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Nine Saint Mary's Rowers earn All-Academic Honors while Kimberly Delen-Briones and Kelsey Dunne are named to the All-Academic Team.
Nine Saint Mary's Rowers earn All-Academic Honors while Kimberly Delen-Briones and Kelsey Dunne are...
ROW | Nine Gaels Earn All-Academic Honors
Release: Monday 05/11/2017 
by SMC Athletics

SAN BRUNO, Calif. — Nine members of the Saint Mary's rowing team receive 2017 West Coast Conference All-Academic honors Thursday with Kimberly Delen-Briones and Kelsey Dunne earning spots on the WCC All-Academic Team.

Delen-Briones and Dunne accompany 15 other women from around the league on the All-Academic Team.  Kylie Aberle, Emma Bangs, Ashley Godoy, Hannah Grunbaum, Emma Hancock, Abbie McGill and Rachel Rowland have all earned honorable mention.

Delen-Briones, a senior allied health science major with a 3.751 GPA, earns her second career All-Academic Team honor. She has been a key member of multiple varsity eight boats and raced in the five position of the 2v8 varsity eight boat that finished third and broke a school record at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.

Dunne, a graduating accounting student with a 3.725, adds a second accolade to her final season as a Gael after being named to the All-WCC Preseason Team. She was also a key part of the 2v8 boat that took third and broke a school record at the WIRAC.

"Congratulations to Kim, Kelsey, Kylie, Ashley, Hannah, Emma, Abbie and Rachel," says head coach Anna Pytlak. "It is wonderful to have so many from our team represented in the WCC, these rowers definitely deserve the accolades. Go rowing, go Gaels."

The Gaels return to the water on Saturday in Rancho Cordova to compete in the WCC Championships.

2016-17 West Coast Conference Women's Rowing All-Academic Team

Name

School

Class

GPA

Major

Rachael Arand

Gonzaga

So.

3.91

Sport Management

Isabelle Belzil

Gonzaga

Jr.

3.61

Business Administration

Hollynd Boyden

Santa Clara

Sr.

3.77

Biology

Clara Blackbill

LMU

Sr.

3.57

Political Science

Kimberly Delen-Briones

Saint Mary's

Sr.

3.75

Allied Health Science

Kelsey Dunne

Saint Mary's

Sr.

3.72

Accounting

Kim Ehntholt

LMU

Jr.

3.62

Economics

Samantha Erickson

Creighton

Jr.

3.86

Exercise Science

Megan Goodman

San Diego

Sr.

3.62

International Relations & Spanish

Marie Hayman

Gonzaga

So.

3.80

Sport Management

Meredith Hoggatt

San Diego

Sr.

3.84

Mechanical Engineering

Olivia Lada

Gonzaga

So.

3.87

History

Melanie Martinell

Portland

Jr.

3.60

Computer Science

Lauren Reid

Portland

Jr.

3.65

Accounting

Audrey Sisel

Creighton

Jr.

3.98

History

Acacia Welsford

Portland

So.

3.94

History

Karli Wittenberg

San Diego

Sr.

3.61

Biochemistry

2016-17 West Coast Conference Women's Rowing Academic Honorable Mention

Mollie Babich, Creighton; Julie Bricker, Creighton; Isabelle Buhr, Creighton; Kortni Carico, Creighton; Katherine Conway, Gonzaga; Whitney Coriolan, Creighton; Maddie Eyer, Creighton; Alyssa Freitas, Creighton; Michelle Frisbie, Creighton; Emily Graupman, Creighton; Mackenzie Hatcher, Creighton; Madison Heinrich, Creighton; Louisa Karam, Creighton; Elizabeth Maynard, Creighton; Sydney Olson, Creighton; Mary Stanley, Creighton; Sarah Stephani, Creighton; Caitlyn Ward, Creighton; McKinley Wilson, Creighton; Hanna Wysopal, Creighton; Ana Delucchi, Gonzaga; Emma Delucchi, Gonzaga; Micailah Donner, Gonzaga; Lauren English, Gonzaga; Lindsey English, Gonzaga; Shaylee Kieffer, Gonzaga; Alexis Legaspi, Gonzaga; Meghan McCallum, Gonzaga; Olivia Marsh, Gonzaga;  Elizabeth Maynard, Creighton; Nicola Maytom, Gonzaga; Cheryl Murbach, Gonzaga;  Megan Seifert, Gonzaga; Isabella Spies, Gonzaga; Clara Campbell, LMU; Nora Consani, LMU; Masury Lynch, LMU; Briar Murphy, LMU; Madeline Bettinger-Lobash, Portland; Hannah Burns, Portland; Megan Del Pozzi, Portland; Kiva Goodman, Portland; Maddie Goodwin, Portland; Mariah Graham, Portland; Lauren Jesse, Portland; Jess Mann, Portland; Megan Medalia, Portland; Veronica Nicacio, Portland; Catherine Pennie, Portland; Celina Perez, Portland; Courtney Schmidt, Portland; Alyssa Soete, Portland; Acacia Welsford, Portland; Brianne Zyblicki, Portland; Kylie Aberle, Saint Mary's; Emma Bangs, Saint Mary's; Ashley Godoy, Saint Mary's; Hannah Grunbaum, Saint Mary's; Emma Hancock, Saint Mary's; Abbie McGill, Saint Mary's; Rachel Rowland, Saint Mary's; Uche Nayanwu, San Diego; Jane Bird, San Diego; Valerie Bright, Santa Clara; Katherine Malueg, Santa Clara; Hope McGowan, Santa Clara; Leah Senatro, Santa Clara; Jiana Serpa, Santa Clara; Sarah Smith, Santa Clara.


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