Two Bears Earn Pac-10 All-Academic HM's
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  03/29/2011

March 29, 2011


The California Golden Bears had two players earn honorable mentions for the 2010-11 Pac-10 All-Academic team: senior guard Rachelle Federico and sophomore guard Layshia Clarendon.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, which is determined by the Pac-10 Conference, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

This is the second time Federico, a Media Sturdies major, has earned an honorable mention. It is the first honor for Clarendon, in her first season of eligibility for the award.


First Team
Jacki Gemelos, USC	R-Jr.	3..50	Masters of Gerontology
Amanda Johnson, ORE	Jr.	3.97	Psychology & Sociology
Kayla Pedersen, STAN	Sr.	3.53	Communications/Psychology
Dymond Simon, ASU	Grad.	3.89	Masters of Liberal Studies
Laura Stanulis, ORE	So.	3.68	Biology

Second Team Kali Bennett, ASU Jr. 3.41 Design Studies Briana Gilbreath, USC Jr. 3.21 Human Performance Kristi Kingma, WASH Jr. 3.39 Communications Rosie Tarnowski, WSU So. 3.47 Education Mariah Williams, UCLA So. 3.55 Political Science

Women's Basketball Honorable Mention All-Academic Ireti Amojo, R-Fr., WSU; Jeneva Anderson, So., WASH; Sarah Boothe, So., STAN; Tami Brown, R-Jr., OSU; Joy Burke, So., ASU; Layshia Clarendon, So., CAL; Kristi Fallin, Sr., ORE; Rachelle Federico, Sr., CAL; Rebekah Gardner, Jr., UCLA; Katie Grad, So., WSU; Kari La Plante, Sr., USC; Lindy La Rocque, Jr., STAN; Soana Lucet, Sr., ARIZ; Sarah Morton, Sr., WASH; Melanie Murphy, Grad., STAN; Nnemkadi Ogwumike, Jr., STAN; Carly Noyes, So., WSU; Lexie Pettersen, Jr., WSU; Jeanette Pohlen, Sr., STAN; Mikaela Ruef, So., STAN; Reiko Thomas, Jr., ARIZ; Becca Tobin, Sr., ASU; Markel Walker, So., UCLA