Molen Headlines 11 Trojans Earning Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

    Nicole Molen also earned CoSIDA District 8 First Team All-Academic.
    Nov. 17, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Led by First Team Pac-12 All-Academic selection Nicole Molen, the Trojans had 11 student-athletes earn conference All-Academic honors, it was announced today.

    Joining Molen were 10 All-Academic honorable mention nods to Moriah Earley, Jamie Fink, Sydney Johnson, Savannah Levin, Tamara Mejia, Kayla Mills, Erin Owen, Whitney Pitalo, Sammy Jo Prudhomme, and Sydney Sladek.

    The 11 Trojans are tied for the second-most All-Academic honorees in the conference.

    Molen, a sophomore who boasts an impressive 3.94 GPA as a human biology major earned her first career First Team Pac-12 All-Academic selection. The Westlake Village, Calif., native, also earned CoSIDA District 8 All-Academic first team honors and she is now on the national ballot for Academic All-America honors.

    Earley, who boasts a 3.69 GPA in human biology, earned her second-straight All-Academic honor after being named to the second team in 2014.

    Fink, a communication major with a .344 GPA earned her third-straight All-Academic honorable mention selection.



    S. Johnson, an undeclared sophomore, earned her first career Pac-12 All-Academic nod with a 3.48 GPA.

    Levin, a junior, earned her second-straight Pac-12 All-Academic honors as she boasts a 3.53 GPA as a psychology major.

    Mejia, a business administration major, earned her second-straight Pac-12 All-Academic honor with a 3.41 GPA.

    Mills, the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year, also excels on the field, earning her second-straight All-Academic honorable mention selection with a 3.13 GPA in communications.

    Owen, a communications major, boasts a 3.34 GPA and for the third-straight season earned All-Academic honorable mention.

    Pitalo also earned her third-straight All-Academic honorable mention nod with a 3.46 GPA while majoring in Nongovernmental Organizations and Social Change.

    Prudhomme, a transfer from Oregon State, earned her first Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors with a 3.44 GPA as a communication major. She also earned CoSIDA District 8 All-Academic second team honors.

    Sophomore Sladek earned her first career All-Academic nod with a 3.23 GPA. She is undecided in her major.

    The Trojans head to Charlottesville, Va., tomorrow in advance of Friday's 1 p.m. match against Princeton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.