STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford women’s rowing had the most first and second team All-Pac-12 Academic selections of any school in the conference with 14 as announced on Monday.
Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year and senior Ali Fauci leads the six student-athletes named to the first team. She was joined by graduate student Valerie Frank, seniors Christina Bax and Daphne Martschenko, junior Nicole Gilmore and sophomore Emily Grundman.
Eight Cardinal rowers were chosen to the second team, including all three coxswains senior Katie Lopez, junior Naomi Cornman and sophomore Liza Gurtin. Also on the second team were senior Chierika Ukogu, juniors Courtney Carrabino and Amanda Lorei and sophomores Ellie Parker and Hope Sheils.
Receiving honorable mention recognition were seniors Anna Dawson and Kristy Wentzel, juniors Alix Chrumka and Nancy Miles and sophomores Meredith Fischer, Filippa Karrfelt, Kay Rusher and Katie Toothman.
The Cardinal finished the year with a trophy finish at the NCAA Championships, claiming fourth place overall in the team standings. The varsity four notched its top performance in school history with a second place finish.
Selections by School
Washington State – 27 (6 first team, 7 second team, 14 honorable mention)
Stanford – 22 (6 first team, 8 second team, 8 honorable mention)
UCLA – 18 (4 first team, 5 second team, 9 honorable mention)
Oregon State – 16 (5 first team, 5 second team, 6 honorable mention)
Washington – 14 (5 first team, 3 second team, 6 honorable mention)
USC – 11 (3 first team, 1 second team, 7 honorable mention)
Cal – 10 (3 first team, 3 second team, 4 honorable mention)
First Team All-Pac-12 Academic Selections
Christina Bax – human biology
Ali Fauci – computer science
Valerie Frank – management science and engineering
Nicole Gilmore – biology
Emily Grundman – undeclared
Daphne Martschenko – anthropology and Slavic languages and literatures
Second Team All-Pac-12 Academic Selections
Courtney Carrabino – international relations
Naomi Cornman – French
Liza Gurtin – symbolic systems
Katie Lopez – engineering
Amanda Lorei – English
Ellie Parker – undeclared
Hope Sheils – undeclared
Chierika Ukogu – human biology