Clarendon Earns Pac-12 All-Academic Honor
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  03/26/2013

March 26, 2013

BERKELEY - California senior guard Mikayla Lyles all earned honorable mentions.

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

The honors are split into a five-member first team and a five-member second team.

Clarendon, an American Studies major with a 3.47 cumulative grade point average, was also a second team All-Academic selection last season. She was an honorable mention in 2010-11.

The Bears had three players earn honorable mentions: senior center Mikayla Lyles (Media Studies major).


First Team
Chelsea Bridgewater, UTAH, Sr., 3.81, Psychology/Political Science
Kristi Kingma, WASH, Sr., 3.94, Communication
Rachel Messer, UTAH, Sr., 3.83, Management
Taryn Wicijowski, UTAH, Jr., 3.93, Biology/Psychology
Mariah Williams, UCLA, Sr., 3.89, Political Science

Second Team
Layshia Clarendon, CAL, Sr., 3.47, American Studies
Katie Grad, WSU, Sr., 3.80, Sport Management
Lexy Kresl, COLO, So., 3.52, Integrative Physiology
Eliza Normen, ASU, Fr., 3.57, Biomedical Engineering
Carly Noyes, WSU, Sr., 3.49, Elementary Education

Women's Basketball Honorable Mention All-Academic
Ireti Amojo, Jr., WSU; Liz Brenner, So., ORE; Joy Burke, Jr., ASU; Mikayla Lyles, Jr., CAL; Christina Marinacci, Sr., USC; Alyssa Martin, Jr., OSU; Chiney Ogwumike, Jr., STAN; Kate Oliver, Jr., USC; Erica Payne, So., STAN; Eliza Pierre, Sr., CAL; Michelle Plouffe, Jr., UTAH; Mikaela Ruef, Sr., STAN; Bonnie Samuelson, So., STAN; Mercedes Wetmore, Jr., WASH; Aminah Williams, So., WASH.