara; Elise Froebe, Olivia Gonzalez, San Diego; Julia Green, Santa Clara; Pepperdine; Julie Henling, Gonzaga; Sarah Kapple, San Diego; Kaitlyn Kuehn, Santa Clara; Myra Lakdawala, Pacific; Frederique Latraverse, San Francisco; Grace McConnochie, Portland; Bevin McCullough, Santa Clara; Karen Mac, Santa Clara; Allison Martinez, Santa Clara; Sam Mattice, San Diego; Camille Morales, San Diego; Kelsey Nielsen, San Francisco; Daryl Phill, San Francisco; Taryn Rawlings, Portland; Marisa Rudolph, Santa Clara; Simona Santi, Pepperdine; Haley Silva, Pacific; Amanda Stark, Pepperdine; Ali Teliha, Saint Mary's; Mary Tenuta, San Diego; Lindsey Tompkins, Portland; Maddi Vorgitch, Loyola Marymount; Ashleigh Warner, BYU; Julia Wood, Santa Clara
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