April 1, 2008

Ten Bulldogs Honored With Winter Academic All-Ivy Selection

March 31, 2008

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 winter sports. 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.

Yale University

Name

Year

Hometown

Major

Lidia Gocheva

Soph

Sofia, Bulgaria

Undeclared

Fencing

Second-team All-Ivy selection, winning 12 of 18 Ivy bouts in foil; qualified for NCAA championships

Ali Jones

Sr

New York, N.Y.

Political Science

Swimming & Diving

Finished eighth in three-meter and 10th in one-meter diving at Ivy championships

Alina Liao

Jr

Saratoga, Calif.

English

Gymnastics

Ivy Classic champion in beam, floor exercise and all-around

Danielle Kozlowski

Jr

Melrose, Mass.

Anthropology

Ice Hockey

Key part of special teams, which rank eighth nationally (54.8 percent); led team in blocked shots

Stephanie Marciano

Sr

Edison, N.J.

Psychology

Basketball

Finished sixth in Ivy League with 3.08 assists and fifth in school history with 310 career assists

Jeffrey Lichtenstein

Sr

Barrington, Ill.

Political Science

Swimming & Diving

Third in one- and three-meter diving at NCAA Zone Championship; was high-point diver at EISLs

Ross Morin

Soph

Cincinnati, Ohio

Political Science

Basketball

Led team in rebounding (5.6) and shot 63.5 percent from field in Ivy games

Robert Page

Sr

Eden Prairie, Minn.

Economics

Ice Hockey

Played in all 29 games with a goal and six points

Michael Pearce

Jr

San Francisco, Calif.

Architecture

Fencing

First team All-Ivy, winnong 10 of 12 Ivy bouts in epee; qualified for NCAA Championships

Max Samuel

Sr

Philadelphia, Pa.

Political Science

Squash

Yale's No. 1 player; competed in A Division I CSA Individual Championhips