Garcia, Martino, McGovern Earn WCC All-Academic Honors
Personifying the true meaning of student-athlete, LMU women's soccer players Jaide Garcia, Tawni Martino and Cori McGovern were all named to the 2011 West Coast Conference women's soccer All-Academic Honorable Mention team.
Nov. 10, 2011
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Personifying the true meaning of student-athlete, LMU women's soccer players Jaide Garcia, Tawni Martino and Cori McGovern were all named to the 2011 West Coast Conference women's soccer All-Academic Honorable Mention team.
To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to her team. This marks the second consecutive WCC All-Academic honor for both Garcia and McGovern.
Garcia carries a 3.65 cumulative GPA and will graduate in the spring of 2012 with a degree in English. On the pitch, Garcia appeared in all 20 games for the Lions, starting 19, and was part of the defensive line that held a 1.25 goals against average.
Martino, a sophomore, is majoring in management at LMU and currently holds a 3.33 cumulative GPA. Recently selected as a 2011 All-WCC honorable mention selection Martino led the Lions with four goals and two assists for 10 points this fall.
McGovern, in her junior year at LMU, is a communications studies major with a 3.35 cumulative GPA. She appeared in all 20 games this fall, starting 19 in the Lions' midfield. She tallied one goal on Sept. 4 in a 3-0 win over Cal State Bakersfield.
2011 WCC All-Academic Team
2011 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
Lauren Anderson (BYU); Stacy Bartholomew (BYU); Alli Beard (Saint Mary's); Sarah Bridges (Portland); Taylor Brooke (Portland); Tyler Campagna (San Francisco); Cloee Colohan (Portland); Michelle Cruz (Portland); Kristin DeGrandmont (Pepperdine); Hailee DeYoung (Portland); Emma Dolcetti (Gonzaga); Sierra Ferreira (San Diego); Jaide Garcia (Loyola Marymount); Taylor Housley (San Diego); Olivia Klei (Santa Clara); Halley Kreminski (Portland); Caroline Kreuz (Saint Mary's); Melinda Madden (Saint Mary's); Morgan Manchester (Gonzaga); Tawni Martino (Loyola Marymount); Cori McGovern (Loyola Marymount); Kelsey Moe (San Francisco); Emma Nelson (Portland); Dana Oldroyd (BYU); Michelle Olivier (Portland); Ellen Parker (Portland); Callie Payetta (Pepperdine); Ana Pontes (Pepperdine); Cali Reiss (Santa Clara); Ellie Rice (Santa Clara); Caitlyn Salo (Gonzaga); Ashley Soro (Saint Mary's); Katie Spangenber (Gonzaga); Myriah Stockman (Pepperdine); Caitlin Williams (San Diego)