Ansari Leads Four Tigers On WCC All-Academic Team
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.
2013 WEST COAST CONFERENCE WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-ACADEMIC 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
2013 WCC WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION
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