Bulldogs Earn 211 MVC Academic Honors

first_imgST. LOUIS, Mo. – Drake University student-athletes received tremendous recognition for their efforts in the classroom as the Bulldogs were honored a total of 211 times by the Missouri Valley Conference as part of its 2016-17 Academic Awards, the league office announced Friday, July 7. The President’s Council Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum 3.8 cumulative grade point average (through Spring 2017 semester), participation in athletics a minimum of two years, and the student-athlete must be within 18 hours of graduation. ROWINGHaley AbramsAudrey BaumeisterGabrielle BrodekMelanie DahlstromKerstin DonatElaine FickauLindsay FinnellSarah FrantikShelley HunterMikaela JanesSarah KonopackiSarah LarsonIngrid McNeelyMadison PetersonMiranda PetersonElizabeth RambhiaJessica RebischkeJulie ShipleyRyli SmithErica ThackerJulia Uram Also, 60 Bulldogs were recipients of the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters, a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average, and one year participation in athletics. Freshmen are not eligible. MEN’S GOLF  Tommi AvantDrew IsonJack KennedyMatthew LaveryKyle MacDonaldArjun ReddyKarter Smith MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELDAlec BognarKyle BrandtKyle CassMatthew CozineReed FischerJohnathan FreemanXavier LechleitnerAlexander RohlfsGeorge WebbJoshua YeagerAaron ChierMichael CooperNihad EjubovicRyan LemkeMalik Metivier WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRYBailee CoferKayla GiulianoTheresa McAlisterShelby VarneyRai Ahmed-GreenVictoria CoombeChristina LeMunyonSamantha NielsenTaryn Rolle MEN’S TRACK & FIELD/CROSS COUNTRYAlec BognarReed FischerJoshua YeagerNihad Ejubovic MEN’S TENNISTom Hands COMMISSIONER’S ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD (60):MEN’S BASKETBALLC.J. RiversA.J. RutterReed Timmer VOLLEYBALL Paige AspinwallOdessa CodyChandelle DavidsonKyla InderskiSara JensenCourtney MoreheadCapris QuaitesMakena SchoeneGrace SchofieldNicole Woods WOMEN’S TENNISSummer BrillsTess Herder SOFTBALLTasha AlexanderAshlie ChambersKaitlyn FinneranTaryn Pena WOMEN’S GOLFGrace DunnAimee GerschkeMadison GlennieSigurlaug JonsdottirReilly KroheBrooke Miller MEN’S SOCCERSteven EnnaBen LeMayNick ManzoniRyan MeredithAlex PetersonAlex PrusaWilliam SkoogBenjamin Troester WOMEN’S SOCCERKayla Armstrong Alyssa Brand Brooke Dennis Linda Fiorito Vanessa Kavan Haley Morris Sarah Grace Nicholson Brooke Salisbury Allison Smith Rachel Wanninger   Print Friendly Version MEN’S TENNISBen ClarkTom HandsBen StrideBen Wood VOLLEYBALLOdessa CodyKyla InderskiCapris QuaitesNicole Woods HONOR ROLL (143)MEN’S BASKETBALLNick GirardiWill HalfonSampson JonesNick McGlynnC.J. RiversA.J. RutterCasey SchlatterReed TimmerBilly Wampler MEN’S SOCCER Andrew BlalockZachary ConroyHarris DeWoskinSteven EnnaAndre HeineNicholas JaimesBen LeMayNick ManzoniLuke MennenRyan MeredithScott MisselhornAdam NicholsonWilliam NurreAlex PetersonAlex PrusaJohn RamseyNathanael SeabergRobert SigurdarsonWilliam SkoogBenjamin TroesterAleksi Tuominen Finally, 143 Drake student-athletes earned a spot on 2016-17 MVC Honor Roll. To qualify for the Valley Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have recorded a minimum 3.2 grade point average for a specified term (Fall 2016/Spring 2017), must have been a member of an athletics team, and must have a minimum of 12 hours of enrollment during the fall. Of those 211 honors, eight student-athletes received the prestigious Missouri Valley Conference President’s Council Academic Excellence Award. Those eight were AJ. Rutter (men’s basketball), Reed Fischer (men’s track & field), Nick Manzoni (men’s soccer), Alex Prusa (men’s soccer), Caitlin Ingle (women’s basketball), Shelby Varney (women’s track and field), Kaitlyn Finneran (softball) and Capris Quaites (volleyball). Just 74 of the more than 1,500 MVC student-athletes to be recognized by the MVC garnered the President’s Council Academic Excellence Award. WOMEN’S BASKETBALLMaddy DeanPaige GreinerRebecca HittnerCaitlin IngleRebecca JonasMya MertzNicole MillerSara Rhine MEN’S GOLFJack KennedyMatthew LaveryArjun RedyKarter Smith WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY/TRACKBailee CoferMykaela ColeKayla GiulianoMeghan KearneyTheresa McAlisterPaige NicholsonOlivia RogersShelby VarneyRai Ahmed-GreenVictoria CoombeSophia JacksonBryce LangChristina LeMunyonSamantha NielsenTaylor PattonKaylen RettigTaryn Rolle ROWINGGabrielle BrodekKerstin DonatElaine FickauSarah FrantikSarah LarsonJessica Rebischke WOMEN’S BASKETBALLCaitlin IngleRebecca JonasNicole MillerSara Rhine WOMEN’S GOLFMadison Glennie SOFTBALLTasha AlexanderAshlie ChambersKaitlyn FinneranGabrielle JonasTaryn PenaAmanda RoemmichMegan SowaKelsey Wright WOMEN’S TENNISSummer BrillsTess Herder PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL ACADEMIC AWARD (8): Men’s Basketball – A.J. Rutter; Men’s Soccer – Nick Manzoni, Alex Prusa; Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country – Reed Fischer; Women’s Basketball – Caitlin Ingle;  Women’s Track & Field/Cross Country – Shelby Varney; Softball – Kaitlyn Finneran; Volleyball – Capris Quaites. WOMEN’S SOCCERKayla ArmstrongAlyssa BrandAlison BurkeBrooke DennisLinda FioritoElaine GoromVanessa KavanHaley MorrisSarah Grace NicholsonMariah NorthropBrooke SalisburyAllison SmithShannon SteurerRachel WanningerHannah Wilder last_img read more