Nov. 21, 2011
BERKELEY - California placed three Golden Bears on the Pac-12 All-Academic Teams, with Tony Salciccia, Steve Birnbaum and Kyle Marsh earning conference honors, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott announced Monday.
Salciccia, a junior co-captain, claimed second-team kudos with his 3.49 grade-point average in social welfare. A midfielder, Salciccia started all 17 games for the Bears in the recently completed 2011 season and posted two goals, one assist and five points.
Birnbaum, also a junior co-captain, and sophomore midfielder Kyle Marsh earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention. A defender, Birnbaum started 16 games and scored his second career goal, while Marsh started 11 of the 17 games he played and scored two goals this season.
Cal Players on the 2011 Pac-12 All-Academic Teams