63 Ladies and Gents Named to Winter/Spring Academic All-League Team
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

ELMHURST, Ill.-The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Team for the winter and spring seasons as Centenary placed 63 on the respected list. A total of 1,000 Summit League student-athletes were honored for their academic excellence.

Centenary, in its final semester in The Summit League, had representatives from baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, softball, men's and women's swimming, and men's and women's tennis.

South Dakota State led the way with a league-best 148 selections to the Academic All-Summit League squad, edging out Oakland which had 139 recipients. Southern Utah came in fourth with 113 honorees, narrowly ahead of Western Illinois’ 108 student-athletes. UMKC landed 88 members to the honor roll followed by North Dakota State (83 recipients) and Oral Roberts (70 recipients). IPFW (67 honorees), IUPUI (64 honorees) and Centenary (63 honorees) rounded out the list. South Dakota had 34 student-athletes and Eastern Illinois landed 23 recipients as associate swimming & diving members.

In order to be selected to the Academic All-Summit League Team, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average (GPA) in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 GPA.


2010-11 Winter/Spring Academic All-League Honorees

 Matt Creamer, Sam Martin, Tyler Neporadny, Jeff Schaffert, Cole Thompson

Men's Basketball: Baba Diallo, Logan Lowery, Matt Nichenko, Jeron Trotman

Women's Basketball: Ashley Jackson, Sarah Weiler

Men's Golf: Cannon Earp, Kyle Mehnert, Ryan Sparks

Women's Golf: Rachel Grinnell, Justine Kemp, Kyndal Rose

Softball: Ashley Boccaccio, Bailey Boggs, Leah Dark, Phyllis Hafer, Lauren Highsmith, Bonnie Matak, Reggie Salvatore, Lynsi Unruh,

Men's Swimming: John Cefalu, Matt Harris, Anthony LeBlanc, Caleb McSorley, Aaron Otto, Fortunato Padua, Adam Pennington, Matthew Pittman, Michael Schwandt, Josh Scott, Chris Sullivan, Ben Donaldson

Women's Swimming: Olivia Bozant, Cassie Cloutet, Corinne Cormier, Michelle Gaubert, Julie Hughes, Laura Huning, Allison Jones, Lauren Kloepfer, Lauren Lassiter, Ruth Litwinowicz, Cara Loria, Aurora Owen, Kate Rivers, Hayley Schneider,

Men's Tennis: John Callen, Evan Magill, John Reeks, Michael Reeks, Micah Threadgill, Garrett Whipple

Women's Tennis: Isadora Bickham, Holly Clark, Michelle Gaubert, Ashley McHugh, Catlin Orschel, Holden Penney