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BYU women's basketball: Beeston, Hamson garner academic honors

By Norma Collett

For the Deseret News

Published: Friday, March 1 2013 8:29 p.m. MST

San Bruno, Calif. — BYU women’s basketball players Kim Parker Beeston and Jennifer Hamson were named to the 2012-13 West Coast Conference Women’s Basketball All-Academic Team. This is the second consecutive honor for both Cougar student-athletes.

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, while also being a significant contributor to his or her team.

Teammates Xojian Harry, Ashley Garfield and Haley Steed were named Honorable Mention.

Kim Parker Beeston ( Jr., 3.75 GPA, Health Education Major)

Jennifer Hamson (Jr., 3.62 GPA, Exercise Science Major)

Norma Collett is the athletic communications director for the BYU women's basketball team. She can be reached at 801-422-4908 or at norma_collett@byu.edu

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