Nov. 2, 2011
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Midfielder Kelly Cates (Sr., Poulsbo/North Kitsap) was honored for the second straight year, heading four members of the Western Washington University women's soccer team named to the 2011 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Academic all-star team released today.
Cates, who is majoring in marine biology, has a 3.53 (4.0 scale) grade point average. She has scored one goal, a game winner, and been credited with one assist.
Maris, who is a physical education major with a 3.78 GPA, has four goals, one a game winner, and one assist. Three of the goals have come in the last two games.
Sych is a physical education major with a 3.33 GPA, and Chapin an anthropology-archaeology major with a 3.33 GPA.
Sych has four goals, two of them game winners, and two assists; and Chapin has three goals and a team-leading four assists.
WWU, 9-5-3, ends its season Friday (7 p.m.) at Simon Fraser.
To be eligible for the GNAC academic team, student-athletes must have a minimum grade point average of 3.20 and be in at least their second year of competition at their university.
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