Eight Bears named MPSF All-Academic for the indoor season

Eight Golden Bears Earn MPSF All-Academic Honors

Five members of the men's team and three from the women's team were recognized Friday
By Cal Athletics on Fri, April 11, 2014

WOODLAND, Calif. – Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Executive Director, Al Beaird, has announced the All-Academic MPSF Scholar-Athletes for the 2014 Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track & Field season. The following student-athletes have been nominated for this award by their institutions based on the following criteria:

1. 3.00 or better cumulative grade point average.
2. Student-athlete must be at least a sophomore academically.
3. Student-athlete must have completed one full academic year at the institution prior to the season for which the award is being received.
4. Student-athlete must have competed in fifty percent or more of the institution’s competition in the student-athlete’s respective sport.

Student-Athlete    GPA      Year        Events                     Hometown/Last School
Men’s Team
Thomas Joyce       3.466    So.          Mile/DM                    Moraga, Calif./Campolindo HS
Leland Later           3.403    So.          3000m, 5000m      Wilmette, Ill./New Trier Township HS
Tom Blocker           3.119    R-Sr.       60m, 200m             Sacramento, Calif./Jesuit HS
Isaac Dan               3.068    Jr.            WT                            Downey, Calif./Downey HS
Scott Esparza         3.015    R-Jr.        WT                           Pleasanton, Calif./Amador Valley HS

Women’s Team
Victoria Rische       3.628    So.          Pole Vault               Santa Ana, Calif./Foothill HS
Chioma Amaechi   3.395    Jr.            SP/WT                    San Francisco, Calif./Lincoln HS
Grace Beaudoin     3.350    So.          High Jump             Kernville, Texas/Ingram Tom Moore HS


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