Uploaded: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 8:24 PM
Menlo's Limcaco named to third team All-American
|California Pacific Conference Player of the Year Jolise Limcaco added another accolade to her resume on Wednesday as she was named to the NAIA All-American third team.
Limcaco, a sophomore guard from Sacramento, was an integral part of Menlo's impressive season, which included a 26-4 record, Cal Pac regular season and conference championships, a 10-0 conference record, and a trip to the NAIA national championships.
Limcaco averaged 16.7 points and 4.9 assists per game while shooting nearly 50 percent from the field.
This is the first time Limcaco has cracked the All-American list in her two seasons as a Lady Oak.
She's the reigning Cal Pac Player of the Year, and has been a first team all-conference pick in each of the past two seasons.
Limcaco is the first Menlo College women's basketball player to be named to the NAIA All-American list since Kelci Fushikoshi earned an honorable mention in 2009.
Menlo junior Justine Roscoe was named Cal Pac Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week it was announced Wednesday.
Roscoe pitched seven innings and allowed three hits and three unearned runs in helping the Oaks sweep a doubleheader from the University of Concordia of Nebraska.
Menlo College opens conference play with a doubleheader against visiting Simpson on Saturday.
Menlo finished the season reanked 10th in the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll.
The Oaks had a successful showing at the NAIA National Championships as three wrestlers earned All-American status, including second-place finisher Eric Lopez.
Scott Brasil and Angel Garcia were also named All-American.
As a team, Menlo finished 10th out of 37 teams in the tournament.
Menlo will be looking to shake off a five-game losing streak and some bad luck on the road when it opens a four-game series at Simpson on Saturday.
The Oaks (2-6 in the Cascade Conference, 9-13 overall) are 6-2 at home, but 3-11 away from Atherton. They play their next seven games on the road.
Jimmy Bosco leads Menlo with his .383 batting average, 10 double, four home runs and 16 runs scored.
Joey Webb owns a 3-1 record with a 3.55 ERA, while Derek Martinez is 1-3 with a 2.36 ERA. Martinez has thrown two complete games in six starts and has 36 strikeouts in 34 innings.
— Menlo Athletics
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