Feb. 27, 2006
San Bruno, Calif. - Seniors Keith Jarbo and Kelsey Ball were named to their respective all-academic teams, the West Coast Conference (WCC) announced on Monday. Jarbo is a three-time recipient of the honor while Ball is tabbed all-academic for the second straight year.
Jarbo is currently averaging 2.2 points and 2.0 rebounds a game while averaging 11.9 minutes a contest. He holds a 3.73 grade-point average while majoring in sports medicine and will graduate this spring. Following graduation, Jarbo will attend medical school.
Ball currently holds a 3.56 GPA in organizational communications. Earlier on Monday she was named the WCC's Defensive Player of the Year. The senior center averaged 5.9 rebounds per game with seven blocked shots and 11 steals in just over 26 minutes of play during the season.
2006 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Kelsey Ball, Pepperdine - Senior - F - 3.56 - Organizational Com.
Dominique Carter, San Francisco - Sophomore - G/F - 3.50 - Bus. Accounting
Polly Dong, San Diego - Senior - G - 3.57 - MA in Real Estate
Ashley Graham, Santa Clara - Junior - G - 3.60 - Psychology
Whitney Grant, Portland - Senior - G - 3.76 - Marketing & Mgmt.
Stephanie Hawk, Gonzaga - Junior - F - 3.58 - Business
Sabine Loewe, San Diego - Junior - C - 3.39 - History
Monica Mertle, Saint Mary's - Sophomore - F - 3.67 - HPER: Teaching
Nicole Warren, San Francisco - Junior - F - 3.55 - Bus. Marketing
Rachel Warren, Portland - Junior - C - 3.86 - Business Admin.
Rachael Ziemann, LMU - Senior - G - 3.29 - Business Admin.
2006 MEN'S BASKETBALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Corey Belser, San Diego - Senior - F - 3.20 - MA in Leasdership
Ross DeRogatis, San Diego - Junior - G - 3.01 - Business
Mitch Henke, Santa Clara - Sophomore - F - 3.58 - Mathematics
Keith Jarbo, Pepperdine - Senior - G - 3.73 - Sports Medicine
Joey Kaempf, Santa Clara - Senior - G - 3.63 - Political Science
Sean Mallon, Gonzaga - Junior - F - 3.27 - Political Science
Vince Polakovic, San Francisco - Sophomore - F - 3.34 - Intn'l Business
Ben Sullivan, Portland - Junior - F - 3.24 - Finance