Bears Gain 9 Spots on Pac-10 All-Academic Teams
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  11/11/2010

Nov. 11, 2010

BERKELEY - California put nine Golden Bears on Pac-10 All-Academic Teams, Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott announced prior to the end of Cal's conference-championship clinching, 3-2 victory over Stanford on Thursday.

Three Bears - senior midfielder Hector Jimenez, senior forward Davis Paul and sophomore midfielder Tony Salciccia - earned spots on the second team. Six Bears - sophomore defender Steve Birnbaum, senior midfielder Servando Carrasco, sophomore forward John Fitzpatrick, junior midfielder Ted Jones, senior defender Demitrius Omphroy and senior defender A.J. Soares - garnered honorable mention.

Cal awaits the Monday, Nov. 15, announcement of the NCAA Tournament field of 48 to find out its next opponent and when and where it will play its next game. ESPNU will broadcast the selection show from 1:30-2 p.m. PT.