Women's Basketball
    Women of Troy Earn Academic Accolades

    Christina Marinacci wraps her USC career with another set of academic honors.

    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.