Spring Academic All-Ivy Selections Announced
The Ivy League released its list of student-athletes selected for 2012-13 Academic All-Ivy honors in its spring sports today. The 80 men and women selected were 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.
Princeton's selections for spring 2013 are:Candy Button, Sr., Softball, Computer Science (Redmond, Wash.)
Hit a team-best 10 doubles this season and played in 44 games, second-most on the team; had career bests in batting average (.277), games, at bats (141), doubles, home runs (five) and RBI (29).
Michael Franklin, Sr., Men’s Track & Field, Computer Science (Mendham, N.J.)
Fifth at the NCAA Championships in the 10k, the highest finish for a Tiger in NCAA history; Ivy League Champion in the 5,000m and 10,000m; NCAA Regional qualifier in the 5k and 10k.
Will Gillis, Jr., Men’s Heavyweight Rowing, Politics (Seattle)
Stroke of the Princeton heavyweight varsity eight; boat placed fourth at Eastern Sprints and reached IRA championship final.
Camille Hooks, So., Women’s Water Polo, Undeclared (Beverly Hills, Calif.)
CWPA All-Southern Second Team; CWPA Eastern Championship All-Tournament second team; Southern Division champion; Eastern Championship winner; NCAA Championship fifth-place finish.
Tom Hopkins, Jr., Men’s Track & Field, Politics (Bryn Mawr, Pa.)
Part of a 4x400m relay team that placed 22nd in the NCAA Championships; Ivy League champion in the 4x400m and long jump; Ivy League runner-up in the 400m and 4x100m; NCAA Regional Qualifier in the 400m and 4x400m; team captain.
Greg Jarmas, Jr., Golf, Politics (Wynnewood, Pa.)
Ivy League individual champion, the program’s first since 2005; first-team All-Ivy; led team to first Ivy League title since 2006; GCAA All-Northeast Region.
Alec Keller, Jr., Baseball, Politics (Richmond, Va.)
Unanimous first-team All-Ivy outfield selection; Blair Bat Award winner for highest batting average in Ivy League play.
Erin McMunn, So., Women’s Lacrosse, Undeclared (Westminster, Md.)
Second-team IWLCA All-American; Ivy League Attacker of the Year; unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection; Tewaaraton Watch List; first-team IWLCA all-region.
Heidi Robbins, Sr., Women’s Rowing, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (Hanover, N.H.)
First-team All-American; first-team All-Ivy; Ivy League champion and silver medalist in 2013 NCAA final; led Princeton to third-place team finish at NCAAs.
Tory Worthen, Sr., Women's Track & Field, Psychology (Holland, Pa.)
First eight-time pole vault champion in Ivy League history; NCAA Outdoor Regional qualifier; ECAC pole vault champion.