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Ansari Leads Four Tigers On WCC All-Academic Team

Nov 10, 2013

Pacific sophomore Shayda Ansari has been named to the West Coast Conference Women's Soccer All-Academic Team. Ansari and three Tiger teammates each received all-academic honors.

Ansari is a business administration major with a cumulative GPA of 3.32. She has played in 16 games for the Tigers, making six starts.

Liz Higashino, Regina Manneh and Mirella Mattos received WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention honors. 

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport.  To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to her team.


Name, School, Class, GPA, Major

Shayda Ansari, Pacific, So., 3.32, Business Administration

Kristine Hilliard, Pepperdine, Jr., 3.92, Business Administration

Ally Holtz, Pepperdine, Jr., 3.90, Pre-Business Administration

Heather Johnson, Gonzaga, So., 3.69, Business

Mackenzie Krieser, San Francisco, Jr., 3.66, Exercise Sports Science

Melinda Madden, Saint Mary's, Sr., 3.53, Biology

Morgan Marlborough, Santa Clara, Sr., 3.40, Liberal Studies

Emily Dillon, San Diego, Sr., 3.73, Biology

Erica Owens, BYU, Sr., 3.71, Exercise & Wellness

Emily Sippel, Portland, Jr., 3.87, Biology

Julie Vass, Santa Clara, So., 3.95, Mathematics



Annie Amos, BYU; Jenni Benger, Loyola Marymount; Jocelyn Blankenship, Loyola Marymount; Sarah Bridges, Portland; Mariah Butera, San Diego; Tyler Campagna, San Francisco; Micaela Capelle, Portland; Sarah Chambers, BYU; Michelle Craft, San Diego; Michelle Cruz, Portland; Erin Dees, Portland; Kristin DeGrandmont, Pepperdine; Haylee DeGrood, Portland; Carolyn Dunn, Loyola Marymount; Emily Eckmann, Gonzaga; Elizabeth Higashino, Pacific; Cricket Harber, Gonzaga; Taylor Housley, San Diego; Paige Hunt, BYU; Tori Lee, Gonzaga; Casidee Lynch, Saint Mary's; Regina Manneh, Pacific; Tawni Martino, Loyola Marymount; Mirella Mattos, Pacific; Jaciara Mello, San Francisco; Marissa Nimmer, BYU; Ellen Parker, Portland; Katey Pennington, Gonzaga; Darien Pyka, Loyola Marymount; Cali Reis, Santa Clara; Ellie Rice, Santa Clara; Paige Robertson, Santa Clara; Vicki Shimkus, Saint Mary's; Katie Speidel, Santa Clara; Dani Weatherholt, Santa Clara 


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