May 26, 2006

Academic All-Ivy Selections for Spring Season Announced

May 26, 2006

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Five female and five male Yale student-athletes have been named Academic All-Ivy for the spring of 2006. Honored Joanna Hess (Edmonds, Wash.) of the crew team, Peggy Hunt (Lake Wales, Fla.) of the softball team, Aimee Kim (Irvine, Calif.) of the tennis team, Jane Moore (Newtown, Australia) of the crew team, Joslyn Woodard (Irvine, Calif.) of the track and field team, Jihad Beauchman (San Jose, Calif.) of the track and field team, Milosz Gudzowski (Houston, Texas) of the tennis team, Mark Matza (Southbury, Conn.) of the golf team, Pascal Noel (Arlington, Va.) of the heavyweight crew team and Alec Smith (Turlock, Calif.) of the baseball team.

Hess, a senior political science major, has been a member of the varsity eight for three years and is currently with the team at the NCAA Championship.

Hunt, also a senior political science major, finished second all-time at Yale in strikeouts with 276.

Kim, a junior history major, was named second team All-Ivy and went 5-2 in league play.

Moore, a senior history major, was in the No. 7 seat for Yale's varsity eight at Eastern Sprints.

Woodard, a senior biology major, won a record 20 individual Heps titles and is currently competing in the NCAAs.

Beauchman, a senior economics major, was part of Yale's Ivy champion 4x400-meter relay team and is the school record holder in the high jump. He is also currently at the NCAAs.

Gudzowski, a senior economics major, played No. 2 singles for Yale and posted a 4-3 mark in league play.

Matza, a junior biology major, was All-Ivy and has been selected as next year's team captain.

Noel, a senior ethics, politics and economics major, stroked Yale's second varsity to a second-place finish at Eastern Sprints.

Smith, a senior economics major, was second team All-Ivy after posting a 3-1 record and 2.64 ERA in league games.