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Junior forward Gabi Hernandez was one of 14 women's soccer players to garner CCAA All-Academic distinction for the 2011-12 school year.
UC San Diego Places 86 on CCAA All-Academic Team
Release: Wednesday 07/25/2012 
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - A total of 86 UC San Diego student-athletes were named to the 2011-12 California Collegiate Athletic Association All-Academic team, it was announced Wednesday by the conference office. In all, 480 athletes from the conference's 12 member institutions earned the distinction.

To qualify for the CCAA All-Academic Award, student-athletes must be a varsity letterwinner who competed in one of 12 CCAA-sponsored sports (men's cross country, women's cross country, men's soccer, women's soccer, women's volleyball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's golf, men's outdoor track and field, women's outdoor track and field, baseball and softball) during the 2011-12 academic year.

Student-athletes must also maintain a GPA of 3.40 or higher in a minimum of 24 semester/36 quarter units completed at the certifying institution. Non-graded units may be included in the 24/36 unit total.

UCSD had the most All-Academic selections in the conference for the fifth consecutive season, easily surpassing Cal State Monterey Bay's second place total of 48. The remaining 10 institutions had between 43 and 23 student-athletes who made the list.

The Triton women's soccer team led the way with a total of 14 honorees, followed by men's track and field with 11. Men's cross country/track and field, men's soccer and women's track and field each had eight selections.

Below is a complete list of UCSD's 2011-12 All-Academic honorees. For the complete list featuring all 12 CCAA institutions, click here.

Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Zach Withall
Dustin Harris
Matt Lenehan
Kellen Levy
Ryan Lok
Ben Rich
Jeremy Riley
John Svet

Women's Cross Country
Alia Bales
Jackie Sikkema
Melissa Le Roux
Michelle Le Roux
Kathryn Turner

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Dani Brabender
Catherine Crisp
Elena Inouye
Anneke Kakebeen

Men's Soccer
Andisheh Bagheri
Elan Gefen
Tsuk Haroush
Kian Malek
Kyle Mandala
Harris Rabin
Jordan Valenciano
Adam Zernik

Women's Soccer
Kristin Armstrong
Cassie Callahan
Danielle Dixon
Alexa Enlow
Sarah Garland
Gabi Hernandez
Morgan Jong
Katie Kuykendall
Sarah McTigue
Lindsay Mills
Izzy Pozurama
Sara Spaventa
Jessica Wi
Ellen Wilson

Women's Volleyball
Lizzy Andrews
Katie Condon
Lauren Demos
Amber Hawthorne
Janessa Werhane
Hillary Williamson

Men's Basketball
Dylan Bohanan
Christian Hatch
James McCann
Mackenzie McCullough
Tyler McGrath

Women's Basketball
Daisy Feder
Lauren Freidenberg
Erin Grady
Nadja Kern
Rachel Marty
Emily Osga
Stephanie Yano

Men's Golf
David Smith

Men's Track & Field
David Baker
Benjamin Berthet
Matt Endler
Nathaniel Ford
David Guinasso
Antony Kountouris
Quentin McWhorter
Michael Procopio
Keenan Smith
Shaun Tu
Eric Vetter

Women's Track & Field
Lorato Anderson
Shana Emile
Amanda Horowitz
Eva Isaacs
Natalie Lomayesva
Sabrina Pimentel
Toni Sarge
Aletha Vassilakis

Devin Garrett
Jeff Rauh
Elias Tuma

Camille Gaito
Tess Granath
Annie Heskett
Emily McQuaid
Mya Romero
Anne Wethe

Friday, August 25
W Soccer at University of San Diego (exhibition)
7:00 PM
San Diego
Thursday, August 31
M Soccer at Biola
7:00 PM
La Mirada
W Soccer vs. Point Loma
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, September 01
W Volleyball at Alaska Anchorage
8:30 AM
San Diego (Point Loma)
W Volleyball at Azusa Pacific
1:00 PM
San Diego (Point Loma)
Cross Country at California Baptist Lancer Invitational
5:00 PM
Saturday, September 02
M Water Polo vs. Chapman
8:00 AM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Simon Fraser
10:45 AM
San Diego (Point Loma)
M Soccer vs. Occidental
5:00 PM
UC San Diego
M Water Polo vs. Long Beach State
5:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Soccer vs. Central Washington
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
W Volleyball at Point Loma
8:00 PM
San Diego (Point Loma)
Sunday, September 03
M Water Polo vs. TBD
UC San Diego
Tuesday, September 05
W Soccer vs. Concordia Irvine
7:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, September 07
W Volleyball at Concordia (OR)
5:30 PM
Ellensburg, WA
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