GW Women's Rowing's Kaminski, Pickus Named to A-10 All-Academic Team

May 29, 2013

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - George Washington women's rowers Anna Kaminski and Sarah Pickus were each named to the 2013 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Both Kaminski andPickus, members of GW's Atlantic 10 Champion Varsity 8 boat, were named to the league's All-Conference First Team earlier this month.

Wednesday's honor marks the second career conference academic honor for Kaminski, while Pickus earns the distinction for the first time.

The Varsity 8 boat enjoyed an impressive season, concluding with the program's third-ever gold medal at the Atlantic 10 Championship and first since 2006. The varsity crew also won a gold medal at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association (SIRA) Championships and posted victories in the George's Cup and Class of 1998 Cup for the second season in a row.

Kaminski, a 2011 A-10 All-Academic honoree and three-time First Team All-Conference selection, earned her bachelor's degree in international affairs at Commencement on May 19. She is GW's nomination for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award and was recently named the 2013 Lynn George Outstanding Senior Woman Student-Athlete at the Senior Honors Luncheon.

Pickus, a junior from Las Vegas, Nev., boasts a 3.85 cumulative grade-point average and is majoring in biomedical engineering. She is a four-time selection to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and has been on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List three times.

2013 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team

Name School Year Major Hometown
Lauren Jabir Dayton Sr. Early Childhood Education Bellbrook, Ohio
Haley Murell Dayton Jr. Dietetics & Nutrition and Fitness Toledo, Ohio
Sadie Wonders Dayton Sr. Accounting Bronson, Mich.
Nicole Arrato Fordham So. Psychology Oxford, Conn.
Anna Kaminski George Washington Sr. International Affairs Seattle, Wash.
Sarah Pickus George Washington Jr. Biomedical Engineering Las Vegas, Nev.
Lauren St. Pierre Massachusetts Jr. Legal Studies and Psychology Hamilton, Mass.
Hannah Milam Rhode Island So. Kinesiology Woolwich, Maine
Chelsea Paulin Rhode Island Jr. Wildlife and Conservation Biology Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
Brittany Roth Saint Joseph's  Grad. Reading Specialist Audobon, Pa.
Joanna Sutor Temple Sr. Nursing Northfield, N.J.



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