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Stanislaus’ Bailey up for ‘Woman of the Year’

POSTED October 9, 2009 11:12 p.m.
Jasimen Bailey, a Cal State Stanislaus track and field standout, has been named among the top 30 honorees for the 2009 NCAA Woman of the Year award, considered one of the highest honors a female student-athlete at the college level can receive.
The winner will be announced next week.
Bailey distinguished herself by achieving academic and athletic success, as well as showcasing volunteerism and leadership abilities. Last spring, she was a NCAA Championship qualifier in the discus and was named All-California Collegiate Athletic Association twice in shot put and twice in discus. In addition, she earned the league’s co-Freshman of the Year award in 2006, on top of holding the school record in discus, outdoor shot put, indoor shot put and weight throw.
In 2009, she was named the Warriors’ track Athlete of the Year and was a finalist for the school’s top female athlete of the year honor.
Also, she made the Dean’s list twice, posting a 3.31 GPA as a sociology major and made the Alpha Kappa Delta Sociological Honor Society. The Tulare native has served on various campus committees and volunteered in numerous charities.

Garcia named week’s best women’s soccer player
After tallying seven points (three goals, one assist) in two contests last weekend, Cal State Stanislaus junior Lisa Garcia garnered the Wilson/California Collegiate Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Player of the Week honor.
Garcia, who is the first Stanislaus player to earn the weekly honor this season, entered the week leading the Warriors with eight goals. The Warriors return to action today against Chico State at Warrior Stadium.
To contact Chhun Sun, e-mail csun@turlockjournal.com or call 634-9141 ext. 2041.

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