Nov. 27, 2012
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Four Bruins were recognized on the All-Pac-12 Conference teams on Tuesday, as seniors Rachael Kidder and Tabi Love received First Team honors, sophomore Zoë Nightingale was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention and Becca Strehlow earned All-Freshman Honorable Mention team plaudits.
The award for Kidder is the third year in a row she has been honored by the conference, making her the 15th Bruin to earn at least three all-conference accolades. She was an All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention award winner in 2010 and was All-Pac-12 First Team a year ago.
Love earns her second Pac-12 award after being named Honorable Mention in 2011, as does Nightingale, who was an All-Freshman Honorable Mention selection a year ago.
The Bruins have had 95 All-Pac-10/12 selections (60 first-teamers) over the last 26 seasons, as well as 39 All-Freshman Team honorees.
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