May 18, 2012
BELLINGHAM, Wash. -
Western Washington University golfer Alexandria Taylor has been named to the Capital One/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic/NCAA II District 8 women's at-large team.
The all-district honorees advance to the Academic All-America Team ballot where All-America honorees will be selected later this month. District 8 is made up of schools in the California Collegiate Athletic Association, Great Northwest Athletic Conference and Pacific West Conference.
Taylor, a senior from Sammamish (graduate of Eastlake High School), is a mathematics major with a 3.78 grade point average (4.0 scale).
Posting a 79.2 scoring average, Taylor was a first-team Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star and a three-time GNAC academic honoree. She helped the Vikings win a second straight league title in 2012, being runner-up in medalist play.
Taylor was a four-year letter winner at WWU.
2011-12 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 At-Large Women's Team
Claire Pierce (Water Polo), Cal State East Bay, Jr., Perth, Australia, 3.79, Kinesiology
Shelby Hooper (Golf), Chico State, Sr., Incline Village, NV, 3.93, Business
Christie Lau (Tennis), Cal State L.A., Jr., Chino Hills, CA, 3.88, Kinesiology-Exercise Science
Emily Adamczyk (Swimming), UC San Diego, Jr., Altadena, CA, 3.34, Biology
Megan Northey (Crew), Western Washington, Sr., Brier, WA, 3.92, Kinesiology
Jaime Bronga (Skiing), Alaska Anchorage, Sr., Anchorage, AK, 3.99, Civil engineering
Spencer Heller (Golf), Sonoma State, Jr., Turlock, CA, 3.74, Kinesiology
Mary Hanson (Swimming), Cal Baptist, So., Ridgecrest, CA, 3.93, Engineering
Marit Rjabov (Skiing), Alaska Fairbanks, Jr., Voru, Estonia, 3.91, Psychology
Alexandria Taylor (Golf), Western Washington, Sr., Sammamish, WA, 3.78, Mathematics
Nikki Smart (Water Polo), Cal State Monterey Bay, Sr., Clovis, CA, 3.35, Kinesiology
Jackie Walters (Water Polo), Cal State Monterey Bay, Jr., San Diego, CA, 3.51, Kinesiology