Butler names outstanding student-athletes for Fall 2005

Jan. 18, 2006

Butler has announced its academic achievement awards for student-athletes for the Fall 2005 semester. Twelve student-athletes achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA for the fall semester while 167 of 374 total student-athletes achieved at least a 3.25 GPA or currently maintain a cumulative GPA at or above 3.25.

The women's golf and women's swimming teams each finished with a total GPA of 3.46 to lead all athletic teams for the fall semester. Other top women's teams included track (3.28), cross country (3.23), soccer and tennis (3.18), and softball (3.10).

The men's golf team finished the semester with the highest total GPA of all men's teams at 3.27. They were followed by swimming (3.10), track (3.09), tennis (3.06), and basketball and soccer (2.99).

The twelve student-athletes who achieved a GPA of 4.0 for the fall semester and were named to the Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll were Ben Slaton and Drew Streicher (men's basketball), Gina Grussing (women's basketball), Kent Worries (men's cross country/track), Monica Behney (women's cross country/track), Joseph Frasca (football), Phillip Brauch (lacrosse), Paul Mongillo and Joseph Wienman (men's soccer), Kristen Haider and Kim Jenson (women's tennis), and Nina Inic (volleyball).

Student-athletes who achieved at least a 3.25 GPA and were named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll were as follows:

Baseball: Gabriel Araujo, Jonathan Dages, Stephen Gill, Alex Montagano, Ryan Neat, Alex Rinearson, Josh Rudolfi, Michael Stout, and John Tormoehlen.

Men's Basketball: Julian Betko, A.J. Graves, Ben Slaton, and Drew Streicher.

Women's Basketball: Stephanie Boeke, Jackie Closser, Cassie Freeman, and Gina Grussing.

Men's Cross Country/Track: Daniel Bardua, Matthew Dunham, Nicholas Goodliffe, Phillip Hawley, Adam Hill, Tyler Kos, Rishi Megha, Richard Mick, Nathan Schaefer, Kyle Schoof, Phillip Schwein, Chad Ware, Joshua Winebaugh, Sean Woolen, and Kent Wories.

Lacrosse: Phillip Brauch, Alexander Cantu, Ryan Carter, John Clark, Christopher Elipas, Brendan Flanagan, Daniel Harper, Patrick Hurto, Douglas Mathias, and David Starvaggi.

Women's Cross Country/Track: Shelly Anderson, Monica Behney, Maria Beitel, Lisa Diederich, Genni Gardner, Paige Gribbins, Calli Grimes, Caitlin Helgesen, Kristina Hertzler, Sarah Kemple, Anna Kline, Karina Larsen, Kathryn Lucas, Michele Lyon, Jennifer Macke, Johanna Marvin, Maggie Mathieson, Victoria Mitchell, Ashley Salt, Aubrey Smith, Kari Splitt, Katie Stuckey, Elizabeth Wagoner, and Zoe Waggoner.

Men's Golf: Michael Amore, Justin Kime, Michael Poteracki, Colin Quinn, Kevin Sasena, Christopher Spitler, and William Turner.

Women's Golf: Ashlen Christie, Niki Garden, Paige McCracken, Lauren Showers, Amy Stafford, and Sarah Swanson.

Men's Soccer: Nicholas Hegeman, Tim Kerstein, John Mariscalco, Paul Mongillo, Scott Olsen, Pat Reilly, Matthew Soldato, Mark Speigel, Aaron Thompson, Tim Torretta, Thomas Turner, Jeffrey Weiland, and Joseph Wienman.

Football: Colin Brodmerkel, Phillip Buchanan, Nicholas Clarkson, Christopher Davis, Chris Durig, Joseph Frasca, James Hess, Keith Hildebrand, Jordan Hosmer, Christopher Huntley, Lucas Johnson, Jeffrey Kincaid, Eric Kokonas, David McMahon, Eric Neumeier, Eric Notestine, Greg Pachacz, Thomas Ryan, Ryan Schmidtz, Kenneth Shaw, Michael Trombley, Richard Tyson, and Alex White.

Women's Soccer: Julie Backscheider, Meredith Buemi, Megan Cappa, Kathleen Coyle, Lauren Gersbach, Lauren Haffner, Tierney Lanich, Katherine Lord, Jamie Martin, Angie Muir, Sarah Pavlik, Marianne Schilling, Jennifer Southard, Ashley Twehues, and Crystal Wright.

Softball: Ashley Barry, Meghan Howard, Jennifer Jacobs, Angela Johnson, Jill Meinhold, Lindsay Schluge, and Jamie Wonderly.

Men's Swimming: Jason Brozek, Travis Cheney, Raj Duggal, Richard Keca, and Korey McCulley.

Women's Swimming: Mary Beth Arnold, Janna Fett, Sarah Gates, Katie Krueger, Elaine Mohler, Melissa Nemec, Krista Peterson, Elizabeth Shafer, and Amanda Walter.

Men's Tennis: Andrew Bartish, Scott Newmark, Christopher Peric, and Evan West.

Women's Tennis: Chelsey Casperson, Kaitlin Elliott, Kristen Haider, Ashley Harrison, Kin Jenson, and Jessica Kirkpatrick.

Volleyball: Michelle DeGeeter, Krystal Hendrix, Nina Inic, and Laura White.