Nov. 24, 1997
Pac-10 Announces All-Academic Squads
TEMPE, Ariz. - The Pac-10 conference announced its fall All-Academic teams for the sports of football, volleyball, women's soccer and cross country. Seventeen Sun Devils earned All-Academic acclaim including eight from football, five women's soccer players, three from cross country and one from volleyball.
Headlining the group of 17 players were five first-team selections: Kerrie Kulak (women's soccer), Zack Romero (football), Pat Tillman (football), Damien Richardson (football) and Kim Wagner (women's soccer). Richardson is a three-time first-team selection while Tillman earned his second consecutive first-team nod.
Here is a list of the Sun Devils earning Pac-10 All Academic honors:
First-Team Name Sport Yr. GPA Major Kerrie Kulak Women's Soccer So. 3.84 Finance Zack Romero Football Grad. 3.67 Graduate Studies Pat Tillman Football Sr. 3.82 Marketing Damien Richardson Football Sr. 3.26 Biomedical Engineering Kim Wagner Women's Soccer So. 3.62 Special Education Second-Team Mary Duerbeck Cross Country So. 3.85 Broadcasting Honorable Mention Sarah Blaska Women's Soccer So. 3.28 Elementary Education Brian Forth Football So. 3.42 Pre-Business Glen Gable Football Sr. 3.07 Management Sharon Gillis Women's Soccer So. 3.68 Undecided Allison Had Cross Country Jr. 3.57 Recreational Management Laura Hibsman Volleyball So. 3.36 Nursing Paul Reynolds Football Sr. 3.02 Exercise Science Ari Rodriguez Cross Country Sr. 3.12 Exercise Science Alisha Thomas Women's Soccer So. 3.36 Undecided Kevin Tommasini Football Grad. 3.40 Graduate Studies Stephen Trejo Football So. 3.25 Pre-Business