Lombardo, Billingsley Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors

Dec. 4, 2002

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA women's soccer players Sarah Lombardo and Kendal Billingsley were honored by the Pac-10 Wednesday as the conference released its list of All-Academic selections. Lombardo (Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly HS) was named to the first team while Billingsley (Trabuco Canyon, Calif./Mission Viejo HS) was an honorable mention selection.

Lombardo, a sophomore goalkeeper, played in all 22 matches for the Bruins in 2002, starting 20. She finished the year with a goals against average of 0.56 after giving up just 12 goals all season. She also ranks second in the Pac-10 in shutouts with nine.

Billingsley, a sophomore defender, played in all 22 matches, starting 14. She was instrumental in helping the Bruin defense post 12 shutouts. In the second round of the NCAA Tournament against USC, she scored the game-winning goal in double-overtime. She ended up finishing the season with eight points on three goals (two game winners) and two assists.

To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

Complete Pac-10 All-Academic Release

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Wednesday, Aug 12
vs. Missouri
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Aug 21
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
L, 0 - 1
Sunday, Aug 23
at San Diego
San Diego, CA
W, 1 - 0 (2OT)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:00 AM PST
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Thursday, Sep 17 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 25 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 01 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Oct 09 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 29 - 3:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 3:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round
Friday, Nov 27 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Quarterfinals