April 5, 2012
STANFORD, Calif. -
Five Stanford women's basketball players were honored on the Pac-12 All-Academic List, the conference announced Thursday.
Sophomore Chiney Ogwumike, a CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 selection, was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team, while the quartet of redshirt junior Sarah Boothe, seniors Lindy La Rocque and Nnemkadi Ogwumike, and sophomore Toni Kokenis all earned honorable mention.
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.
For La Rocque it was her third honorable mention, while Boothe and Nneka each earned their second. Chiney was named to one of the two teams for the first time in her career and Kokenis earned her first honorable mention nod.
2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Teams
Chelsea Bridgewater (Utah), Jr., 3.85, Psychology
Amanda Johnson (Oregon), Gr., 3.97, Counseling and Family Services
Rachel Messer (Utah), Jr., 3.84, Management
Rosie Tarnowski (Washington State), Sr., 3.58, Education
Taryn Wicijowski (Utah), So., 3.91, Biology
Kali Bennett (Arizona State), Gr., 3.42, Design Studies and Writing
Layshia Clarendon (California), Jr., 3.44, American Studies
Danielle Love (Oregon), So., 3.55, Business Administration
Chiney Ogwumike (Stanford), So., 3.46, Undeclared
Laura Stanulis (Oregon), Jr., 3.45, Human Physiology
Honorable Mention: Ireti Amojo, R-So., WSU; Sarah Boothe, R-Jr., STAN; Joy Burke, Jr., ASU; Talia Caldwell, Jr., CAL; Janae Fulcher, Gr., ASU; Rebekah Gardner, Sr., UCLA; Jacki Gemelos, Gr., USC; Briana Gilbreath, Sr., USC; Katie Grad, R-Jr., WSU; Cassie Harberts, So., USC; Toni Kokenis, So., STAN; Lindy La Rocque, Sr., STAN; Thea Lemberger, So., UCLA; Christina Marinacci, Jr., USC; Alyssa Martin, So., OSU; Kellie McCann-Smith, So., WASH; Carly Noyes, Jr., WSU; Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Sr., STAN; Eliza Pierre, Jr., CAL; Michelle Plouffe, So., UTAH; Sage Romberg, So., WSU; Julie Seabrook, Sr., COLO; Lindsay Sherbert, So., CAL; Reiko Thomas, Sr., ARIZ; Deanna Weaver, So., ORE; Mercedes Wetmore, So., WASH, Mariah Williams, Jr., UCLA.