Laffling Named All-Academic
Nov. 22, 1999
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior Kristina Laffling has been named to the Pac-10 Women's Volleyball All-Academic first team, conference commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
A swing hitter from Richmond, B.C., Canada, Laffling currently boasts a 3.38 grade point average as an English major. Last season, Laffling was named to the All-Pac-10 first team and to the Academic second-team. The 1999 All-Pac-10 team has not yet been named.
Laffling completed her college career last weekend. She ranks in the top five in UW history in five different categories -- kills, attacks, digs, block assists and total blocks.
Churnside, a sophomore setter from Eugene, Ore., is a pre-major with a 3.45 grade point average. Richardson, a sophomore swing hitter from Hemet, Calif., is also a pre-major with a 3.30 GPA while Underhill, a RS-sophomore quick hitter from Vista, Calif., is a pre-nurshing major with a 3.38 grade point average.
Below is the entire Pac-10 Conference Women's Volleyball All-Academic first and second team, and Washington's honorable mention selections:
First Team Year GPA Major Elisabeth Bachman, UCLA Jr. 3.71 Communications Studies Brandi Bonnarens, Oregon St. Jr. 3.75 Health Care Administration Amanda Burbridge, Arizona St. Jr. 3.49 Sociology Jami Coughlin, Arizona St. So. 4.00 Undeclared Jennifer Detmer, Stanford Jr. 3.59 International Relations Kristina Laffling, UW Sr. 3.38 English