Nov. 21, 2012
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Arizona State volleyball had five student-athletes earn conference All-Academic honors as Commissioner Larry Scott announced the 2012 Pac-12 Conference Women's Volleyball All-Academic teams Wednesday morning.
The Sun Devils honored by the conference office are: Bethany Jorgensen and Jenny Teslevich on the first team, Caitlyn Francis on the second team and garnering honorable mention Alexis Pinson and Stephanie Preach.
"Our program has a rich history of academic success," said head coach Jason Watson. "Our athletes take their academic pursuits serious.
The volleyball program's commitment to academic success has helped Sun Devil athletics to its highest ever APR score of 978, released this past June. Volleyball's multi-year score of 985 ranks third of all programs at ASU.
"They have the resources, through our Academic Coach, Natalie Burgess, to be incredibly successful at ASU," Watson continued. "This recent recognition speaks to the academic culture within our team."
ASU + OSU lead the conference with three selections apiece on the Pac-12 women's volleyball all-academic teams: pac12.me/TglN3f— Pac-12 Conference (@pac12) November 21, 2012
This is the first honor for Jorgensen (health science) and Teslevich (kinesiology). Francis (human development and psychology, Spanish minor) was named First Team Pac-12 All-Academic last season. Preach and Pinson both received honorable mention accolades last season as sophomores.
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.
PAC-12 ALL-ACADEMIC - WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
Katherine Fischer, Oregon Sr. 4.01 Accounting
Camryn Irwin, Washington State Jr. 3.97 Journalism and Media Production
Bethany Jorgensen, Arizona State Jr. 3.94 Health Science
Alyssa O'Neil, Oregon State Sr. 3.92 Human Development and Family Sciences
Elysse Richardson, Colorado Jr. 3.95 Psychology
Allie Spurrier, Utah So. 4.00 Undecided
Jenny Teslevich, Arizona State Jr. 3.97 Kinesiology
Lea Adolph, Utah So. 3.97 Undeclared
Caitlyn Francis, Arizona State Jr. 3.88 Arizona State
Kellie Kawasaki, Oregon Sr. 3.71 General Science
Stephanie Logan, Washington State So. 3.97 Undeclared
Mary Ellen Luck, Stanford Jr. 3.84 Human Biology
Martie Massey, Oregon State Sr. 3.77 Biology
Tayla Woods, Oregon State RS So. 3.96 Education and Psychology
Jessica Aschenbrenner, Jr., COLO; Shellsy Ashen, So., ORE; Bailey Bateman, So., UTAH; Hannah Benjamin, Sr., STAN; Alaina Bergsma, Sr., ORE; Chelsey Bettinson, So., WSU; Liz Brenner, So., ORE; Kat Brown, Sr., CAL; Haley Clarke, RS Fr., OSU; Karissa Cook, Sr., STAN; Shelby Dalton, So., UTAH; Marlee Davis, So., CAL; Becky Defoe, Jr., OSU; Kelcey Dunaway, Sr., WASH; Kelsey English, So., COLO; Adrienne Gehan, Jr., CAL; Amanda Gil, Sr., WASH; Natalie Hagglund, Jr., USC; Shannon Hawari, Sr., CAL; Christina Higgins, So., CAL; Haley Jacob, Sr., ORE; Correy Johnson, Sr., CAL; Tabi Love, Sr., UCLA; Karsta Lowe, So., UCLA; Shawna Lum, So., WSU; Megan McBride, Sr., OSU; Megan Moenoa, So., UCLA; Kylin Muñoz, Sr., WASH; Arica Nassar, So., OSU; Zoë Nightingale, So., UCLA; Meg Norton, Jr., UCLA; Jenna Orlandini, Jr., WASH; Ana Pantovic, RS So., COLO; Gabbi Parker, Jr., WASH; Alexis Pinson, Jr., ASU; Lauren Plum, Jr., ORE; Stephanie Preach, Jr., ASU; Kelly Reeves, Jr., UCLA; Rachel Rhoades, So., ARIZ; Camille Saxton, Sr., OSU; Laura Schaudt, RS So., OSU; Chelsey Schofield, So., UTAH; Natasa Siljkovic, Sr., USC; Bojana Todorovic, Sr., UCLA; Rachel Todorovich, Sr., WSU; Rachel Williams, Jr., STAN; Erin Yoder, Sr., USC; Emily Young, So., USC.