May 30, 2013
BERKELEY - Four California Golden Bears claimed Pac-12 All-Academic honors, with Gregory Bayane earning a first-team spot, the conference announced on Thursday. Bayane, a sophomore, has a 3.75 grade-point average and was one of eight players on the Pac-12 All-Academic first team.
Joining Bayane on the academic squads are Cal senior co-captain Christoffer Konigsfeldt, junior Ben McLachlan and sophomore Chase Melton. All three earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. This is Konigsfeldt's third honorable mention, while McLachlan earned second-team status in 2012. These are the first conference academic accolades for Bayane and Melton.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point and be a significant contributor.