Thursday, June 02, 2005

Kudos from a fellow Poly alum...

Gotta give a shout-out to a softball player from my alma mater. She's also a Journalism senior, too. This means her course load was literally lighter than a feather ... old KCPR joke :)

Myers Named Academic All-American Second Team'

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA -- Cal Poly¹s senior catcher Erin Myers was named to the2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team, as selected by theCollege Sports Information Directors of America.

An All-Big West First Team selection, Myers posted a 3.78 cumulative gradepoint average in journalism at Cal Poly. Myers led the Mustangs to a 35-16 overall record and a second place finishin the BWC with a 15-6 mark. Myers hit .338 while starting in all 51 games for the Mustangs.

The seniorwas eighth in conference in batting and was fifth in slugging percentage(.615). Myers clubbed a team record 10 home runs while driving in 36 RBI¹s. Thenative of Redding, CA also managed a .414 on base percentage.

From the Poly SID Media List that I'm still on...years after I ceased being a sports broadcaster in San Luis Obispo

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