Day and Gagnon Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

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Day and Gagnon Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

BATON ROUGE — LSU golfer Devon Day and gymnast Annie Gagnon were each named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VI Women’s At-Large Team it was announced Thursday. Day earned first-team honors for the third straight year, while Gagnon was selected to the second-team.

Day, a senior from Greer, S.C., carries a perfect 4.00 GPA in mass communications. A two-time Academic All-American, Day was honored with the Wally Pontiff Award for a second straight year as LSU’s most outstanding student-athlete.

On the links, Day played 17 rounds in six tournaments for the Lady Tigers, averaging 79.70 strokes a round. Day recorded one top-ten finish and posted a low round of 74.

Gagnon, a junior from Montreal, Quebec, maintains a 3.46 GPA in management. A three-event competitor for the Tigers, Gagnon earned All-America honors on the vault while helping the Tigers to a seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships.

A two-time member of the SEC Honor Roll, Gagnon finished the 2004 season ranked No. 4 in the nation on the uneven bars after win eight regular season titles on the event and scoring a 9.900 or better on 10 of her last 12 routines of the season.

2004 University Division Academic All-District VI Women’s At-Large Team

First Team
Name (sport) School Dist Yr Hometown GPA Major
Florencia Basile (Tennis) Ole Miss VI Sr Buenos Aires, Argentina 3.94 International Business
Olivia Berry (Tennis) Southern Mississippi VI Sr Gulfport, MS 4.00 Biology
Devon Day (Golf) LSU VI Sr Greer, SC 4.00 Mass Communications
Kailin Downs (Golf) New Mexico VI Jr Bend, OR 3.82 General Management
Julia Keedy (Crew) Texas VI Sr Houston, TX 3.86 Civil Engineering
Sandra Mayr (Tennis) New Mexico State VI Jr Houten, Netherlands 4.00 International Business
Alisha Schuknecht (Swimming) Texas VI Jr Bend, OR 3.93 Nutrition
Ruth Stiver (Crew) Texas VI Grad Madisonville, TX 4.00 Advertising
Martina Stursova (Skiing) New Mexico VI Jr Policka, Czech Republic 3.97 Biology
Stefanie Williams (Swimming) New Mexico State VI Sr Kent, WA 3.968 Education

Second Team
Name (sport) School Dist Yr Hometown GPA Major
Jessica Braver (Tennis) Oklahoma VI Jr Edmond, OK 3.96 Letters
Annie Gagnon (Gymnastics) LSU VI Jr Montreal, Quebec 3.46 Management
Jennifer Keefe (Golf) Southern Mississippi VI Jr Winterpark, FL 3.99 International Business
Jenny Kuhn (Tennis) Tulane VI So Leipzig, Germany 3.741 Accounting
Amanda Moran (Swimming) Arkansas VI Sr Thunder Bay, Ontario 3.32 Marketing
Yessica Rizelia (Tennis) SE Louisiana VI Sr Jakarta, Indonesia 4.00 Finance
Anete Rozkalne (Tennis) Texas-Arlington VI So Riga, Latvia 3.95 Biology
Ashlie D’Ann Simmons (Golf) Texas A&M-CC VI Sr Big Spring, TX 3.81 Marine Biology
Tjasa Suvak (Tennis) New Mexico VI Sr Belca, Slovenia 3.83 Accounting
Anneline Zerwick (Tennis) Northwestern State VI Jr Pretoria, South Africa 3.954 Accounting