Closing out an impressive 2018-19 Ashland University academic season, 84 Eagles earned spring academic laurels from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, as announced by the conference on Thursday (June 13) morning.
Thirty-seven Ashland student-athletes earned spots on the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence team, while 47 Eagles did the same on the GLIAC All-Academic team. In all of 2018-19, Eagle student-athletes garnered 252 All-Academic Excellence and All-Academic awards – 29 more than in all of 2017-18.
Ashland's student-athletes had a grade-point average of 3.13 in the spring 2019 semester, and sport a cumulative GPA of 3.18.
From the GLIAC web site: "Criteria states the student-athlete must be an active member on the roster at the end of the season, not a freshman or a first-year transfer student. All-Academic Teams are comprised of those student-athletes that meet criteria and carry a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0-3.49. Academic Excellence Teams are comprised of student-athletes that have a cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.0. Grades are based on marks from the fall semester of 2018."
GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE (37)
BASEBALL (2) – Matt Littrell, Vince Vanata.
LACROSSE (1) – Abby Federici.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (7) – Danny Friebel, Connor Ingram, Paul Lang, Tyler Sievert, Jacob Sprague, Jim Toth, Nick Zak.
MEN'S TENNIS (1) – Nathan Sims.
SOFTBALL (10) – Kylie Asmus, Abigail Butler, Halle Dorko, Cassie Haight, Alli Hylton, Emma Lawson, Camille Pollutro, Hannah Stroe, Paige Summers, Amanda Wire.
WOMEN'S GOLF (4) – Morgan Eib, Sophie Hemleben, Logan Pottorf, Monica Torda.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (12) – Lexi Butterbaugh, Vanessa Byers, Rachel Frey, Natalie Helenthal, Ellie Jindra, Rachel Miller, Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Pryce, Romi Smith, Makayla Wagner, Elizabeth Weimer, Paula Wollenslegel.
GLIAC ALL-ACADEMIC (47)
BASEBALL (7) – Ryan Curtis, Austin Eifrid, Sam Hawley, Carson Mittermaier, Alex Niecikowski, Michael Rogers, Chris Slavik.
LACROSSE (7) – Haley Abraszek, Leah Brickman, Brittney Hart, Jordan Lopata, Alex Newcomer, Jillian Ryan, Lauren Taylor.
MEN'S GOLF (6) – Ben Jones, Austin Kondratick, Chace Rotsinger, Cole Smith, Patrick Steffen, Luke Tanner.
MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (9) – Brenden Archer, Trevor Bassitt, Duvan Bautista-Catalan, Brent Fairbanks, Alex Hill, Paul Murray, Nathaniel Redden, Nick Reimund, Jared Ryder.
SOFTBALL (6) – Dayna Denner, Erika Farst, Bree Gill, Laney Jones, Katie Manahan, Katie Mitchell.
WOMEN'S GOLF (1) – Hannah Lemons.
WOMEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD (11) – Gariana Bercheni, Samantha Didion, Gianna DiPippo, Gabrielle Ewing, Angel Frye, Madeline Kreller, Taylor Kroll, Mackenzie Leigh, Maureen McKeown, Makayla Pop, Raechal Schoenberger.