Bowen and Vasconcelos represent two of the 11 WCC players selected to the team. Four more Cougars—Paige Hunt Barker, Elena Medeiros, Stephanie Ringwood Ney and Madie Siddoway received WCC All-Academic honorable mention.
It's the second time for Bowen to be named to the team. Vasconcelos, Barker and Medeiros are being recognized with all-academic awards for the third time. Ney is being mentioned for the second time, with Siddoway receiving her first mention.
Athletes considered for the all-academic awards have maintained cumulative grade point averages of at least 3.20, while contributing significantly to their teams.
2016 WCC All-Academic Team
|Juli Vass||Santa Clara||Senior||3.98||Economics|
|Julia Sherwood||San Diego||Senior||3.97||English and Philosophy|
|Eliza Hard||Pacific||Senior||3.90||Speech/Language Pathology|
|Kiana Quarles||Saint Mary's||Senior||3.89||Business Administration|
|Bizzy Phillips Bowen||BYU||Junior||3.88||Management (Marketing)|
|Jessica Nakae||San Francisco||Senior||3.81||Kinesiology|
|Amanda Whittle||San Francisco||Junior||3.74||Kinesiology|
|Michele Vasconcelos||BYU||Senior||3.54||Exercise and Wellness|
2016 WCC All-Academic Honorable Mention
Hailai Arghandiwal, Santa Clara; Taylor Ayers, Pacific; Karley Baggerly, Gonzaga; Julia Beck, Pacific; Kendall Bietsch, Pacific; Emily Carman, Loyola Marymount; Shelby Cormier, Loyola Marymount; Hannah Diaz, Saint Mary’s; Samantha Dion, Saint Mary’s; Anyssa Dominguez, Saint Mary’s; Jacquelyn Dutton, Saint Mary’s; Alyssa Edenstrom, Portland; Jasmine Edwards, Saint Mary’s; Ebony Ezeji, Pacific; Jill Farley, Loyola Marymount; Sonja Giraud, San Francisco; Janae Gonzalez, Santa Clara; Hannah Griffiths Boston, Portland; Lily Higashino, Pacific; Jenna Holtz, Santa Clara; Paige Hunt Barker, BYU; Jessica Imbrie, Saint Mary’s; Jazmin Jackmon, Santa Clara; Devlyn Jeter, Portland; Sarah Jones, Portland; Caitlyn Kretzscamar, San Diego; Valerie LaForge, Saint Mary’s; Melissa Lowder, Santa Clara; Julia McDonald, Saint Mary’s; Elena Medeiros, BYU; Kellie Peay, Santa Clara; Lena Perry, Pacific; Stephanie Ringwood Ney, BYU; Jenna Roering, Santa Clara; Ali Schaffer, San Francisco; Meghan Schoen, Pepperdine; Hannah Seabert, Pepperdine; Heather Seybert, Saint Mary’s; Madie Siddoway, BYU; Kristin Standish, Gonzaga; Sarah Swanson, Gonzaga; Hannah Terry, Pacific; Emma Tyrnauer, Loyola Marymount; Jodi Ulkekul, Gonzaga; Kaycie Young, Portland