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UC Irvine News Brief: 20 UCI student-athletes named to Big West Fall All-Academic Team

The number represents a conference high for students who must maintain a 3.2 GPA and participate in at least 50 percent of their games.

December 27, 2010

A conference-high 20 UC Irvine student-athletes have earned Big West Academic All-Conference honors for fall sports. In all, 110 student-athletes from nine member institutions were recognized from the fall sports of women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country.To be eligible for the All-Academic team, student-athletes must maintain a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average, have attained a sophomore standing academically and competed in at least 50 percent of their team’s contests.UCI’s’s honorees include:

  • Men’s cross country:  Colin Hacker, Eric Hansen, Sam Hyams.
  • Women’s cross country:  Chloe Fata, Shelley Foerster, Katherine Nielsen, Carlotta Pham, Jessica Vaughan.
  • Men’s soccer:  Corey Attaway, Brett Berman, Spencer Thompson.
  • Women’s soccer:  Devon Delarosa, Danielle de Seriere, Lexi Kopf, Jackie Samis, Tanya Taylor.
  • Women’s volleyball:  Marissa Alvarez, Riley Cropper, Taylor Smith, Kristin Winkler.