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

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Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2