2009-'10 Honor Roll Finalists

In an annual tradition here at The Bootleg, we are proud to announce the 31 finalists for The Bootleg Honor Roll for the 2009/2010 academic year.

The criteria are as follows:
Each academic year, The Bootleg's Honor Roll will recognize the top ten Stanford student-athletes who have performed at an exceptional level, with athletic accomplishments that are both extraordinary and inspirational. While achieving athletic success, these athletes should also have displayed uncommon leadership, sportsmanship and respect towards their fellow teammates and opponents. Finally, these honorees' performances and actions should also demonstrate their love for their particular sport as well as their school pride, the famed "Spirit of Stanford."

Here are this year's 31 nominees -- the field was that deep that we couldn't cut to 30, listed alphabetically by gender and sport:

The Bootleg's 2009-2010 Honor Roll Finalists
1. Jayne Appel, basketball
2. Nnemkadi Ogwumike, basketball
3. Xanthe Travlos, field hockey
4. Carly Janinga, gymnastics
5. Elaine Breeden, swimming
6. Julia Smit, swimming
7. Betsy Webb, swimming
8. Kelley O'Hara, soccer
9. Christen Press, soccer
10. Ali Riley, soccer
11. Alissa Haber, softball
12. Hilary Barte, tennis
13. Lindsay Burdette, tennis
14. Jessica Steffens, water polo
15. Cassidy Lichtman, volleyball

16. Landry Fields, basketball
17. Chris Derrick, cross-country/track
18. Andrew Luck, football
19. Toby Gerhart, football
20. Ryan Lieberman, gymnastics
21. Eddie Penev, gymnastics
22. Bobby Warshaw, soccer
23. Eugene Godsoe, swimming
24. Chad LaTourette, swimming
25. Bradley Klahn, tennis
26. Brad Lawson, volleyball
27. Erik Shoji, volleyball
28. Kawika Shoji, volleyball
29. Evan Romero, volleyball
30. Jimmie Sandman, water polo
31. Nick Amuchastegui, wrestling

In the upcoming weeks, we will be releasing the 10 winners of our annual award, one by one. Stay tuned!

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