24 Student-Athletes Earn Academic Medal
112 land on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll List
MILWAUKEE ? Conference USA honored its student-athletes for excellence in the classroom and several Marquette student-athletes were prominent additions to the list.
Twenty-four (24) Marquette student-athletes were named Conference USA Academic Medal Winners, up from 19 a year ago. Academic Medals are given to student-athletes who have a 3.75 or higher GPA during the academic year.
Fourteen Marquette student athletes repeat on the list from last year. They are: Damian Anisko (track and field), Tomek Czernuszewicz (tennis), Brianna Dahm (cross country, track and field), Susie Emond (cross country, track and field), Terri Emond (cross country, track and field), Andrea Engelmann (track and field), Nicole Halama (track and field), Jodi Jakubek (cross country, track and field), Jessica Keber (cross country, track and field), Rachel Kirvan (cross country, track and field), Christina LeDonne (track and field), Brittney Lewis (soccer), Alison Loughrin (soccer) and Ryan Seebruck (track and field).
Among those making their first appearance on the Academic Medal list are: Mike Carlson (soccer), Danielle Hubman (track and field), Maureen Kole (soccer), Shaina Mango (soccer), Cody Miles (cross country, track and field), Cassie Peller (cross country, track and field), Heidi Pfeiffer (volleyball), Loren Wagner (track and field), John Willkom (basketball) and Christy Zwolski (soccer).
Marquette placed 112 student-athletes on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll list. To be named to that list, student-athletes must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
Women's soccer has the highest representation with 30 of its 35 members maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Women's track and field had the next highest representation of any sport on the list with 29 team members owning a 3.0 cumulative GPA. Of those 29, 16 came from the 19-member women's cross country team.
Men's track was the highest represented men's sport with 19 members making the list. Six of the eight members of the golf team also maintain a 3.0 or better.
Rounding out the sports, men's soccer had nine members on the list, men's cross country had seven, volleyball had five, men's tennis and women's basketball each had four and men's basketball and women's tennis were represented by three student-athletes.
In all, 19 Marquette senior student-athletes finished their academic careers with a 3.0 or better.
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