Two Huskies Earn Verizon Academic All-America Accolades
April 14, 2001
SEATTLE--The academic honors for Washington student-athletes keep rolling in as two Husky men were voted Verizon Academic All-America fall-winter at-large team honorees as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Junior Bryn Ritchie (Medford, Ore.), a defender on the Pac-10 champion Husky soccer team, and junior David Moilanen (Renton, Wash.), a member of the Washington men's swimming team, earned second-team Verizon Academic All-America honors.
Ritchie carries a 3.66 grade-point average in his international relations and business major, while Moilanen boasts a 3.95 GPA in physics. This is the first time either athlete has been named to the Academic All-America team.
Only three student-athletes from the Pac-10 conference received the at-large team accolades.
Name, School, Sport, Class, Hometown, GPA, Major
Michael Bucy (North Carolina), Soccer, Sr., Raleigh, N.C., 3.95, Economics
John Christian (Campbell), Wrestling, Sr., Tallmadge, Ohio, 3.91, Psychology
Zane DeWitz (Tennessee), Swimming, Sr., Waterville, Wash., 3.94, Psychology
Jim Dube (Ferris State), Ice Hockey, Sr., Ottawa, Ontario, 3.93, Business Management
Karl Goehring (North Dakota), Ice Hockey, Sr., Apple Valley, Minn., 3.88, Marketing
John Hedengren (Brigham Young), Cross Country, Jr., Richland, Wash., 3.96, Chemical Engineering
R.J. Kaszuba (Dayton), Soccer, Sr., Washington, Mo., 3.62, Economics/Finance
Kevin Knott (William & Mary), Soccer, Sr., Virginia Beach, Va., 3.91, Physics
Andy Nonaka (Pacific), Swimming, Sr., Concord, Calif., 4.00, Electrical Engineering
Greg Reeves (Florida), Swimming, Sr., Tallahassee, Fla., 3.95, Chemical Engineering
Alex Royblat (St. John's), Fencing, Sr., Ashod, Israel, 3.90, Criminal Justice
Andrew Sause (Navy), Water Polo, Sr., Salt Lake City, Utah, 3.88, Ocean Engineering
Jeffrey Stoklosa (St. John's), Soccer, Sr., Newark, Del., 3.90, Computer Science
Tim Surface (Tulsa), Cross Country, Sr., Jefferson City, Mo., 4.00, Management Information Systems
Dan Thorstenson (Bradley), Soccer, Sr., Schaumburg, Ill., 3.97, Mechanical Engineering
Scott Blount (Furman), Soccer, Jr., Brentwood, Tenn., 3.51, Accounting & Business Admin.
Pietro Broggini (Denver), Skiing, Grad., Gallarate, Italy, 3.80, MBA/Information Technology
David Evans (Clarkson), Ice Hockey, Jr., Sand Lake, N.Y., 3.94, Biomolecular Science
Joern Frohs (Denver), Skiing, J., Mittelsaida, Germany, 3.91, Business/Information Technology
George Gleason (Yale), Swimming, Sr., St. Croix, Virgin Islands, 3.55, Sociology
Anders Hoyem (Northeastern), Soccer, Jr., Oslo, Norway, 3.95, Finance/Insurance
Garrett Jensen (Arizona State), Cross Country, Sr., Fullerton, Calif., 3.90, Education
Jeff Jillson (Michigan), Ice Hockey, Jr., North Smithfield, R.I., 3.48, Sport Management & Communication
Marc Lindsay (Georgia), Swimming, Jr., Newark, Del., 3.84, English & Political Science
Josh Lockhart (Illinois), Wrestling, Jr., Mahomet, Ill., 3.45, Pre-medicine
David Moilanen (UW), Swimming, Jr., Renton, Wash., 3.95, Physics
Leo Oka (Illinois), Gymnastics, Sr., Scarborough, Ontario, 3.60, Business Administration
Jose Palacios (Penn State), Gymnastics, Jr., Gijon, Spain, 3.72, Aerospace Engineering
Bryn Ritchie (UW), Soccer, Jr., Medford, Ore., 3.66, International Relations & Business
Barry Shaw (Navy), Water Polo, Jr., Johannesburg, South Africa, 3.92, History
Justin Wilcock (Brigham Young), Swimming, So., Smithfield, Utah, 3.74, Horticulture