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Cal Hauls In Academic All-District Honors

Cal Hauls In Academic All-District Honors

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Cal had 12 student-athletes earn spots on the 2024 CSC At-Large Academic All-District Team.

12 Golden Bears Recognized On CSC At-Large Academic All-District Team

BERKELEY – Twelve California student-athletes spanning seven varsity sports were named to the 2024 At-Large Academic All-District Teams, College Sports Communicators (CSC) announced Tuesday morning.
The 12 Golden Bears – six men and six women – who earned academic all-district status are as follows:

  • Jenna Colligan (beach volleyball): Economics major; 17-5 record for Cal’s 2024 NCAA Tournament squad
  • Kiki de Bruijne (field hockey): 2024 graduate, psychology; NFHCA Senior Team selection; three-time NFHCA All-West Region honoree; three-time All-America East selection
  • Olivia Lee (women’s golf): Undeclared major; Cal’s lowest scorer at Pac-12 Championships; competed in 10 of 12 events as Bears set numerous program records
  • Fien van Westreenen (women’s rowing): 2024 graduate, cognitive science; 2024 All-American; All-Pac-12 selection; 2024 CRCA scholar-athlete; recipient of Cal’s Oscar & Theodore Geballe Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Isabel Williams (women’s water polo): Business administration/Entrepreneurship graduate certificates; 2024 Peter J. Cutino Award winner; Pac-12 Tom Hansen Medal winner; Cal’s all-time leader in career saves (885) and single-season saves (326)
  • Alexandria Young-Gomez (beach volleyball): Media studies major; 2024 AVCA All-American; All-Pac-12 honoree


  • Nik Mirkovic (men’s water polo): Economics major; scored 20 goals to help Cal win third straight NCAA title; ACWPC All-Academic, MPSF All-Academic & Pac-12 Honor Roll selection
  • Noah Newfeld (men’s gymnastics): 2024 graduate, electrical engineering & computer science; 2023 All-American; three-time CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete; finished 12th nationally on parallel bars in 2024; Nissen-Emery Award finalist
  • Albert Ponferrada (men’s water polo): Data science major; Key starter who scored 38 goals in Cal’s run to third straight NCAA title; ACWPC All-American; ACWPC All-Academic, MPSF All-Academic & Pac-12 Honor Roll selection
  • Chris Scales (men’s gymnastics): 2024 graduate, media studies; three-time CGA All-America Scholar-Athlete; three-time Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll…


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