Women of Troy Earn Academic Accolades
March 26, 2013
Three members of the USC women's basketball team have earned academic honors from the Pac-12 Conference. For the 2012-13 season, Women of Troy Cassie Harberts, Christina Marinacci, and Kate Oliver are on the conference list for Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention.
Senior Christina Marinacci finishes her Trojan career as a two-time conference academic honoree, earning Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention her junior year as well. Second on the team in rebounding and third in scoring this season, the standout forward was a 2012 Lowe's Senior CLASS nominee and wrapped up her Trojan career as USC's No. 9 all-time rebounder with 738 career boards in her 120 appearances as a Trojan. She is majoring in communications and hopes to pursue a career in sports broadcasting.
This is the second year that junior forward Cassie Harberts has been named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention list. Harberts, a human performance major, was also honored with a spot on this year's All-Pac-12 Team and was USC's leading scorer and rebounder. Kate Oliver, a junior international relations major, earns Pac-12 All-Academic honors for the first time in her Trojan career. She was USC's fourth leading scorer and third on the team in rebounding this season.