RICHMOND, Va. -- University of Delaware student-athletes continued to perform at a high level in the classroom during the 2012-13 season as 212 Blue Hens earned spots on the Colonial Athletic Association Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
Student-athletes who registered a 3.2 or higher grade point average during the semester in which they competed or as a cumulative average were eligible for the award.
Members of the football, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, field hockey, volleyball, and women’s cross country were honored for their work during the 2012 fall semester while athletes from the men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s golf, rowing, and women’s outdoor track & field teams were honored for their academic work during the recently completed spring semester.
The women’s outdoor track & field squad led the way for the Blue Hens as 30 student-athletes earned spots on the Academic Honor Roll. Rowing was second with 22 honorees followed by women’s cross country (19), field hockey (15), women’s swimming & diving (14), women’s soccer (12), football (12), and men’s swimming & diving (12).
The Blue Hen Cross country, field hockey, volleyball, rowing, softball, women’s lacrosse, women’s outdoor track & field, women’s tennis, and women’s swimming & diving teams all had at least half of their team members named to the team.
Sport by Sport Honored Athletes:
Football (12): Rickey Bell, Craig Brodsky, Ethan Clark, Derek Coleman, Chris Cordivari, Jeff Haas, Joe Laznik, Christian Marchena, Mike Milburn, Jalen Randolph, Brandon Snyder, Travis Tirrell
Men’s Soccer (7): Dieter Bahr, John Dineen, Mark Garrity, Tobias Muller, Luke Oostdyk, Ben Raymond, Ben Sampson
Women’s Soccer (12): Brittany Bonzano, Allegra Gray, Shannon Kearney, Anna Lenczyk, Jessica Levy, Dianna Marinaro, Ali Miller, Melissa Pennington, Polly Reinicker, Taylor Richardson, Taylor Thompson, Rachel Vaccaro
Field Hockey (15): Emily Arnot, Heather Hartman, Carly Hecht, Janell Holmes, Morgan Hudson, Kelsey McKee, Maddie O’Beirne, Clare O’Malley, Nikki Onorato, Hannah Pepper, Rebecca Pepper, Toni Popinko, Kasey Prettyman, Sarah Scher, Anne van Stapele
Volleyball (8): Alissa Alker, Karina Evans, Katie Hillman, Chelsea Lawrence, Mackenzie Olsen, Kori Reigel, Logan Sebastian, Ariel Shonk
Women’s Cross Country (19): Rachel Amey, Alexandra Carroll, Nicole Daly, Katie Deinert, Alex Finocchio, Alex Gervais, Emily Gispert, Lauren Huston, Alyssa Kennedy, Elizabeth King, Michele Lambert, Melissa Mazzo, Jessica Olsen, Lindsay Prettyman, Nicole Rittman, Emma Sidoriak, Beth Sowden, Meredith Steenkamer, Danielle Wegrzyn
Baseball (9): Andrew Burgess, Jake Clark, Connor Hibbs, Gary Jones, Chad Martin, Alex Mottle, Nick Moylan, Tyler Powell, EJ Stoltzfus
Men’s Basketball (4): Tom Allshouse, Kyle Anderson, Troy Thomas, Will Townsville
Men’s Golf (4): Ben Conroy, Dan Costenbader, Kyle Martin, Nino Rosal
Men’s Lacrosse (6): Mike Brailovsky, Chris Colaneri, Steve DeLargy, Chris Herbert, Ian Robertson, Brandon Worrall
Men’s Swimming & Diving (12): Cole Clark, Ryan Cutler, Steve Ebeling, Ben Evangelista, Zachary Lowe, Connor McGarvey, Michael Moore, Alan Panaccione, Tyler Szarko, Alexander Tooley, Tim Ware, Tim West
Men’s Tennis (2): Jason Derene, Mike Furr
Rowing (22): Shannon Bell, Bethany Callaway, Denise Cirelli, Nicole DeGisi, Hayley Diverio, Sharon Dominguez, Molly Gardner, Kathleen Garrity, Corey Holloway, Megan Kirby, Jennifer Kohler, Anne Livingstone, Jennifer Majcher, Yardley Markee, Jamie Noce, Samantha Noel, Haley Northrup, Angela Quinn, Alexandra Smart, Katherine Sneddon, Shannon Taylor, Annie Waskover
Softball (8): Lara Andrews, Tori Conrad, Taylor Curran, Chenxi Jiao, Gina Knutson, Mary O’Reilly, Hannah Rust, Amanda Stacevicz
Women’s Basketball (6): Kelsey Buchanan, Chelsea Craig, Elena Delle Donne, Stephanie Leon, Jaquetta May, Akeema Richards
Women’s Golf (3): Vimonthip Benjasupawan, Annie Bowlsby, Baralee Theinthong
Women’s Lacrosse (13): Alex Alois, Elyse Andrews, Bridget Burns, Kelsey Dlugos, Lizzie Duffy, Chelsea Fay, Devyn Heidelbaugh, Leigh Kaminski, Emily Pollard, McKenzie Rafferty, Lauren VanDaniker, Abby Wheble, Tori Zorovich
Women’s Swimming (14): Lauren Ahrens, Alexandra Brown, Hailey Farrell, Mackenzie Howarth, Jamie Kane, Lize Keefer, Brittany Lazear, Calli Marando, Domonique Montoya, Megan Northshield, Emily Pate, Lesley Payonk, Alyssa Sanders, Shea Solt
Women’s Tennis (6): Amanda Halstrom, Christina Harrington, Danea Jonjic, Carmen Lai, Nataliya Naumova, Dorothy Safron
Women’s Outdoor Track & Field (30): Rachel Amey, Alexandra Carroll, Gabrielle Coleman, Nicole Daly, Katie Deinert, Kari Elzey, Aretah Ettarh, Nicole Filion, Francine Gebbia, Alex Gervais, Emily Gispert, Alexis Gligor, Monica Hagenauer, Shannon Kelly, Alyssa Kennedy, Kelly Knauer, Melissa Mazzo, Jessica McDonald, Spencer Nendza, Jessica Olsen, Alana Pantale, Hannah Pepper, Lindsay Prettyman, Nicole Rittman, Emma Sidoriak, Courtney Sniscak, Meredith Steenkamer, McKensie Walker, Rachel Wasserman, Rachel Weinberger