Christine Koehler Named All-Academic WCC

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- Creighton women's crew member Christine Koehler has again earned West Coast Conference All-Academic Team honors, as announced by the league office on Thursday.  Koehler joins San Diego's Hannah Patrick and Haley Adams from Saint Mary's as repeat members from the 2011 squad.

Koehler, a senior from Monument, Colo., holds a 3.94 cumulative grade point average in Nursing.  Creighton placed five members on the honorable mention squad: Katie Dougherty (3.745 gpa), Kayla Heimerman (3.683 gpa), Hayley Pilcher (3.602 gpa), Laura Jo Washle (3.591 gpa) and Shawna Watanabe (3.862 gpa).

The Bluejays compete in the WCC Championships this weekend in Sacramento, Calif.

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.

The complete 2012 West Coast Conference Rowing All-Academic team follows.


Player, School, Yr., GPA., Major
Haley Adams, Saint Mary's, So., 3.70, Business Administration
Sarah Atkins, Gonzaga, So., 3.71, Nursing
Naseeb Bhangal, Gonzaga, So., 3.93, Political Science/Philosophy
Molly Donahue, Portland, Jr., 3.66, Nursing
Katelyn Freund, Portland, Jr., 3.83, Psychology
Missy Giorgi, Santa Clara, So., 3.76, Sociology/Spanish
Christine Koehler, Creighton, Sr., 3.94, Nursing
Nathalie Lambrecht, Saint Mary's, So., 3.91, Health Science
Hannah Patrick, San Diego, Sr., 3.52, Psychology
Kat Regan, Loyola Marymount, Sr., 3.59, Civil Engineering


Honorable Mention
Megan Alferness, SCU
Christina Bennett, SMC
Suzanne Blair, POR
Carina Brocato, SCU
Ana Burgos-Solis, SCU
Katie Caudle, SCU
Brandy Cho, SMC
Shannon Craig, LMU
Hannah Dahlem, POR
Katie Dougherty, CU
Chris Erhart, LMU
Michelle Geesman, USD
Lucy Grimm, POR
Camille Hayes, SCU
Kayla Heimerman, CU
Clodagh Hussey, POR
Amanda Lajoie, SCU
Brianna Lamb, USD
Adrienne Lohe, SCU
Lauren Mainero, POR
Amanda Marques, POR
Alexandra Nelson, SCU
Jamie Opra, POR
Elise Perkins, GON
Hayley Pilcher, CU
Sarah Ryan, POR
Kaitlin Soper, USD
Laura Jo Washle, CU
Shawna Watanabe, CU
Paula Welly, GON

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