EUGENE, Ore. - Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional champion Jordan Hasay led a cadre of 14 Oregon men's and women's cross country runners who were named to the Pac-10 all-academic teams on Thursday.
Among the 14 were all five Duck women scorers from the both the Pac-10 and NCAA West Regional meets.
Hasay, a sophomore from Arroyo Grande, Calif., was a first team selection for her 4.02 grade point average in human physiology. She was joined on the first team by Anne Kesselring, who led all selections with her 4.10 GPA. The sophomore from Nürnberg, Germany, was 24th at the Pac-10 championships and 36th at the NCAA West Regional.
Redshirt freshman Ben DeJarnette was a first team selection for the men for his 4.04 GPA in journalism. The Mechanicsville, Va., native took 26th at the Pac-10 meet and 28th at the NCAA West Regional.
Second team picks for the Ducks included senior Alex Kosinski and junior Claire Michel for the women and senior Ken Scoggins and redshirt freshman Tim Costin for the men. Kosinski, from El Dorado Hills, Calif., was fourth at the Pac-10 championships and third at the NCAA West meet and holds a 3.62 GPA in sociology. Michel, from Clackamas, Ore., has a 3.91 GPA as a double major in romance languages and international business.
Springfield, Ore., native Costin has a 3.75 gpa in business administration, while Scoggin, from Cottage Grove, Ore., has a 3.75 gpa in human physiology.
Another pair of Pac-10 scorers received honorable mention selection for the women in senior Zoe Buckman and redshirt freshman Lanie Thompson. Buckman, from Canberra, Australia, was 24th at the Pac-10 meet and a career-best 10th at the NCAA West Regional. Thompson, from High Bridge, N.J., was 16th at the league meet and 27th at the regional.
They were joined by junior Bronwyn Crossman (Bellingham, Wash.) on the women's honorable mention roll.
Three Pac-10 scorers also earned honorable mention status for the Oregon men. Junior Luke Puskedra, from Ogden, Utah, was Oregon's top finisher - fourth - in both the Pac-10 and NCAA West meets, while senior A.J. Acosta, from Oceanside, Calif., was eighth at the league meet and 16th at the regional. Junior Chris Kwiatkowski, from Bellingham, Wash., placed 24th at the Pac-10 championships.
Those three were joined by Fremont, Neb., redshirt freshman Mitch Hunt on the honorable mention list.
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