Nov. 15, 2012
SAN DIEGO - Junior goalkeeper Emily Kruger heads a list of 11 Golden Bears who garnered Pac-12 All-Academic Team honors, Commissioner Larry Scott announced on Nov. 14. With her 3.63 grade-point average, the peace and conflict studies major earned a spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.
The following Bears earned Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention: seniors Lauren Battung, Betsy Hassett and Samantha Walker; juniors Mekenna DeBack, Amanda Glass and Emi Lawson; and sophomores Taylor Comeau, Kaitlin Dickmann, Thelma Einarsdottir and Kory Lamet.
The Bears (16-5-0) are currently in San Diego ahead of their second-round, NCAA Tournament match at San Diego State (20-1-1) scheduled for Friday at 7 p.m. at the SDSU Sports Deck.
Bears on the 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Teams
Lauren Battung, junior forward/midfielder
Taylor Comeau, sophomore midfielder
Mekenna DeBack, junior forward
Kaitlin Dickmann, sophomore defender
Thelma Einarsdottir, sophomore defender/midfielder
Amanda Glass, junior defender
Betsy Hassett, senior midfielder
Kory Lamet, sophomore midfielder/forward
Emi Lawson, junior defender
Samantha Walker, senior defender