IRVINE, Calif. – A total of 35 UC Irvine student-athletes earned Academic All-Big West Conference honors for winter and spring sports.
The Anteaters were among 461 student-athletes who earned the honor for the winter sports of men's and women's basketball, and the spring sports of baseball, softball, beach volleyball, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's golf, men's and women's track and field, and women's water polo.
To be eligible for the All-Academic team, student-athletes are required to maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, complete one full year at the member institution prior to the season for which the award is being received (at least a sophomore academically), and competed in at least 50 percent of their team's contests.
UC Irvine Honorees
Baseball: Evan Cassolato, Alex Guenette, Jake Hazard, Keston Hiura, Michael Martin
Men's Golf: David Kim, Chris Parkinson, Jonathan Young
Men's Tennis: Vatsal Bajpai, Mason Hansen, Sebastian Heim, Luca Marquard
Men's Track & Field: Ashton Garcia, Antwon Parker, Paul Resong, Jon Rodriquez
Women's Basketball: Mckenzie Piper
Women's Golf: Breanne Jones, Camille Wagg
Women's Tennis: Stephanie Hazell
Women's Track & Field: Ariel Cheng, Tyra Jones, Crystal Lizaola, Yuilissa Mendoza, Megan Mirkhanian, Aliya Shah, Courtney Sharar, Saniya Syed, Persis William-Mensah
Women's Water Polo: Mary Brooks, Keana Eldridge, Allie Loomis, Jenna Phreaner, Cambria Shockley, Kelsey Thornton