WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -
The California Collegiate Athletic Association announced the 2009-10 All-Academic award winners on Tuesday and a total of 85 student-athletes from UC San Diego were on the list. In all, 453 athletes from the conference's 12 member institutions achieved the distinction.
To qualify for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must be a varsity letterwinner who competed in one of 13 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, women's tennis, men's outdoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field, baseball, and softball) during the 2009-10 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 third consecutive season. Cal State Monterey Bay was second with 52 selections, followed by Sonoma State (49), Cal Poly Pomona (40), Chico State (38), Cal State San Bernardino (33), Cal State Stanislaus (31), San Francisco State (28), Cal State Dominguez Hills and Cal State East Bay (26), Humboldt State (25), and Cal State L.A. (20).
The Triton women's soccer team led the way with a total of 12 selections, followed by men's soccer with 11 and men's track and women's track, which both had eight student-athletes receive the honor.
Below is a complete list of UCSD's 2009-10 All-Academic honorees.
Men's Cross Country
Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
Women's Cross Country
Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
Men's Track & Field
Women's Track & Field
Anna Lee McGregor
Kirby St. John