May 25, 2007

Ten Bulldogs Named Academic All-Ivy for Spring

May 22, 2007

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Ten Yale student-athletes were honored as the Ivy League released its list of those selected for Academic All-Ivy recognition in spring sports Tuesday. To be eligible, student-athletes had to be starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each institution nominated five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.

Name

Year

Hometown

Major

Christine Alford

Sr

Sydney, Australia

Anthropology

Tennis

Second team All-Ivy in singles and doubles; 6-1 in singles play

Emily Cleveland

Sr

Devon, Pa.

History of Art

Crew

First team All-Ivy; Coxswain for Yale's varsity eight (2nd in nation) and won the Eastern Sprints

Lindsay Donaldson

Jr

Lincoln, Mass.

History

Track and Field

2nd in the 3,000 run and 3rd in 1,500 at Heptagonals; NCAA qualifier; 2nd in 5,000 at Penn Relays

Manuel Gonzales-Luna

Jr

Houston, Tex.

Biomedical Engineering

Lightweight Crew

Coxswain for Yale varsity eight that won three of five dual races this spring

Christina Guerland

Sr

Auburn, Calif.

Political Science

Softball

Honorable mention All-Ivy; top 10 in school history for games, at bats, runs, hits, doubles, putouts and assists

Chris Kempner

Sr

Greenwich, Conn.

Political Science

Lacrosse

Second team All-Ivy; Finished third on team in goals (20) and points (38); 22nd in nation in assists per game

Lindsay Levin

Sr

Port Washington, N.Y.

History

Lacrosse

2nd team All-Ivy; tied for team lead in ground balls (34); helped anchor a defense that allowed only eight goals per game

Mark Matza

Sr

Southbury, Conn.

Biology

Golf

Two top-five finishes this spring

Dan O'Brien

Jr

Providence, R.I.

Economics

Track and Field

Heptagonal champion at 110-meter hurdles; third at IC4A's; NCAA qualifer

Hunter Swartz

Sr

Seattle, Wash.

Economics

Heavyweight Crew

Second team All-Ivy; stroke for the Yale varsity eight that is ranked fourth in the nation