Three Husky Women Honored As Academic All-District
Nov. 1, 2012
SEATTLE -- Three talented Husky women, Kari Davidson, Faustine Dufka and Lindsey Bos have been named to the District 8 Capital One Academic All-District Second Team. Members were carefully selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America in recognition of the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Davidson, a senior goalkeeper has been outstanding on and off the field. The Portland, Ore., native has risen up the career ranks at UW, now fourth all-time in saves with 195 and tied for fourth in shutouts with 15. Perhaps more impressive though is her work in the classroom where the double major in Visual Art Communications and Urban Design. She has a 3.48 grade-point average and has taken her education to found a non-profit call Haiti Babi that seeks to employ and empower Haitian mothers.
With a GPA OF 3.80 as a Medical Anthropology and Global Health major, Dufka is the second Husky senior to be named 2012 All-District Second Team. As a member of the Honors Program at UW, Dufka has been a standout in the classroom and a key contributor for the Husky women. She will attend medical school, likely beginning in 2014. On the field, the San Francisco native has played in 32 games at UW and scored two goals.
Bos was the only junior to be named on the All-District Second team this year. She continues to find a striking balance as a student-athlete, holding a 3.74 GPA as a Business Administration major and a starter and key player for the Dawgs. Hailing from Snohomish, Wash., Bos has started 18 games this season for the stingy Husky defense.
The trio of Husky women wraps up the 2012 regular season on Friday against Washington State. The game with major NCAA Tournament ramifications will be live on the Pac-12 Networks at 2 p.m.